Stress is so much more than work or worries. Stress is a hard-wired physical response traveling throughout the body. Stress triggers the fight or flight mechanism in order to fight the danger or threat or to run away from it.
Studies have shown that sedentary lifestyle and prolonged sitting is taking a major toll on our lives. You have probably heard that ‘Sitting is the new Smoking’. Sitting for long hours is bad for our health and life expectancy.
Our body requires water to survive, digest our food, carry the nutrients, to remove the wastes, to maintain temperature, to protect our organs and joints, to maintain the fluid and electrolyte balance to name a few.
Metabolism and Nutrition are very closely linked. The food we eat and drink is converted into energy and this energy is used by the body for all the biochemical and hormone reactions. Good metabolism also depends on the bioavailability of all the nutrients.
Always choose a workout that you love. Chances of sticking to the workout you love are higher than choosing a workout just to lose those pounds. It can be either walking or working out in the gym or running for a marathon or practicing Yoga.
Our gut is home to 100 trillion microorganisms, that is more than the number of cells in our entire body. The beneficial bacteria play the primary role in Digestion and Absorption of nutrients from the Gut. The microflora of the gut protects from the infections and regulates metabolism.
Fermented foods are loaded with Probiotics, Digestive enzymes and Nutrients. Probiotics keeps the balance between the good bacteria and bad bacteria in the digestive tract. All the fermented pickled and soured foods are loaded with Probiotics.