Eating For Your Health
Eating for Your Health has a direct influence on the internal environment of your body.
These causes of death(diabetes and stroke) are largely preventable through a healthy lifestyle; the food you are eating and fitness.
Risk factors include:
- High Cholesterol
Reduction of risk factors to an optimal level, no risk factors, results in a 6x decrease in death due to cardiovascular disease.
A major reduction in risk factors can start today when you practice Clean Eating Habits.
When you ask yourself the Question,
How am I feeling?
Relate this to foods you are eating.
There is a connection to foods in your diet: How foods influence your emotions, your mind, and your body.
How Does Food Make You Feel?
Begin to make self-assessment a part of your healthy choices and decisions.
Pay attention to symptoms(how you are feeling) and signs(what you see, or measure) that your body gives you.
Paying attention is another way of feedback you receive from what you are eating, activities you engage, and emotions that influence body function.
Result of Foods on Health
The foods you eat have the ability to improve our productivity, energy and brain function.
Every Body, or person, will respond to foods in a different matter. This is why you must listen to your own body and how it responds to foods you ingest, or a specific diet plan you follow.
There are foods that you may be allergic to, causing an inflammatory response.
Eating for Your Health: The Choices You Have
Comment on the below Choices You Have below.
How Much Do You Eat?
When Do You Eat?
Time Restricted Feeding
Dr. Satchin Panda on Time-Restricted Feeding and Its Effects on Obesity, Muscle Mass & Heart Health
With Whom You Eat?
Are you influenced by the people you eat with?
Are you eating differently in social situations?
How Often Do You Eat?
Are you eating too frequently?
Are you not eating enough at certain times of the day?
Simply not eating for 16 hours, then eating your normal diet is a form of intermittent fasting.
How Fast Do You Eat?
Are you eating so fast that you are full, and still eating?
Are you mindful of the flavors, consistency and health creating nature of the food you eat?
By paying attention, and asking yourself these questions, you become more mindful of how you relate to food, and the impact food has on your health. This is vital to taking an active self-responsible role in your present, and future health status.
Eating for Your Health: Self-inquiry
Spend a few days observing the When, Where, and Whatevers of Your Eating Habits.
Make a few basic changes to these habits…starting small.
Observe how You respond to these changes.
Then, start delving into the food you are eating.
This is where it gets fun.
Eating healthy food can be a rather fun adventure.
Also published on Medium.