Sunday, November 23, 2014

How to keep our self healthy?


The health of our body relies on the health of our cells. This plan will focus on five different strategic areas of health so you can decrease the burden on your cells and allow them to perform their appropriate functions optimally. Integrating this information into your daily life will help you live better and healthier, from the cellular level up.

Even though some of us see our self as someone of average health, we may still interested in becoming a performance athlete or fully healthy person. This is an exciting and admirable goals for most people. This article will help you make some positive lifestyle changes that will allow you and your body to perform at its optimal levels. Keep in mind that if you're serious about reaching your health goals, you'll have to make a commitment to change your lifestyle habits, eating habits, and exercise habits. It don't be easy, but in the end it will be worth doing it.

How to Have a healthy lifestyle

Toxic Burden


Each one of us have different interpretation about toxic burden. But no matter how you interpret your personal toxic burden, there's no question that the modern age exposes us to a number of toxins that can build up in our body over time. While it's impossible to avoid all dangerous substances, there are many things you can do to cut down on your exposure.

Two pieces of advice are true for everyone: first, wear gloves when dealing with any substances you wouldn't want to put in your mouth. Think about it-your skin can absorb those chemicals just as if you were ingesting them purposefully. Second, do your best to keep places like your garage ventilated so chemicals in the air aren't so concentrated. You don't want to breathe those chemicals into your body.


People in an urban are likely exposed to a great deal more toxins than someone who lives in a more rural area. Dense urban areas are a source of chemical and industrial pollutants that fill the air and your lungs. Some of the most common sources are power plants, industrial production, and vehicle engines.

This unclean air can result in congestion, throat and eye irritation, and respiratory problems, with symptoms growing worse with continued exposure. There's not much you can do about air pollution in the city where you live. However, you should take steps to make sure that your home has the cleanest air possible.

It's very likely that the air inside your home is even more polluted than the air outside. That's because the air in your home contains all the same noxious fumes you'll find outside (after all, that's where the air comes from) but it's also contaminated with volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These VOCs are there because you put them there-with paint, adhesives, chemical cleaners, bug spray, air fresheners, and anything else you spray into the air in your home. These products are filling the air-and your lungs-with toxins.

The best solution, of course, is to control or eliminate the sources of the indoor pollutants or make certain your home has adequate ventilation involving fresh outside air. That means opening a few windows whenever you get the chance. Otherwise, choosing a quality air filter or purifier is an option.

Your body may also be combating challenges arising from light pollution and noise pollution. Light pollution is mostly a problem if lights are shining in your bedroom window at night while you're trying to sleep. Ideally, you should sleep in complete darkness. Lack of light causes your body to produce melatonin-the hormone that regulates the sleep/wake cycle. Any light during the night can disrupt this production.

If light pollution is a problem where you live, make sure to buy blackout curtains so you can sleep in peace. Noise pollution can also disrupt sleep, so try some earplugs to block out the sounds of the city.


If you have silver fillings on your teeth you have to read this. Mercury is one of the most toxic metals known to man, and one of the most common forms of exposure is through mercury amalgam fillings-those silver fillings in your teeth.

The solution is simple: have them removed and replaced with biocompatible alternatives, such as a resin based composite. Work with a biological dentist to see what kind of schedule will work for you to have them replaced one or two at a time to reduce the toxic burden of removal. In the meantime, avoid chewing gum, brushing with a dry toothbrush and drinking hot or acidic beverages-this will decrease the friction and heat that release mercury vapor from your fillings.

If you want to decrease your exposure to mercury even further, avoid fish that tend to be high in mercury, such as mackerel, swordfish, and most types of tuna. Usually the smaller the fish, the safer it is to eat. It's also a good idea to be careful with tattoos, because the ink may contain mercury or aluminum. Some symptoms of mercury toxicity disappear completely when mercury sources are removed. However, it is in your best interests to follow a detox program to effectively flush out the mercury that has already been deposited in your body.

For more information on the dangers of mercury amalgam fillings, read A Mouthful of Poison by Dr. Myron Wentz.


Good work on drinking filtered water. A simple charcoal-filter can remove a number of impurities from your drinking water, including pesticides, solvents, chlorine, and some heavy metals. However, it won't remove many inorganic contaminants or fluoride, which can be harmful to teeth and bones in high amounts. You can check with your municipal water authority to find out if your water is artificially or naturally fluoridated. Consider upgrading from a charcoal filter to a reverse-osmosis or distillation system in your home. These water filtration systems will remove virtually all harmful contaminants and most fluoride from your water.


People have been using fluoride for decades as a way to keep their teeth healthy, but it's not a cure-all for oral health. In fact, too much fluoride exposure can actually cause mottled teeth and brittle bones. The physical action of the toothbrush is what really cleans teeth, and twice-daily brushing with a fluoride-free toothpaste, tongue-scraping, and flossing, along with regular dental checkups, are all you need to maintain a beautiful smile.

There are several fluoride-free toothpastes on the market, including brands that can be found in most supermarkets and drug stores. If you don't need that foamy mint feeling when you brush, try just using baking soda, which will provide enough abrasion to help clean your teeth. If you do decide to keep using fluoridated toothpaste, avoid other products that may also contain fluoride, such as mouthwash and artificially fluoridated water.



You know it's true for everyone: having a balance and variety of foods is key to a healthy, nutritious diet. Of course, fad diets come and go, and while some stick around longer than others because of dramatic, temporary results, they all lead to nutritional deficiencies of some type.

