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When I am well rested and not seesrstd. I have a health issue I have been dealing with for nine years. On a bad day I can feel much worse than on a good day. If I am rested, calm and at peace I have the ability to deal with the daily pain of my condition. If I am tired and overwhelmed with other issues, the pain seems worse and makes the stress of other issues seem worse. I get tired easier and my pain tolerance is lower. Obviously, you cant isolate yourself from life, but you can learn coping skills to help.
Jennifer, I need your expertise, or ability to consult with those in your peer group about a topic I'm having trouble getting data on. I have recently had gallbladder surgery, my doctor suggested I stop drinking water purified by reverse osmosis. He said it is very pure, but it is so pure all the minerals have been removed, making the water a hypo-tonic solution. Mixing this "dead water" with my body a hyper-tonic solution causes the two solutions to balance, stealing minerals from my organs, causing potential stones and osteoporosis. Can this be true? Can you direct me to some articles about drinking water that has been purified by the RO process? Our body is mostly water, I'm concerned about the water I drink. I was directed by a guy at a show to filter my water from the tap and swears by the Berkeyproducts Black element what can you recommend for home water filtration?
I love nutrition month so much NOW AND FOREVER............................
A National Nutrition Month sounds like a great idea. Actually, I thought there already was a National Nutrition Month; there is a day or a month for just about everything else. Just kidding, I really appreciate your article. Thanks for sharing!
I have been a lacto ovo-vegetarian for most of my life, but still seem to struggle with my wt.. I eat nuts and beans, fruits and veggies, whole wheat bread with 6gm of fiber per serving daily. It seems though that, what ever I eat just get packed on my belly. I look like a Buddha. What can I do differently. any suggestion, please?
After eating the heavy meat, Fred Flintstone diet most of my life, a heart attack last year opened me up to a plant based diet, so eat more fruits and vegetables before the same thing happens to you. My cholesterol was in the normal range except I had low hdl.
Great article. I have been eating a mostly vegan diet for a year now, and have experienced incredible weight loss and health, as well as strength and endurance benefits!
I think you're right, we do unfortunately need a month to remind people that eating healthy is important and we should be eating the right types of foods. What would be nice is to have an iPhone app that gives you daily healthy recipes. They may have one already, I'm not sure. I just think that everyone lives a fast paced life that they don't take the time to take proper care of their body.
Sure!! we need reminders!! all of us (if not why we have holidays to remember things....???) We need encouragement, just like kids, and these monthly events or topics are GREAT for that.
Keep the good work. :)
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