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The benefits of Nutrition to the body are amazing; we need proper nutrition for all parts of the body to function properly.
The factors of nutrition are generally overlooked by many in day to day life, but the effects of poor nutrition can be felt and seen all the time, from regularly getting colds to generally feeling not quite right. Eating properly is key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle along with exercise.
In order for the body to function at its best, it needs to be free of harmful environmental factors which impede how the body does its job. This means anything from a deficiency in vitamins, minerals, cell salts to food allergy or to a food intolerance. Investigating these can help your body function at its best.
Food allergies and intolerances, whether they are the same thing or different entirely still is debated among many, but a food allergy is a response by the immune system and food intolerance is a response by the body to a food that is not agreeable to digestion or in the body generally.
Food intolerance can be many things in the diet and in time can lead to a food allergy because of overexposure to the item. This can cause the body’s immune system to produce antibodies to fight the foreign matter and contain it within the body.
Exercise is another important part of a healthy lifestyle and nutrition, it maintains your bodies’ strength and keeps muscles working at their peak, this means the body has to burn the food you eat and keep your body at a healthy weight. It also keeps the body functions at a level that maintains body conditioning.
Exercise shouldn’t feel like a chore, it can be some of the simplest things, taking the stairs instead of an elevator or escalator. Swimming is a great exercise and an alternative to running. It is low impact and many pools offer water aerobics classes. These classes can be a great way to improve lung function.
Along with a healthy diet and exercise, you should consider vitamin and mineral supplements as a way to maintain a healthy body.
Supplements help the body keep a stored amount of the material needed for day to day function. They keep your body running in tip top shape. Some vitamins and minerals may be unavailable or hard to get from everyday food.
Let’s face it, not everyone has a love for lambs liver, while high vitamin B5, and salmon, a fantastic antioxidant, while healthy, may not be someone’s idea of a delicious meal. This is where the use of supplements is the only way to obtain these very important vitamins and minerals. Read the rest of this entry »