Throw sage leaves into poultry and pork dishes, pumpkin and squash gratins, savory apple sauces, and use to garnish green beans. This herb is a mild plant estrogen, recommended by herbalists to counter menopausal hot flashes and night sweats.
Detoxing - Passive twisting
Lie on your back with your knees bent and feet flat on the floor. Take your arms out at shoulder height, palms up. On an exhalation let the knees drop smoothly to the floor on one side and allow them to rest. Take five easy breaths. Inhaling, lift your knees back to the starting position. On an exhalation, drop your knees to the other side and rest, as before.
Exercising the Brain - Zinc for thinking
Zinc helps us think (find it in meat, poultry, fish, nuts, seeds, whole grains, and onions). Absorption is blocked by a large intake of iron so monitor your zinc intake diligently if you have an iron-rich diet.
Exercise Essentials - Suitable socks
Appropriate socks are important: some running socks have mesh sections for air circulation and are seam-free to prevent blisters. Try outdoors or extreme-sports stores for socks with cushioning and in a range of performance fabrics.