Feeling tired and sluggish? Do you get frequent colds or have allergies? Well there’s a pill or a drink or some kind of medicine I’m sure that will cure what ails you. Everywhere you look there’s a cure-all that will make you feel better faster and stay awake longer. It’s simple and readily available, but are quick fixes the right answers to well-being? Yeah, it’s easy to drink an energy drink and feel a jolt of rejuvenation, but are you truly giving your body what it needs to heal itself?
Perhaps the time has come for you to sit down and take stock of what you’re giving your body on a daily basis. Those quick fixes and time saving meals may have a seriously detrimental affect on your general health and well-being.
These days, the American population’s diet is mostly made up of large amounts of starch, sugar, greasy and fatty foods. It’s no wonder the number of cases of hypertension, diabetes, obesity and cancer are growing annually. Healthy foods and good nutrition can not only help keep you fit, but treat disease as well. At one time, health conscious dieters were looked upon as health nuts, but now days you can find nutritious choices at your supermarket instead of looking for a health food store.
When you make your grocery list, make sure to include some of the distinctive, nutritious superfoods such as beans, soy, berries, pumpkin, tomatoes and green tea, just to name a few. By nourishing your body with these foods, your mental abilities will grow and you’ll feel like the fog has been lifted from your tired brain. And since all parts of the body are related, when you are fit physically, your spiritual health will also increase and it will shine through as you become noticeably calmer and happier.
Look for ways to include nutritious, healthy foods in your daily diet. Avoid the fast, convenience foods that are so very popular today and take time to think about what you’re putting into your body. Your body, mind and spirit will all be healthier as a direct result.
About the Author: Sherry Frewerd publishes ‘Mom’s Natural Balance’ a resource to help women lead healthier, well-balanced, meaningful lives. Check it out at http://momsnaturalbalance.com ; and ‘Healthy Mom-Healthy Family at http://healthymom-healthyfamily.blogspot.com