When working at home, feeling a little low or being bored with nothing to do, it is really easy to binge and snack! Make sure you have plenty of Vitamin C in the house. Vitamin C is perfect for helping to protect cells, maintain healthy skin and bones, and help wound healing.
Good Sources of Vitamin C :
- brussel sprouts
- any citrus fruits
- red and green peppers
- oranges and orange juice
We are super lucky that whilst we have been stuck indoors, the sun has decided to cheer us all up!
Fresh air is definitely needed. Whether your going out for your daily walk, or spending some time in the garden, its important for us all to get our daily dose of fresh air and clear our lungs. It’s not good to be stuck in the same four walls for our physical or mental health!
Do you know how many hours you are recommended to have per night? Make sure you are aware of the above for your age group and gender.
The quality of sleep you are getting directly affects your physical and mental health. Your mind and body needs to wind down and recover from each day. Using this time to catch up on missed sleep, to relax and repair, your body will be better prepared to take on this virus!
DID YOU KNOW? Exercise causes change in antibodies and white blood cells. White blood cells are the body’s immune system cells that fight disease.
20-30 minutes of exercise is recommended daily. During this time of being stuck in our homes, we strongly advise that you encourage yourself to do this!
There are so many celebrities and private gyms providing free exercise classes available on their social pages. Take advantage of this and get that heartbeat up! Excersie can help flush bacteria out of the lungs and airways in addition to reducing stress levels!
Eat all the greens.
Top 6 green vegetables : Spinach, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Kale, Green Peas, Asparagus.
Try including all the greens you can in your lunch and evening meals! There are so many recipes out there. Our 3 favorite options as a way to throw in as many greens as possible are…
- Stir fry
‘Eating your greens’ is a good way to reduce the risk of obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure and mental decline
Keep your spirits high!
It is common knowledge that when you are a little low and under the weather you are prone to catching illnesses.
With COVID-19 about, we need to do all we can to avoid catching the virus.
It is also common knowledge that when stuck at home with your normal routine out of the window, it’s possible to feel a little down (especially if you live on your own).
It’s SO important to keep your spirits high and lift everyone else’s spirits around you.
We can fight this virus. We can fight it together, every step of the way!