In an interview posted on The Good Men Project’s website about supporting a healthy immune system, I reminded readers that this is also a good time to improve their eating habits.
With contagious diseases making national headlines, I thought it timely to discuss simple ways to optimize the body’s immune function.
I grew up eating meals seasoned with turmeric. It is a commonly used spice in Malaysian cuisines. If you make curry, it’s a must-have ingredient. You may have heard that, as with most other herbs and spices, turmeric also supports good health.
Anyone who has spent time inside a gym is probably familiar with “that guy” who looks jacked, but has trouble moving athletically! We need to start thinking about fitness differently. Long-term wellness isn’t just about looking good, it’s about moving well – gracefully and efficiently.
Nearly everyone has days at work when they feel so physically fatigued that their minds aren’t fully engaged. It’s called job fatigue and thankfully it’s usually temporary. But when it becomes persistent, job fatigue leads to burnout.
Whether you’re a professional athlete or someone just looking to eat healthier, this is a well-balanced, foundational way of eating.
Going without sleep on a regular basis can compromise the immune system, lead to weight gain and increase heart disease risk factors. It’s essential to fix sleep problems before they become too overwhelming.
Even the healthiest oils can go bad. I’m not just talking about cooking oil that smells awful after being used to fry fish. I’m talking about oils that are repeatedly heated at restaurants, a practice that may accelerate the formation of potentially carcinogenic compounds.