Energy Comes From Health
As the old saying goes “without health, you have nothing”. We are all aware of how important health is to our daily lives, weather we are looking to be more productive, pursue hobbies, or play ball with our grandchildren. Something that we talk a lot about in our society is energy. In some ways, energy is a new buzzword that we use to talk about health. In this article, we would like to share some great ways to take back charge of your energy and health to enrich your day to day well being. Here at Venus Medical weight loss, we believe on a holistic approach to both health and weight loss, our bodies and minds are beautiful and complex machines that we are still learning about year to year. For that reason, if we are to regain our health, it is important to cover the basics to give our bodies the ability to heal and be as optimal as possible.
The We Move
When it comes to weight loss and energy, we as a society are coming to terms with how crucial moving is to the body. When it comes to the body it is clear that you either “Use it or lose it”. In their book “Body by Science: A Research Based Program for Strength Training, Body building, and Complete Fitness in 12 Minutes a Week” written by Doug Mcguff, M.D., and John Little, they describe how humans have always needed to move extensively in order to be able to produce more energy. “We evolved as an organism that had to expend energy to acquire energy. This was the work-based way by which we acquired food and shelter to survive. It required a minimal level of activity, with intermittent high-levels of muscular exertion and intensity.”. For the average American, a lot of our activities lack movement, whether it’s your office work, watching television, or even reading this article from your desk or sofa.Try your best to find creative ways to sneak in a little bit of walking, lifting, running, or dancing into your daily life. A little bit of extra movement will go a long way when it comes to your path to being healthier and more energetic.
Here are 3 useful articles that describe fully how moving on a daily basis can revolutionize your lifestyle:
Your Body's Many Cries For Water
It’s cheap, it’s available, and it’s essential. With so many food and liquids companies competing for our wallets, it’s easy to forget about the most important of liquids: Water. The coffee and soda giants have us convinced that we need caffeine as sources of energy. It is not as of recent that we are seeing bottled water companies step up their marketing game and introduce some truly appealing water brands such as Liquid Death and Fiji Water to compete with the soda giants. Marketing aside, the science unquestionably stands behind our absolute dependence of the flavorless,transparent liquid. In the breakthrough book “Your Body's Many Cries for Water” by Fereydoon Batmanghelidj, M.D., Doctor Batmanghelidj writes extensively about how he found many of his patient’s ills and chronic health complications were caused by dehydration. In order to find out how much water you personally need to intake every day, make sure to check with your family doctor to get accurate and individual recommendations, everybody’s need for water is different.
Here is a useful website to help you roughly estimate your daily water quota :
In part 2 we will cover how Sleep, Nutrition, and Supplements affect your energy and health
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