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Foods That Boost Your Immune System Low-Fat Yogurt Probiotics, found in yogurt and other fermented products, may ease the severity of colds. Look for labels that say "live and active cultures." Also look for added vitamin D. Studies show that people with low vitamin D levels may be more likely to get colds or the flu. #Immune #HealthTip #DrGys

Foods That Boost Your Immune System Low-Fat Yogurt Probiotics, found in yogurt and other fermented products, may ease the severity of colds. Look for labels that say "live and active cultures." Also look for added vitamin D. Studies show that people with low vitamin D levels may be more likely to get colds or the flu. #Immune #HealthTip #DrGys

Foods That Boost Your #Immune System Button Mushrooms They give you the mineral selenium and the B vitamins riboflavin and niacin. That helps you in several ways. If you're low on selenium, you may be more likely to get a more severe flu. Riboflavin and niacin play a role in a healthy immune system. To make a booking e-mail hello@drgys.com or phone 087 802 2838 #DrGys #HealthTips

Foods That Boost Your #Immune System Button Mushrooms They give you the mineral selenium and the B vitamins riboflavin and niacin. That helps you in several ways. If you're low on selenium, you may be more likely to get a more severe flu. Riboflavin and niacin play a role in a healthy immune system. To make a booking e-mail hello@drgys.com or phone 087 802 2838 #DrGys #HealthTips

Winter Wellness 1. Extra Sleep Take the time for extra sleep. With the shorter, cooler days and longer nights, our bodies naturally need more sleep. Try going to bed 30 minutes earlier than usual in the winter months. A sleep deprived body is more susceptable to illness

Winter Wellness 1. Extra Sleep Take the time for extra sleep. With the shorter, cooler days and longer nights, our bodies naturally need more sleep. Try going to bed 30 minutes earlier than usual in the winter months. A sleep deprived body is more susceptable to illness

#Fat-Fighting Foods Grapefruit Grapefruit doesn't have any magical fat-burning properties, but it can help you feel full with fewer calories. That's because its soluble #fiber takes longer to digest. Having half a #grapefruit or a glass of grapefruit juice before a meal fills you up, so you eat fewer calories during the meal. #weightlosstip #Weightloss #drGys

#Fat-Fighting Foods Grapefruit Grapefruit doesn't have any magical fat-burning properties, but it can help you feel full with fewer calories. That's because its soluble #fiber takes longer to digest. Having half a #grapefruit or a glass of grapefruit juice before a meal fills you up, so you eat fewer calories during the meal. #weightlosstip #Weightloss #drGys

Fat-Fighting Foods Quinoa Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is a nutritional all-star that belongs in your weight loss plan. This whole grain has 8 grams of hunger-busting protein and 5 grams of fiber in one cup, and you'll also get iron, zinc, selenium, and vitamin E. Quinoa is as easy to cook as rice. For a quick dinner, mix in some vegetables, nuts, or lean protein. #HealthTip #HealthyAging #DrGys

Fat-Fighting Foods Quinoa Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is a nutritional all-star that belongs in your weight loss plan. This whole grain has 8 grams of hunger-busting protein and 5 grams of fiber in one cup, and you'll also get iron, zinc, selenium, and vitamin E. Quinoa is as easy to cook as rice. For a quick dinner, mix in some vegetables, nuts, or lean protein. #HealthTip #HealthyAging #DrGys

Fat-Fighting Foods Greek Yogurt Greek yogurt has almost twice as much protein as other yogurts. It takes longer to leave your stomach, keeping you satisfied longer. Plus, you burn more calories digesting protein than carbs. Choose nonfat, low-fat, and low-sugar types. For more information or bookings contact hello@drgys.com

Fat-Fighting Foods Greek Yogurt Greek yogurt has almost twice as much protein as other yogurts. It takes longer to leave your stomach, keeping you satisfied longer. Plus, you burn more calories digesting protein than carbs. Choose nonfat, low-fat, and low-sugar types. For more information or bookings contact hello@drgys.com

3 Simple Remedies for a Stressed-out Mind 3. Be mindful of a simple task. Any simple task. One thing we know about the brain is that when we’re paying attention to one thing at a time, it’s inversely correlated with the busyness of the mind. When one is up, the other is down. Whether you’re walking or washing dishes, listening to a friend, or eating, be mindful of that one simple thing.

3 Simple Remedies for a Stressed-out Mind 3. Be mindful of a simple task. Any simple task. One thing we know about the brain is that when we’re paying attention to one thing at a time, it’s inversely correlated with the busyness of the mind. When one is up, the other is down. Whether you’re walking or washing dishes, listening to a friend, or eating, be mindful of that one simple thing.

