Our modern society is inflammatory by nature. Out-of-control inflammation is the natural result of fast foods, processed foods, a toxic environment, high stress levels and lack of effective exercise. Inflammation is a major factor in all of the most deadly diseases. Heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes affect the lives of millions of people as a result of this inflammatory lifestyle.
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We must learn to live in this modern society without succumbing to the resulting effects of it. That is what a Wellness Lifestyle is all about. The way we eat, the way that we exercise and even the way that we think can cause inflammation to run out of control in our bodies. An anti-inflammatory diet is key to avoiding many disease and living a radiantly healthy life.
Coronary heart disease is the #1 killer in the United States. Accounting for 1 in every 4 deaths, it takes the lives of 600,000 people every year!(1) According the CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report(2), heart disease has been the leading cause of death since 1921. That tells me that we are doing something very wrong in the way we approach the treatment of heart disease and our health in general. There has to be a better way. Is there something more effective than the standard medical treatments?
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This week, Wellness Achiever subscriber, Brian asked:
What is the best way to remove plaque from the artery walls that accumulate through eating bad foods?”
This is a great question! Fortunately, there is a much better solution than the modern medical treatment for heart disease. For the answer, we have to go back to the early days of medicine.
Toxicity is a major problem in our society and it causes many diseases including cancer. It is important to avoid as many sources of toxicity as possible. However, it is impossible to completely avoid exposure to every toxin. The good news is that your body is intelligently designed to detox all chemicals – even new ones that scientists have invented in labs. The key is living a lifestyle that allows your body to detox naturally.
This article is Part 2 of 2 addressing the issue of toxicity in our children and what to do to help them detoxify naturally. Read part 1, “The Top 10 Toxins that are Poisoning Your Kids”, to gain more understanding of the toxicity problem and its health consequences. In part 2, we turn our attention to specific strategies and tips for detoxifying your kids. Be sure to read my favorite detox tips for picky kids at the end of this article. By the way, all of these tips apply to adults as well!
From BPA, MSG, pesticides, environmental chemicals, household cleaners, toxins in vaccines and prescription drugs, our children are exposed to a huge amount of toxic chemicals. Toxins are everywhere in our modern society. They are damaging your child’s health and causing disease. How can you get these chemicals out of your children’s bodies and protect them? The first step is to understand where they are coming from. Then you can eliminate them and incorporate a healthy lifestyle that naturally detoxes your child’s body.
MSG is a neurotoxin that is used as a food additive. It is toxic, inflammatory and causes or contributes to many diseases. It must be eliminated from your diet but avoiding it may not be as easy as you think. Here is what you need to know to avoid it and reverse its damaging effects.
The world of health and wellness can be very confusing. However, when you have a better understanding of REAL health and wellness, you will have a lot more clarity. With this clear understanding, you will be able to know the difference between something that is truly healthy versus something that is simply a scam. Use this information to build real health and save your wallet from the fakes!
Anti-aging is big business. Americans spend $20 Billion every year just on cosmetics hoping to turn back the clock. Research shows that adopting a wellness lifestyle provides amazing youth enhancing effects. Here are 30 awesome anti-aging tips that you can include in your wellness lifestyle without spending an extra dime.
Of course, the search for youth is not new. Ponce De Leon thought that he had discovered the mythical Fountain of Youth in Saint Augustine, FL in 1513. I have been there and drank the waters. I can tell you that there is nothing youth enhancing about it!
As the baby boomers continue to age, there is more and more attention on anti-aging. Just today, Google announced the launch of their anti-aging company called Calico. This company will certainly blend anti-aging healthcare and technology. That means expensive remedies. However, restoring health and supporting youthfulness does not have to cost you your life savings. These 31 anti-aging tips will not deplete your wallet and may even leave more cash in it.
Stress is deadly. In fact, stress is the underlying cause of all disease. It may be stress to your arteries leading to a heart attack, stress on the cells of your body producing cancer or stress on your endocrine system leading to diabetes. The fact is that stress is a part of life. You must learn respond to stress effectively in order to avoid the natural consequences of stress – sickness and deadly disease. Follow these 5 stress management tips to become virtually immune to the damaging effects of stress.
New research from the National Cancer Institute shows that your diet and lifestyle choices actually determine your risk of developing cancer. In most cases, cancer develops over many years as a result of your lifestyle choices. The good news – you have the power to prevent and defeat cancer! These 5 tips will help you develop an anti-cancer diet.
Chemotherapy and other cancer treatments have continually failed us. There is a day coming when the great kingdom of medical science will be humbled. It will not likely come at the hand of God; however, I believe that the writing is already on the wall.
Does your breakfast leave you hungry and feeling drained before mid-morning even rolls around? These easy breakfast recipes will help you power pack your morning with delicious nutrition and enduring energy!
The typical breakfast of a doughnut or bagel with a cup of coffee is completely devoid of any nutrition. Even worse, it is filled with artificial stimulants, such as sugar and caffeine, which give you a false sense of energy. As a result, an hour or so later, when your sugar rush turns into a sugar crash, you are left looking for another unhealthy stimulant to pick you up. Maybe you opt for another cup of coffee or an energy drink. Of course, this just accentuates the problem, sending you on another sugar/caffeine rush soon to be followed by another crash.
Your mindset affects every aspect of your well being, including your weight loss abilities. Maintaining a Wellness Mindset is vital to achieving wellness and maximizing the results of your weight loss. The thoughts you think have the ability to catapult you to success and amazing levels of wellness. However, your thoughts can also destroy your mindset, preventing you from ever reaching success in life and crippling your efforts to lose weight and achieve wellness. Your mental wellness is governed by your thought patterns, your self talk, your mental outlook, as well as your interpersonal relationships.
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Let’s look at three key areas that help you create a powerful, wellness mindset for weight loss. Whether it is weight loss or achieving a higher level of wellness that you desire, this mindset will create a drive that propels you to amazing success. You may not have associated these habits with weight loss before; however, these three keys can be used in your daily life in such a way that your mind will begin to create a shift in your body’s metabolic rate.