advertisement
18 April 2011

Getting back into shape

The Christmas and New Year festivities are over for another year and most probably you, like 99% of South Africans, overindulged and are now feeling bloated, fat and demotivated.

The Christmas and New Year festivities are over for another year and most of us are back at work. Most probably you, like 99% of South Africans, overindulged over this frenetic period and now you are feeling bloated, exhausted, fat and totally demotivated. Not the best scenario for starting the new year.

Make sure that your liquid intake is adequate - drink water, soda water, diluted fruit juices and rooibos and camomile tea to help your liver cope. There are also a number of vitamin supplements that can assist this purification process - Essensiale or Pro-Hep are liver pick-me-ups which contain B vitamins and glucuronic acid which help the liver to detoxify.

 
NEXT ON HEALTH24X
advertisement

Read Health24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Live healthier

Lifestyle »

E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know

E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places.

Allergy »

Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives

A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.

advertisement