Dr. Mercola

denipink
By denipink Latest Reply 2013-12-07 13:42:56 -0600
Started 2013-07-15 05:09:31 -0500

We're now finally seeing science alter its course to investigate the power of optimal nutrition to improve health and prevent chronic disease from occurring in the first place. To anyone who is well-versed in alternative medicine, this is simply common sense. But many are still in denial about the power each individual wields over their own health, and that preventing disease and even treating disease can be as simple as modifying your diet and lifestyle—essentially, altering the environment of your body, to provide the best, most health promoting growth medium possible for all your cells.

Dr. Mercola


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denipink
denipink 2013-07-15 19:48:54 -0500 Report

Well, if you love the veggies and the fruits then you are more than half the way there. Here is a really good article about how vegetarians get their protein. It says it far better than i ever could. I think that eating vegetarian is a very smart way to eat! It is about as healthy as you can get :)

http://www.savvyvegetarian.com/articles/get-e...

Denise

peggy1255
peggy1255 2013-07-15 16:12:20 -0500 Report

That's for sure I use the elliptacle machine that's my favorite exercise, I have thought of becoming vegetarian , what do you do to get enough protein ? I do love the veggies and fruits :)

jigsaw
jigsaw 2013-07-15 12:11:02 -0500 Report

I believe there is a great deal of wisdom in these words. Ignorance and denial seem to go hand in hand. We are all guilty of both to different degrees.
I continue to seek the skills of conventional medical doctors, but I must admit it is the wisdom and knowledge of doctors that practice alternative medicine, that have done the most for me when it comes to managing my diabetes.
My experience with conventional doctors, is to simply receive more medication for the majority of medical problems that come along. Rarely do they offer any in depth guidance to eliminating the cause of an illness as Naturopathic doctors (NDs) offer. Unfotunately, most insurance companies will not pay anything for the treatment offered by doctors that practice alternative medicine. Also the media as well as many conventional medical doctors seem to persuade people away from the alternative medical approach. As a matter of fact, and sadly, I find many MDs refuse to accept alternative medicine altogether. Fortunately, this seems to be changing gradually.

peggy1255
peggy1255 2013-07-15 06:42:39 -0500 Report

Agreed I ve seen this for myself with my own health, sometimes it's hard to stick with good health habits, but as weight comes down and BS levels its very encouraging, just need to be patient I've found until I see positive changes, and try to stay in course, I got off course after many yrs of doing good, and have been in process of lowering my weight and BS for a better tomorrow:)

denipink
denipink 2013-07-15 06:49:06 -0500 Report

I have completely changed my diet to eating vegetarian. It agrees with me and my BS is good. I still cheat a little but i am not perfect. The best thing i ever did for myself was eat better. I feel so much better now. I am also walking and it hurts to walk but i push thru. The more i walk the less i hurt. I will have all this down in no time. I am very motivated. One thing becoming diabetic did for me was "smarten me up." That's a good thing!

Who wants to be sick all the time? No one! Keep up the good work, Peggy. We will both be the picture of health in no time at all!

Denise

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