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Baby Your Kidneys

You may not know this or value it enough, but your Kidney is one of the most important organs in your body and neglecting it endangers your health. Your kidney filters your blood, produces hormones, absorbs minerals, produces urine, eliminates toxins, and neutralizes acids. It is for this reason that you must really take care of your kidneys and avoid any harm to them.

Here are some things that you may not be aware are harming you but are simply killing you slowly:

  1. Not Drinking Enough Water: When you don’t drink enough water daily, your toxins and waste material start to accumulate and can cause severe damage to your body, as your kidneys need the water in order to filter blood and eliminate toxins and waste materials.
  2. Consuming too much Salt: Ingesting too much salt can raise your blood pressure and put a lot of stress on the kidneys so keep your daily intake low.
  3. Delaying your need to go to the washroom: This is without a doubt very problematic to the Kidney and although you may feel that you simply have no time or you need to get things done before taking that quick break, it is a bigger problem than you know, especially if it is on a regular basis as retaining urine increases urine pressure and can lead to kidney failure, kidney stones, and incontinence. Once in a while is okay, but making it a habit is a no go.
  4. Consuming too much Sugar can be very unhealthy for you: Consuming high sugars during the day causes you to have protein in your urine and having protein in your urine is an early sign your kidneys are not doing their job as they should.
  5. Not Consuming enough Vitamins and Minerals: This is crucial for a healthy body and any deficiency in your daily diet can  increase the risk of kidney stones or kidney failure.
  6. Over-consumption of Animal Protein is a thing: Red meat, especially, can increase the metabolic load on your kidneys which makes your kidneys work much harder and finally lead to a dysfunction.
  7. Sleep deprivation is a big No No: Constant sleep deprivation is linked to many diseases including Kidney. During the night your body repairs damaged kidney tissue and depriving it from sleep only defeats that purpose.
  8. Too much Caffeine is damaging to your body: Caffeine can raise blood pressure and put extra stress on your kidneys.
  9. Excessive use of painkiller: Abuse painkillers can lead to severe damage of liver and kidneys, and many tend to use painkillers for the most minor of pains as habits appear, but that is simply damaging your organs. Natural remedies should be considered before painkillers.
  10. Alcohol over-consumption: Just as the Liver can’t handle too much alcohol, alcohol is actually a toxin that puts a lot of stress on our kidneys too and causes its own damages.

So, point to be taken here is that there always needs to be a healthy balance to your diet, including all the necessary nutrients and consuming everything within healthy portions, including Staying ACTIVE, which should never be forgotten! Stay wary of your body and mind, Keep a healthy Balance and stay Safe!

Enjoy life with a Heavy Touch of Health and Care!

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Bellyfat Bellyfat Go Away! Don’t Come Back Another Day!

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Do you find your trying to lose that belly fat and it’s just one stubborn Peace of Fat!?

I Feel you! The thing is.. people don’t truly understand the impact of that excess and how it comes to be and stay. It’s not a simple abs workout that will save your life. It has a lot more implications then you see.

Such As:

Getting a good night sleep. That’s 8-9 hours where your body is fully rested.

Avoiding Stress as we all know what stress does to our body. Dealing with stress is a way to go. I deal well with stress by doing exactly what is good for me and my belly fat. Go to the gym and express it all there. Bye bye Stress!

Eating well… well duh right? But some people still can’t control that. Avoiding processed foods, junk foods, bad foods.  Eat healthy and see how you will feel in 2 days!

Exercice but do it right! Yes cardio helps you lose weight but it’s really not the only answer. Do a full body workout, do some weight  lighting, squats, lunges, planks, burpees, just work it! It’s so much Fun!

And the last problem some people run into is only doing abs and thinking they will get killer abs by just working out and doing sit-ups.  Reality is, if you workout your body without doing the full workout you are gaining muscle over the fat which is not really what you were looking for. So yes do sit-ups, do simple abs workout but really the full body workout that a plank gives you or a burpee or even a squat can just change your life. So try it out!

Go give it a try and see how you feel! I do Greco Lean and Fit! Maybe give that a try or something like it, circuit training is awesome. See how you will notice your body drastically change! Yes it may be pricey but for your health. It’s damn worth it!

Stay healthy and get Fit!

Read more here:
Reasons you’re not losing belly fat

Sleep on your Left Side

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Studies show that the way you sleep has an effect on your health and your body. So, sleep on your left side and see how you will be feeling better in many ways, because sleeping on your left side helps your digestive system, reduces heartburn, relieves back pain, its good for your heart and lymphatic system, it is in fact the way pregnant women should sleep too for the better health of their babies and themselves.

So, here is the why’s, so see http://www.lifehack.org/356391/this-why-you-should-sleep-your-left-side-backed-science?mid=20160119&ref=mail&uid=393464&feq=daily for more.

Habits of A Productive Life

I woke up today, and reality hit me hard.

Productivity… Can you really achieve it to your full potential?

In this day in age, Heck NO!

