Are you aware that our nervous system is essentially the master of our entire body? We live our life through the nervous system, so, simply put: a better nervous system means a better life. Our nervous system effects everything from our ability to digest food, enjoy a sunny day, or be delighted by a child’s laughter. Our nervous system is what allows us to experience life at a greater level. However, if your nervous system is compromised, it will affect your ability to live life to the fullest.
A great number of us spend a large part of our day doing it. Whether it’s when we’re watching TV, driving around town, or staring at the computer at our place of work, we’re doing it. That “it” is sitting, and it’s becoming a huge problem. While we may not consider sitting to be as harmful as puffing on a cigarette, according to health experts, sitting can damage the body just as smoking can.
So, how is your foundation? We're on them for hours every day. We walk. We run. We wear shoes that don't fit, but they sure do look great! By the end of the day, our feet are exhausted, but, you figure, that's normal. Our poor, tired feet—we expect them to get us wherever we need to go, but rarely stop to think about the beating they take from walking us around.
Meat Fact #1: Both American men and women eat almost DOUBLE the amount of protein needed for their body weight.
Meat is a staple in the majority of American’s lives. It is a key part of many of our Holidays from turkey during Thanksgiving to burgers and hot dogs on Fourth of July. It’s a daily part of most of our lives, and for many people it is the main component of very meal. The media, however, has recently shown us the drawbacks involved with the mass consumption of meat. Reports from the American Dietetic Association and the The World Health Organization explain that meat consumption may lead to an increased risk of certain types of cancer, obesity and cardiovascular disease.
The two biggest non-contagious disease killers in the world are cardiovascular disease and cancer, so protecting yourself from those risks is incredibly important.
Have you jumped on the fish oil bandwagon yet? We probably shouldn't call it a bandwagon, since it's a proven health benefit. Fish oil can be easily taken in capsule or liquid supplement form. Taking fish oil boosts your Omega-3 fatty acids, as well as Vitamin A, C, and D. Here are some of the many benefits of taking fish oil:
Do you prefer walking, jogging, hiking, or running? No matter your preference, do at least one of these daily for 30 minutes. Research has shown that walking for 30 minutes a day helps with heart health. Plus, it's free and fun!