The topic of our discussion today is titled “What’s The Power of food therapy“. The quote “You Are What You Eat” can be accepted to a certain extent, because you are consuming food all the time and surely this has a big effect on you. Many diseases can be cured by a change to a healthy diet. Diseases like headaches, arthritis, asthma, back pain, rheumatism, food poisoning, indigestion, bladder problems, constipation, fatigue, insomnia and colds, just to name a few which can cause unnecessary sufferings, can be prevented if one eats with care.
The simple action that we can do to keep ourselves superbly healthy is to avoid unhealthy foods & take only those healthy foods. Take a lot of fresh and organic based foods; avoid processed foods, alcoholic drinks etc. This can give steady supply of vitamins, minerals & antioxidants. Antioxidants especially the 5 Network antioxidant: Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Alpha Lipoic acid, Glutathione & Co-Enzym Q10 are very much needed because they fight off free radicals. Besides, take some vitamin/mineral supplementary if you`re not getting enough vitamins from daily food intake. Deficiency in it can really invite sickness, for example lack of certain Vitamin B can cause worry, anxiety & stress; lack of iron can invite anemia and deficiency in Calcium can bring bone related illness i.e. osteoarthritis & arthritis.
Here, you would like to get genuine facts that demonstrate “The Power of food therapy”. In addition to good set of genes, the long and healthy lives of Okinawa, Japanese are due to taking locally grown vegetables, consuming huge quantities of tofu & seaweed. Their diet also leans in calories, low in sugar & fat and devoid of processed or canned food.
A similar dietary system is found in the lives of Abkhazians in Central Russia, The Vilcabambans in Equador & Hunzans in Pakistan. Their diet is low in calories, low in fat (devoid of animal fats), no processed foods, sugar, preservatives, artificial flavours or other chemicals. They eat fresh foods which come from natural sources i.e. whole grains, vegetables and fruits.
Besides the above facts on ‘The Power of food therapy”, here are few Golden rules that one can follow to stay healthy.
*Keep your mind healthy and young by taking a lot of fish, by playing ping pong and by exercising your mind with mental & problem solving activities like sudoko & word puzzle.
*Consume good nutrition, prevent toxins and avoid stress during pregnancy.