The season that many would consider as the most wonderful time of the year is fall. Chilly evenings, wearing those comfy sweaters again, drinking your pumpkin spice lattes and looking at those colourful autumn leaves around you are some of the things that people look forward to during fall.
On the other hand, when colder days are around the corner, you should also prepare for the flu season.
This time is also when kids go back to school and so you would need all the energy to take care of your children. Remember therefore how important it is to take care of yourself during this time by giving a boost to your immune system and maintain good health so that you will not get sick easily.
The immediate things that you can do are to eat healthy foods, walk around or exercise while taking advantage of the crisp air, get a regular good night sleep, and stay hydrated to keep your body in great condition.
Great seasonal foods during fall that will make yourself and your family healthy are pumpkins, apples, Brussels sprouts, sweet potatoes and cranberries. We look forward to the delicious homemade apple and pumpkin pies, and not only these foods are great to our tastebuds, they help our immune system and make our bodies ready to fight off flue sickness.
Another way to get in shape during fall is to stay hydrated, meaning you get enough water to drink in the same way you maintained yourself last summer. Among your sources of fluids for your body would be fruit-infused water, soups, broths, juices from freshly squeezed fruits, smoothies and also hot cocoa.
Your next tip is to boost your immune system in order to be healthy, and you can add to your fall harvest produce some immune boosting foods like garlic, onions, vegetables, and beverages like teas, vitamin C juices and so on.
Another tip to maintain good health during the fall season is to take care of your skin especially the weather around this time can be a little harsh to one’s skin. In order to restore the glow of your skin after being tight and dull because of colder and stronger winds, it is recommended to use moisturizer on your face and richer lotion all over your body.
Taking the time to take care of yourself is a good way to maintain your good health. There are many creative and simple things that you can do to make time for caring yourself, and some of these could be sipping a cup of cocoa while watching your favourite TV show, or reading a book while you cozy up under a blanket, or listening to your favourite music while soaking in your bubble bath, or do some meditation or yoga.
There are so many ideas that you as a parent can also do with your children during fall, and you can find both outdoor and indoor ideas by searching online or by looking at Proud Mummy.