Many will say family comes first over anything. That is a positive statement and a well intended one. Look at this picture and put the signs in order, the order you wish to
put them. These are priorities of life, which one should come first?
I personally would put Health in the number one (1) spot. Why you may ask? Without good health it would be impossible to give your full attention to the other five, which includes Family. If you have good health, then you can put the family first.
How do you choose to eat? There are so many choices today on what to eat. Most of the time when we choose something to eat, we don’t think how that food correlates to a health us. At the Health News Library website that is their model: Learn How Food Correlates to a Healthy You.
We asked them if we could share some of their info-graphics about different foods and how they effect your health. There is also a small portion of an article and a link to the website to completely read the article.
Here is the first info-graph:
Water Is Our Body’s Lifeblood
The human body can last weeks without food, but only days without water. The male body is made up of approximately 60 percent water and the female is 50 percent. Water forms the basis of blood, digestive juices, urine and perspiration and is contained in lean muscle, fat and bones.
As the body can’t store water, we need fresh supplies every day to make up for losses from lungs, skin, urine and feces.
Water is needed to maintain the health and integrity of every cell in the body, keep the bloodstream liquid enough to flow through blood vessels, help eliminate the by products of the body’s metabolism, helps to flush out toxins, regulate body temperature through sweating, lubricate and cushion joints and carry nutrients and oxygen to the body’s cells, just to name a few….Read More
Broccoli – Why It’s Good for You
Broccoli is a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, which also includes cabbage, cauliflower and cress to name a few. All cruciferous vegetables are highly nutritional value, eating 4 servings of this vegetable group per week keeps cancer away.
More Great Reasons to Include Broccoli in Your Diet
Broccoli’s has a list of 8 different vitamins are: Vitamin A, Vitamin B-1, Vitamin B-2, Vitamin B-5, Vitamin B-6, Folic Acid (B-12), Vitamin C, and Vitamin K.
The mineral content of broccoli makes this vegetable a supporter of heart health. The minerals are Potassium, Magnesium, and Calcium. Other minerals include: Manganese, Choline, Iron and Selenium…Read More
Natural Supplements for Controlling Diabetes
Food is always the best source for good nutrition. Many times though our bodies need extra help towards continued surviving. Natural supplements can help meet your goal to being healthy.
The usefulness of natural supplements depends on your sex, age and the stress factors in your life. Also natural supplements are derived from food sources that are readily recognized by the body for up-take.
Natural Supplements and Diabetes
Alpha-lipoic acid: Can improve glucose uptake and prevent glycosylation, which causes sugars to abnormally attach to proteins. It can also improve eye and nerve health. Good place to start is 100 mg to 600 mg a day. Higher doses are effective treatment diabetic neurophathy, which causes nerve damage…Read More
Also read: Exercise and Diabetes
As children or young adults you might have been told laughing is good for the heart. But have you ever been told what crying really does for you?
Also if your interested they have a Family Fitness Page, which states: Family Fitness is just as important as health eating. As parents and care takers we should be and need to be role models for our children.
Children notice everything going on around them. That includes them seeing what we eat and how active we are as parents. Modeling in healthy eating habits is as important as modeling healthy activity (FREE e-books are also offered).
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