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Dr. Jorge Alberto Gonzรกlez

101 Secrets to a Healthy Life A Manual for a Healthy Lifestyle


Discover a very practical guide to enjoy a healthy life! Little changes in your lifestyle will make a great difference!

CONTENTS HEALTH AND PREVENTION TOTAL HEALTH

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Defining Health ............................................................................................................... 10 Understanding Prevention ............................................................................................. 13 Protection and Risk Factors ........................................................................................ 16 It Runs in the Family ........... .............................................................................................. 20 Lifestyle and Personal Factor ....................................................................................... 22 WE ARE WHAT WE EAT The Importance of Diet ..... .............................................................................................. 24 Basic Diet Components .................................................................................................. 26 NutritionTest: Well-being Begins with What You Eat ......................................... 36

LET’S MOVE! Key Advice for Including Physical Activity in Your Lifestyle ................................. 38 Thirteen-Minute Workout ............................................................................................. 45 ............................................................................... 46 Test: What Stands in Your Way? Nutritional Need for Physical Activity ......................................................................... 47 ................................................................................................................................ 47 Recipes


SOMATO-FUNCTIONAL DISORDERS METABOLIC SYNDROME .. .......................................................................................................... 50 A Lifestyle Disease

BITTER SWEETNESS Diabetes ............................................................................................................................... 54 .... .......................................................................................................... 59 Diabetic Patients Test: Understanding the Disease .............................................................................. 61 Dietary Guidelines for Diabetics ................................................................................... 62 ...................... .......................................................................................................... 62 Recipes

FOR THE WHOLE HEART 66 A............................................................................................................. Nonstop Engine ......................................... Six Diseases That Affect 68 the Cardiovascula Seven Enemies of the Heart ......................................................................................... 71 How to Protect and Care for the Heart .................................................................. 74 Test: .......................................... Are You at Risk of 76Suffering a Heart A Heart-healthy Diet ............................................................................................................. 77 Recipes ....................... .......................................................................................................... 77

CANCER, THAT OLD BAD WORD Cancer: What Is It? .......................................................................................................... 82 For Men Only ............. .......................................................................................................... 84 ................................................................................................................. 86 For Women Only Prevention: the Keyword ................................................................................................ 88 Diet and Cancer ............................................................................................................... 95 Recipes ....................... .......................................................................................................... 95

A HEAVIER LOAD ................................................................................................. 98 Overweight and Obesity Child Obesity .............. ........................................................................................................ 103 .................................................................................. 104 27 Habits to Get Rid of Obesity Benefits from Vegetables ........................................................................................... 106 Recipes ....................... ........................................................................................................ 106

GOOD DIGESTION ............................................................................................................... 114 Smart Nutrition ............................................................................ 116 A Guide for Good Digestive Habits

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DEFENSES ALWAYS READY Defensive Barriers .......................................................................................................... 118 Parasites (Microorganisms) ...................................................................................... 121 ...... .................................................................................................... 123 Great Aspirations Nutrition for Allergy Sufferers .................................................................................... 126 Recipes .............................................................................................................................. 126 NOT HIGH, NOT LOW: JUST RIGHT ................................................................................................................ 128 Blood Pressure ................................................................ 131 How to Measure Your Blood Pressure How to Maintain or Lower Blood Pressure ........................................................... 133

LET’S TAKE CARE OF THE NECK The Thyroid Gland ....... .................................................................................................... 134 ............ .................................................................................................... 136 Hypothyroidism Hyperthyroidism ......... .................................................................................................... 137 How to Care for the Thyroid ...................................................................................... 138

CELIAC DISEASE 140 It........................................................................... Is More Common Than Believed How to Select Foods .. .................................................................................................... 143 ...................................................................... Diet for Persons with Celiac Disease145 Recipes ............................................................................................................................... 145

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BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS EMOTIONAL HEALTH In the Mind or in the Body? ......................................................................................... 150 Types of Obsessions and Compulsions ................................................................... 154 Test: The Zung-Code Self-rating Depression Scale ........................................... 159 I Forgot to Forget: Memory ......................................................................................... 161

