Sunday, May 4, 2014

Stay Healthy - Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired?

1) Sleeping:  Sleep requirements vary slightly from person to person. 
  • Healthy adults need between 7.5 - 9 hrs. sleep at night to function at their best.  When you do not get enough sleep, you are more likely to have an accident, injury and/or illness.  Older adults often have trouble sleeping and daytime naps can help.
  • Make sleep a priority!  Schedule enough time for sleep, consistency is the key.
2) Moderate Exercise:  Exercise helps your body fight infection.
  • It lowers your risk of getting diseases such as osteoporosis and cancer.
  • A 20 minute walk every day will help your disease fighting capabilities.
3) Laughing:  The more you LOL on a daily basis, the better you help your immune
     system stay strong.
  • Laughter is the best medicine, watch a comedy or laugh with your friends and family.
4) Singing:  Singing and humming is an effective immunity booster.  It doesn't matter
     if you sing off-key.
  • Sing along with your favorite songs or sing in the shower.  (Don't sing at work.)
5) Probiotics:  It keeps your GI system stay on track and bolsters your immune
  • It promotes the "good bacteria" to exist in your GI tract.
6) Human Touch:  Hugging, holding hands, having sex or even a 45 minute massage
     helps to increase the production of white blood cells and reduce inflammation.
  • It causes our bodies to release cortisol lowering oxytocin and increases the serotonin in our brain, making you feel great.
  • Keep on hugging!
7) Omega-3's:  Fish Oil and Krill Oil do not give a person enough of the Omega 3's necessary. Pure Hawaiian Spirulina pacifica, which has Omega 3's in the form of DHA, EPA, ALA, and numerous phytonutrients essential for anti-inflammatory, cardiovascular benefits and has even slowed the progression of HIV.

8) Organic Food:  Choose a healthy diet of organic foods.    


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