HEY, WHAT ABOUT OUR HEALTH??!!
Are masks, gloves, social distancing, drug, vaccine
the only Covid-19 answer?
Of course not, but it sure sounds or looks that way. All I hear in the news and on TV is about masks, gloves, social distancing, testing, and hope that a drug or vaccine will come to the rescue. There is little, less about our health, and the role and importance of it when that is exactly what we need to be working on just as much as anything else.
there is a Covid-22. Then what—more masks, gloves, social distancing; another drug, another vaccine that may not ever be found.
Especially when you hear about a possible reoccurrence or there could be something else. If you think we are “one and done” with Covid-19, you may be mistaken. So, say
WHAT REALLY MATTERS
be the answer we are looking and hoping for.
IT’S NOT WHAT YOU THINK
Areaction might be, oh it doesn’t matter what my health is. I could or could not get a virus or disease.
We know how some are not affected that much about having Covid-19 or other viruses while others are devastated or wiped out.
Furthermore, having a weak, useless immune system can be due to POOR HEALTH,
NUTRITION, DIET and not just a compromised immune system because of age or
some preexisting condition.
Just look at the sorry, dreadful state/condition our health is in.
x Overweight you look around and see on our bodies;
x Our lousy; health, life-threatening junk, processed “food” diet saturated with unhealthy, addicting sugar, salt and oils;
x Widespread disease, sickness, “aches and pains” and consumption of prescription and over the counter drugs you see and hear about so much, too much;
x Those feeling fine, no sign of any problem, okay diet, good physical. Then all of a sudden wham-bam heart attack, cancer, diabetes or alzheimer’s/dementia;
x Prescriptions, medications needed to keep us going; alive, and that compromise beyond repair proper functioning of our body’s organs!
x On top of all that, properly prescribed and used prescription drugs, and the adverse drug reactions from them are “a major health risk, ranking 4th with stroke as a leading cause of death” (Light, New Prescription Drugs, 2014)!
As a result of all that, we have been “asking for it” and a “sitting duck” for Covid-19
or any virus, and all the diseases you see or hear about the most. So, is it really any surprise that something like Covid-19 came in and caused the mayhem that it has?
HARD, HONEST LOOK
this. That viruses, diseases like heart attacks, cancer, diabetes, alzheimer’s/dementia are SYMPTOMS, NOT CAUSES. They are signs, warning signs; flashing neon lights that something is just not right with our health, body and immune system.
One might think or say, really, what do you mean by that; show or “prove it” to me.
TO BE OR NOT BE HEALTHY THAT IS THE QUESTION
Okay, I have some questions for you about the basics, fundamentals or essentials of health THAT YOUR LIFE DEPENDS ON and what it’s like. Whether it’s longer or shorter; a comfortable, enjoyable one, or miserable and full of “aches and pains” and pills.
1 Are you exercising—on a regular, consistent basis? If so, how much. It should be about 30 min daily.
2 What’s the amount of water that you are drinking each day? It should be 7-8 glasses to begin with.
3 Are you eating fresh fruits and vegetables each day? If so, how much? It should be at least a bowl full of different kinds of fruit and a good size salad with lots of different
vegetables every other day at least.
4 How much sleep are you getting? It should be 8 hours.
5 Are you taking a multivitamin each day? And any supplements because of the
number of common vitamin, mineral deficiencies that have to be taken care of.
6 Are you cutting down on junk, processed “foods” saturated with unhealthy, addicting sugar, salt and oils?
(How? That’s hard. By putting something in its place like fresh, plant-based food, that’s the trick. It pushes out the junk and gives you an appetite for something healthier.)
THAT’S NOT ALL
Now listen to this. Here is what’s important to know and realize about those 6 fundamentals of health and life, and whether we HAVE IT OR NOT. Our body is a total, integrated, complete system where every part of it works together like a machine; is interdependent upon one another like pieces to a puzzle or instruments for a symphony. You can’t have one without the other. You can’t have a right hand without the left hand; the left leg without the right leg.
So that means doing ALL 6, and not just 2 or 3 or half done. You can’t be exercising and drinking the water your health, body and immune system needs, but not getting the sleep, and vitamins and supplements they require.
Well, geez, at least I got 6 hours of sleep and 15 minutes of exercise. No, all of the health and life essentials have to be done–completely, thoroughly. That’s the “fast track” to:
© STRONG AND HEALTHY BODY AND IMMUNE SYSTEM, and the best protection, offense/defense against viruses, diseases, sickness, “aches and pains”, and
INVITATION TO CHANGE AND BE PART OF THE SOLUTION
So I invite you to look at how to change, strengthen or improve your health, and be part of the solution for Covid-19 and other viruses; diseases that plague us the most, and the state/condition of our health above.
You are welcome to discuss it and what are 1 or 2 “baby steps” you could do (“inch by inch it’s a cinch, yard by yard is mighty hard”)
Much success with your health, wellness and well-being,
Randy Bennett Ed.D.
HCT (HEALTH, NUTRITION, DIET
Change, Support and Accountability
PS Acknowledgement, credit and Thanks needs to go Sunday Muniz, Nutritional Designs https://www.nutritionaldesigns.com/, my main health, nutrition, diet guide. I learned so much from her, she taught me well. She is such a wonderful teacher and strong advocate of the basics and what healthy truly means. May you find your Sunday and benefit from him/her as much as I have from mine.
PPS Another acknowledgment, credit and Thanks has to go Denise Lockwood, Racine County Eye https://racinecountyeye.com/; https://www.facebook.com/racinecountyeye/. If
it wasn’t for her, HEY WHAT ABOUT OUR HEALTH??!! would never have poured out or
been unleashed. You can’t just be educational, straightforward, step by step. You also need to engage, be real and come out with what you really see and feel strongly about.