Patients tell me, “I hate water”. How can you hate water? We are water. Water is your body’s principal chemical component and makes up about 60 percent of your body weight. Every system in your body depends on water. Water flushes toxins out of vital organs, carries nutrients to your cells and provides a moist
Doing this exercise regularly can reduce the physiologic effects of stress. The 4-7-8 (or Relaxing Breath) Exercise This exercise is simple, takes very little time, requires no equipment and can be done anywhere. Exhale completely through your mouth, making a whoosh sound. Close your mouth and inhale quietly through your nose to a mental count
Somebody sent this to me years ago and I think it is a great analogy of the importance of attitude. Attitude can be defined as our readiness to act or react in a specific way. Although we can’t control other people and we can’t always control our circumstances, we do have control (although it isn’t
It is tempting to look for that one vitamin or supplement, that new magic diet, or that prescription medicine as a solution but if you continue to focus on these 8 essentials, you will change your health permanently. Oxygen/breathing –Every cell in our body needs oxygen to create energy. Simply put, breath gives us life.
Since the 1970’s, the percentage of people in the US who are overweight or obese has doubled. This is an alarming statistic especially given the fact that the obesity rates of our children are increasing just as rapidly. What has happened since the 1970’s? 1) The explosion of processed foods: convenience foods and fast foods filled with high fructose