Our body is the “Temple of Good Health” which supports itself by majestic columns of Cleansing and Nutrition. The steps that lead to the temple are paved with exercise, sunshine, a positive mental attitude, clean water, and clean air.
Health and exerciseExercise is the first step in promoting health and longevity. By increasing in circulation to the lymphatic and circulatory systems, aiding the body in the removal of toxins. Furthermore, research has proven that performing these activities just 2-3 times per week, for 30-45 minutes at a time, preserves the muscular tonus and maintains the basal metabolic rate
Health and sunsineThe sun’s vibrant energy is the most potent life-sustaining force. Different frequencies of this energy have different biological effects on our moods, behavior and vitality. Light is a nutrient that is crucial for optimum health. Research demonstrates that this full spectrum of daylight is necessary to stimulate our endocrine system. The pineal gland requires full spectrum light in order to perform its function, balancing the hormones that run the body.
Health and attitudePositive emotional support lends a great deal to overall health. The immune system is controlled by the midbrain, or limbic system, through the thymus. The midbrain also controls the emotions, so it is easy to see that unresolved emotional issues can shut down the immune system.
Health and clean waterWater is the second most critical requirement of the body. Many aches and pains are the result of inadequate water intake. The body cannot cleanse itself properly without adequate water. Adults need 4-6 glasses of purified water daily, in addition to other liquids that are ingested.
Health and clean airOxygen is the major nutrient required by the body, some 800 liters per day. A partial lack of oxygen (hypoxia) will cause major disease problems over time. Many people spend large portions of time in doors – as much as 80-90% of their lives. For these reasons, some experts feel that more people suffer from the effects of indoor air pollution than outdoor pollution. The California Air Resources Board estimates that indoor air pollutant levels are 25-62% greater than outside levels and can pose serious health problems.