Aging is something that is inevitable. We are born, we live, we grow old, we die. There are many ways to make sure that you live longer, don't get diseases, and be healthier overall. In the United States, life expectancy is at an all time high- 77 years of age! That is much higher than the 1900- 40 years of age life expectancy. So here is the breakdown:
One thing you have to be careful of is watching your brain function when you start getting older. There are many different vitamins and minerals that will help the overall function of your brain. Here are the nutrient-brain relationship:
Taking these supplements or getting them through your food will help your brain function. Dementia and Alzhemier's are a prevalent problem when people start getting older.. are you wondering if you or someone you love is showing signs of dementia? Here is a set of symptoms to watch out for:
If you or someone you love is showing signs of dementia, make an appointment with your doctor quickly. Early detection is a very key factor in treatment.
So if you want to slow the aging process down here are some principals to live by:
Once you reach about 45-50 make sure you are getting the adequate amount of vitamins, minerals, protein, carbohydrates, and fat. Here are the daily requirements:
Follow the above and you should grow older happy and healthy!
Do you love flavored water? Well making your own flavored water at home can be a really great way to get tons of vitamins and minerals! Here is one of my personal favorite recipes!
Apple & Clove infused water:
What you need:
What you do:
Okay so I do body wraps and this is a great way to lose a few inches for a day or so. Now body wraps won't make you lose weight forever, but they are a good temporary fix and a great way to help your body detox. I do one a week or one every two weeks.
So here is my step by step:
Here is a short list of ways to deal with cravings.
Not only are peppers a great way to flavor your food, but they are amazing for your body and health. I will cut to the chase and then- at the end of the article- a super awesome and yummy recipe for roasted red pepper sauce.
Peppers contain phytochemicals. Phytochemicals are naturally occurring compounds that are found in plants. Like hormones some phytochemicals can act as messengers in the body. They also have very high antioxidant abilities. They neutralize free radicals in the body (free radicals damage cells). Each color pepper is a different phytochemical.
There are a number of vitamins that are included in peppers. The top performers are:
One awesome thing that peppers contain is capsaicin. Capsaicin is a powerful antioxidant. Bell Peppers contain none, jalapenos have some, but habaneros have the most in them. What does capsaicin do?
So what else do peppers do for you? Sweet or hot....
So all in all- peppers are an awesome way to get the proper vitamins and minerals your body needs! The only things you want to watch out for is ulcers and GERD.
Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Who am I?
My name is Jes! I am the earth loving, natural parenting, Jesus loving weirdo your mama might have warned you about! I am the owner of an organic, chemical free skin care product line, called HBC Organics.