RESPONDING TO THE DEMAND What Triggers Anxiety? .............................................................................................. 162 Stress ........................ .......................................................................................................... 164 Fourteen Key Points to Get Away from Stress .................................................... 167 Test: Stress-inducing Events Scale ........................................................................... 170 Diet and Stress ................................................................................................................ 172 Recipes ............................................................................................................................... 172 PRISONER! Addictions .......................................................................................................................... 174 Test: Addictive Behaviors ............................................................................................. 183 Diet and Addictions ........................................................................................................ 184 Recipes ............................................................................................................................... 184

LEARNING SELF-CARE DAILY LIFE Accidents at Home ......................................................................................................... 186 Personal Relationships ................................................................................................. 190 A Pleasant Trip ................................................................................................................ 190

THE GOOD MANY YEARS Old Age .............................................................................................................................. 192

THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY The Good .................. .......................................................................................................... 194 The Bad ..................... .......................................................................................................... 196 The Ugly .................... .......................................................................................................... 197

EPILOGUE .............................................. .......................................................................................................... 198 GLOSSARY ........................................... .......................................................................................................... 199 INDEX .................................................................................................................................................................. 200

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Prevention is one of the most important secrets H ealth has be in order to avoid many be grateful en presented to each one maintained. G to god of us so that ood res w problems, e m at for the life ay take care eincluding nutrition, and of it; thus, ou fac r proper give n to entio Prev yonu has been, is,duty begins there. are key ele As reciproc healthlyissues.

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guard it, and if it has been lost, help them regain it. i- having go and will always be, thety for the good od defenses Moreover, doctors are no received, the When healmos important stratfeeling of gratitu Many years ag th ist pr longer alone in their ability to de o, a surges natuesent disea a se,rally whe are mpart author, Ellen G prehensive egymto defeat in take action, but insteadco n we are aw . an W ne hi te, r, ar ev e er sting of it. The M y- , to thing Gratitude is a of a health-care team consi seems toor,bemore precisely inistry of Healin go be od tt fe ct er distin el of ; g s in or ipant g, and is no , at more of many partic least, one feel prevent it. than this, it is t a product of s to be in a be tech nia ch go a profe ssion s (nurs es, od tter Being deed. the re shape to grateful cont sult of obeyin evenntion cians, social workers, communi- face anllypreve tuality ri ga perbu be per must te . s to Overa fe W el e in or se g re purpo be the ite and tt rate er cators, etc.), , as w cover on that el ce ities l as avoiding pl yi d as activ more: Balns hasis ceive conflicts (and ance direc tion of the actio theentire . moslife thereby, avoidi span an t ap val pr op longri no ng rs been inverted. Doctoate word to in uses of diseas carcar ns developed orca diAllcaactio te e) . th It to e is one m some im for ag wait po to ni r- ttaofnta to un er have tude of whatried out before the onse derstand that health repres use he or come to them beca in oren rr ts. occu from it Maintainihkeep to de se disea r to retain the ng balance is she is ill; instead, the healt balance pro healththprotask ring are knowan as thtoattherecomat re pr es en ts h qu go ir must es group care at te ical nt techn io more ea in n, or, lt h , it rs, care, is go dediperso cationn,is anmote od munity in which the . to know which ntion d, ofs, co preve ary prim as term ur th se, conings ntinout uitypreve located, and carry reas . aten us, and, pr ties ures or activith incipalpting — Such meas tion meas ures , attem Life anplac ne, , wour hich ones bene personal hygiely ion, nutrit em eque phnt se,coens as nt disead, is, heon fit us. lyperso above all—to preve alnality thwhadeve loplop t are giftsbe ca A our , n w work bo dy chprev entio ch olgo toith th esod keys se atan the tede if disea geed . Lo of eryor rol,- n. one th in recov aidprac (s them to etc.), rather th and loy to emp pp rr rd tice in gene cts g aspe we ha sm other s fe okns ment, and an on granted us ines g, brin n reference to our health,has set in. en, di clos ha us gs wwith anng cads serlinked g that dally stt an nn de ythin ou Ever ot nt h s habit ar whic un be changed (b yle know y lifest de to our w to good rs or very is ta k, It nd lo our w to er ted in eing irela in g are antic da g ts sh des habi ily our olde ring Prevention inclu ould be combi h within r,suffe ibility alte Intack sofm on.at poss thesecti to this or ng heredity, et e ri ned wer found muc it. isare us; aten ith thre s th thing thing e se) some c. of wor l ). or co arriva er the g bett nc ef patin feisctary ept that weaddit choices (for ively,gnat title— inathis desi anded as a ion, aseprim dise mus st m e- h one whic anag know befor to erle may bett peop ewill th thisknow -ba lly, a risk meas beer gift. eb —there since there are things we doMany ntion y, preve lance re technica e risk—mo thingIf could someus. know thesthat we haphand thatect may fall within canthat ures beofbetter that place us at risk. In addi-pen prot s thre n’t alway ; this does or. to them fact ats can remove things, wewant specific protection regarding nt e ca to preveW tion, there are some thingsmean n re that they s isfer as spec This s orsu es. chific selv some our todisea ect prot all sand, to comprehendthwhat factors’ coun ose things,stage that protect our health whenit. Thus exam for , w terparts. We imply hi ch, when re- es, which will somust m rted tople, ust keep in m prevention symbolizes, we nes vacci , cethe of ation applic rt ai nly provide ou ind that the ns that r esknowledge interpret it as the actiohe alth w,ith ion proc edur nizat immu or pr of ot them ec th and tio nt eir benefits erst preve und n to n To (m motio ors. in fact ai place we ntaissed n- in All diseases carry risk ing it) -as (this is not adequa will be addre well topic dis as t of diste onse the pr he otection; lp in g ific chapter).us re- incorpor only some basic examples are necessary:easeco . ver it. a spec GOD ation of th

