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Achieving Optimal Health Naturally

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In order to live to our fullest capabilities, its important to follow a healthier lifestyle although achieving this can often be difficult for many individuals whom don’t know the proper ways to maintain optimal health, fitness, and wellness. From constructing nutritional diets to establishing proper exercise routines, accomplishing your individual goal of becoming healthier doesn’t need to be difficult. With a couple of lifestyle modifications, you can enhance your life to maintain your health and make the best of your well-being.

If you’re a person with a sedentary lifestyle, exercising more will bring many benefits for improving your health. Engaging in physical activity helps burn calories, preventing excess weight gain and supports weight loss. Exercise also stimulates several chemical reactions in the brain that can boost your mood as well as relieve stress, making you feel happier and more relaxed. In case you have a busy schedule, including physical activity into your day can be simple, for example, instead of using the elevator, consider taking the stairs. You will burn more calories this way and ultimately improve your health. Also, walking more often can be a great way to add exercise into your routine. When picking a parking space at work or when stopping at the grocery store, choose a distant spot from the door, this way you will walk more and get some physical activity into your day.

Following a balanced nutrition is also a great way to improve your health. Adding more quality food into your diet, such as fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as reducing the amount of processed foods you consume will benefit your overall wellness. A proper diet together with an exercise routine can help maintain a healthy weight. Eating vitamin and mineral rich foods while avoiding fats, sugars, and salts can help avoid heart disease and hypertension from developing. It’s important to also reduce your intake of caffeine and sugar. While both caffeine and sugar can provide instant highs of energy, the effects are only temporary and can often lead to a crash in mood and energy. By reducing the amount of coffee, soft drinks, chocolate, and sugary snacks from your diet, you will feel more relaxed and avoid any unnecessary energy crashes. Proper nutrition is essential to improve and maintain your health.

Hydration, along with a good diet and physical activity, is also very important for your health. Drinking the appropriate amount of water necessary for each individual has many benefits on the body. Most importantly, the body requires water for the majority of its functions and without proper hydration, the body may not function to its fullest capacity. Water can also assist with weight loss. Try to increase your water intake throughout your day, by substituting a sugary beverage for water at least once. For individuals who don’t favor plain water, consider adding lemons or limes to enhance the flavor. You can also try eating more water-rich foods such as watermelon, which is 92% water.

And last but not least, make sure you’re getting good quality rest. Sleeping should be a top priority when it comes to achieving your optimal health, fitness, and wellness goals as it has many benefits for the body. Getting proper rest improves your mood and can also assist in weight loss. When there is a lack of sleep, the body produces a hormone called leptin which plays a key role in making you feel full. For people who don’t get enough sleep, the levels of leptin drop and you can feel hungrier throughout your day.  In order to receive the appropriate amount of rest you need, make sure to keep a consistent sleep and wake schedule, including on weekends. Lack of sleep can also cause mental, emotional, and physical fatigue. It’s also essential to sleep properly as your body carries out the greatest amount of healing and regeneration during sleep.

By Dr. Alex Jimenez

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The information herein is not intended to replace a one-on-one relationship with a qualified health care professional, licensed physician, and is not medical advice. We encourage you to make your own health care decisions based on your research and partnership with a qualified health care professional. Our information scope is limited to chiropractic, musculoskeletal, physical medicines, wellness, sensitive health issues, functional medicine articles, topics, and discussions. We provide and present clinical collaboration with specialists from a wide array of disciplines. Each specialist is governed by their professional scope of practice and their jurisdiction of licensure. We use functional health & wellness protocols to treat and support care for the injuries or disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Our videos, posts, topics, subjects, and insights cover clinical matters, issues, and topics that relate to and support, directly or indirectly, our clinical scope of practice.* Our office has made a reasonable attempt to provide supportive citations and has identified the relevant research study or studies supporting our posts. We provide copies of supporting research studies available to regulatory boards and the public upon request. We understand that we cover matters that require an additional explanation of how it may assist in a particular care plan or treatment protocol; therefore, to further discuss the subject matter above, please feel free to contact us. Dr. Alex Jimenez DC, MSACP, CCST, IFMCP*, CIFM*, ATN* email: phone: 915-850-0900 Licensed in: Texas & New Mexico*