Great tasting recipes to help fight off depression, acne, stress and insomnia
Not only do these recipes taste great, but they'll help you fight off acne, stress, insomnia and depression.
The combination of the cold weather, the grey skies, an awful boss and sadness can make you sick. It can make you break out with acne you haven’t had since you were sixteen, it can pile on stress, it can give you a bad case of insomnia or it can make you feel depressed.
Have no fear, simply protect yourself with the help of your blender. Here are four super recipes for juices to help you battle against these rough times.
With poor eating habits, come poor health and poor skin. If you don't eat well, you can apply lot of cream to hide pimples, but its even better if you you start eating healthier.
- Eating lots of sugar such as chocolate and candies
- Fatty or deep fried food
- Stay away from soda (even diet soda)
- Eat food high in fibre (fruits, vegetables, cereals...)
Essentials: Vitamins A, B and E
- Carrots, Cucumbers, tomatoes, cabbage, turnips, parsley
- Oranges, apples, bananas
- Soya products
You can make lot of different types of juice with these ingredients.
Try this recipe: Vegetable & fruit juice
Take your blender and add 3 carrots, ½ apple, 3 stems of parsley and a pinch of cinnamon. You can put some ice too to have fresh juice. Enjoy!
Are you a hard worker? Or are your mind constantly preoccupied by something? It’s time to take a break, relax and savour a good juice to reduce this unnecessary stress.
- excess simple sugars (soda, candy, chocolate...)
- Avoid Alcohol and caffeine.
- fish and other seafood.
- Complex sugars (fruits, vegetables, cereals...)
- High-fibre foods
Essentials: Vitamin B and C, magnesium and lithium
Good juices always contain fresh fruits and vegetables
Try this recipe: Smoothie with banana, strawberry and pineapple juice
In a blender, put 1 banana, 3 or 4 big strawberries, ½ cup of pineapple juice, ice (optional). Mix and Enjoy! If you a want a creamy smoothie, add some milk.
Sometimes we are preoccupied by something, we are constantly thinking, we eat too much, we do too much work, we become upset and we just can’t fall asleep. If this happens repeatedly, you may have insomnia. Our hygiene, our way of life and our eating habits can cause insomnia. Certain foods help us fall asleep, while others can be heavy and stimulate our bodies.
- soda and excess of sugar
- fatty and fried food
- hot, spicy food
- Food with calcium (milk, yoghurt, cheese...)
Essentials: Calcium, magnesium
You can, before go bed, make a glass of hot milk, or, you can try this amazing recipe Hot red berries with milk
In a pan, mix milk, few red fruits coulis, few whipped cream and ½ of sugar vanilla. Heat to boiling and allow to cool for 5 minutes.
Sometimes we are tired, we can be easily upset, we lack of energy, we have bad thoughts...fight these symptoms with good nutrition.
- Fatty and fried food
- Caffeine and excess of sugar
- Food high in protein
- Vegetables and fruits
- Eat fish with omega 3 like salmon, tuna, mackerel
- Drink milk
- At least ½ bottle of water everyday
Essentials: vitamins B and C, calcium, Iron, Magnesium and potassium
Try this recipe to fight those downer days: Juice with cucumber, lemon and mint.
In a blender, put ½ a cucumber, some fresh mint leaves, Squeeze a green lemon, ½ glass of water and ice (optional). Mix these ingredients and enjoy!