Thursday, July 26, 2018

My favorite summer break-fast with one of nature superfoods, blueberry!

 

My favorite break-fast with one of nature superfoods, blueberry!

Blueberries has never been my go to fruits and I watch my son Kai rejoicing at eating all kind of berry for break-fast.

I have been searching about foods this summer that would help with constipation and one of my client send me an article who brought my attention on the subject: "Stunned scientist find BLUEBERRIES are better at destroying cancer cell than conventional radiation therapy alone". Let’s take a look at their powerful health benefits.

Nutrition

Blueberries are nutrient-dense, low in calories, 84 calorie per cup and high in fiber. The berries are a rich of source of vitamin C, k, B6, folate, potassium, copper, manganese and anthocyanin ( blue color).

8 Health benefits

1.     Boost immune system

2.     Prevent hair loss and osteoporosis

3.     Help prevent urinary tract infection

4.     Improve digestion and provide relief from constipation

5.     Alleviate IBS

6.     Promote detoxification from heavy metal like lead, cadmium and arsenic

7.     Reduce risk of macular degeneration, cataracts and myopia

8.     Help enhance mood and act as a Antidepressant

Recipe
·        1 cup of coconut or cashew yogurt
·        1 handful or more of blueberries
·        1 TBSP of chia seeds
·        1 tsp of bee pollen
·        Drizzle of honey
Layer each ingredient in a beautiful parfait glass. Enjoy the energy of these simple superfoods!

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Tuesday, June 26, 2018

6 Surprising Benefits of Watermelon Cleanse



Many people appreciate watermelon juice when it is dripping down their face while eating a watermelon slice at a barbecue, but this juice can also stand alone as a 1-Day Cleanse by drinking an  8 oz. glass every 2 hours.

Nutrition

I cup of Watermelon juice:

·         Contain  high levels of vitamin C and vitamin A, roughly 30% and 25% of your daily requirement

·         Contain potassium, dietary fiber, calcium, iron and 1.5 grams of protein.

·         Contain only 70 calories in a cup of this juice,

·         Contain antioxidants like lycopene, beta-carotene, amino acids, and flavonoids.

 

How to Make Watermelon Juice?

If this juice isn’t widely available in your area, it is quite simple to make your own watermelon juice at home.

Ingredients

1/2 seedless watermelon, peeled and chopped

1 tablespoons of lemon juice

1 teaspoons of ginger, grated

ü  Add the watermelon, ginger, and lemon juice in a blender.

ü  Blend thoroughly until the consistency is smooth..

ü  Store excess juice in an airtight jar or jug in the refrigerator.

Watermelon Juice Health Benefits

Watermelon juice helps prevent cancer, reduce inflammation, and aid weight loss. Other health benefits of watermelon juice include its ability to beautify the skin, optimize kidney health, improve digestive processes, and boost vision, among others.

Skin Care

With anti-aging properties of  lycopene and certain carotenoids, this juice can help relieve oxidative stress and reduce the appearance of wrinkles, blemishes, and other age spots.

Weight Loss

This low-calorie and low-fat drink can still fill you up while providing metabolism-boosting compounds and other healthy antioxidants that can increase your fat-burning potential and aid in shedding those excess pounds.

Reduces Inflammation

Research has directly linked the active ingredients in watermelon juice to working against inflammatory compounds, called triterpenoids. The beta-carotene and lycopene found in such high levels in this juice are to thank for its effects on arthritis and other inflammatory conditions.

Detoxifies the Body

This sweet juice is known to help detoxify the body by cleansing the kidneys and reduce the level of ammonia and uric acid in the body, which can help to prevent kidney stones.

 

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Want to lose a little weight to fit in those new jeans this summer?



What do you know about Miso Soup?

Miso soup is a delicious Japanese soup. The main ingredient is fermented soybeans, barley, rice  and the fungus kojikin. The ingredient of this soup consist mainly of a variety of foods that makes it an ideal recipe for a quick health boost. The base of this delicious meal, consist of seaweed, vegetable like carrot, potato, mushroom and tofu.

Health value of Miso Soup

Miso soup is full of nutrients and minerals. It’s made using miso paste that contains water, energy, protein, carbohydrate and fiber. It is a good source of minerals such as calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium and zinc. For the vitamins , it contains folate, thiamin, riboflamin, niacin, vitamin B6, B12, A and K.
 

Let’s get ready!

Ingredients

ü  A small handful of seapalm (seaweed)

ü  1 large onion (about 1 cup)

ü  4 cups of filtered water

ü  2 TBSP miso (my favorite is white miso)

ü  Garnish with parsley, cilantro, green onions, ginger or watercress
Instructions
·         Soak seaweed in water for 10 min.
·         Thinly slice onions
·         Put water, onions and seaweed in a pan and bring to a boil
·         Simmer for 15 min.
·         In a bowl dissolve miso in a little water
·         Turn off heat, allow water to cool (105 degree)
·         Add the miso (it’s a fermented paste that has probiotic, it can NOT be boiled)
·         Enjoy. Great for any hangover!