Either you wake up to work, to social events with friends, to a bad day, or maybe even wake up in the middle of the day after a long night of partying, followed by a long morning of sleeping in and doing NOTHING.

So yes, Life has quite become useless. Wake up, go to work, come home or go out, then sleep.

Where did you do something to mark a difference in your life? In other people’s lives?

Have you made a difference today? Will you make a difference? Matter is that Probably not.

Why NOT?

Wake up, TURN OFF YOUR SCREENS, yes I mean all of them, Cell phone, TV, laptop, any distraction that is NOT helping you be productive.

I woke up today, went on the news to see if anything is new and stumbled into an article that read my mind, an article that, like anyone else, might just turn on a light bulb for today and maybe the next week, but as humans, it will go away, the cycle will start over and we will move forward.

Sad right? Sucks, Right? Right! And this is the dilemma I fall into.

I know I need a change, do you?

Make it happen for yourself, start a day in the week, for now, to just have YOU TIME, I have that, it’s been great, however I need more now.

Try it, start somewhere, and move forward, become the best you can be.

What is the meaning of life? I ask myself that question daily, and still no answer.

Let’s find our own meaning, because honestly, the whole meaning of life will never be achieved, not in our day of age, maybe not ever.

Listening to music, drinking my glass of wine, I sit here try to write this blog post, and it saddens me. What is the purpose of our days, can you be truly happy? Can you achieve your full potential? Can you become a person who wakes up every morning in full satisfaction with your life progress? I haven’t seen it yet.

So I will leave you thinking on this day. Your way, is it working for you? Are you happy? Are you productive? If not, does it even bother you?

I sit here, and you should already know my answer to all these questions.

I can go on and on about this topic because it’s very important to me, but, I will leave you with this:

Four Important Personal Habits for a More Productive Life

Seriously read the article right above, and learn how to be more productive; if you care, that is.

I want to try them, try them with me and let’s do it together.

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Are You Sleeping?

Many of us put off sleep when other things seem more important. However, if you knew how essential sleep is for you, you would think twice about this.

Jeff Iliff explains why sleep is so important. Why? When the brain is awake, it puts of cleaning your brain waste.

To fuel your body, it is essential to supply it with nutrients and oxygen, however in order to do so, we must be asleep. Let me explain… When we are asleep, it is the only time that our brain clears its waste through the CSF (Cerebrospinal fluid: a clear bodily fluid found in the brain and spine). CSF rushes only in the sleeping brain; and when we are awake, nothing is being cleared, but put off until the brain actually ‘sleeps’.

Sleep is the answer to waste clearance, and when we do not sleep, waste such as Amyloid beta is built up, which can contribute to development of brain disease conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease and more.

 

Take 12 minutes of your time and watch Jeff as he describes what seems to be a very important part of our lives.

SLEEP MORE: LIVE LONGER!

If you don’t want to listen to your parents, listen to your doctors!

Lack of sleep is unhealthy for your body and your brain.

As doctor Lee describes, sleep deprivation can cause drastic long-term effects such as cardiovascular disease, increase risk of car accidents, work performance errors, cognitive abilities, more fatigue during the day, and obesity.

Dr. Jean-Philippe Chaput, an obesity specialist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, said there is a strong link between sleep and body weight. According to him, comparing to people who sleep more, those who sleep less tend to eat more and be less active.

Chaput said:

adults are encouraged to sleep between seven to eight hours a night, while children are encouraged to sleep for 10 hours in order to get a full rest.

See more at http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/lack-of-sleep-can-lead-to-obesity-heart-problems-1.2542088

Please also make sure to take the poll and see how many actually do/don’t sleep enough. You will notice that more than half of us do not sleep enough.

Too Much Sleep Is Too Little Sleep

Many of us, after sleeping more than the required 7 hours, feel restless and even more exhausted than anything. Why is that you ask yourself ? Well, truth is, when you oversleep you are under sleeping! What this means is you only over sleep when you have not slept enough leading to exhaustion and lack of routine. I am certain that almost everyone of you has experienced this feeling and simply can’t begin to understand how it makes any sense. Sleeping a lot is not a good rest. Stay healthy and follow the rules of sleep! Take a look at the following link to learn more about this.

http://m.arcamax.com/health/healthtips/s-1259052-968539

Insomnia & The Fear of The Dark: The Uncovered Link

Sleepless nights, many of us have have… Yet some of us have a bigger problem with reoccurring sleepless night, one that lasts a long period of our lives or all of it. Insomnia is a annoyance for those people. Are you someone that can’t sleep or has difficulty sleeping well? Research is being done on why insomnia is a problem for some and apparently, many of those that are insomniac fear the dark, leading to tension which impedes one to sleep with comfort, causing them to either not sleep or sleep and wake up many times throughout the night.

Read this article below and get more details about these findings

http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/story/2012/06/11/insomnia-fear-of-dark-phobia.html

 

for more information about what is “Insomnia”, here is a quick 40second video