It is all about being well-rounded! Wellness comes from food and fitness. Being balanced will reset everything inside and outside. We spoke to our Mother’s Cafe foodies to see how they practice balance in their lives.
Mother’s Cafe Foodies Believe in Fitness and Food
Spring can bring many things, like beautiful summer-like days, sunshine, and the budding of flowers – but it can especially bring some things you don’t love. It’s all about finding your balance and being well-rounded. Food and fitness affect the mind and body. Find out how our Mother’s Cafe foodies deal with spring-time feels!
Food can actually help suppress your allergies. Get some pineapple in your diet. Pineapple has an enzyme called bromelain which can reduce allergic irritations like asthma. Vitamin C can cut down on histamines, so get that fresh squeezed OJ, while local honey can aid in building up a tolerance to pollen. Mother’s Sweetgrass Bowl will help soothe your allergy woes. It packs a punch with pineapple, orange juice, and honey! Pair your food with a mindful practice. Yoga can help you breathe deep and release the stuffiness you feel. The Plow Pose will open muscles at the back of your neck and base of your head which will help with drainage. Try Pranayama yoga to open your lungs and increase captivity.
Foods rich in magnesium can help combat anxiety. Dark leafy greens (like spinach and chard), avocados, and whole grains will boost your mood. Try Baden-Baden, the awesome breakfast sando, or the Mama’s BTLA, a delish lunch sando from Mother’s — our sandos have all of the mood-boosting ingredients you’ll need to keep anxiety at bay. Yoga is a calming way to alleviate anxiety. Child’s Pose will help steady and strengthen your breathing – let your body melt into the mat and lose tension from your muscles. Another pose is Cat/Cow which is an excellent way to increase the flexibility of your spine while stretching your lungs.
Ginger and cinnamon are healing herbs and spices for hormones – grab Cure, a cold-pressed juice from Mother’s, and you’ll be sure to get the nutrients your body needs to help balance your hormones. Don’t just stop with getting some grub; grab a mat and try some stretches. The Rabbit Pose will lengthen the spine and stimulate the thyroid. Furthermore, the Cobra Pose will assist stretching muscles in your shoulders, chest, and abdominals. It is all about finding a balance between food and fitness for your wellbeing. Once you get the right combination, you will feel a major difference inside and outside. Stop by Mother’s to get some food that is good for your mind, body, and soul — you’ll quickly become one of our Mother’s Cafe Foodies! Tell us your favorite foods from Mother’s by commenting below.