Learn the Secret to Optimal Health Everyone wants to be healthy, wealthy and wise. But without your health, you can't achieve your dreams. If your goal is to get healthy, you must learn how to take care of your physical and emotional health, boosting your immune system and setting the stage for optimal health and well-being. Contrary to popular belief, being healthy isn't hard â€“ and, it doesn't have to take a lot of time. Implementing a few simple changes and taking just a few minutes each day can set the foundation for a healthy lifestyle. Stress has a major impact on your health. This isn't news to most of us. But did you know that stress is easily manageable? Simple techniques like drinking plenty of water, learning to fight your inner critic and taking daily Vitamin C can help to combat stress and the negative effects it can have on your health. Have you heard of seasonal affective disorder? It's a form of depression that affects some people in the winter months when there isn't as much sunlight. Winter illnesses can also be attributed to a lack of sunlight. The reason is that sunlight is the best source of Vitamin D for the body; Vitamin D helps to kill viruses, bacteria and fungi that contribute to illnesses. Replenish your supply of Vitamin D in the winter months by spending some time outdoors and making dietary changes that can supplement the body's supply of Vitamin D. Nutrition is, of course, the major component of a healthy lifestyle. Filling your diet with plenty of organic fruits and vegetables will help to ensure your body has an ample supply of many essential vitamins and nutrients. There are even special "super foods" that are known to boost the body's immunity. Exercise is also vital to optimal health. But it doesn't have to be as hard as it sounds. Not only can regular, moderate exercise help prevent illness, but it has been said to delay or help prevent certain diseases, such as Alzheimer's disease and diabetes. Simple forms of exercise, such as yoga, benefit both the body and mind by providing an optimal time to reflect and relax while strengthening and toning the muscles at the same time. Yoga is also beneficial to pregnant women, who can safely utilize many yoga poses throughout pregnancy. Yoga is often used in collaboration with meditation, as yoga is a calm and relaxing form of exercise that provides you with the peacefulness and stillness required to really clear your mind of the thoughts and business of the day. Just giving yourself a few minutes to clear your head and recharge can be an incredible immune booster. These tips and more can provide a foundation for building physical and emotional health. Getting healthy isn't difficult; it's a matter of making simple lifestyle changes that will soon be second nature to you. Your newfound health will leave you feeling energized and invigorated, ready to tackle any obstacles life may throw your way. Start making changes today to ward off illness and take control of your health. For the full facts and to discover the best-kept secrets to optimal immune functioning, including nine easy ways to reduce stress, essential foods and the little known two-minute workout and immune booster, click here for access to our free, breakthrough Immunity Report.
Published on Feb 19, 2010
Achieving optimal health and well-being is within everyone's reach. It's not as hard as you may think. Following a few simple tips can get y...