Healthy Habits

A healthy dietary lifestyle and adequate exercise is the key to achieving an overall healthy outcome. I do believe education is important and people have the right to know which foods may contribute to heart disease and cancers, and which foods are vital to avoid nutritional deficient diseases.

Having a big healthy breakfast, an average sized lunch and a small dinner is another interested concept. People who skip breakfast have a 2.5 times greater probability of clot forming potential, which may lead to heart attacks. Studies have shown that big breakfast eaters show; more efficient problem solving, improved memory, increased verbal fluency, and better attention span. Eat more alkaline forming foods rather acid forming. Generally avoid mixing fruit and vegetable in meals. Legumes, grains and nuts are compatible with either fruit or vegetables. Try not to eat between main meals to allow each cycle of food digestion to complete without interruptions to help reduce fermentation in the stomach.

Emotional balance is an important part of a general healthy lifestyle and does seem to have physical effects on the body. Emotion responses to our experiences effects the neural net in our brains. These thought process emotions reinforces chemical bonds through the hypothalamus, which is a mini factory in the brain that produces peptides. It is a place that assembles protein based chemicals called peptides, based on emotional experiences such as anger, love, anxiety, stress, fear etc. As these peptides swim freely through our brain stream, they dock on receptors found on every living cell in our bodies. These keys have the capacity to chances and control a cell’s function and property. This can be a primary reason for emotional addictions or problems with past and present fears. Thus our emotions trigger these physically/chemical addictions which can lead to organ function undernourishment. It is a key component in understanding Chinese qigong healing through emotional control.

Exercise and rest is important in our busy lifestyles. Sleep at least 7+ hours a night and make sure you exercise regularly. Avoid Hormone Replacement Therapy, as synthetic or extracted chemicals that contain estrogen are carcinogenic.Physical therapeutic techniques helps maintain a healthy body. Some of the more popular ones are as follows;

Acupuncture is a technique of inserting and manipulating fine filiform needles into specific points on the body to relieve pain or for therapeutic purposes. These acupuncture points are situated on meridians along which qi, the vital energy, flows. Acupuncture; stimulates the release of pain-relieving endorphins, influences the release of neurotransmitters (substances that transmit nerve impulses to the brain), influences the autonomic nervous system, stimulates circulation and influences the electrical currents of the body.

Deep Tissue Massage is a technique that focuses on the deeper layers of muscle tissue. It aims to release the chronic patterns of tension in the body through slow strokes and deep finger pressure on the contracted areas, either following or going across the fiber’s of the muscles, tendons and fascia. The technique is used to force blood out of muscles for recycling through the heart, while inviting fresh blood full of nutrients to replenish the muscles.

Osteopathy therapy is based on the assumption that restoring health is best accomplished by manipulating the skeleton and muscles. The theory involves the principles that; he body is a unit, and the person represents a combination of body, mind, and spirit, the body is capable of self-regulation self-healing and health maintenance, and structure and function are reciprocally interrelated.

Chiropractic therapy is a health care approach and profession that emphasizes diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mechanical disorders of the musculoskeletal system (especially the spine), under the hypothesis that these disorders affect general health via the nervous system. Traditionally, chiropractic theraoy assumes that a vertebral subluxation or spinal joint dysfunction interferes with the body’s function and its innate intelligence.

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