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  • The 10 January 2015

THE PASSIONISTA DETOX

Being a Passionista means living life to the fullest: you’d never hold yourself back from relishing in the pleasure of trying a new cuisine or the sweet thrill of indulging in a box of chocolate.


Passionistas are all about living in the moment…but after the holidays, all that indulging can leave you feeling less than your best. But don’t despair: Passionata has the perfect detox regimen that’ll get you back into shape for the new year.

Bye bye, toxins…Hello, sexy attitude!

After all the holiday excess, give your body a little boost to eliminate all those nasty toxins that weaken the immune system. There is nothing less sexy than looking unwell, no? ;)

For starters, have you considered abstaining from alcohol and coffee during your detox? Try replacing these beverages with mineral water and green tea, full of antioxidant properties. In the morning, start your day with a glass of warm water with a slice of lemon. So fresh and healthy!

And don’t forget to drink 1.5 liters of water a day, to allow the liver and kidneys, the filters of our body - to be thoroughly flushed. Come, come, now…no cheating!

 

The detox broth, a magic potion that’s 100% sexy

Put your apron on and get ready to concoct a delicious detox broth! At first glance, it doesn’t seem so sexy…however this recipe will allow you to get back that glamorous complexion!

Bring to a boil a quarter head of cabbage, 2 onions, 1 bell pepper, 1 leek, a few celery stalks and 3 medium-sized tomatoes, all cut into small pieces, and add a pinch of curry.

Do not mix the vegetables, to keep their fibers intact. Ready? All that’s left is to enjoy your magic potion throughout the day ...

 

The Passionata Detox: Best Tips

Get your notebooks, Passionistas! Add to your shopping list the most concentrated detox foods. The Detox Award goes to the artichoke and black radish. Here’s how to eat these superfoods: steam the artichoke and enjoy with low fat dressing… as for the black radish, simply eat it raw—it’s the perfect crunch to your salad. Yum!

Passionistas naturally have a sweet tooth, so we think dried goji berries can help those sweet cravings! These red berries are a true miracles food, rich in antioxidant properties which boost your system. Find them in your local health food store!

Parallel to your New Year detox resolutions, go out to exercise and get some fresh air. There’s nothing better than getting some physical activity followed by lots of restful sleep. As soon as the sun rises, bask outside with your girlfriends to get your daily dose of vitamin D ... and to catch up on the latest gossip! Not a gym addict ? Try downloading an introductory Tai Chi app on your smartphone, and bring some friends with you to the park for an impromptu session. A deep breath of oxygen with perspective ...

Et voila, you’ll feel good as new! But will it be the best you can be?