So how do you achieve a proper balance while maintaining a healthy weight? What's important is to manage your ratio of carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. For adults, proteins should be between 10 and 35 percent of the diet, fats between 20 and 35 percent and carbohydrates between 45 and 65 percent. And in addition to helping you achieve your weight-loss goals, eating the correct ratio of foods may help you permanently change your eating habits, which can improve your long-term health.

Make sure your diet includes a wide variety of micronutrients as well. You'll find a great deal of these in fresh, colorful vegetables and fruits. Make sure the majority of the food you eat is nutrient dense, as opposed to empty calories from processed food.


Make a good number of fruit and vegetable intake to get your recommended daily doses of fruits and vegetables. You've heard time and time again how important it is to incorporate fruit and vegetables into your diet. But there's a reason this is one of the most commonly known diet tips. Research consistently shows that fruits and vegetables are critical to promoting good health and reducing certain disease risks.

Fruits and vegetables contain essential vitamins, minerals, and fiber that may help protect you from chronic diseases. Compared with people who consume a diet with only small amounts of fruits and vegetables, those who eat more generous amounts as part of a healthful diet are likely to have reduced risk of chronic diseases, including stroke and perhaps other cardiovascular diseases and certain cancers.

If you're having trouble incorporating these foods into your diet, try not to be repetitive in your selection. Eating fruits and vegetables of different colors and varieties gives your body a wide range of valuable nutrients, like fiber, folate, potassium, and vitamins A and C. Some examples include green spinach, orange sweet potatoes, black beans, purple plums, red watermelon, and white onions.


There are numerous reasons why someone might choose to cut down or eliminate dairy products from their diet, but they usually fall under three main categories: ethical considerations, allergies or other intolerances, or avoidance of the saturated fats and cholesterol that sometimes accompany dairy products.

No matter your reason, because you don't eat a lot of dairy products, it is important for you to get nutrients like protein, vitamin D, calcium, and phosphorous from other food sources.

Consume vitamin D rich foods like fish-or, if you don't eat meat, soymilk or vitamin D enriched orange juice-or take a daily vitamin D supplement. And the calcium found in dairy foods can be substituted with other foods rich in calcium, including leafy green vegetables and tofu products.

Biometrics and Genetics
Cardiovascular diseases, infectious and parasitic diseases, and cancers are the top leading causes of death in men. While it can be difficult to predict if you will contract any of these diseases, remember that prevention is key. By having regular screenings, exercising, and eating properly, you can lower the risk of developing any of these diseases.


In most country such as Asian country, statistics show that Asian are less likely to have cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. But This doesn't mean that you are immune to these diseases, just less likely to develop them. This is due in part to genetic dispositions, environmental factors, weight, diet, and smoking habits. One of the best ways to lower your risks of any disease is to take control. A healthy diet and exercise can help tremendously. Also, regular doctor visits and screenings can help in determining if you are on the path to contracting any of these diseases.



Stress is necessary for life. You need stress to fuel your creativity and learning. Stress is only harmful when it becomes overwhelming and interrupts the healthy state of equilibrium that your nervous system needs to remain in balance.


If it appears that you may be experiencing "chronic stress." If the cause of your stress is not addressed, you could experience, or may already be experiencing, feelings of irritability, anxiousness, and even physical manifestations of your stress, such as tension-related headaches.

Watch out for these signs, as they suggest you are already experiencing higher levels of stress. If you feel like your stress level at any point exceeds what is considered a healthy level, seek a professional's recommendations and practice the proper coping mechanisms. Stress is normal, but left unchecked, it may cause damage to the body and the mind.

Try these tips to reduce your overall stress level.

Keep a stress journal: It may help you identify the regular stressors in your life and help you gain insight into the way you deal with them. As you keep a daily log, you will begin to see patterns and common themes.

Acknowledge ways you currently manage and cope with stress in your life. Your reaction to stress is just as important as the stresses themselves. When confronted with a stressful situation, take a moment to breathe and make a conscious decision to react differently than you normally would.

Don't Overextend Yourself: Know your limits and stick to them. Refuse to accept added responsibilities when you feel as if you're taking on too much. Always remember that it's okay to say "no."

Avoid People Who Stress You Out: If someone consistently causes stress in your life and you can't turn the relationship around, limit the amount of time you spend with that person or end the relationship entirely. If you're dealing with a difficult family member, be honest and up front with them about why you are distancing yourself from the relationship. You may find that speaking your mind and letting others know how you feel will improve your relationship with them and reduce your stress even further.

Take Control of Your Environment: If the evening news makes you anxious, turn the TV off. If your commute makes you irritable or nervous, plan your route and allow yourself sufficient time to reach your destination safely and on time without feeling rushed. If you find that large crowds add to your anxiety, stay away from congested stores or shopping malls during peak hours.

Avoid Sensitive Topics: If you get upset over religion, politics, or other hot-button issues, cross them off your conversation list. If you repeatedly argue about the same subject with the same people, stop bringing it up or excuse yourself when it's the topic of discussion.

Cut Down Your To-Do List: Analyze your schedule, responsibilities, and daily tasks. If you have too much on your plate, distinguish between the "shoulds" and the "musts." Drop tasks that aren't truly necessary to the bottom of the list or eliminate them entirely.


No matter your age, background, or current level of activity, you should always feel empowered to make positive changes in your daily habits that will help you live a long, healthy, happy life. We hope this article has shed some light on what you can do now to make your future a better one. But it's up to you to take this information and put it to good use.

We wish you luck on your way to a healthier future. Your choices and actions can make a positive difference in your life. Take control now, and love life and live it to its fullest in happiness and health.

If you want to know your health statistic, I highly recommend you to do your Health Assessment so you can plan for  your health properly.

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