This doesn’t mean swapping your lunchtime Coke with an orange juice. Juicing is said to boost the immune system, remove toxins from the body, aid digestion, increase energy and help with weight loss. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, half of your plate should be fruits and vegetables. Knock it all out at once by blending them into a refreshing drink! The resulting liquid from juicing your fruits and veggies contains most of the vitamins, minerals and plant chemicals found in the whole fruit.
If you’re hesitant to try an all-out juice cleanse, check sites like www.myjuicingrecipes.net/ for recipes Remember those infomercials with Jack LaLanne and his Power Juicer? He lived to be 96! (I did fact check this)
5. Embrace Your Inner Geek.
Yes, you’ll likely be on the go while summer is here, but after the cookouts and beach trips, why not learn a new skill that could boost your career? There’s a breadth of free training guides on the Internet that won’t cost you anything but time. Teach yourself computer programming at www.CodeAcademy.com, or download Anki, a site that lets you create digital flashcards to help remember new things. And don’t forget the power of YouTube, where you can learn the guitar chords of summer’s hottest songs or teach yourself a new language!