Hold the cheese! Wait - hold the Mac-n-Cheese!! Is your daily NutriBlast actually an elixir of health?
I say, yes!
Every day, I'm even more amazed at how our bodies work and how unique we all are. Our bodies amazingly can live for a long time on little nutrition. But, over time, the nutrient reservoir in our body shrinks if we don't refill it. At some point, because your cells are not being fed adequate nutrition or because your cells no longer have the nutritional reserves to protect and repair themselves, they become sick and then replicate in a sick or diseased state. Eventually, the cell can mutate into a cancerous cell.
Additionally, your immune system is able to recognize the sick or mutated cell and kill it. This is why nutrition and nutrient absorption is so important. Vitamins, minerals, enzymes, essential fatty acids, amino acids and antioxidants are vital for building a healthy body. Every tissue and bone in your body, every chemical that your body makes, every blood cell, every hormone and immune system compound, EVERYTHING requires nutrition to function. Our bodies can’t make something out of nothing!
Seeing children with adult disease and illness is proof that when our nutritional reservoir is depleted, illness can occur very quickly.
And let's face it: cells don't live on French fries, cheeseburgers and mac-n-cheese. The body breaks down what we eat, searching for macronutrients and micronutrients. Macronutrients are carbohydrates, fats and protein. Micronutrients are vitamins, minerals, enzymes, essential fatty acids, amino acids, antioxidants and other phytonutrients.
Hold on - macronutrients are the carbohydrates, fats and protein that French fries, cheeseburgers and mac-n-cheese provide, right? Well, yes, actually, these foods are rich in macronutrients, but they have very little of the vitamins, minerals, enzymes, essential fatty acids and antioxidants, which are in fact what protect your cells and make cells function.
Think of carbohydrates, fats and proteins as part fuel and part nutrient delivery system. The job of carbohydrates, fats and proteins is to provide calories for energy and provide vitamins, minerals, enzymes, essential fatty acids, amino acids and antioxidants which are vital for building a healthy body, giving the body what it needs to operate, build and repair. Each cell, when given the right amount of nutrition, has the potential to repair its DNA, bringing a sick cell back to a healthy condition.
The average adult has approximately 100 trillion cells and every cell in your body operates like a miniature city. Wow, that's hard to imagine! Each cell has its own power plant for energy (mitochondria), its own waste removal and trash disposal system (lymphatic system). It has its own defense system (immune system) with armies to destroy invaders and internal threats (cancer cells) and its own engineers and maintenance system to rebuild and repair. In addition, it has its own monitoring system (endocrine system) to sense when any part of your body has a need and direct the action. It has workers (enzymes) that make every task happen.
It takes many vitamins and minerals to make energy possible in each cell. It takes the vitamin's A, C, D, K2 and the minerals magnesium, phosphorus, boron and strontium to make healthy bones. Follow me so far?
Body-building, protecting and repairing nutrients all come from real foods and the richest foods in nutrients by a large margin are plant foods. Processed and refined foods lack many of the nutrients your body needs. In fact, processed and refined foods are anti-nutrients. They rob much-needed nutrients from our nutritional reserves. The SAD (standard American diet) is the biggest cause of disease and illness across our planet. The American diet has migrated across the globe and is now inflicting its participants with alarming rates of disease and illness.
It's never too late to make your body healthier if you are willing to make the change. Many times, disease and illness can even be reversed through a highly nutritious diet and being more physically active.
So, Blast away my friends! Celebrate your body and health by feeding into your nutritional savings account so you can live a long and healthy life.