Archive for the Preventing Diseases Category

Healthy and Well as You Age

Aug 16th, 2013 Posted in Preventing Diseases | no comment »

There are so many reasons to stay healthy and well as you age.

Physical Wellness

Keeping yourself fit and trim can help with so many difficulties, especially the inflammatory ones like arthritis. People who just walk moderately have less difficulties with joint pain and arthritis later in life.

Taking a walk at the fair. You can get some healthy things. Frozen bananas!

Taking a walk at the fair. You can get some healthy things. Frozen bananas!

And the cardiovascular effects of moderate exercise can keep your heart in check. You need to move to the groove!

Mental Wellness
Getting out there and getting into shape can help with your mental health too.

Can a High Fiber Diet Really Help your Health?

Jun 23rd, 2013 Posted in Preventing Diseases | no comment »
Begin to  eat healthier foods. Apples are the perfect food. Food is medicine.

Putting some fiber into your diet can save your life.

 

Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death in the US today, and cardiovascular disease seems to be a catchall phrase for a number of diseases that involve the heart arteries and the veins.
Author Brenda Watson in her book: The Fiber 35 Diet explains that Cardiovascular disease is not only the heart, it effects the brain and extremities.
If you get a blood clot, this can stop the flow of blood anywhere, including the brain. Similarly, blood clots can form in the arteries that supply our arms and legs, and this is called peripheral artery disease.

Just Smile

May 11th, 2013 Posted in Preventing Diseases, Yoga and other Alternative Modalities | no comment »

Prevention Medicine

Spring is in the air. Yellows, pinks and reds! Find yourself through colorful experiences.

Spring is in the air. Yellows, pinks and reds!
Find yourself through colorful experiences.

In your trip down prevention lane, smiling should be at the top.

What should you be doing in order to stay healthy and well in mind, body and spirit?

Prevent those diseases from happening to you
I believe that prevention medicine is not just about preventing physical diseases, it is also about preventing mental illness and the effects that emotional problems can have on physical and spiritual well-being.

 

 

What can help?
You should begin by taking a good look at Alternative Modalities and try out a few.

Your Health: Get Rid of the Sugar

Mar 17th, 2013 Posted in Aging and Health, Preventing Diseases | no comment »
It is springtime. Dust off the cobwebs of your life and change your diet to a healthier one!

It is springtime. Dust off the cobwebs of your life and change your diet to a healthier one!

Excessive Sugar Consumption

More and more authorities on health agree that there are negative consequences related to sugar consumption.

Not only tooth decay and obesity, excess sugar can increase your risk of not only diabetes but cancer too.

Many nutritional health and wellness experts feel that the high use of sugar in our diet is a significant cause of many diseases.

What Foods and Supplements Help the Most with Diabetes?

Feb 24th, 2013 Posted in Aging and Health, Preventing Diseases, Supplements and Health | no comment »
In the winter time, take some time to travel and visit places where you can explore. Exploring can help you to stay healthy and well throughout you life. It is like preventive work. You feel better and more in touch with yourself.

In the winter time, take some time to travel and visit places where you can explore. Exploring can help you to stay healthy and well throughout you life. It is like preventive work. You feel better and more in touch with yourself.

 

 

According to Deborah Mitchell in her book, The complete Book of Nutritional Healing, there are many things that can help you if you have Diabetes or are pre-diabetic.

Pre-Diabetes Risk factors: Diabetes 11

People at risk are people who have diabetes in their family, have difficulty with their weight, and have a poor diet such as one which has a lot processed foods, fat and sugar in it.