Rules of Health: Sustaining Optimal Health Through Safe Detoxification, Reaching a Healthy Weight, Managing Stress Effectively, and Achieving Deep Restorative Sleep

Rules of Health: Sustaining Optimal Health Through Safe Detoxification, Reaching a Healthy Weight, Managing Stress Effectively, and Achieving Deep Restorative Sleep

by Behzad Azargoshasb

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Overview

You deserve good health—and you can achieve it without prescriptions or breaking the bank! Written by a licensed, practicing naturopathic doctor, this book is designed to put your health back in your own hands with simple, proven rules for everything from breathing and eating to getting better sleep and raising healthy children. With a few simple adjustments, you too can live a physically, mentally, and emotionally healthy life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781462122721
Publisher: Cedar Fort, Incorporated/CFI Distribution
Publication date: 10/09/2018
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Rules for Air 4

1 Breathe Slowly, Breathe Deeply 4

2 When to Go See a Doctor 4

3 Inside Air v. Outside Air 5

4 What to Do about Those Dreaded Allergies 5

5 Are You Spending Too Much Time In Your Car? 6

6 Simple Ways to Keep the Air Clean 6

7 If You Live with a Smoker 7

8 If You Are a Smoker 7

9 Laugh Frequently 8

10 Notice Your Breathing 8

11 Breathe like a Baby 9

12 The Missing Piece of the Puzzle, "Humidity" 9

Rules for Water 11

1 How to Know Your Water Requirements 11

2 When to Go See a Doctor 12

3 Learn to Distinguish between Thirst and Hunger 12

4 The Type of Water You Drink Also Makes a Difference 12

5 What about Other Beverages? 13

6 How You Store Drinking Water Is Also Important 13

7 Shower Rules 14

8 How Much Water to Consume 14

9 When to Drink Water Also Makes a Difference 14

10 The Wonderful World of Hydrotherapy 15

11 Simple Ways to Save Water 16

Rules for Food 19

1 Meat, Poultry, and Fish in Moderation 19

2 Choose More Vegetables 20

3 Where to Buy Your Groceries 21

4 Nutritional Supplements Dos and Don'ts 22

5 Pick Protein Wisely 24

6 Eat a Handful of Nuts and Seeds as a Snack 24

7 Plant Fat v. Animal Fat 25

8 Probiotics 101 25

9 Sugar Is Your Nemesis 26

10 How You Eat Your Food Makes a Difference 27

11 You Are What You Absorb 28

12 Keep a Food Journal 29

13 Going Vegan 29

14 More Helpful Tips 30

Rules for Sleep 32

1 Ideal Sleep Requirements 33

2 Melatonin's Effect on the Circadian Rhythm 33

3 Ways to Minimize Sleep Disruption 34

4 Low Blood Sugar Can Wake You Up 35

5 Minimize Screen Use before Bed 35

6 Managing the Downside of Shift Work 35

7 Take Back Your Bedroom 36

8 Regular Exercise Can Help You Sleep Better 38

9 Epsom Salt to the Rescue 38

Rules for Exercise 39

1 The Best Exercise Is the One You Enjoy Doing 39

2 To Stretch or Not to Stretch, That Is the Question 40

3 The Best Time to Exercise 40

4 Be Accountable to Someone Else 40

5 Don't Weigh Yourself Too Often 41

6 Aerobic v. Resistance Exercise 41

7 Exercise Outdoors Whenever You Can 41

8 Don't Neglect Proper Nutrition 42

9 Sit Less, Stand More 42

10 A Few Key Points to Remember 43

Rules for Stress Management 44

1 Physical Stress 44

2 Mental and Emotional Stress 46

3 Breathing Techniques 47

4 Meditation, the Bridge to Your Salvation 48

5 Nature to the Rescue 49

6 Use a Purge Journal to Empty Your Mind 50

Rules for Relationships 52

1 Family Relationships 52

2 Friendships 53

3 Acquaintances 53

4 The Law of Cause and Effect Is Real 54

5 Don't Make Promises You Know You Cannot Keep 54

6 Honesty Is the Best Policy 54

7 How to Deal with Enraged People 55

8 Your Significant Other 56

9 Work Relationships 58

10 Relationship with God and Your Spiritual Self 58

11 Relationship with You 59

Rules for a Healthy Mind 60

1 Good Workouts for Brain Health 61

2 Embrace Your Emotions 62

Rules for Detox 63

1 Minimize Assault to Your Detox System 63

2 Do It Right 64

3 Our Toxic World 64

4 How to Minimize Your Toxic Impact on the World 64

5 Detoxification on a Daily Basis 66

6 Detoxification on a Weekly Basis 68

7 Detoxification on a Monthly Basis 69

Rules for Cancer Prevention 71

1 Oxygen and Cancer 72

2 The Benefits of the Sunshine Vitamin 72

3 Shop Strategically 73

4 Sugar, Sugar Everywhere 73

5 Food as Medicine 74

6 Therapeutic Fasting, the Great Healer 74

Rules for Weight Management 77

1 Take Back Your Kitchen 78

2 Eat When You Are Hungry 79

3 Tackle Your Food Intolerances 80

4 Intermittent Fasting 101 81

5 Eat a Mediterranean-Type Diet 82

6 Ketogenic Diet to the Rescue 82

Twelve Weeks to Optimum Health 84

Rules for Healthy Pregnancy 88

1 Planning Starts Way before Getting Pregnant 88

2 Pregnancy Dos and Don'ts 89

3 Postpartum Advice 92

Rules for Raising Healthy Kids 94

1 The Miracle Baby Food 94

2 Peanut Allergies Debunked 95

3 Give Your Child a Break 96

4 Be a Good Role Model 96

5 Hang Out with Your Child 96

6 Show Your Child More Respect 97

7 Praise the Behavior, Not the Child 97

8 The Importance of Hugs 97

9 Make Music a Part of Your Child's Life 98

10 Encourage Your Kids to Go Out and Play 98

11 Nutrition Is Crucial for Their Development 98

12 Children Grow in Their Sleep 99

Rules for Healthy Aging 100

1 Antioxidants, the Misunderstood Hero 101

2 Mitochondria, the Powerhouse 102

Conclusion 103

References 105

About the Author 120

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