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How to Stay Healthy on A Cruise – PART 1

I am headed on a cruise in 5 days and there are certain “essential” items that I pack. I am doing a series on “How to Stay Healthy on a Cruise”.  PART 1 are the supplements I pack

The last thing you want is to be sick on a cruise that is packed with activity and exploring and relaxation time.

The first is my supplements. Here are my essentials

  1. Multi antioxidant and Mineral

Supplies carefully balanced levels of high-quality vitamins and antioxidants and a balanced range of supplements and essential minerals and trace minerals  that absorb well into the body.

2. Hepasil

On a cruise the liver is going to be doing extra work!  Almost every nutrient you consume—food, drinks, medications, and supplements—goes through your liver. That’s where the nutrients are broken down into a form your body can use, or altered and eliminated from your system. I take 3 tablets of Hepasil every night to balance the body’s natural detoxification processes. The main ingredient is milk thistle extract—one of the most powerful currently known antioxidants. Milk thistle helps increase the amount and activity of several antioxidant enzymes involved in detoxification (including superoxide dismutase (SOD) and the glutathione peroxidase system).

3. Melatonin called Pure Rest

Contains melatonin, a naturally occurring hormone synthesized in the brain that regulates sleep and wake cycles

4. Probiotic

Modulates the body’s natural immune response. A carefully selected blend of probiotic bacteria that can survive the harsh environment of your stomach to support healthy digestion and immune function. And in a convenient stick pack.

5. Vitamin D

Vitamin D has been estimated to regulate somewhere between 200-300 genes and likely why vitamin D has been linked to so many health outcomes. Despite its importance, a significant portion of the population is deficient in Vitamin D.

6. Chap Stick

Just have to keep those lips soft!

 

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Sleep Duration & Dementia


One in three Americans do not get enough sleep, and 45% of the world’s population doesn’t either.

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls that a “public health problem,” because disrupted sleep is associated with a higher risk of conditions including diabetes, stroke and cardiovascular disease.
But what about dementia?
It is well known that people with Alzheimer’s suffer sleep issues. Insomnia, nighttime wandering and daytime sleepiness are common for them.
But could poor sleep earlier in life actually cause dementia?
The journal for the American Academy of Neurology, finds that people who get less REM, or dream-stage sleep, may be at higher risk for developing dementia. REM is the fifth stage of sleep, when the eyes move, the body heats up, breathing and pulse quicken and the mind dreams.

Love The Skin You’re Living In -10 Habits of Glowing Skin

Your skin is your second mouth. It is also the largest organ of the body. As your second mouth, your skin readily absorbs everything you apply to it. It will absorb into your internal body the nutrients and chemical compounds applied to it, so consider what you’re feeding it.  When we talk about health and wellness we do not usually mention the skin. The skin gets looked at more from a beauty or vanity perspective. Here is what you need to know…

What you put on your skin matters as much as what you eat!

Really?

All the time we spent focusing on what we eat, and we forget about what we feed our skin!

CLICK HERE for my FREE new EBOOK titled Love the Skin You’re Living In- 10 Habits to Glowing Skin

With this ebook you will also get practical application of the 10 habits of glowing skin that are :

1.Hydrate. Hydrate. Hydrate.

2.Commit to a Daily Regime

3.Sleep Soundly

4.Optimize Your Digestion

5.Exercise Daily

6. Breath and Meditate.

7.Avoid Environmental Toxins.

8.The Power of Your Thoughts.

9. Invest in You.

10. Beauty as a Sacred Act.

We need to consider what we’re putting on our skin because this essential barrier is not as impermeable as we’d like to think.  Passive absorption of whatever is on the skin occurs quite readily.

For example, you wouldn’t want to put the ingredients in your favorite lotions, potions, creams and cosmetics in your mouth. When you look at topicals from this perspective, if you’re like me, you might make some drastic changes to your skin care routine!

In PART 2 I will be covering how skin problems can be an indication that something is wrong within your body – like toxicity, gut imbalances, hormone imbalances, food allergies, leaky gut, low thyroid function and nutrient deficiencies. Unfortunately, most people inflame the situation by treating it externally with harsh chemicals that can make you even more toxic than before.