10 Simple Ways to Help You Get Healthier in 2013

  1. Portion Control. Customers first mistake when transitioning from conventional foods to organic foods is over consumption. Like everything, organic foods have calories too but are more nutritionally dense.
  2. Drink Lots of Water. Our body is made-up of 60% water. It is essential for eliminating toxins and carrying nutrients to our cells. The amount of water each individual varies on the person’s lifestyle. The Institute of Medicine recommends 13 cups for men and 9 cups for women.
  3. Choose Organic. According to researchers at the University of Stanford, a study confirmed that by choosing organic produce and meat, people can reduce their intake of pesticide residues and their exposure to antibiotic-resistant bacteria. Study is available at http://annals.org/journal.aspx.
  4. Supplement for Deficiencies and/or Imbalances. Our bodies communicate   to us through the way we are feeling. Take the initiative to learn how being deficient or imbalanced in vitamins and minerals can effect your health.
  5. Detox. Our lifestyle can be toxic on our bodies. With the weight of stress and other factors, our bodies need to be rebooted every year. By ridding the body of toxic chemicals, the kidneys and liver are encouraged to work better.
  6. Eat Your Organic Fruits & Veggies. It is single handily the most important for a healthy diet. They are full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants which help the body function and boost your immunity. In addition, they are full of fiber and water, helping you to feel satisfied and full.
  7. Avoid Food Additives. We are all exposed to toxins both inside and outside the body. These toxins can overwhelm our bodies. By choosing your food wisely, you are able to control toxin consumption. Here is a list of 10 food additives to avoid http://foodmatters.tv/articles-1/top-10-food-additives-to-avoid.
  8. Make Sense of Ingredients. By knowing what is in a product, you can be proactive about what goes on or in your body. Food quality plays a major role.
  9. Eat Grass-Fed Beef. This beef is loaded with Omega-3 fatty acids because it was fed a healthy diet, it’s mother’s milk, fresh grass and hay. In turn, we reap the benefits of the healthy meat! Pick-up our Grass-Fed brochure to learn more.
  10. Prepare Your Own Meals. By shopping the perimeter of the store, chances are you are eating foods in its purest form. When you cook your own meals from whole foods, you can listen to your body and its needs.

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