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The foods you eat affect your health. If it is confusing, then eat avocados, salads, vegetables, quinoa, nuts and seeds (soaked) and the veggie soup (see attached) until you work out your new food menu. If you eat fish or meat make sure it is naturally reared and wild and organic is best.

Eat Your Greens
ACTION: Eat 9-14 small portions of fresh frozen veggies every day. Aim to eat half of these raw.
REASON FOR ACTION: Quality nutrients are vital to your recovery. Veggies are packed with nutrition.

Healthy Fruits
ACTION: Eat 5 portions of dark-skinned fruits every day. Include avocados - preferably 2 every day!
REASON FOR ACTION: Dark-skinned fruits are low sugar and packed with antioxidants - essential for healing.

Limit Meat Intake
ACTION: Limit your weekly meat intake. Eat pasture-fed, organic meat wherever possible.
REASON FOR ACTION: Meat is acidic. Grain fed meats that include toxic antibiotics and hormones are bad for cell health.

Eat Beans, Pulses, Nuts and Seeds - Essential Fatty Acids and Nutrients
ACTION: Eat 5 portions of beans, pulses, nuts and seeds every day.
REASON FOR ACTION: High in Omega 3 and balanced Omega 6, essential for good health and healing as they are anti-inflammatory.

Eat Oily Fish - Essential Fatty Acids and Nutrients
ACTION: Eat 3-5 portions of oily fish per week. Vary your fish choices for optimum nutrient intake.
REASON FOR ACTION: High in essential fatty acids, vital for cell health and also providing anti-inflammatory properties.

Include Healthy Oils - Anti-Inflammatory Oils
ACTION: Include healthy oils like olive oil, hemp seed, coconut, avocado and sesame seed oils.
REASON FOR ACTION: High in HEALTHY mono-unsaturated fats and Omega 3. Replace unhealthy oils with these for better health.

Substitute Starchy Carbs
ACTION: STOP ALL inflammatory starchy carbs like white rice, breads, pasta, cakes, cereals and grains with healthier alternatives. Try quinoa, millet, amaranth and chia seeds instead.
REASON FOR ACTION: Reducing inflammation is essential to your recovery. Starchy carbs cause inflammation and damage the body tissue. See for food and recipe ideas.

DRINK ENOUGH WATER - Water intake is essential for health
ACTION: Drink 6-8 glasses of water. Add a pinch of bicarbonate of soda to each glass to help alkalise your body.
REASON FOR ACTION: To help alkalise your body and maintain the essential reserves of bicarbonate of soda in your body.

WALK AND MOVE - Exercise and strengthen your health
Walk Every Day
ACTION: Walk every day. Build up to walking 3-5 miles per day.
REASON FOR ACTION: Ideal exercise to sue and strengthen your pulmonary system. Low impact and stress relieving.

Knee to Chest Exercises
ACTION: Practice knee to chest exercises every day.
REASON FOR ACTION: Start with these if you cannot walk far at first. Gentle exercise to ease you into a new routine.

Max it for Two Minutes - When Stronger
ACTION: Move your body at a maximum rate for 2 minutes. For example: jog on the spot, starjumps, skipping, etc. Do this up to 6 times per day.
REASON FOR ACTION: Working at maximum rate for a short burst of time will strengthen the lung and heart muscles.

BREATHING - Learn to breathe properly for health
Relaxed Breathing
ACTION: Practise a relaxed breathing technique every day
REASON FOR ACTION: Breathing from your diaphragm helps clear cortisol and CO2 from your blood.

USE ACUPRESSURE POINT - Technique to reverse stress breathing
ACTION: Use your acupressure point CV17 (centre of chest between the nipples), with finger stimulation or Healthpoint device whenever needed.
REASON FOR ACTION: This technique will quickly reverse stress breathing and restore relaxed breathing.

SOLAR POWER - Use the sun to help heal your body
ACTION: Get outside into the sun every day. Use your daily walking time to do this and get as much skin to the sun (without sun blockers).
REASON FOR ACTION: Your body creates Vitamin D3 when your skin is exposed to sunlight. Vitamin D3 is vital for the immune system to fight infections, total health and is also anti-inflammatory.
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