Each person reaches a certain point in his/her life when the world starts to make sense by not making sense at all. Basically, we notice that one day people talk how a specific type of food or a product is healthy, only to scorn it and rule it out the next day. Moreover, as we grow older we realize that this is larger than us and that our modern medicine is nothing more than a money-hungry business, doing little to help us, but much to take all we work hard to earn.
Then, we are bound to stop and think whether treating diseases and illnesses in a traditional, pharmacological, way is the best step to take. Once we get into this stage, we are bound to turn to nature and our lifestyles, seeking answers there.
If you have already faced this deception and catharsis, you probably know that there is more to health than what we are told. Thus, read the lines below and learn how to prevent health problems effectively.
Natural Preventive Medicine
We all know what is good for us. Our body tells us that since when we do not have a healthy lifestyle, our body is bound to change and suffer, letting us know that this is not the right way of living. If we continue to ignore the warning signs, our body will get sick.
Keeping Illnesses at Bay
Most of these rules you already know. Nevertheless, these are crucial for your healthy and happy future. Firstly, stay away from smoking completely and consume alcohol only in moderation or do not consume it at all. Secondly, avoid soft drinks because they are packed with sugar and are completely unhealthy. Thirdly, do not consume overcooked food. High temperatures convert the protein called creatinine, as well as amino acids, sugars and proteins from the meat we eat into certain substances which have been proven to trigger cancer. Frying your food is not recommended as well.
Next, when it comes to your carbohydrate consumption, do your best to get them from fruits and vegetables. These are a significantly healthier variant, providing you with vitamins, minerals and many other nutrients. In fact, eating plenty of vegetables and fruits should be considered a necessity, if you are to stay healthy and strong.
If you want to eat meat nevertheless, buy it from sources which do not use hormones for stimulating growth in their livestock. Once you buy it, do not fry it.
Additionally, read the labels on the products you buy and consider additives and sugar your greatest enemies, returning the products rich in these substances back onto shelves.
Also, eat three main meals during the day. However, may your snacks consist of nuts and whole grains since these are a healthy source of fiber. Of course, vegetables and fruits, as well as meals which are not fried nor rich in sugar, fat or salt, are a good choice as well.
Finally, do not take prescription drugs, exercise regularly and stay physically active, drink at least 8 glasses of water each day, expose yourself to sun rays for about 30 minutes a day, sleep for at least 8 hours daily, stay positive and happy, enjoy life in moderation, do not be afraid to love and be loved and make sure you are fit and healthy at all times.