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Nutrition al Need for Phys ical Activ ity

Here you will the Let’ssee Move! importance of physical activity in your life and how you can combine it with a healthy diet.

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perspiration Fibromyalgia l Tension headaches l Sexual dys functions l Hypochond ria l Mood diso rders l Addictive behavior l Depression l Insomnia l Fears or panic This list, of course, is mu ch more extensive. We mention only the most common; there are many more.

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We pro mp t, em pha size, and affirm that, in the balance signifying health, there is a participation of somatic, mental, spiritual, and social aspects. Sometimes the manifesta tion s app ear tog eth er, whi le some others display mor e predom inan tly; how eve r, any organic disease will have an effect on the mental area, and vice versa.

Many diseases of the body are born in the mind. They are expressed as psychosomatic disorders. Good decisions, stability, and a good diet can help us to have emotional health.

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BEHAVIORAL DISORDERS

EMOTIONAL HEALTH

I Want It Now! | Anxiety

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Anxiety is an emotional reable, sponse or a set of respon ses ty is that come to or remain with a illnes person on a continuous baders. sis and condition a behavAn ioral mode. ing us Anxiety is an unpleas- cho log ant state for any person flicts m who suffers from it, even Fee if they have lived with it for tress, a long period of time; getcompa ting used to it does not it occu mean having the abil- iors at ity to control it. other t The ability to conIf an trol anxiety is attain- sen ts a

previously discussed n the corresponding chapter, we have bodily structure one’s every in t onen comp that an important that it manifests is the mental or intellectual aspect, and of us. each in with balance or disturbance in behavior . At times, it area this in ders Many illnesses can cause disor ges, or chan , toms symp ering trigg can be the starting point for . body the of s area disorders in other manifestations, We feel it is important to discuss some nd some stratmme which we all end up experiencing, and reco s us to enjoy allow that ce egies to achieve the necessary balan total health.

In the Mind or in the Body?

