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10 Amazing Ways Your Body Changes After Drinking Pineapple Water for A Whole Year

10 Amazing Ways Your Body Changes After Drinking Pineapple Water for A Whole Year

People are always looking for new ways to improve their health that require little to no extra effort. Some choose to add supplemental vitamins to their diets, or they may change their eating habits altogether. What if I told you that you can greatly improve your health by drinking pineapple water every morning, before anything else?

Pineapples have many micro nutrients that your body needs, as well as vitamin C, which we all know is important for the body. By drinking pineapple juice every morning for a year, you can help your body in the following 10 ways.

1. You will have less inflammation.

Pineapples have an enzyme in them called Bromelain, which has anti-inflammatory characteristics. The bromelain will destroy inflammatory toxins, which are a danger to all of the body’s organs.

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2. You will experience greater weight loss.

By drinking pineapple water on an empty stomach, you will feel fuller, experience less sugar cravings, and be more energized. Pineapples also contain thiamine, which converts carbohydrates into energy, thereby boosting your metabolism.

3. You will be less prone to liver and intestinal parasites.

The bromelain found in the pineapple also has anti-parasitic characteristics. For example, you can destroy tapeworms that are inside your body with the consumption of pineapple in only three days.

4. You will experience less problems with your thyroid.

Pineapples are perfect for people who experience autoimmune disorders, thanks to the bromelain and iodine it contains. People who suffer from thyroiditis can regulate their thyroid gland by regularly consuming pineapples.

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5. You will have less cramps and sports related injuries.

Pineapples are a good source of potassium, which balances the bodies electrolytes, and makes the body stronger. You may experience less cramps and sports related injuries by simply drinking pineapple water on a regular basis, and/or before engaging in physical activity.

6. You will have fewer toxic substances in your body.

The antioxidants, enzymes and fibers that are found in pineapples are some of the best detox ingredients. By drinking pineapple water, you keep your body cleansed from toxic substances and heavy metals.

7. You will experience better digestion.

The bromelain and fiber that are found in pineapple will help aid in the digestion of proteins in your body and keep you regular.

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8. You will have healthier teeth and gums.

The bromelain in pineapple is very effective in fighting stains and plaque. By drinking pineapple water, you may notice whiter teeth, as well as healthier and stronger teeth and gums.

9. You’ll notice improved vision.

Pineapple contains both vitamin A and beta-carotene, which both help promote improved eyesight. By simply taking in three servings of pineapple a day, you help to prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD for short). This basically means you will greatly reduce the chances of vision loss when you get older.

10. You will reduce your chances of cancer.

Believe it or not, some studies have shown pineapples to be more effective than chemotherapy in treating cancer in animals. For example, the website Global Research commented on these remarkable results, first published in the journal Planta Medica.

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Drinking pineapple water is a no brainer if you want to experience a healthier lifestyle. Of course, there are many more benefits to drinking pineapple water beyond these 10 listed. If you want to make your own pineapple water at home, you should check out this quick recipe. You can always scale down the recipe, especially since this one yields two gallons.

I challenge everyone who wants to take a step forward and improve their health to drink pineapple water every morning before you consume anything else (for best results) for one year. I look forward to hearing about all of your great results.

Featured photo credit: https://pixabay.com/en/users/Unsplash-242387/ via pixabay.com

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Last Updated on September 16, 2019

How to Stop Procrastinating: 11 Practical Ways for Procrastinators

How to Stop Procrastinating: 11 Practical Ways for Procrastinators

You have a deadline looming. However, instead of doing your work, you are fiddling with miscellaneous things like checking email, social media, watching videos, surfing blogs and forums. You know you should be working, but you just don’t feel like doing anything.

We are all familiar with the procrastination phenomenon. When we procrastinate, we squander away our free time and put off important tasks we should be doing them till it’s too late. And when it is indeed too late, we panic and wish we got started earlier.

The chronic procrastinators I know have spent years of their life looped in this cycle. Delaying, putting off things, slacking, hiding from work, facing work only when it’s unavoidable, then repeating this loop all over again. It’s a bad habit that eats us away and prevents us from achieving greater results in life.

Don’t let procrastination take over your life. Here, I will share my personal steps on how to stop procrastinating. These 11 steps will definitely apply to you too:

1. Break Your Work into Little Steps

Part of the reason why we procrastinate is because subconsciously, we find the work too overwhelming for us. Break it down into little parts, then focus on one part at the time. If you still procrastinate on the task after breaking it down, then break it down even further. Soon, your task will be so simple that you will be thinking “gee, this is so simple that I might as well just do it now!”.

For example, I’m currently writing a new book (on How to achieve anything in life). Book writing at its full scale is an enormous project and can be overwhelming. However, when I break it down into phases such as –

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  • (1) Research
  • (2) Deciding the topic
  • (3) Creating the outline
  • (4) Drafting the content
  • (5) Writing Chapters #1 to #10,
  • (6) Revision
  • (7) etc.

