The bottom line of living a productive lifestyle is answering the daily question of how to achieve wellness and optimal health? Based on more and more research and lack of progress, we are beginning to see that pharmaceuticals don't work and nutrition can assist our bodies health.
In today's episode of The Mental Minute, I explain a bit about how have bacteria evolved resistance to antibiotics. This is important because pharmaceutical drug prescriptions are becoming more of the go-to to better health by the media today. But there is a better way, and it's how we can go back to a more natural lifestyle.
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Is there a significant relationship between food nutrition and your health? Ultimately it comes down to finding out what works well for each of us and understanding health related issues like, how many edible plant species are there and available for us to eat.
In this podcast episode of The Mental Minute, I look at nutrition from the basis of how nutrient dense whole foods are so that we can learn how to spend less money on food. By getting more nutrition from our foods and eating a wide variety of foods like more edible plants, there ultimately will be a significant correlation between, food diversity, illness, and our health.
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How To Reduce A Hangover
So what exactly is the best remedy for a hangover? If we knew that, we might be able to tackle exactly why hangovers happen. So if you do decide to drink (and drink heavily) and get a hangover, is there a simple solution to reduce the effects of drinking too much alcohol? ,
When you experience a hangover, it is generally an overdose of residual toxins, sugars, and alcohol that has yet to be eliminated from your body. But why does this happen? If you had optimal digestion and a strong immune system, would these toxins be removed more quickly, thereby reducing a hangover?
Nutrition Guidelines Don't Apply To You
Have you ever wonder why nutrition is wrong or that the information you find on the internet doesn't apply to you? The biggest mistakes of nutrition facts is exactly that: not everything you read applies to you.
I'd really like to begin a discussion about the generalization, or really the oversimplification of the dietary guidelines find on the interwebs today. The biggest fallacy known to mankind is thinking that the nutritional information that you hear about or read about applies 100 percent to you. Rarely, if ever, it does, and it's a good starting point, it's never a good ending point because we're all completely different.
Nutrition And Insulin
How to be proactive about your health. That seems to be how society is heading, or maybe it's not. We should be looking at our health outside the box.
I'd like to discuss nutrition, and really bio hacking nutrition, and how the key to your long term success will be built upon three things. Foods bring people together, it's the source of pleasure. It also serves as the foundation that really can build on anything else that makes this body run. There's a challenge in nutrition, unfortunately, that dualistic approach in saying, "This food is bad, this food is good."
Eat Like A Bear Diet Plan
I'll just go ahead and ask the question, "why should you be an omnivore"? This really stems from the thought that we should let our environment determine our diet.
The commonality we all share, is that we want to get the most nutrition from the foods that we eat. It doesn't matter if you're vegan, or vegetarian, or paleo, pescatarian, the way that you get the most vitamins and minerals from the foods that you ingest, is through good gut health and digestion.
Going forward, I want you to try to model your nutrition plan around the bear. Bears are omnivores, but, they're mostly vegetarian. They're also adaptable creatures, based on their surroundings. Polar bears eat seals. Panda bears eat mostly bamboo. North American Nordic bears eat pretty much just anything ... berries, fruits, nuts, mushrooms. But, they also eat meat, as well. Again, based on their surroundings.
Don't Be Reactive About Your Health
Are there any healthy lifestyle changes you should follow to lose weight? Weight loss and mental health require you to think about how to be proactive about your health This encompasses healthy lifestyle changes surrounding food.
Are you making the necessary healthy lifestyle changes in order to improve your digestion and gut health? If you believe you are, the next logical question should be whether you are being proactive or reactive when it comes to improving your digestion.
Combining Different Foods
Is there something they don't want you to know about food combining? There are many food combinations that are good and food combining is important for your overall health.
I'd like to begin talking about food combining and using the illustration of eating a hamburger and bun, why that could be the cause of your indigestion, gas and bloating. When you eat a hamburger and bun, the protein's secrete digestive enzymes because it needs an acidic environment. Carbohydrates require an alkaline environment secrete digestive enzymes accordingly as well. So releasing those digestive enzymes essentially you can see there's a possibility that they could actually neutralize each other out and slow down digestion. What happens when you slow down digestion?
A Healthy Gut Says You Won't Be Sick
A healthy gut doesn't mean you won't ever be sick. The human gut microbiome in health and disease can control how long you're sick, but not necessarily that you won't ever get sick.
So what is it about sickness, and can you get sick if you have a good, strong, healthy gut? And the answer is absolutely yes. I'm living proof of that. I got sick just recently, and I like to pride myself that I have a good, strong, healthy gut. The point is is that I don't shy away from sickness, I'm not a germaphobe, I actually welcome it, you know, for the fact that I'm trying to build up my immune system.
Gut Feeling And Your Brain
How do you use your gut instincts? Do you trust your gut feelings? I hope you took my advice today and listened to your guts and either did something or didn't do something based on what your gut was telling you to do. And got you to thinking a little bit about those you know, the stories that tend to create and recreate in your life and that constantly come up. Those ones? That make you shook your head or maybe you get so frustrated because they keep on coming up.
Well, I want you guys to actually check out your part of the story. Meaning that the one commonality of all those stories is you. And that you actually have the choice to make those changes of whether things can or can't happen to you. You are that guiding force. You're that guiding light, you're the pilot, you are the captain. You are not the passenger of a ship, a passenger of a plane.
These podcasts are an extension of me sharing what I believe is the source to be healthy emotionally, mentally, physically, and spiritually: a strong gut.