Feeling exhausted and achy? During the holidays we are exposed to thousand of toxins due to our increased intake of alcohol, sugar, stale indoor air, and sometimes, pain meds. These toxins can make the liver sluggish and less able to break down fat. Add to that, as tissues store of toxins rise; aches, brain fog and fatigue result.
To fight aches and fatigue, add polyphenols to your diet. Dark chocolate with 70 percent cocoa, purple grape juice, black and green tea, apples, red grapes, berries and onions are the best sources of polyphenols.