3 Simple Remedies for a Stressed-out Mind 2. Soften the body. Our body is usually tensed-up and contracting during stress. We don’t notice it, but that’s what we come home with—achy shoulders, an achy body, and so we want to actively soften the body or adjust the body or notice how it needs to be moved. If we’re slumping over, maybe we want to stand up straight. Take a moment in the day to stretch out the shoulders and the chest. Roll the shoulders. For more information or bookings contact…

3 Simple Remedies for a Stressed-out Mind 2. Soften the body. Our body is usually tensed-up and contracting during stress. We don’t notice it, but that’s what we come home with—achy shoulders, an achy body, and so we want to actively soften the body or adjust the body or notice how it needs to be moved. If we’re slumping over, maybe we want to stand up straight. Take a moment in the day to stretch out the shoulders and the chest. Roll the shoulders. For more information or bookings contact…

Most people I meet would like to be calmer and more focused on what matters in the moments of their lives. But the more stressed we are, the less open we are to creative ideas and the more prone we are to procrastination. The next three weeks we will focus on simple remedies for a stressed-out mind that will give you the ability to come down from a busy mind and into your life. For more information or bookings contact hello@drgys.com #stress #Brain #Creativity #Calm

Most people I meet would like to be calmer and more focused on what matters in the moments of their lives. But the more stressed we are, the less open we are to

5 tips to help get little ones to start eating healthier 5. Grow a garden together Growing your own Veggies and Herbs does not require a huge garden or equipment. Get your kids growing their own herbs or sprouting seeds in little pots on window shelves. Doing this can get them really excited about food. For more information or bookings contact hello@drgys.com

5 tips to help get little ones to start eating healthier 5. Grow a garden together Growing your own Veggies and Herbs does not require a huge garden or equipment. Get your kids growing their own herbs or sprouting seeds in little pots on window shelves. Doing this can get them really excited about food. For more information or bookings contact hello@drgys.com

5 tips to help get little ones to start eating #healthier 4. Getting Cooking together A good trick I found is to prepare my children’s dinner with them. They like to be involved in the process. Children like to assemble their own food, so you could lay out ingredient bowls and let your child fill and fold their own wraps or choose toppings for their home made pizzas – it’s a proven tactic to get them to try new foods that they would usually shun. For more information or bookings contact…

5 tips to help get little ones to start eating #healthier 4. Getting Cooking together A good trick I found is to prepare my children’s dinner with them. They like to be involved in the process. Children like to assemble their own food, so you could lay out ingredient bowls and let your child fill and fold their own wraps or choose toppings for their home made pizzas – it’s a proven tactic to get them to try new foods that they would usually shun. For more information or bookings contact…

5 tips to help get little ones to start eating healthier 3. Be the example If you can sit down to eat together, do it. Kids are so impressionable – they’ll want what you are eating, so don’t forget to load your own plate with healthy foods! For more information or bookings contact hello@drgys.com #HealthyEating

5 tips to help get little ones to start eating healthier 3. Be the example If you can sit down to eat together, do it. Kids are so impressionable – they’ll want what you are eating, so don’t forget to load your own plate with healthy foods! For more information or bookings contact hello@drgys.com #HealthyEating

5 tips to help get little ones to start eating healthier 2. Offer children a taster of something new Offer children a taster of something new in the form of a ‘grown-up’ starter – a little teacup or saucer of vegetables that they could try that would be in addition to their main meal. #Children #HealthEating #DrGys

5 tips to help get little ones to start eating healthier 2. Offer children a taster of something new Offer children a taster of something new in the form of a ‘grown-up’ starter – a little teacup or saucer of vegetables that they could try that would be in addition to their main meal. #Children #HealthEating #DrGys

5 tips to help get little ones to start eating healthier 1. Reward Them Sticker rewards just for trying new things and tasting them can be really effective. If they even attempt to try something rather than ignore it, they should be rewarded. For more information or bookings contact hello@drgys.com #HealthTip #Children #HealthyEating

5 tips to help get little ones to start eating healthier 1. Reward Them Sticker rewards just for trying new things and tasting them can be really effective. If they even attempt to try something rather than ignore it, they should be rewarded. For more information or bookings contact hello@drgys.com #HealthTip #Children #HealthyEating

5 Steps To a Happier & Healthier Gut 5. Step Away From the Sugar It’s plain and simple, consuming refined, processed sugar wreaks havoc on your gut and creates a very unhappy microbiome. Refined sugar is one of the microbiome’s worst enemies as it feeds the bad bacteria and prevents the growth of the good ones. Similarly artificial sweeteners aren’t the answer. Research shows these fake sugars negatively change the microbiome too, leading to inflammation, blood sugar dysregulation and poor…

5 Steps To a Happier & Healthier Gut 5. Step Away From the Sugar It’s plain and simple, consuming refined, processed sugar wreaks havoc on your gut and creates a very unhappy microbiome. Refined sugar is one of the microbiome’s worst enemies as it feeds the bad bacteria and prevents the growth of the good ones. Similarly artificial sweeteners aren’t the answer. Research shows these fake sugars negatively change the microbiome too, leading to inflammation, blood sugar dysregulation and poor…

5 Steps To a Happier & Healthier Gut 4. Feed the Friendly Bacteria By now you would be familiar with the concept of probiotics, but what are prebiotics? Simply put, they’re food for the friendly bacteria residing in your gut. I’m a huge fan of incorporating prebiotic foods into the diet and it’s easier than you’d think. Simply increase the variety of green veggies you’re already consuming (the more diverse range of veggies means a more diverse range of beneficial bacteria and in turn one…

5 Steps To a Happier & Healthier Gut 4. Feed the Friendly Bacteria By now you would be familiar with the concept of probiotics, but what are prebiotics? Simply put, they’re food for the friendly bacteria residing in your gut. I’m a huge fan of incorporating prebiotic foods into the diet and it’s easier than you’d think. Simply increase the variety of green veggies you’re already consuming (the more diverse range of veggies means a more diverse range of beneficial bacteria and in turn one…