All beings desire happiness, health and harmony, but often times we are missing good habits that are crucial to living healthy and happy lives. Some people may just be too busy and/or distracted by life, while others have become too sick and tired to proactively change their behavior. With a new year upon us, keep in mind these tips for improving your overall quality of life.
Prevent Illness with Simple Nutritious Eating
Your mother was right, eating more greens is a key to good health. In the video above you will find tips for building a strong immune system by just eating healthy. Overall easy optimizations to the food we eat is one of the most impactful ways to transform health. And for a quick takeaway that just about every doctor on the planet will agree with — eat less sugar and processed foods. Yes, it really is that simple.
Improve Your Body’s PH level
In the age of Starbucks and Red Bull, many of us have diets that are simply too acidic and it’s throwing our body’s PH level off balance. First off, let’s look at what is our body’s PH level. PH stands for power of hydrogen, and refers to the amount of hydrogen ion concentration in the body. With a PH scale ranging from 1 to 14, with 7 considered to be neutral, our ideal PH is slightly alkaline – 7.30 to 7.45. And getting your body’s PH levl in proper shape is easy, all it takes is taking control of the foods you put in your body. Learn more here.
The Incredible Benefits of Tai Chi
Studies show Tai Chi can lower risk of developing dementia, as well as improve join function and combat depression and lower heart failure. The martial art has been practiced in China for centuries, but has only recently been recognized by western medicine for its health benefits. Almost anyone can do it and nearly all participants report an overall improvement in quality of life.
Sore Throat Soother Recipe Video
We all know that feeling; your throat starts to feel a little scratchy, worry sets in and by the next morning you’re coughing and your throat feels like somebody took a belt sander to it. With cough season around the corner, finding ways to combat the dreaded sore throat is a wise idea. Sure you have the standard cough drops, but a soothing drink can work wonders on a sore throat. Check out the healthy and natural throat recipe below, that not only taste great, but will make your throat feel great too.
Tips To Prevent The Flu
Winter is notorious for flu season and as the saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Flu can be especially dangerous for the young and elderly, but it’s important for everyone to take proper precautions to prevent its spread. First off, get a flu vaccination and second, wash your hands often. Remember, if you think you have the flu, don’t go to school or work and drink plenty of fluids and get lots of rest. For a full breakdown of flu season facts check out the CDC’s flu page.