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Psychosomatic Disorders

disorders generating The expr essio n “wha t you rect mood tions. After clarifesta mani have is psychosomatic” is heard such hont by psychomea is what fying and repeated many times and ders disor ss discu let’s tic, soma is s is interpreted as “your illnes ses that begi n with in your mind .” We shou ld be or illnes the mind if what is hap- some sort of root in life ours lthyelves askin a hea s to g 101 secret gh sothrou ssed expre pening is imaginary or whether and are l changes. tiona -func mato it exists! l Irritable bowel We have prep ared an an- l Ulcers imag not is swer: Yes, it exists. It t foods that selecepsia ea sy to y l Dysp ver is it , that ns pt acce itio ld nd shou co l One . sfu inary es str r de Un usl. Gastroesophageal reflux tter for ing be of beder leadteaddisor healtthofinsthe ouronse worsenthe l Dysphagia ing to symptomatic manifestal Lump in throat in tions, gene rally somatic, is l Bronchial asthma corto ally, our minds, and, logic Try to Avoid . . . l Rhinitis some in , tions festa mani the . . rect . e os Cho hssed foods ous proce hlycoug pt to cor- l NervHig way, we must attem processed foods

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Millions of people today are slaves of addictions. A substance or a behavior that produces dependence creates addiction. Here you can know how to be free from them.

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PRISONER!

Diet and Addictions Below we are introd ucing some recipes that may be included in the diet of those who are trying to abstain from using substances that hold them as “prisoners.” It is essential to be well hydrated through the absorption of plain water, juices, vegetable and fresh fruit smoothies, which helps elimin ate toxic substances in our body.

Addictions

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LEARNING SELF-CARE

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r (though someften health can be altered because of mino day to day. Acplace take That s. times important) thing things occurthe of e awar be to rtant impo is it cordingly, h. healt our ting ring at home, outside our bodies, yet affec

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the rush ed pace prod uced in our daily lives. They often occur when we do not plan for such activities as obligations, chores, etc., or improperly waste time on nonproductive tasks or during spare time. Plann ing how time will be spent has many benefits, since by doing so, time can be assigne d to each need . Time shou ld be set aside for rest, meals, school, or work, as well as for activities that seem minor but time-consuming: for example, physical activity, entertainm ent, and even socia l activity. Disor ganiz ation alwa ys include s seve ral types of setbacks: among them, waste of time. When we are unable to find something, anxiety or someera times depression or exasperaion nizat Orga tion takes over. should always be a part of our activities. In this manner, everything will be more positive, easy, and productive.

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man history hroughout hu en many efbe there have the founforts in finding ays with w al t almos tain of youth, e prosth t ha w of lts fruitless resu ever, ow H d to find. pectors hope an cy ct pe ex e at lif it is tr ue th e ed in th past

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It could be stated with certainty that among all the aspects that produce good health or disease, personal re sing lationships (i.e., the way in which we interact with the people arou nd us) are extremely important , even though this factor no l Always t considered a think before spea Self-applied cause of funisction kal disorders or ing: It is important to own up to disease. Heimlich the words you sp eak. To achieve To understand this aspect th is, th ou gh t an d re maneuver fle ct io n and to achieve a balance, it is should precede spee chokchok It is possible for you tonebe ch . ceby ss ar toy to: To reach these go ing witho ut anyo ne near als, it will l Sp ea k to als be not yo o may be necessary for ur you h thoug fa Even m help. ily : La yo u to: commun Smile: A smile is able to effec tively strike yourication, l’interrelation th e be st acav ec tousl les mem bres de la cessory that a face ca back , you can do abdo mina n ha fa ve. m ille doit toujours être thrusts in order to dislodge, the prise Moreover, when we portray en a co m place pt so, e et soignée. happy and posit blockage object. To do ive image, it is l n, then M butto ain belly ta your in open communica more probable a fist over that we will retionover withyour your children: This place the other hand is not ceive good responses, and we ma sursur y jus sturd a t a need children ha fist and bend over ve; rather, wi ll ge ne ra te a go od have au ra mo it is you an inh face, like a chair. Once erentshould You aware aspect be that ar not oundWhen of pa reach us. At they rrimp the sa rd enfist me suc tingupwa done this, push your an d a very only importa the quality but also tim the nt intene, sound lau s are this an gh then doing d cla te By . r ha s and down ward duty. sity of sounds can be measured. noises m an y ,be in ne ficprodu which maneuver, you will be increasing ia l phce ef fe ct s. He nc e, bein will ity is measured in decibels Intens abdominal pressure, which inapp ropriate behavio the eject to ively th smiles and out o effect work more (dB, the symbol for decibel). The al wi instab ility, andthals la ug ht er lodged object. es , lif e measurement scale indicates system impai rmen ts. wi ll ex be ce l m ore ile thatsmthere are tolerable levels as Amon p l e a sgathe n t , many s well as aggressive, dangerous, noise even if thdistur that ere b our are prour painful, and intolerable levels. ness, oblem s. voice is oft

