Sleepy, sluggish, stressed? Jen shares the three essentials needed to reboot tired adrenal glands – good food, good rest and good play! You’ll learn fun and practical ways to take the stress off your adrenals including a list of the best foods to support your recovery.

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SHOWNOTES

There are three essentials to reboot tired adrenal glands, and they are:

  1. Good food
  2. Good rest
  3. Good play 

Let’s take a look at each one of these in more detail.

1. Good food

To take the stress off your adrenal glands, you want to:

  • Reduce caffeine
  • Increase Vitamin C, B3, B5 and B6 foods (see below for a list of foods to increase your intake of these)
  • Increase Magnesium foods
  • When it comes to protein go for the lean grass-fed protein 

B3 Foods

  • Liver, tuna and salmon
  • Peanuts (2 tablespoons) 25% RDA
  • Brown Rice (1 cup) 26%
  • One slice brown bread 7%
  • Green peas (1 cup) 20%
  • Avocado 22%

B5 Foods

  • Shitake mushrooms 100gm 72% (cook with the lid on) 
  • Salmon 35%
  • Avocado 28%
  • Sunflower seeds 141% 
  • Grass-fed protein 10-30%

B6 Foods

  • Salmon 100g 56%
  • Tofu 29% (non-GMO)
  • Sweet potato 14%
  • Banana 22%
  • Avocado 15%
  • Pistachio 100% (raw not the roasted salty kind)

Magnesium Foods

  • Dark Chocolate 100g 56%
  • Avocado 29%
  • Cashews and almonds 64%
  • Spinach (1 cup) 87%
  • Pumpkin seeds 131% (raw not the roasted salty kind)
  • Banana 6%

2. Good rest

Go back and listen to episode #1 of the Healthy Life Hacks podcast for more tips on supporting your adrenal glands with good sleep.

3. Good play

“The opposite of play is not work; it is depression.” – Dr Stuart Brown

Stop being so boring and serious! Use some essential oils to help you lighten up. Check out my Play More Essential Oil with ginger, may chang, grapefruit and sweet orange.

Schedule in playtime for 1% of your day

15 minutes                Relax (meditate, be still)

15 minutes                Educate yourself

15 minutes                Play on your own

15 minutes                Play with someone you care about

So, the Healthy Life Hacks in this episode are:

  1. Bring more Vitamin C, B3, B5, B6 and magnesium-rich foods into your diet
  2. Listen to Episode #1 and start making sleep a priority
  3. Stop being so boring and serious! Use some essential oils to help you lighten up.
  4. Decide what your 1% playtime will look like – and start playing!

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