Category Archives: Healthy Living

Preventing illness with diet

Diet selection and maintenance of nutrition also play a role in avoiding illness. Our digestive system is exposed to whatever we choose eat or drink. Overeating and drinking too much of any single substance (esp. Alcohol) will stress our body and cause it to expend extra energy to return to its normal balance. Early in…
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How not to get sick

Although we cannot avoid the occasional head cold or sinus infection, there are a few tricks this time of year that we can do to help resist infection. Our balance with the environment is a key to health and healing. Our body’s organs and systems have an inherent property called Homeostasis, which is an effort…
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Exercise and Illness

Of course, exercise, in moderation is a great way to keep your immune system primed and your resistance up. When fighting an infection, running or other Gym work should be reduced to 50% of the normal level. Because of the energy demands of fighting an illness, a vigorous workout can occasionally make an illness worse.…
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Ennergy and Allergy

Allergy and Energy Consumption Frequent infections such as head colds, sinus infections, ear infections, and even balance disorders can have an allergic origin. One of the reasons is because the constant allergy burden consumes our body’s available energy. It is estimated over 40 million Americans, and up to 40% of all children are affected day-to-day…
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