Is Your Body Functioning at an Optimal Level?
In order to achieve your health and fitness goals, your body needs to function at an optimal level. Functioning at an optimal level means: having high energy levels throughout the day; quickly recovering from minor illnesses (colds, flu’s, etc.); and quick and efficient muscle and tissue recovery/repair after exercise.
In order for your body to function at an optimal level, it requires the following consistently on a regular basis:
Once your body is in balance and has everything it needs to function efficiently, it becomes easy to reach and maintain your ideal body weight.
SIGNS OF BALANCE
Physical Symptoms: Bright eyes, hunger, stamina, natural deep breathing, high energy, restful sleep, focus, alertness, strength, good attention span, good colour
Emotional Symptoms: Confident, energized, happy, focused, calm, relaxed, patient, easygoing
Every six months to one year, you get a brand new body. The body you have right now is made out of the food you have eaten over the past year as the cells in your body continually die off and new ones are made. If you are not achieving your goals or if your progress is very slow, then consider examining your daily dietary intake and eating habits, as they can impact the results you do or do not achieve by up to 70 percent.
10 KEY COMPONENTS OF A HEALTHY DIET
HOW THE 10 KEY COMPONENTS OF A HEALTHY DIET KEEP THE BODY FUNCTIONING AT AN OPTIMAL LEVEL
When we are receiving good quality nutrients in the correct balance from the foods we are eating and the body is digesting what we are consuming, not only will we achieve our ideal body weight, but we will be healthy and we will feel happy, balanced, and energized.
WHAT IS THE IDEAL DIET?
The Ideal Diet is the individual diet that adapts and fluctuates with our body’s needs. Individual needs that influence the ideal diet include: age, activity level, state of health, environment, lifestyle and season.
KEYS TO CREATING AN EATING PLAN THAT WORKS FOR YOU
When creating an eating plan that will enable you to achieve your goals, you must consider the following:
HOW DO YOU KNOW WHAT NUTRIENTS YOUR BODY NEEDS?
Listen to what your body is telling you. Every symptom you experience is your body’s way of telling you that it is out of balance. Consuming quality nutrients in the right amount at the right time will increase energy levels, eliminate symptoms and help you achieve your goals and reach your ideal body weight.
SYMPTOMS OF DEHYDRATION
SYMPTOMS OF PROTEIN DEFICIENCY
(i.e. Not eating enough or not digesting what is being consumed)
Eat Well…Train Hard…Be Your Best!