Suddenly it seems very manageable. What I do then is to focus on the immediate phase and get it done to my best ability, without thinking about the other phases. When it’s done, I move on to the next.

2. Change Your Environment

Different environments have different impact on our productivity. Look at your work desk and your room. Do they make you want to work or do they make you want to snuggle and sleep? If it’s the latter, you should look into changing your workspace.

One thing to note is that an environment that makes us feel inspired before may lose its effect after a period of time. If that’s the case, then it’s time to change things around. Refer to Steps #2 and #3 of 13 Strategies To Jumpstart Your Productivity, which talks about revamping your environment and workspace.

3. Create a Detailed Timeline with Specific Deadlines

Having just 1 deadline for your work is like an invitation to procrastinate. That’s because we get the impression that we have time and keep pushing everything back, until it’s too late.

Break down your project (see tip #1), then create an overall timeline with specific deadlines for each small task. This way, you know you have to finish each task by a certain date. Your timelines must be robust, too – i.e. if you don’t finish this by today, it’s going to jeopardize everything else you have planned after that. This way it creates the urgency to act.

My goals are broken down into monthly, weekly, right down to the daily task lists, and the list is a call to action that I must accomplish this by the specified date, else my goals will be put off.

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Here’re more tips on setting deadlines: 22 Tips for Effective Deadlines

4. Eliminate Your Procrastination Pit-Stops

If you are procrastinating a little too much, maybe that’s because you make it easy to procrastinate.

Identify your browser bookmarks that take up a lot of your time and shift them into a separate folder that is less accessible. Disable the automatic notification option in your email client. Get rid of the distractions around you.

I know some people will out of the way and delete or deactivate their facebook accounts. I think it’s a little drastic and extreme as addressing procrastination is more about being conscious of our actions than counteracting via self-binding methods, but if you feel that’s what’s needed, go for it.

5. Hang out with People Who Inspire You to Take Action

I’m pretty sure if you spend just 10 minutes talking to Steve Jobs or Bill Gates, you’ll be more inspired to act than if you spent the 10 minutes doing nothing. The people we are with influence our behaviors. Of course spending time with Steve Jobs or Bill Gates every day is probably not a feasible method, but the principle applies — The Hidden Power of Every Single Person Around You

Identify the people, friends or colleagues who trigger you – most likely the go-getters and hard workers – and hang out with them more often. Soon you will inculcate their drive and spirit too.

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As a personal development blogger, I “hang out” with inspiring personal development experts by reading their blogs and corresponding with them regularly via email and social media. It’s communication via new media and it works all the same.

6. Get a Buddy

Having a companion makes the whole process much more fun. Ideally, your buddy should be someone who has his/her own set of goals. Both of you will hold each other accountable to your goals and plans. While it’s not necessary for both of you to have the same goals, it’ll be even better if that’s the case, so you can learn from each other.

I have a good friend whom I talk to regularly, and we always ask each other about our goals and progress in achieving those goals. Needless to say, it spurs us to keep taking action.

7. Tell Others About Your Goals

This serves the same function as #6, on a larger scale. Tell all your friends, colleagues, acquaintances and family about your projects. Now whenever you see them, they are bound to ask you about your status on those projects.

For example, sometimes I announce my projects on The Personal Excellence Blog, Twitter and Facebook, and my readers will ask me about them on an ongoing basis. It’s a great way to keep myself accountable to my plans.

8. Seek out Someone Who Has Already Achieved the Outcome

What is it you want to accomplish here, and who are the people who have accomplished this already? Go seek them out and connect with them. Seeing living proof that your goals are very well achievable if you take action is one of the best triggers for action.

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9. Re-Clarify Your Goals

If you have been procrastinating for an extended period of time, it might reflect a misalignment between what you want and what you are currently doing. Often times, we outgrow our goals as we discover more about ourselves, but we don’t change our goals to reflect that.

Get away from your work (a short vacation will be good, else just a weekend break or staycation will do too) and take some time to regroup yourself. What exactly do you want to achieve? What should you do to get there? What are the steps to take? Does your current work align with that? If not, what can you do about it?

10. Stop Over-Complicating Things

Are you waiting for a perfect time to do this? That maybe now is not the best time because of X, Y, Z reasons? Ditch that thought because there’s never a perfect time. If you keep waiting for one, you are never going to accomplish anything.

Perfectionism is one of the biggest reasons for procrastination. Read more about why perfectionist tendencies can be a bane than a boon: Why Being A Perfectionist May Not Be So Perfect.

11. Get a Grip and Just Do It

At the end, it boils down to taking action. You can do all the strategizing, planning and hypothesizing, but if you don’t take action, nothing’s going to happen. Occasionally, I get readers and clients who keep complaining about their situations but they still refuse to take action at the end of the day.

Reality check:

I have never heard anyone procrastinate their way to success before and I doubt it’s going to change in the near future.  Whatever it is you are procrastinating on, if you want to get it done, you need to get a grip on yourself and do it.

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