“Health A to Z” – T

The Letter T.

Thirst

ThirstyIf you’re thirsty it means you are already dehydrated. Drink plenty of water each day to ensure your cells are properly hydrated and to ensure your body has sufficient water to help cleanse it of the toxins you are inevitably exposed to each day.

Turmeric

TurmericAn intensely yellow colored spice derived from the roots of  the Curcuma longa plant. Traditionally used in Chinese and Indian cooking. Contains a potent anti-oxidant, curcumin, which has been shown to have anti-inflammatory effects.

Toxins

Chemicals in modern lifeThe Harvard School of Health says there are 80,000 or so chemicals in modern life, making it impossible to avoid coming into contact with them. Toxins are in our food, in the air we breathe, in the water we drink, in mother’s milk. – everywhere. While this may be daunting you can take some precautions in your daily life to minimize your exposure.