Gaining & Maintaining Vibrant Health as We Age - Part 1
AVOID PROCESSED FOODS - many of the truly elderly - say, people in their eighties and nineties, are the generation that saw the advent of canned, boxed, and frozen foods - along with microwave ovens - that made meals simple and convenient. However, processed foods are rich sources of many hidden dangers. Among them:
1) USUALLY HIGH IN SUGAR & HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP
2)PROCESSED FOODS ARE HYPER-REWARDING AND LEAD TO OVER-CONSUMPTION
3)PROCESSED FOODS CONTAIN ALL KINDS OF ARTIFICIAL INGREDIENTS
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CAMPBELL'S TOMATO SOUP THROUGH THE AGES
Preservatives: Chemicals that prevent the food from rotting.
Colorants: Chemicals that are used to give the food a specific color.
Flavor: Chemicals that give the food a particular flavor.
Texturants: Chemicals that give a particular texture.
4)MANY PEOPLE CAN BECOME LITERALLY ADDICTED TO PROCESSED FOODS
5)PROCESSED FOODS ARE OFTEN HIGH IN REFINED CARBOHYDRATES
6)MOST PROCESSED FOODS ARE LOW IN NUTRIENTS
7)PROCESSED FOODS TEND TO BE LOW IN FIBER
8)PROCESSED FOODS REQUIRE LESS TIME & ENERGY TO DIGEST
9)PROCESSED FOODS ARE OFTEN HIGH IN TRANS FATS & PROCESSED VEGETABLE OILS
STAY AWAY FROM SO-CALLED FOOD SUPPLEMENTS SUCH AS ENSURE, BOOST...!
LIMIT SWEETS, BREADS, CEREALS & THE LIKE
Renowned neurologist David Perlmutter, MD, blows the lid off a topic that’s been buried in medical literature for far too long: carbs are destroying your brain. And not just unhealthy carbs, but even healthy ones like whole grains can cause dementia, ADHD, anxiety, chronic headaches, depression, and much more. Dr. Perlmutter explains what happens when the brain encounters common ingredients in your daily bread and fruit bowls, why your brain thrives on fat and cholesterol, and how you can spur the growth of new brain cells at any age. He offers an in-depth look at how we can take control of our “smart genes” through specific dietary choices and lifestyle habits, demonstrating how to remedy our most feared maladies without drugs. - See more at: http://www.drperlmutter.com/about/grain-brain-by-david-perlmutter/#sthash.UWr0spx7.dpuf
BE SURE TO STAY HYDRATED! - Our bodies lose water content as we get older...
SUPPORT FOR THE PHYSIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF AGING
1)FOR SUPPORT OF ALL SYSTEMS
STAY TUNED.... NEXT TIME...
Exercise and Spinal Care
Drugs and Medical Therapies to Avoid