The best way to age well is to embrace a healthy lifestyle. Whether you are in your thirties, forties, fifties, sixties, or older, there is no better time than now to make small, impactful changes. We are indebted to Western medicine for extending our lives in innumerable ways. But if we don’t couple prescription medications and radical interventions with good day-to-day practices, our long lives will have no quality. We want to not only age, but to age well. We want to feel energetic, get sick rarely, be able to think clearly, walk far distances, play hard, and work as long as we choose to. [Read more…]
Without the proper diet weight loss is almost impossible. You need to reduce your caloric consumption while maintaining – or increasing – your intake of nutrients. Choosing whole foods is perhaps the most important thing you can do to lose weight and become or remain healthy.
But some foods that we may think are good, due to misinformation and being bombarded with sensational marketing, are in fact poor choices. Let’s dispel a few myths about some so-called “healthy” foods and keep them out of our diets. [Read more…]
Throughout life, eating well can help improve mental acuity, resistance to illness, and energy levels. Consuming a diet rich in vitamins and minerals can also help you stay emotionally well-balanced.
Healthy eating does not always have to be about being on a specific diet, rather it should be a lifestyle about fresh, wholesome ingredients, tasty food, and eating what is in season to maximize the nutrients you are getting from the food.
No matter how old you are, it is never too late to make dietary improvements. These improvements can help you to live longer and be stronger. Proper nutrition helps to boost immunity, fight toxins that lead to illness, keep excess weight off the body, and reduces the risk of many diseases such as heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, type-2 diabetes, cancer, and bone loss.