Weight Loss 2017
Happy New Year! If you made a resolution to lose weight, it's time to get started now. Here are a few tips:
1. Define your goal – A goal gives you a direction and final destination that can be measured. So know your target. Pick a weight loss goal and date and identify the purpose for losing weight.
2. Make a plan. Break your goal down into chunks. If your goal is to lose 50 pounds by June 1st, then do the math - 50 pounds divided by six months is a little over eight pounds/month.
I know people who get into trouble by eating one piece of candy. Just a teeny taste leads to constant food cravings that can’t be satisfied. For the next 3-4 days, the thought of candy is haunting. And there's a strong desire for other foods too so a cycle of overeating starts that can last for weeks, packing on pounds and guilt.
What I’m referring to goes beyond craving. For a lot of people who don’t have a ‘take it or leave it’ relationship with candy, this is a real addiction.
Foundations of Health
1. Proper diet
2. Sleep: good quantity and quality
3. Adequate stress management
4. Optimal digestion, absorption, and utilization of nutrients
5. Proper elimination
6. Optimal tissue minerals
7. Balanced essential fatty acids
8. Blood sugar regulation
9. Optimal hydration
10. Adequate vitamin levels
11. Balanced adrenals, thyroid and sex hormones
Wishing you a great start to 2016!
Here are two nutrition tips from Holistic Nutrition Center to consider as you begin your
healthy new year:
Minerals: are a requirement from your diet. They work with your DNA metabolism and need to be in a
state of balance for proper function. You take them in from food and eliminate them through
body fluids such as sweat, urine or diarrhea. Excess fluids leaving the body can flush minerals
out. So health-promoting fitness
programs that leave you drenched, like hot yoga, for example, can produce
unintentional mineral deficiencies or imbalances.
Bladder Leakage and Inflammation
The ads on TV for adult diapers drive me crazy. No, it’s not okay to just treat the
problem by wearing something to collect your urine when you accidently wet your
pants. I suspect that most people
have correctable underlying problems that can be explained with physiology.
When you know what the body is supposed to do, even if
you only understand a few of the basic principles, you can take corrective
action. If you can fix the problem, you may not need diapers anymore.