Top Tips for a Healthier You

Simple ways to feel better every day.
5:10 | 12/12/11

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What I told you there are simple things you can do each day that can drastically improve your health and happiness. Well our next guest at Jessica Cassidy is the author of better each day 365. Tips for a healthier happier you. And he's joining us right now to give us a quick glimpse into those -- Jessica thanks so much for being here thanks for having me I love this idea that we can just. Things everyday move ourselves forward in the realm of happiness it very -- I love that the -- that just wearing red. For instance can help you -- right that was so much spent an hour researching this but there's so many little things -- -- -- wearing red. Researchers have long known that when it comes to animals. That might affect and meeting preferences but attended the same is true for people in -- five different studies and an all of them. Women were asked to Wear red. And then some other women rest were different colors in all of these test men found the women and read more -- -- it doesn't mean that by bearing wearing red you'll necessarily find mr. mrs. right that night but. It can't hurt it doesn't hurt that's right half second great great life now I like the next 10-Q it's that if you if you need to -- that. Use a little jasmine. How does Johnson -- let's -- what is so stressed out these days in particular with the holidays coming up and researchers found that simply by sniffing gas -- -- the essential oil in the jasmine flower. You can reduce your stress levels. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Immediately to some over the counter drugs that there's some other things you can that's right there's a really quick fix -- you can try. And it's it's basin acupressure so acupressure uses the same points as acupuncture. You just use your fingers instead of -- so for this -- Can't take the thumb and forefinger one hand it doesn't matter which and squeeze that needy part of the hand between the thumb and forefinger the other than he -- to put a little bit of pressure on a plan that really meaty part. If you squeeze it for handling for anywhere between two and five minutes. He should start to feel that pressure going in the way of staying -- night -- it doesn't work then you can turn your Tylenol and Advil or whatever our. Now what about sun screen you also say that when it comes to protecting our skin. We don't need to just rely on again a store bought product. That's exactly right says remain -- and people who lived in the Mediterranean region. Actually suffered from less skin cancer he's researching and events a lot of had to do with diet. So eating a diet that's rich in Omega -- things like. -- and avocados and hope that really anything things that are rich in carton and so. This is red vegetables and fruits and partner and it's a -- yes carrots watermelon things like that that are red or pink. Actually help protect your -- see you still need -- -- But it may help you from getting that answer burn it out add anything to scanner today. They don't know are it's -- nothing -- -- is -- -- natural skin protection factor without actually. Changing your appearance at all that's. Is now I'm not also that you say Ryan Brad could -- the bright red is back in a lot of people say all week for health. But your -- try the red. -- -- this is another surprising tips -- Researchers found that simply by switching your toast in the morning -- eating wheat -- you the right read he's Stiefel for up to eight hours longer so. If everything doesn't have more fiber doesn't -- -- did the press is there a little bit different but more than anything. It. The art quite sure to be honest it's partially that it's partially to your brain just might think you're going to -- -- found that longer. Whenever it is they found that people eat less throughout the day which this means that the nice way to naturally -- absolutely right now what about you say supplements instead of multi vitamins and why is that. -- where were always the -- -- one you'll get a little everything the problem is people are now getting too much. Of certain nutrients and vitamins so with -- business and doctors are saying. -- -- Most of your vitamins from the foods they -- eating eating a balanced diet. And then if you -- -- if you're vegetarian feel like you're probably lacking an -- taken specific iron supplements if you're worried about your calcium intake. Take a specific calcium intake. That's connect -- nature that you get everything that you need -- not too much of the others of the multi vitamins. Going -- it's going out of fashion all right victim supplements you have any other favorite -- My absolute favorite when -- start to fill stressed out -- a little anxiety. Go for a -- in nature zone but down whatever it is that you're doing -- out the door walk around the block. They're probably come back feeling better it. How amazing that that can be in if you're in the city go to the park right that's right they try and get away from traffic an hour of the nature sending it into the better effects aren't ethnic happening thank you so much think you.

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