*information obtained from Eight Week To Optimum Health by Andrew Weil, M.D Stretching is the most natural form of nonaerobic exercise. All of us tend to stretch after being in one position for a long time, and experts in human physiology say that we should develop habits of stretching in opposite ways from the positions … Continue reading I Need 2 Stretch
*information obtained from Eight Weeks To Optimum Health by Andrew Weil, M.D Adequate sleep is a key element of a healthy lifestyle; lack of it increases susceptibility to illness. I am sure you can look to your own experience to find instances when a good night's sleep nipped early illness in the bud and restored … Continue reading Are You Getting Adequate Sleep?
*information obtained from Eight Weeks To Optimum Health by Andrew Weil, M.D The sympathetic (arousing) branch of the involuntary nervous system dominates at the time of heart attacks; during that time the heart muscle might be predisposed (inclined) to go into ventricular fibrillation, which is when the heart muscle goes into a chaotic useless movement … Continue reading Emotions affect the HEART
*information obtained from Eight Weeks To Optimum Health by Andrew Weid, M.D Inflammation despite the discomfort it causes us, is a natural component of the body's healing response. It is the visible and perceptible aspect of the immune activity intended to contain infection and injury and promote repair of damage tissue. However, too much of … Continue reading What’s Inflammation?
*information obtained from Salt, Sugar & Fat by Michael Pollan We must be PREPARED for war when we enter the grocery store; we must defend ourselves when we walk through those doors. Some of the tricks being used to seduce us are subtle, and awareness is key: the gentle canned music: the in-store bakery aromas; … Continue reading The Grocery Store is a BATTLEFIELD
Fitness “Move It or Lose It” — we need to keep our bodies moving. We weren’t created to be stationary; that’s why so many office workers face tons of health problems. In addition, exercise controls weight, blood pressure, cholesterol, and releases stress.Sleep “ Get Those Zs” — a good night sleep will generate a well … Continue reading 5 Habits 4 Optimal Health
I feel that the greatest thing that food manufacturers or food companies could do for us is; to create a chart that links the calories in there foods to the required activity mandatory to burn those calories. For example, if you were aware that it would take more than 10+ minutes of intense training just … Continue reading Link Calories to Required Activity to Burn Calories
Calorie Restrictive Diet is the type of diet that allows you to eat whatever; as long as you ate fewer calories than your body burned that day. For example, I consumed 1,200 calories but today I burned 1,300 calories which puts me in a caloric restrictive state. This type of diet is hard for most … Continue reading Two Types of Diets
You’ve heard the saying: you are what you eat What you put inside your body affects your GI (gastrointestinal tract) which is your insides direct link to the outside world. DID YOU KNOW: your GI tract acts as a filter because it decides what gets access into the bloodstream and what has to keep moving … Continue reading Immune System = Gut Health
Vegans/Plant Based beings always get hassled when they tell their friends or family that they are going to stop consuming meat, dairy, eggs, fish, and etc. The first thing everyone always ask: Where Will You Get Your Protein? If I got $1 for every time, I was asked or heard that question I could buy … Continue reading Protein Deficient Vegans