Nurturing your well-being during the festive season

health and wellbeing

Tips on how you can eat, drink, be merry – and thrive!

words by
Peter Balogh // go vita tanunda

Embracing the festive spirit while maintaining your well-being can be a challenge. The Go Vita team understands the intricacies of balancing indulgence and health during the holiday season. Here are our top seven tips on how you can eat, drink, be merry – and thrive!

1. Beat the Bloat

Overindulgence is common during the holidays, leading to digestive discomfort. Combat bloating, indigestion, and constipation by increasing fibre intake. Incorporate green leafy vegetables, fruits, whole grains, nuts, seeds, chia seeds, and LSA mix into your diet. Consider a gut health management powder supplement to maintain digestive health even during social events.

2. Have Yourself a Green Little Christmas

Late nights and rich foods can leave you feeling sluggish. Boost your energy and detoxify your system with antioxidant-rich super greens like alfalfa, barley grass, kale, and spirulina. Add them to your morning smoothie for a quick and nutritious boost.

3. Stay Serene (as Much as Possible)

The holiday season can bring stress, depression, and frustration. Plan your festivities to align with your well-being, even if it means limiting time with negative influences. Support your mental health with natural remedies that soothe nerves and enhance mental function.

4. Give Yourself a Nourishing Present

Amidst the rush, remember to care for yourself. Alcohol consumption depletes essential nutrients. Replenish your body with a high-quality multivitamin, mineral, and herbal supplement to keep your energy levels up and your mind sharp. Prioritising self-care in this way will not only help you stay vibrant and focused during the holiday rush but also set the foundation for a healthy start to the upcoming year. Your well-being matters, so gift yourself the vitality you deserve this festive season.

5. Look for LEADS

Laugh, Eat, Activity, Discuss, Sleep – these elements can act as stress relievers. Approach stressful situations with a relaxed mindset, utilising these aspects to defuse tension and foster a positive atmosphere.

6. Stay Hydrated with Herbal Boosts

The holiday frenzy combined with salty foods and alcohol can lead to dehydration. Stay hydrated with herbal teas like peppermint, chamomile, or ginger. These not only hydrate but also offer various health benefits, from aiding digestion to reducing inflammation. Keep a thermos handy, and sip throughout the day for a refreshing boost.

7. Eco-Friendly Gifting Made Easy

Spread the joy of the season with thoughtful, eco-friendly gifts. Create a custom hamper filled with organic chocolates, health foods, and natural body and beauty products. These hampers showcase your consideration for the recipient’s well-being and your commitment to sustainable, eco-friendly choices.

Remember, the holiday season is about joy, connection, and well-being. By incorporating these tips, you can enjoy the festivities while nurturing your body and soul. Here’s to a vibrant and thriving holiday season!

Peter Balogh

go vita tanunda

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