Want to Get Healthier? Here is a List of 50 Ways to Achieve Your Best Health!
NataliaPH | January, 19th, 2014
“Health Is Your First Wealth” that is by far one of my favorite sentences ever. Let’s face it, when you are in pain, when you lack energy, when your body doesn’t function optimally, life is so much more difficult, joy gets depleted and keeping positive outlook on life seems much more difficult, wouldn’t you agree?
There are so many ways we can get healthier, all it takes is a little willingness and with a bit of effort we can make a quantum leap in the way we feel.
I found this cool list of 50 things you can do to get healthier. I agree with 99% of it, the only thing I will not accept is the point on getting flu shots….
I appreciate the intention of the author of the article that I will be sharing with you below, however the amount of evidence on the actual harm vaccines do to our system is overwhelming.
Here are just several links to articles on that topic:
Evidence aside, my first hand experience is this – I used to get flu shots every year and then I stopped, not only did I feel better, I completely forgot what the flu was.
When you eat healthfully, exercise, tend to the temple of your body, keep the balance between your mind, body and spirit, the need for any pharmaceuticals will be gone.
I am a former member of the pill popping club; seriously, I used to take so much medicine – from painkillers, to supposed preventative meds – that my poor immune system got really lazy.
Then, I stumbled upon alternative medicine and just like that by changing the way I are, adding herbs like garlic, cinnamon, turmeric, etc.; I forgot about any health issues…
I am a plant based eater, so taking in the article’s suggestions on eating fish or eggs are your preference really. There are excellent sources of omega acids and lutein in plants, so if you choose to eat animal products that is your right.
Here is the great article on the 50 ways to get healthier and surely you can find at least 5 ways you can implement immediately into your life!
50 Ways to Be Healthier
Jennifer Rainey | EverydayHealth.com
Feel your best from head to toe!
If you’re convinced you need to make dramatic changes in order to improve your health, we’ve got good news. It doesn’t have to be that hard. We’ve found 50 simple, good-for-you moves to improve your health from head to toe – no life altering required.
Breathe deeply and count to 10. Bottling up anger is the biggest predictor of headaches, even more than depression or anxiety, according to a new study from Saint Louis University.
Eat the Mediterranean way. The Italian Longitudinal Study of Aging found that people who ate a diet high in mono – and polyunsaturated fatty acids did better on cognitive tests. Good sources include olive oil, butter, cheese and fish
Get more zzz’s. Sleep deprivation can affect your ability to concentrate, remember information and perform mental tasks.
Watch less TV. “Watching TV is to your brain what sitting on the couch is to your body: complete absence of use,” says David Niven, Ph.D., author of The 100 Simple Secrets of Healthy People. Instead, read or do a crossword puzzle to keep your brain active and fend off diseases such as Alzheimer’s.
Take up a musical instrument. Musical training enhances your brain’s ability to remember words, according to University of Hong Kong researchers.
Add cranberries to your diet. University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth scientists have linked cranberry consumption to stroke protection. Early evidence suggests that the berries may reduce the oxidative damage to the brain that occurs during a stroke.
Check your computer setup. To avoid eye strain, make sure your monitor is centered in front of you, about an arm’s length away, with the top of the screen near eye level. Keep the glass clean to avoid glare, and take time to adjust the brightness, contrast and font size to comfortable levels.
Have an omelette. Eggs, along with colorful fruits and leafy green vegetables, contain large amounts of lutein, which helps fight macular degeneration and cataracts.
Easy does it when you brush. A recent British study found that people who brush longer or harder than necessary can actually erode their gums and tooth enamel.
Rinse wisely. Although a mouth rinse can freshen breath and prevent cavities, it may also mask symptoms of poor oral health, according to Loyola University Health System researchers. Sometimes an unpleasant taste in your mouth can signal oral health problems such as READ MORE at: http://www.everydayhealth.com/diet-nutrition/101/benefits-of-healthy-eating/50-ways-to-be-healthier.aspx