The holidays are winding down. What can we do to get back in shape soon and detoxify the body a little?Don't store avocado like this: it's dangerous
The holidays are over, at least for most of us. What remains in legacy, in addition to good memories, is often a few extra pounds or an irregular intestine, problems that derive from the extra vices that we have allowed ourselves during the holidays, especially after the difficult moments we have gone through due to the restrictions. linked to the coronavirus emergency. So how can we do to get back in shape soon and detoxify the body a little?
Aperitifs, lunches and dinners by the sea or in the mountains, but also breaches of the rule with respect to the usual diet for those who have stayed in the city, can be easily curbed in a short time by integrating healthy and vital foods, some herbal teas, fruit extracts and vegetables and dedicating a little more to physical activity.
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What then would be a hypothetical re-entry diet ideal? Here are some foods that should not be missing on your table during this period and other valid tips to detoxify:
Fruits and vegetables
Maybe even on vacation thanks to the heat and thirst you have consumed a lot of fruit and vegetables. Well, keep doing it even after returning from vacation. Indulge in gods for example smoothies, centrifuges or extracts to drink throughout the day as a snack or for breakfast. They will give you energy without weighing you down. If you are not sure which fruits or vegetables to choose and combine together, take a look at our centrifuged recipes.
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You have probably consumed mainly refined cereals in the form of bread, pasta, sweets, etc. on holiday. Now is the ideal time to return to prefer i instead whole grains richer in nutrients and fiber. Better to choose directly the beans which keep their properties intact, even better if varying between cereals or "presumed cereals" without gluten, lighter and more digestible. For example, you can experiment with cereal salads, find some recipes here.
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Foods rich in omega 3
Often our diet is deficient in Omega 3 compared to Omega 6, which we take much more frequently. This imbalance is not good for our body. The return from vacation is an excellent opportunity to catch up and increase the intake of these essential fatty acids. Where do we find them? Fatty fish is definitely the first answer but, for those on a veg diet, there are many plant-based alternatives. In pole position we undoubtedly find flax seeds and linseed oil but also hemp seeds and the relative oil, tofu and more that you find here.
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Often on returning from vacation the intestine is in turmoil, partly due to different holiday rhythms but also and above all because regularity is severely tested by the change of diet. Once back, therefore, it is good to increase the consumption of probiotic and prebiotic foods (the latter are able to nourish the good bacterial flora) and if this were not enough to take probiotic supplements.
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Eat 5 meals a day and drink plenty of water
Make 5 meals a day, of which 3 real and 2 snacks it is a good advice to ensure that the body resumes its usual rhythms and does not suffer from glycemic imbalances during the day. Hydration is also key. We recommend that you drink at least about 2 liters of water per day.
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Help yourself with the right herbal teas
If you are unable to hydrate yourself at best with just water or fruit and vegetable juices you can integrate with some herbal teas, also excellent for their detox effect. These drinks based on specific herbs help our body to eliminate toxins by acting in particular on liver and kidney work. Which are the most suitable? Experiment with the recipes of our purifying herbal teas.
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You can help hydration but also purify the body after the holidays by preparing flavored waters using fruit, some vegetables and herbs. Fresh and tasty, they will allow you to take in more liquids and you can also prepare them in advance as they can be kept in the fridge for 3 or 4 days.
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Less fats, animal proteins and sugars
You may have been less careful on vacation limit fatty, salt-rich foods (such as french fries), sweets full of sugars or you have exaggerated a bit with animal proteins. If all this has happened, it is good to eliminate from your diet at least for a period the less healthy foods and the heavier ones to be disposed of in such a way as to give the body time to detoxify a little. However, the advice to limit these foods also remains valid for the rest of the year.
Are you back from vacation already running? Do not make the mistake of hastily living even the moments of the meal, this could affect your stomach as well as your intestines. Instead, take your time and chew slowly, this has many benefits that we have already told you about.
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Finally, don't forget to walk, run or do any other sport on a regular basis. This will help your body get back into shape faster especially when combined with a healthy diet.
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