Dr Oz: Natto Improves Longevity
Dr. Oz and his guest, Tim Ferriss, have been talking about ways you can boost your energy without a lot of effort with Tim Ferriss’s 4-Hour Energy Boosting Plan. Tim says there are simple ways you can get a lot of extra energy and they all involve the food you eat and when you eat it. He even offered a tip to get more benefit from your morning coffee that involves drinking a particular juice. Can you guess what kind of juice and how it can help give you an added boost of energy? The answer might surprise you. Tim and Dr Oz also discussed artificial sweeteners digestive problems and some favorite health & energy finds.
Dr Oz: Artificial Sweeteners Digestive Problems
Tim Ferriss says that if you want more energy you need to eliminate artificial sweeteners from your diet. Studies have shown that artificial sweeteners can actually kill the healthy bacteria in your gut, which can weaken your immune system cause problems with your digestion. Tim recommends replacing artificial sweeteners with cinnamon and a few drops of vanilla extract.
Tim Ferriss Natto Review: Natto Improves Digestion
Many people complain about that afternoon slump where they suddenly feel tired with no energy to get through the rest of their day. Tim Ferriss has an idea that will aid your digestion and will actually help to give you more energy. Tim explains that digestion is not so much about what you put into your body as it is about what you actually digest.
Natto – Natto originated in Japan, where the average life span is longer than anywhere else in the world, and is basically fermented soybeans. Tim Ferriss says it is definitely an acquired taste, but natto is very beneficial and aids digestion when you eat about a tablespoon every morning. If you are digesting foods better, you body will have more energy to get you through your day. If the flavor of the natto is too pungent you can also purchase a supplement of Nattokinase, which comes in capsule form.
Tim Ferriss: Basil Bowl Energy Boost
Tim Ferriss says you can relieve your afternoon stress and boost your energy with a basil bowl. He says you take Holy Basil (different from regular basil) and sprinkle it into a bowl of hot water. It offers a lot of aromatic benefits that will aid in giving you more energy so just sit over the bowl and breathe it in to reap the benefits.
Dr Oz: Plantain Salve Energy Boost
Tim Ferriss explains that much of the stress we carry appears in our skin, so Plantain Salve is a great way to relax and get a good night of rest in order to have energy for the next day. He says to just gently rub a little onto your temples after a long day to experience the benefits.