Today we offer you a guest blog written by a good friend of ours Scott Laird. Scott is a Naturopath and works for a great organization called A Rood Awakening. Enjoy his excellent writing!
3 Summer Health Hacks
by Scott Laird, ND
Usually, when someone sees or hears the term “hack” they think of a quick fix or a magic bullet that will solve all their problems. That’s not what we’re talking about here.
If you’re already familiar with the Hallelujah Diet, so you know that any truly effective change to one’s health is a lifestyle change, not a quick fix. Fad diets or a 3-day cleanse here and there miss the point, and they won’t work in the long run.
However, if you’ve made a decision to leave behind your old diet and lifestyle for good, there are indeed some quick things you can do to give your healthy new lifestyle a kickstart or even improve the healthy, Hallelujah Diet journey you’re already on. Here are 3 health “hacks” you can add to your regimen this summer:
1. Never eat wheat-based products after sun exposure.
If you spend enough time in the sun to cause sunburn, you have created competition within your body for Vitamin F (essential fatty acids, best source of which is safflower oil although olive oil is a good option, too).
Here’s what happens… your body uses Vitamin F to maintain skin health, but it also uses it to absorb nutrients from wheat. If you get