Welcome to Dfab50, your first stop in the pursuit of better health and well-being.
Living a truly healthy lifestyle is more than just a New Years resolution. It’s a way of life.
Why live a healthy lifestyle? … pretty simple. When you’re feeling good – on top of your game, you do better, think better, even look better than when you’re run down and out of shape. Good health means your immune system is stronger, your stamina is higher, and you can get more things done in less time. A healthy lifestyle can have a positive effect on everything you do; on your employment; on your relationships with others; and on how you feel about yourself. Living a healthy lifestyle means pursuing self-wellness in body and in mind in an effort to be healthy both physically and mentally.
It’s fairly easy to imagine that everyone wants to be as healthy as they can be. The problem is that as the world becomes more and more fast-paced, the effort to eat right and exercise seems to become more difficult, and stress levels rage. These are just a couple of reasons that obesity in the U.S. is at its highest rate ever, diabetes is at record heights, and heart disease soars. Add in environmental toxins, cigarette smoke, excess alcohol intake, and a sedentary lifestyle, and we have the perfect recipe for poor health.The good news is that we can do something about it. All it takes is a decision to pursue a better way.
The human body is an amazing organism that can take a lot of abuse and still function quite well; not optimally, but quite well. Just as a car that should have 93 octane gasoline will run on 87 octane, the body can run on junk food instead of quality food, just not as well, and over time the effects will show. We don’t run on gasoline however, so what do we need to power our engines? We need four basic nutrients: water, carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Vitamins, minerals, and other micro-nutrients are also essential to to keep our health at its optimum level. The trick is to get these basic nutrients and micro-nutrients from good sources. After all, there is good water, and bad water; good carbs , and bad carbs. There’s a big difference between whole grain rice and crispy rice marshmallow treats. You get the point.
The way we interact with each other, our friends, our families, our work associates, etc… all depends on how we feel, how healthy we are. How we react to and recover from viruses, infections, injuries, etc… depends on our health. The focus of this site is to explore wellness related topics, and to provide diverse opportunities for self improvement. If you’re interested in improving your health and overall well-being, you’ve come to the right place.