After a weekend full of hearty brunch menus, drinks and late night pizza, Monday morning can look a little foggy. We’ve got a list of 10 holistic nutrition tips to get you back on track! Here’s how to increase your energy, boost your mood an improve your mental clarity from Kim Ross.
Eat Fiber Daily
Your fiber should come from whole foods like oatmeal, almonds and leafy greens (yasss, Sweetgreen!). These foods boost the immune system by creating good bacteria for gut health.
Not only does green tea boost energy, but it burns fat and can help ward off cancer
You can find these at Trader Joe’s or Whole Foods. Coconut flakes are high in nutrients and fiber and contain a healthy kind of fat know as MCT’s that burn like carbohydrates for improved energy. Try coconut flakes in your granola or on top of a yogurt bowl for a totally instagammable and healthy meal.
Avocado, Hemp Seeds or Chia Seeds
Did someone say avocado? This really shouldn’t be a problem…but don’t forget hemp seeds and chia seeds are also high in Omega-3,6 and 9 oils which are all healthy fats which balance hormones promoting healthy hair and skin! Try this Matcha chia seed pudding to get your day started right!
Cinnamon is a powerful antioxidant and helps stabilize and control blood sugar levels. Easy and tasty addition to oatmeal or chia seed pudding!
Raw Coconut Water
This magical water provides natural electrolytes in order to hydrate and energize the body!
Fruits & Veggies
Yep, your mom was right. Add fruits and veggies to every meal to supply the body with vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals in order to help control weight, speed transit time and nourish the body
Eat a Plant-Based Diet
Listen, we’re all about some balance – so if you enjoyed that burger over the weekend, try a diet full of rainbow colored plants during the week for a variety of nutrients and antioxidants to help ward off premature aging and disease
You can find these in salmon, walnuts an flax seeds – they help boost mood, lower blood pressure and alleviate depression
That crazy pink veggie also helps increase nitric oxide for better blood flow, more oxygen utilization and increased endurance