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Whe n a pers on sudd enly starts choking and does not receive proper care, death can occur as a result of asphyxia. Knowing how to perform the Heimlich maneuver, also known as abdominal thrusts, can save lives. Many stressors are created as a result of not having sufficient time to carry out daily responsibilities, and as a result of

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them when it is raised recommended level. I necessary to speak in Traveling is a wo tones; it is not recom nderful hab- ob lig at io n, it ca n it and a good wa tu rn in to a ses our y of relaxing. he since alth risk, especia it increa However, in som lly when unae cases, when the soun wa re of so m e stress. Make done out of duty re qu ire m en ts , or to meet an rules, and regulat voice a pleasa nt exper ions. Thus, beyondmany undersreaso tandingns you h th e pr ev ail ing ru about les ofintrthe always keep av el,chapter r which should alway s be ob your vehicle se stres s, rv hyper ed, tension, it is important to pay attention to in good workin and one ofy th other s, a priorit g in other factors th at affect safety condition es ofhavin mo again when traveling, ke st diseas e is eping in mind dis ability. that traffic accidstate of mind. ents make

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ould is to say, we w 1. For minor or superficial injuries, take the injured perso grow old. That ore m or g ain youn clean your hands very thoroughly. Then clean the injury wi l at old all like to rem Al.” ld “o t no To arrive wel t bu , ts ul ad ss ve if there is bleeding. Wash thoroughly and compres ha or le tuaceven age, we must sire tends to - ing. n, active though this de ai ex dress al br ic e ys tiv ph ac an ical or ally have biolog a quiet kles t having wrin muscles, and no , ns io at ct pe ng ni ai nt h. ir s, m ai stomac 2. If the wound stops bleeding, apply an antiseptic solution or gr ay ha ure, st po o d an y, ngth, flexibilit re st the l-l-wound, not only the injury itself, with gauze. Then te -in ho ayc ct ps pe cover so ex al or e cy etc., there ar oLife expectan emois an es ts, such as madhesive dressing, or sterilized gauze, an


In this part, the author explains good, bad and

101 secrets to a healthy life

THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY A

ugly habits, and invites us to make the best decisions for our well-

aware, be corrected; times, though we may be s in that great old West- care, and so must ach of appro the take not do we are that ti- and there are those ern movie by the same ticor, corones good the should never reinforcing tle—“The Good, the Bad, clearly ugly, which ing weed or ones, bad the g rectin of our habits. and the Ugly”—there are things form part . ones ugly the out exex times some These things that are good, sometimes too us, without us realizing good; there are things that are ist within inherently, yet, other st almo it, and h bad for our body’s healt