If you’ve loved this recipe for weight lost and want more Health
Coaching then click here www.adventureinwellbeing.com to join my
 10-Day Cleanse to maximize your results.

 






 

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Make your own, delicious Kombucha!


Kombucha is a fermented tea that packs punch of probiotics or good bacteria.

·         It’s fantastic for your gut

·         Great for your skin

·         Will energize your body

Ingredients

ü  3 ½ quarts of water

ü  8 bags of black tea

ü  1 cup sugar

ü  2 cups unflavored, unpasteurized store bought kombucha

ü  1 SCOBY purchased online

Directions

1.       Boil water

2.       Remove from heat and stir in sugar

3.       Add tea and steep until water cools

4.       Remove tea bags

5.       Add store bought kombucha and pour mixture into glass jar

6.       Slide SCOBY into tea with clean hands and cover with cloth and rubber band

7.       Ferment 7-10 days out of sunlight. Check daily

8.       7 day in: taste test! Until you like the flavor

9.       Pour kombucha into bottle, refrigerate and drink daily

10.   Start all over again

How is your gut feeling?

Monday, March 26, 2018

Morning amazing liver cleanse drink!


Morning amazing drink

‘Health is wealth’ How healthy we are depends on the proper functioning of the organs, and to keep ourselves healthy, we need to follow a detox diet. Did you know that the simplest and best solution is olive oil with lemon and water?

Here you are:

The Benefits of Olive Oil with Lemon:

Both olive oil and whole lemon  are two ingredients which offer many benefits to the body, Olive oil with lemon cleanse the liver and gallbladder of toxins, it’s quick and easy. From the first day you will feel more energetic and you will have more focus. Also, if you have problems with constipation, this mixture will help you get an inner balance. How do you manage to remove all debris from the intestine, olive oil with lemon and water is an enemy of colon cancer.

Benefits of olive oil, lemon and water:

·        Improve and cleanse your skin but also makes it look firmer and younger.

·        Clear dark circles and eyes bags

·        Women who follow this detox diet say that cellulite is one of the most feared enemies of beauty which can be visibly diminished.

How often to drink Olive Oil, Lemon and water

For best results follow this amazing drink of lemon, olive oil for 3 weeks.

Ingredients You Need:

  • 1 quart of room temperature water,
  • 5 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil,
  • 1 whole clean lemon with peel, cut in quarters ,
     

How to Prepare:

Blend all ingredients in Vitamix. Press out the residue of lemon peel. Drink it in the morning on an empty stomach in order to have better results. In addition, you should also follow a diet for liver:: lemons, grapefruit, apples, broccoli, asparagus, artichoke, garlic, kefir, spinach, arugula, lettuce, and turmeric.
 

If you’ve loved this Home  Liver Cleanse and want more of my Better Body Cleanse programs, then click here www.adventureinwellbeing.com to join my 10-Day Cleanse to maximize your results.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Feel good Detox Bath Recipes!


Our everyday lives rarely allow us to take time for ourselves to de-stress and recharge.

The same everyday lives that are keeping us busy also expose us to some pretty serious toxins that build up in our bodies over time, like pollution, processed foods, and pesticides. And when we don’t release these toxins, it’s affects our health and the way we feel throughout the day. That’s why a “Feel good detox baths.

One of the best parts of detox baths is that it’s easy to make at home, like a high-end spa bath at a fraction of the price and in the comfort of your own home. Here are 2 of my favorite:

Lavender detox bath recipe:

Ingredients:

·         1 cup Epsom Salt

·         1 cup Baking Soda

·         10 drops of Lavender Essential oils

Directions:

1.    Pour contents into hot bath water and soak for 20 minutes.  Try to cover your entire body up to your neck.

2.    Once you get out of bath, avoid eating anything for 20 minutes and drink 1 quart of cold water.

 

Back Pain Soak

Use this selection of anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic essential oils in your Epsom salts for a brilliant home remedy bath for back pain, cramping or tired, sore muscles.

 
Ingredients

·         2 cups Epsom salts

·         1 cup baking soda

·         10 drops peppermint essential oil

·         5 drops eucalyptus essential oil

·         5 drops rosemary essential oil

·         5 drops lavender essential oil

·         5 drops cinnamon essential oil

 

 
Directions:

3.    Pour contents into hot bath water and soak for 20 minutes.  Try to cover your entire body up to your neck.

4.    Once you get out of bath, avoid eating anything for 20 minutes and drink 1 quart of cold water.

If you’ve loved those Detox Bath recipes and want more of my Better Body Cleanse programs, then click here www.adventureinwellbeing.com to join my 10-Day Cleanse to maximize your results.

This content is strictly the opinion of Christine Esters, and is for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide medical advice or to take the place of medical advice or treatment from a personal physician.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Heart Healthy Smothie for your Valentine


Heart Healthy Smoothie


 

Your heart will LOVE you for that

·         ¼ small raw beet

·         10 red seedless grapes

·         2 small broccoli florets

·         10 raspberries

·         1 tbsp goji berries

·         ½ small avocado
(pitted and peeled)

·         1 tsp coconut oil


Fill your Vitamix with coconut water.

Blend and enjoy!