The body is an intricate and complicated thing that is comprised of many different parts which rely on each other in order to work effectively as a unit. It’s important to keep the body and mind properly nourished in order to function at an optimal level, which means knowing which foods and exercises will work which part of the body best.
Everything starts with the mind; the better you feed it, the better you’ll be able to do everything else. Some of the best ways which one can feed the mind include: stimulating it with some good reading, practicing yoga and meditating. To nourish the mind a diet rich in Omega-3 fatty acids (found in foods such as nuts and salmon) is a great way to promote improved mental alertness. When you add in the right type of exercises which can help pump endorphins and improve your mood you’ll not only feel better, you’ll be able to effectively manage stress in a better way.
Some other great foods/processes which can are helpful to other parts of the body include:
‘For the Heart
Grapes contain a powerful antioxidant called resveratrol that is helpful in reducing the risk of heart disease.
For the Lungs
Foods rich in Omega-3’s and antioxidants can help protect lungs from stress and reduce inflammation.
For the Intestines
Research shows that handful of almonds and cup of black coffee daily can help in the creation of good bacteria which greatly helps with digestion.
For the Feet
Thorough cleansing of the feet daily (including a rinse with a dandruff shampoo a few times a week) can help prevent the growth of fungus (athlete’s foot)’. (mayoclinic.org)
Establishing an exercise and diet plan that can help you get your body both physically and mentally in sync is the best way to promote a healthier lifestyle. Learn more about our lean life plan here.