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The Good

Not performing physical activity: It seems to be the s us happiest. same as being sedentary, make that one and refu all, of g sing to gain its benefits. feelin best The though in actuality it is Be grateful: first prescribed diet. es, and whole-grain cereals: as per God’s Consume fruits and vegetables, legum e, routin y dietar your in ng missi not items are If you are a vegetarian, make sure these Dri nkin g alco hol : Alc oholic beverages, whateve as they are essentially needed. r

destroy neurons and liver

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cells, and cause only harm best, youthe to health, behavior, aerobic style that suits and alcohol consumer’s living Perform daily physical activity: Select the environment. daily! es minut but remember to exercise for at least 30 good breakfast, er on diet and read about what makes a Have a good breakfast: Refer to the chapt Usi ng day. dru the of gs: meal Bec tant ause they wipe out reason and remember that it is the most impor , and lead only to bad necessary rest in It is important to allow your body to obtain Obtain rest at least seven hours a day: duties. Smoking: Because tobacc order to replenish itself and to take on daily o kills and genera

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Be mindful of diet, vitamins, minerals, and functions.

results.

obtaining immunizations as scheduled: Because it means denying ourselves measure. Immunizations are a clearer preventive designed to specifically incr ease our defenses. . health therapy for maintaining

for multiple Beiare ng essen violenttialand antioxidants: They angry: This destroys

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Being intemperate: Be mo ber: being disorganized jeopardizes health. derate remem , and , abs tain from This prevents stress what is harmful, do not con Be organ with what ized: sume it, and be sensible you do that is good. Harboring such this le. indisp negativ one eisfee lingensab s as hat s areas are important, but red, resentment, body’ the of All life: ual spirit re nurtu and greed: Quite frankly, the Deve Exc esslop ive and meals or being overweigh se negative feelings only chip t: These are the cause away it. re Nurtu at of our ma hea and diseases. nylth com and plickee atio p ns us from being happy. first . . . in everything.

ity: Because family truly comes EatMake famil ing out sidey aofprior schedu led hours: This disrupts gas tric function, the stomach, and impairs s ent here. argum metabolis and Giver of life: Because there dist is nourb God as the Creator m. Acknowledge

Throughout the chapters Being sedentary: This is ver in y dangerous; it deprives us this boo of benefitsk and we attr havact e sdis cus sed dise ase . each of the above items; how Having high levels of cho evlesterol: Because cholest er, feeries erol clogwe l it isand worimp s arte thw hile to recirculation. airs iterate, emphasize, and rein force Caffeine intake: Because the importance of understanding it pro duc es 194 dd tac bad....in hyc the good, ard he ia, increases blood pressu N_19_T NEV29Estre ss, prolongs wakefulness, re, pro tes wha t ismo and irritates the stomachwhat is good and not . andRev also the urin ary trac t. iew the list , stu dy it, and Sugar use: Because it lack s nutritional value, produc find out if they pla es fermentation, increas y a es role inrtbu yourn, dependence, and supplies r create empty calories. s dai ly life . Aft erw ard , hea ma ke a choice. You always have the right Not including fiber in diet : Because it blocks intestin to choose, yet be al transition and slowawa reeltha t vem you ent s bow mo s. are making a choice bet ween Excessive salt: It affects the cardiovascular system, incrhealth and disease. eases blood pressure, dam the gastric mucus. s Oh, and do not forget:age God wants us to be healthy and Self-medication: Because to do it is not a good practice: pre scr weliptio l inns eveare by professionals. ryth toing be. issued Lack of hygiene habits: Han ds must be washed frequen tly, shower at least once a during the ingestion of foo day, and be careful ds consumed. Not obtaining preventive checkups: Because it hind ers taking preventive measures. NEV29EN_19

