Eat Real and Move Naturally!

Why are there so many sick people, living in pain in our society? My guess is, because most people are eating nutrient poor food and not moving enough. Our bodies are designing to live in nature and to eat the foods from nature. We have become disconnected from our natural ways due to civilization and domestication. If you would like to restore the glory of the human species you are going to have to start acting like a human. Humans have been around for over 200,000 years in our current form(homo-sapian) and have lived as wild humans for approx. 190,000 years. Over the last 10,000 years, humans have become more and more domesticated and as a result less resilient in our natural habitat. Living indoors, sitting, and consuming un-natural products has taken it’s toll. We are now in a state of degeneration which is resulting in a decline in overall health and vitality. In order to change the demise of our species, it is imperative that we begin to re-wild ourselves. The first thing we can do, is start consuming natural foods that come from nature. Take some time and find out how and where the food you are eating is produced and choose quality over price. Look for local. Look for organic. Look for animal foods that have been raised on natural diets in humane ways. Eat and drink as closely to the source as possible. Drink spring water from the source when available and if not choose a purified water and add a pinch of sea salt to remineralize the water making it closer to natural water. Drink from glass as water is a dissolvent and will pull the chemicals from the plastic containers resulting in disruptions in hormone balance. Eat out less. Avoid processed and packaged food as well as foods containing artificial ingredients. Your body is made from the foods you consume, the thoughts you hold, and the environment and lifestyle in which you live. The other big component of health is movement. We need to move. Just get off your butt’s and go outside. Walk, run, climb, dance, play, just move your body. Our bodies need to circulate energy, blood/lymph, and other bodily fluids. Moving will help release toxins, improve digestion, increase circulation, and improve organ function. You have the choice, choose wisely! Pay now or pay later. Robust health!! or Premature death with nasty side effects: pain, disease, surgery, medications, obesity, hormone problems, skin problems, and the list goes on.

“Be good to your body and your body will be good to you”~ Jared R.

 

 

 

‘Bout time for a Spring cleaning..

Spring is a time for renewal. It’s time to de-clutter. This includes your body, which is suffering from the excess waste and toxic materials rotting inside the digestive tract. Ready, Set, time to Reboot? Are you ready for a refreshing detox? First thing you will want to do Continue reading

Sitting Posture:Learning to sit to reduce pain

If you have a job that requires you to spend long periods of time sitting then it is very important to learn proper posture while sitting. The first step is to purchase a chair that is able to adjust. You will want to sit so that your feet are flat on the floor with you knees being slightly lower than your hips to keep your hip flexors from shortening. You will want  your arms to be at a 90 degree angle with your shoulders relaxed and the keyboard at the same level. The center of the monitor should be level with your eyes. If you need extra support for your lower back use a lumbar support.proper-computer-postureAs far as your torso is concerned you will want to keep your ribs level with your abdomen. The next step is too imagine your “butt” bone known as the SITS bones as a tree’s roots being sent downward while at the same time lengthening , growing, and expanding upwardly with you torso while keeping your ribs level with your stomach. The object is to push away from the points of pressure.  If you learn to sit this way, your posture will improve and your back PAIN will disappear. Try it out and let me know how it works for you. And as always ” Be good to your Body, and your Body will be good to you”.

Check out this link for more info. on workplace ergonomics https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/computerworkstations/positions.html

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Intro to “Wealthness”

So what is Wealthness? Generally speaking it is the balance of the mind, body, and spirt resulting in overall health and freedom from disease. Dis-ease is a body that is not at ease. To achieve Wealthness you need to understand the different aspects of being healthy. In its simplest form, to be healthy you MUST eat real food, breath, drink clean water, sleep well,  and move. So how do you do this? You make a plan. You design your life and choose a strategy that works for you. To eat real food, you must stop purchasing processed/chemically laced foods and conventional meats, which are filled with antibiotics and steroids not to mention the animals are abused and the land is degraded. You will want to eat as fresh and local as possible, organic produce and grass fed animal products,  as well as some fermented foods for gut health. For more info. on awesome quality  of fermented and grass fed foods check out : Realandnourishing.com  or  http://www.marksdailyapple.com/fermented-foods-health/#axzz2iGs4uzT7.

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 Breathing is vital and thus the importance of natural breathing. When you are relaxed, you breath naturally using your diaphragm and when you are stressed out you breath using your accesory muscles of the neck and chest to forcefully pull the oxygen up. This is why it is important to develop strategies of dealing with stress. A regular practice  of meditation, deep breathing, yoga, or Qi gong  is very beneficial for stress management. Drink plenty of clean water. Learn more about water at http://www.danielvitalis.com/2013/07/the-four-noble-elements-part-2-water/Getting a good night sleep is very important for body regeneration. This is the time your body cleans itself and reboots. For more on Sleep go to http://www.apa.org/topics/sleep/why.aspx?item=1Lastly, you will want to be active and move your body. The old adage, “Use it or lose it” is a true depiction of what happens when you live a sedintary life. You need energy and vitality to be healthy. You get this through physical activity. Start at you current level and get moving. If you need energy try working in by doing energy building forms of exercise such as Tai chi or Qi gong and if you have energy go workout your body. These are the foundations to health. Study and master them and you will reap the rewards of being a healthy human. Remember to “Be good to your Body and Your Body will be good to You”!

~Jared R. 

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