Bio-Toxicologist, Optimal Living Coach, Self-Care Activist on a mission to help the people unlock their healthiest potential. Learn more at www.globalsmoothieday.com and livingrhea.com.
Rhea Mehta, PhD, is a bio-toxicologist, optimal health coach, self-care activist and founder of Global Smoothie Day, a health empowerment and advocacy platform that shares evidence-based truths and inspiration to help people on-board health with ease, commitment and motivation. As a conqueror of Western-diet related chronic disease and the daughter of someone who lost his life to diet-related cancer, Dr. Rhea is committed to coming up with accessible solutions to help people overcome burn out and reverse symptoms of disease. a
Fortunately, not all smoothies are unhealthy or dangerous -- in fact, green smoothies, when made with the correct vegetable to fruit ratio, along with healthy fats and plant proteins, not only provide greater nutrition than many common sit-down meals, but also serve as an easy, real-food alternative to many dubious prescription medicines.
There are far too many "health gurus" preaching so-called "health advice." Problem is? Most of it is just not true. I reached out to the REAL leaders in this industry and asked them ONE simple question: "What's the most sabotaging health myth you wish the mainstream world had not been exposed to entering 2016?"
There's no one-size-fits-all approach to health and fitness. When you follow solid health advice the path to your health goals won't happen in under four weeks, but you'll begin getting closer than you ever did before. And you'll do it in a way that feels almost natural and enjoyable.
If we can plant the right seeds to get people excited about getting well, then we've passed the rough waters, and can now focus on education and results. Here are my five suggested methods of using play to inspire health transformation.
If play opens people up, will they be more receptive to dry or challenging topics? I believe that the philosophy of health can be covertly inserted into play like a soldier hiding in a Trojan horse. In fact, didn't our parents send us out to play but were actually getting us to exercise?
Juice bars are popping up everywhere, offering "healthy" juices and smoothies to aid in weight loss and help with energy and longevity. Before you completely buy into the green smoothie craze, it's important for you to know how to distinguish between a healthy green smoothie and an unhealthy one.