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GLOSSARY

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Abstinenc e 18, 176 “without” or “no.” E Accident, A:: prefix meaning s. cerebrova de no Electrocard ph lym of s g 13 c lin u 3, 180, 186, 19 el lar 52, 59, P 69, Emotional iogram 46, 75 ADENOPATHY:: sw Addictions 0 15 g. in th ea Pancre 17 br E 4 mphysem 0 of e nc se A ab : g in EA a N g 192 124, 180 AP Eustress Physica Alcohol 31 165 , 60, 74, 89, 10 E 167, 177, xe rc BRADY: slow. is e 16 5, 1, 11 18 16 7, 9, 13 177, 179, 190, 2, Prevent ting cartilage. 197 CHONDRO: indica the addict. AAllergy 21, 32, 123, 142, 18 ith F w er P th roteins ge to : ntibiotics 8 lly; coaddict Factor Psychos CO: joint/mutua Antioxidan 121 ts 17, 29, 34 protection cell. , 35, 36, 183 functioAn.nxiety 35, 100, 116, 13 d CYTO: indicating ire pa im n: risk 16, 17 17, 18, 93 io ct R 7, 151, 162, 17 Appetite un sf dy l, fu in pa 7, 196 al. 58, 117, 121, 138, 14 Fasting 34 , 52, 59, 72, 93, 132 mhov re ix nd A R pe DYS: abnormal, or rr eflux 98 ap y: 3 yt m hmia 70 ecto Fear 155 Arteries al removal; append Rehabilita ic rg su : Y: M 67 TO EC Fruits 17, al location. Aspiration , 128, 196 Relationsh 25 s ace, at an abnorm Fungi 121, , 29, 32, 35, 53, 183 Asthma 12 123 ECTOPY: out of pl 123 Remedies 3, 15 , 1 Attack 83 Rest 17, 18 , 154, 155 G ENDO: inside. e. in 18 st 6, 193 g an inte Gallbladde B r 90, 98, 11 ENTERO: indicatin Risk 10 4 G lu c o s B e acteria 11 26, 34, 38, 52 8, 121 , 54, 57, 161 EPI: on, upon. Balance . origin ar ul ric S 10 nt , ve 12 or , H 15 ar , ul 18 . ric al , 16 30 au rn 9, te , of l. 10 ex ia 5, 118, 150, EXO: mater tic they can Bbe 190 Salt 16, 69 ; ne ts ge ea H of tb a it ar b un it he al s ar ic arriers al og 13, 15 S:: irregul 8, the biol is 11so Scale 159, Head 114, , 22, 30, 92, 104, 122, 192 EXTRASYSTOLE eh.aItvior 15 120 170 uce, geneBric od 121, 150 pr or e m co 1, Sinusitis be 15 H to 3, e ng 15 a ni lt 4, h ea B 15 m e 7, 123 10 ix ta 17 -c 6, a ro 18 d. 9, oo GEN: pref te bl 10 n e 0 Smoking Health pro ose in th Breast 88 e 29, 94 16, 5 m entration of gluc , 92 Heart 27, otion 13 180, 197 B GLYCEMIA: conc ro e. in n 39 ur c h e , it 66 th is in , 68 d 12 , oo 69 bl 4, , 71, 99, 129, 180 179, 180 esence of 131, 157, Stomach 32, 11 HEMATURIA: pr Heart atta 155,161, 179, C . re c tu k ra 188 21, 50, 52, 58 nt tempe ta Homeosta ns co , S 70 of : tress 164 C , ic 72 a HEMI: half. m ff , er e 13 s in th 3, is e eo 18 m 0 10 5, ho , 11 r; 12 ila 7, Hope 23, Stressors Cancerpressu15 : equal or sim re3,. 169, 177, 181, 196 16 d 165 HOMEO/HOMO Hypertens 7, 192 : high bloobre on si S en tretching rt pe io hy ; n a st 83 128 38, 40 d or high . S re tr c su HYPER: increase oke (cereb blood pres olon 34, 82, 116 w lo rov n: I io ns te po 52, 59, 69, 13 ; hy lu 3, 180, 18 HYPO: low, below Immunity s. prong 16, 73 , 82 , 180 rib e th n ee S tw u 29 be n state 82 , 51, 120 18, 93 intercostal: Influenza skin 93 Sunlight 85 121 INTER:: between; In , 87, 93 . te ne s to ti ne 34 uterus ap ic; same e 92pendix. th Immunizati , 115, 121, 140, 142 of ISO: equal; isoton n io C at a m rb m o fla h o ydra T 120, 125, 188, ns (vaccines) 14, 17 n; appendicitis: in Celiac dise tes 26, 30 , 38, 193 ITIS: inflammatio Tachycard ase, suffere ia Chewing rs 140 dle. Test 46, 61 70, 72, 104, 114 L MESO: in the mid , C 76 h ild e. cl 103, 12 Thyroid 13 , 159, 17 Laws, dieta indicating the mus Cholestero 0, 139 4 ry 30 MYO: muscular or l 16, 17, 27, Tobacco Lifestyle 72,116, 136, 19 32-35, 52, 68 72, 21, 22 , 71, 6 Travel 190 73, 89, 16 L iv e . r C em NEO: new. le st 11 a sy n 4 s a ou ir rv , ne 18 or , 12 Triglycerid 5 Colon 115 g the nerves es 27, 39, 5 NEURO: indicatin M . ne bo e th g tin ca U Men 86 D nd the heart. OSTEO: indi Mental 12 Ugly 194 pericardium: arDou s; le e rc fe ci en n , s e , nd 15 s ou , 136, 139, 15 10, 12, 17, 38 PERI:: ar Metabolic Demand , 118, 120, 16 syndrome 0, 152, 167, 189 5, 193 164 g a vein. tin ca M di 50 in e : V ta D BO e s p LE ta ression 10 sis PH 0, 136, 151, 15 Milk 27, 35 82 ralysis. pa 180, 186 V of accines (im pe 4, ty 15 , ific 7, 10 ec 16 3, 11 5-167, Min PLEGIA: sp rys system. erals 17, 30 7 iabto 120, 125, 188, munizatio spDira ete re or ng lu 54 e , 19 33 th g , 44, 161, 168 tin Mycosis Diet 24, 26 Vegetable 3 121 PNEUMO: indica , 33, 35, 37, 54 . s rs ge fin y an 103, 114, 142, , 57, 59, 71, 74 Virus 20, 92 25, 33, 53, 94 actylia: m 16 , 94, , 11 N POLY: many; polyd Dietary fib 8, 169, 183, 194 V itamins 17 4, 121, 123, 1 er 34, 89 , 27, 28 N e. u tic D tr ac ig it ion 26, 36 estion 11 PRAXIS: pr 4 h. rt bi re fo be : al W at O Disease PRE:: before; pren Water 18 Obesity 98 t. , 25 on fr in c or e st lia fir c : O 161,168, 183, , 31, 32, 44, 60, 1 14 PR . 0 rt pa a of O t ld 193 en a em g lif ac e pl e s re 19 l tyle 50 2 tificia WHO 10 Overweigh PROSTHESIS: ar infectious-c t 35 , W 5, omen 86 ious 1, 12 g the mind. Distress 165 ontagte tb2 eats. Oxygen 27, 29, 31, 4271, , 89, 98 PSYCHO: indicatin celera d he12ar 73 ac a: di ar yc ch ta ted, rapid; TACHY:: accelera

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A Manual for a Healthy Lifestyle Imagine you go to see your doctor. You are worried about your health. It may be diabetes, cardiac problems, or high pressure. Maybe you are dealing with some apparently serious disease, or you are simply feeling stressed, anguished, overweighed or you are not getting good sleep. All you want is to be checked-up by the physician and get the necessary instructions to recover your health, but without hurry and not only on pills. You want something that will really help you to change your lifestyle and feel good again. The time that you invest in reading this book will be like spending a couple of hours in the doctor’s office, kindly talking with him. He takes time to clarify your doubts and provides you guidance on the best way you can do things to the benefit of your health, on how to feel better and have more energy to enjoy life. 101 Secrets to a Healthy Life will help you to improve your lifestyle in order to have a good health. Dr. Jorge Alberto Gonzalez has been working for more than 40 year in the field of medicine. He is Doctor in Medicine and Surgery, and specialist in Internal Medicine and Intensive Care.

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