The foods you eat and how they are prepared is the number one factor when it comes to living a long and healthy life.
Healthy cooking is more than food selection, it is also how you prepare foods.
Improper preparation methods can destroy the nutritional value of even the healthiest foods.
The fact is foods cooked over high heat are less beneficial to you. Up to 80% of vitamins, minerals and nutrients such as Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Biotin and Potassium are lost when boiling your food. Which may impact your immune system and energy levels.
Many types of cookware on the market today have other disadvantages.Coated finish chips and peels, chemicals in the coating are harmful to your health.Ceramic coating chips easily, poor heat conductor, food sticks and burns and handles get hot. Aluminum reacts with food, warps and dents, and handles get hot. Microwaves are convenient, however they degrade food quality, taste and nutritional value. No need to have bulky slow cookers, rice cookers and pressure cookers on your countertop when the proper cookware can do all. We are here to answer “What is the right way to prepare your food?”
Water is a critical factor for good health. It is recommended to drink at least half of your body weight in ounces of water per day to stay fully hydrated. Not drinking enough water may cause muscle cramps, headaches, dizziness, loss of concentration and constipation. Unfortunately the water supply is contaminated with pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers, industrial solvents, prescription medication and many chemicals are added at the water treatment plants.
Water travels through miles of old pipes contaminating it with bacteria, viruses, sediments, heavy metals and even lead. Do you know what is in your water? Don’t just filter, PURIFY your water!
Breathing is the most important function we perform all day everyday. Clean air improves brain function, concentration, learning abilities, sleep, respiratory health and reduces allergy flare-ups. People spend up to 90% of their time indoors, indoor air may be up to 100 times more polluted than outdoor air. Airborne pollutants come from pesticides, household chemicals, fabrics - carpeting chemicals, off gassing, aerosol sprays, drains and toilets, pet dander, chlorine gasses from shower, air conditioning and heating systems, dust mites and more. What is the air quality in your home?
A good night’s sleep is critical when it comes to good health.
Without deep sleep, your body cannot rebuild, recover and rejuvenate properly. You become irritable, moody and cannot focus.
Do you sometimes wake up in the morning stiff and sore, tired and irritable, congested, your eyes irritated?
The reason could be your mattress is not providing proper orthopedic support, causing pressure points that make you toss and turn.
The Sleep Better Council recommends replacing your mattress every 5 to 7 years because your old mattress becomes weighted down from years of accumulated bacteria, mold, dust mites and its fecal matter. Which can cause allergies, headaches, and congestion. You spend one third of your life in bed. Choosing the right mattress is vital to deep restful sleep.
Deep restful sleep can restore the body’s muscle tissue, mental energy and clarity, physical performance, muscle tone and skin appearance.
It is important to exercise on a regular basis to maintain proper health and wellness. Various forms of exercise, such as yoga, pilates, strength training, aerobic and anaerobic, and stretching. Helps improve circulation, muscle tone, strength and agility, range of motion, cardiovascular health, lower cholesterol and improve immune function.