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Besides food, exercise and sleep, which aspects of our life are most important to our health, and how can we improve them?
Happy and fulfilled:
A healthy diet and adequate sleep and exercise are fundamental to good health. It is also crucial to minimize exposure to environmental toxins.
But being happy may be the most important of all
This generally involves doing work you enjoy, helping others, having good relationships and a spiritual connection. Minimizing stress is important. Exercise, meditation and social support help with this. ...Read more
Vegan friendly foods:
I commend you for your desire for Good Health.
Vegan friendly foods:
Oatmeal, Plant Protein smoothie.
Collard greens, watercress, kale, arugula, Avocados, peanut butter.
Watermelon, Plums, red grapes.
Beans and lentils.
Nuts, seeds, unsweetened dried fruit, and dark chocolate.
Drink Water filled with sliced whole lemons, oranges or grapefruits
Be disciplined, be consistent, set small goals. ...Read more
Cognitive health: As long as you are not on blood thinning medication, consider taking high quality Marine Fish Oil. Nordic Naturals is a good brand. Ginkgo biloba can also be useful. See a book called "The Neurogenesis Diet & Lifesyle" by Cortwright for more information. Peace and good health. ...Read more
WE NEED TO REGULATE:
Ourselves as individuals first. That's the problem!
lack of personal responsibility and too much dependance in government!
wow, was that too conservative ish?
Sorry?! ...Read more
Dairy products: If you have been on a low intake of calcium and vitamin d (or little sunshine) you might improve bone density slightly over several years by increasing milk and yogurt intake (8oz, provides 300 mg calcium) to receive 1000 mg a day. Salmon is the best food source of vitamin d but supplements are easier to be sure you get enough (generally 1000 units daily). ...Read more
Can I improve kidney health for better. (by alternatives and healthy food)especially if the problem due to accident with epileptic seizures.
Possibly: We don't know your age or your kidney function. If the kidney function is normal, then no. If it is abnormal, it is possible that some patients might benefit from a diet that provides the rdi for protein intake or if you are followed by a nephrologist, a lower protein diet could be used. Use of drugs like Ibuprofen regularly can cause kidney damage. See your doctor. ...Read more
May be: An otherwise healthy person consuming a balanced diet does not need nutritional supplements. If the "old" person in question has difficulty taking usual foods, nutritional supplements may help in maintaining adequate nutrition. Improving health usually requires treatment for an ailment, if any, balanced nutrition and exercise. ...Read more
I am advisef by my friend to use amway nutrition products. Will it help seriously in improving one's health. Will there be any bad effects?
No and Yes:
no, there is no evidence that taking any supplements (amway or other) will improve health unless you have been diagnosed (by a doctor) with low levels of a nutrient you need.
Yes, there is a bad side effect: you will spend money on something that is probably useless. ...Read more
Artificial Colors: Artificial Food dies may be potentially hazardous to your health. There are concerns about the following dye colors: Blue Die #1 (Brilliant Blue), Blue Die #2- Indigo Carmine, Citrus Red #2, Green #3 (Fast Green), Red #40 (Allura Red), Red #3 (Erythrosine), Yellow #5 (Tartrazine), Yellow #6 (Sunset Yellow), ...Read more
All depends: The list varies and depends on amount eaten, your general health (diabetes is a great concern). It would be helpful to know more about you. I applaud your concern about eating health foods and the most important thing for you to do, because every person is unique, talk things over with your family physician & have him/her refer you to a dietician. ...Read more
A mixed diet rich: In fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains; and low in saturated fats. Eat only enough to maintain a healthy weight. Do not use tobacco in any form and do not take more than one during a day, it may be better to abstain entirely. Take vaccinations as needed and exercise regularly. ...Read more
Vinegar-good for people with diabetes-slows down absorption of carbs, lowers bad cholesterol, good for arthritis, balances the body ph, anti-inflammatory -all these when taken in salads, . .. Externally (50/50 dilution with water)-for toninghair and skin. Pickled foods are very good for healthy digestive tract-provide healthy flora, trigger the secretion of digestive juices, provide minerals,
plenty vitami. ...Read more
Probably REALLY BAD: The reason I hedge a bit is that there have been absolutely no studies done showing gmo foods are safe (or harmful) for humans. However, many animal studies have found disturbing evidence of significant harm to health & there is no reason to think humans would not suffer the same adverse consequences! See http://drrandybaker. Com/2013/04/22/organic-food-diet/ for a detailed discussion & useful links. ...Read more
Money: All large corporations having as a guiding principal, making profit. If there is a health issue advertised you can be sure that it has been cleared by their accountants. Health in foods and other products for a corporation like walmart is entirely a secondary issue. ...Read more
Unclear question: Are you asking about artificial coloring in food or naturally colored foods. In short, artificial color is not generally harmful, but should be avoided. Eating foods of multiple natural colors, e.g., blueberries, strawberries, green leafy vegetables, mangoes and such are good for you. ...Read more
AVOID Hi animal fat: Remember when the center for science in the public interest (nutrition watchdogs) called fettuccine alfredo a “heart attack on a plate” after they first looked at italian food in us restaurants in 1994. If you want to enjoy the health benefits of the mediterranean diet, you’d eat mostly fish, fruits, vegetables, beans, whole grains. Avoid the huge portions of meat, cheese, pasta, and cream sauce. ...Read more
Healthy foods: You will found vitamins on fresh veggies and fruits, then beans and dry fruits like almonds are great source of proteins. Also to feel energized starches are needed in the form of whole grain bread, brown rice, whole wheat pasta. Multivitamin supplements are available over the counter also. Last but not least low fat 1% dairy products will help too. ...Read more
Good fat from: Things like olive oil, coconut oil, eggs, etc. Is good for you. Bad fat such as that in packaged food called "transfat"is bad for you because it's really foreign to the body. Please avoid low fat diets. We need good fat for a feeling of satiety and to nourish our brain and nerves. Peace and good health. ...Read more
AHA recommendations: A healthy diet and lifestyle are your best weapons to fight cardiovascular disease. It's not as hard as you may think! Ref: http://www. Heart. Org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/NutritionCenter/HealthyEating/The-American-Heart-Associations-Diet-and-Lifestyle-Recommendations_UCM_305855_Article. Jsp#.VjF27X6rSM8 ...Read more
Lower cost of: Storage, transport, less wastage of food in processed foods as compared to fresh vegetables and fruits. ...Read more
Rests upon brain health, which is a BIG part of your body. Whatever you put in your body affects brain tissue, hence how your psychology functions. Zillions of studies show that unnatural food additives can be harmful. Here's where a lot of research is indicated. Here's a starting point:
http://www.fda.gov/downloads/Food/GuidanceRegulation/UCM078753.pdf ...Read more
Risks of Fatty Foods:
For many of us, eating is for survival.
For some of us, eating is Pleasure, sometimes more pleasure from eating fatty foods.
Fatty foods will increase Cholesterol, can have deposits in arteries including Coronary arteries
Execive intake of fatty foods for long time has the risk of heart disease and high blood pressure. ...Read more