IT’S TIME, MY FRIENDS: WE’RE cartwheeling into the new year with our best intentions to be rocking and rolling with health and vibrancy for 2017. To make this happen, it means breaking some old habits and, more importantly, bringing in some new ones. I know change can be sticky at times, but it’s the good kind of stress – the kind that lets us shake up our old routines and sparkle with freshness.
In this issue, I want to see how much sparkle you can handle with the introduction of one of my superfaves: chlorella. This food-based supplement is a powerhouse on the detox front, and your cells are going to thank me! What may not thank me is your sense of smell – this goodness is strongly scented. You’ve been warned, but have no fear: I know you can handle it! also absorb them from the environment, making the quality of chlorella important. As with many supplements, you get what you pay for. The cheap and cheerful chlorella may be laden with heavy metals, so indulge in a good-quality product that’s regularly tested. My go-to source is Canada’s superfood company, Giddy Yoyo. reduces the effects of oxidative stress in smokers. An extra bonus: It may also increase the activity of natural killer cells – the white blood cells that work to battle infections in the body – thereby giving your immune system a boost.