Wellness for Autumn
The SHA Wellness Clinic offer some great advice as the
nights draw in and available seasonal produce becomes distinctly autumnal!
“Autumn is in full swing and just like our wardrobe selection changes with the seasons, so
should our diet! Why? Because our bodies need to change throughout the
seasons, so, eating a salad in winter would be the equivalent of
wearing a bikini when the temperatures are cold. Unless you’re living in a
tropical country, the idea of wearing swimwear in winter sounds crazy. So should
eating salads and tropical fruits!
So what should one be eating at this time of year? As
the temperatures drop, we need to nourish and warm the body from the
inside, to balance the .
If we’re eating ‘cold’ foods, also known as yin foods, such as
fruits, raw vegetables, salads and cold drinks, we’re overpowering the yin, leaving
us feeling cold from the inside out and more prone to falling
ill. Therefore, the colder months are all about eating
the grounding and nourishing yang foods that are going to balance
our hormones, strengthen our immune system, boost our energy and feel well all