Nutrition & Longevity
As we get older, our
bodies start lacking certain
minerals necessary for our
overall health, such as
vitamin D. Supplementing
our diets with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants becomes important.
Replenishing our bodies with these important nutrients helps promote
longevity and is a great anti-aging regimen.
You may be asking
yourself "What does nutrition have to do with longevity?" Well,
everything! In fact, food has been considered medicine for the body for
centuries. Food is a staple of life, and the food you consume contributes
to the length and quality of your life.
Believe it or not, the
types of food you eat actually controls your health and how you look.
Staying healthy means eating healthy, eating nutritiously. It's imperative
to eat foods that are nutrient rich, foods that are high in vitamins and
minerals. If you eat foods loaded with fat and sugar you will probably
feel sluggish and be overweight.
Food is fuel for the
body and eating more nutritious food will keep your body going longer. We
all want to live longer, feel better and look good and to improve our
longevity we need to be more fastidious with what and how much we eat
Nutrition for a healthy
It may seem obvious, but eating right is one of the first
steps in living a healthy life. Our diet provides the nutrients and energy
we need to survive, so it makes sense to eat the right foods. But
since most people in today's hurried world don't have time to eat regular
nutritious meals, it is important to supplement our diet with vitamins. It
is especially important that we receive the highest quality product in a
form that will be quickly and easily absorbed. And it is
difficult to obtain the necessary vitamins and minerals from food because
of mineral-deficient soils that are common throughout the world today. It
only takes 10 years of intensive farming to exhaust the minerals in any
tract of land. The depletion of necessary nutrients by cooking and
processing living foods adds to the difficulty in obtaining vital minerals
and vitamins from our food. Severe vitamin deficiencies
will result in serious illnesses. Even a modest deficiency in certain
vitamins, can have a profound effect on
Often your body will tell you what it needs. Have you ever
had a craving for cookies and milk? Perhaps you body is letting you know
it needs calcium. When you start feeling dried out, your
is screaming for more water.
There is an infinite number of supplements, vitamins, antioxidants and herbal remedies available on the market today making supplementation easy.
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