It Is Time For A Modern Revolution #revolt

This is a site in partnership with the blog: The Modern Revolution. We believe a massive change is needed in the way we endeavor to grow food, prepare food, prevent illness and the way we care for the sick.

Peter Deeley, founder of A Well Run Life, is a health coach and is deeply involved in bringing about these changes currently. Author, speaker, counselor, family chef, part-time bee-keeper and chicken farmer.

Here’s a quick video on him:

Our DNA as humans did not change in 30 years. Our environment did. Food claims on labels. GMO tolerance. Factory farming. We live in a country that tripled its obesity rate in 30 years. That is a problem of epidemic proportions.

One bright spot in the healthcare universe is Naturopathic Medicine. Naturopathic Medicine seeks to heal you rather than manage your illness.

Here is a quick primer:

  • The Healing Power of Nature (Vis Medicatrix Naturae): Naturopathic medicine recognizes an inherent self-healing process in people that is ordered and intelligent. Naturopathic physicians act to identify and remove obstacles to healing and recovery, and to facilitate and augment this inherent self-healing process.
  • Identify and Treat the Causes (Tolle Causam): The naturopathic physician seeks to identify and remove the underlying causes of illness rather than to merely eliminate or suppress symptoms.
  • First Do No Harm (Primum Non Nocere): Naturopathic physicians follow three guidelines to avoid harming the patient:
  • Utilize methods and medicinal substances which minimize the risk of harmful side effects, using the least force necessary to diagnose and treat; Avoid when possible the harmful suppression of symptoms; and Acknowledge, respect, and work with individuals’ self-healing process.
  • Doctor as Teacher (Docere): Naturopathic physicians educate their patients and encourage self-responsibility for health. They also recognize and employ the therapeutic potential of the doctor-patient relationship.
  • Treat the Whole Person: Naturopathic physicians treat each patient by taking into account individual physical, mental, emotional, genetic, environmental, social, and other factors. Since total health also includes spiritual health, naturopathic physicians encourage individuals to pursue their personal spiritual development.
  • Prevention: Naturopathic physicians emphasize the prevention of disease by assessing risk factors, heredity and susceptibility to disease, and by making appropriate interventions in partnership with their patients to prevent illness.

Dr. Maggie Garvin, On Being Well, is a Naturopathic Physician and our Medical Director. Let me introduce her:


Here, and in other sites we publish we will actively take a stand against healthcare and food production in our United States. We know that the powers currently dominate in the society are extraordinary. In fact, we made a video poking fun at the “Kale Lobby” vs. the big pharmaceutical lobby.

And we took aim at Big Soda as well.


We want nothing less than a revolution in this country. We want you to pay your local farmer, not your local pharmacist. We think that you can live 100 years in active vitality if you take care of yourself.

If you want our health coaching services, we do it in-person in our Chandler, AZ office or virtually via Skype. If you want a voice, contact us, we love guest bloggers.

Being healthy is an act of revolution.




Urban Farming: An Important Part of The Modern Revolution

Venturing into Urban Farming

Health has taken an even bigger seat at the table in the last decade.  Not just in the sense that “oh, fast food is bad, don’t eat that.”  Health is something that is considered by how and where our food travels before it reaches our plates.  This need for fresh, organic, and unadulterated meals has caused many to start researching ways to take complete control of their diets by growing it at home.  Urban farming has now opened that idea up to those who don’t have fertile land outside their doorsteps.

Ingenuity is budding around the urban farming scene, where people must make do with what little space they do have while living in a big city apartment.  This includes utilizing their balconies, window sills, and rooftops to squeeze every last inch of space to grow as much fresh produce as they can.  Urban communities are coming together to solve the problems of outsourced produce, making it cheaper, healthier, and tastier for themselves.

Community Gardens

These programs offer great opportunities for not only the health-conscious citizens in big urban cities, but also those who struggle to find employment and want to do something positive, fulfilling with their lives while they get their feet under them.  This is a joint learning and harvesting venture for all of those involved.  Everyone does their part and everyone benefits, as a result.  Community gardens are typically maintained and supervised by the county, but there are plenty of “unofficial” community gardens out there to join.

Community Supported Agriculture

CSAs are opportunities for local residents to reap the benefits of urban farming while supporting their local farmers.  This is how urban farmers can get together and meet investors to grow their business.  It’s like a hub that exists to share vital resources and information with the community, including: local agricultural knowledge, local grants and subsidies information, and basic gardening classes to encourage more urban agriculture.

School Gardens

Urban farming is the future of sustainability, so it’s important to have kids learn at an early age about food, how it is produced, and that they can grow their own food without needing special training or tools.  It’s amazing how detached we have become with our food supply over the years, kids become very excited at the concept of growing something that looks and tastes better than the stuff we buy in the stores.  A school garden can grow a lot of great food, while teaching kids hands-on education about how food is grown and how to easily replicate it at home.

Benefits of an Urban Farm

The advantages of developing and eating your own produce are self-evident: nutritious nourishment, seizing the means of production, and feeling of belonging with others within the community.  With urban and rural territory, water conservation is key.  Numerous urban communities give the knowledge and power to do more with less.  This is a common underlying theme for sustainability and conservation of what we have on this beautiful planet.

Urban agriculture isn’t just about pinching pennies, promoting healthy diets, and building groups.  With the legislature shaping urban farming, offering resources and training and as interest for privately developed initiatives, it offers an intriguing business idea for a green-thumbed ventures.  With natural eating now highlighted even in big-chain stores, there’s unquestionably a developing business sector for natural, privately delivered nourishment.

The Rise of Urban Farming

The past century has seen the greatest proliferation of industrial farming since the industrial revolution granted the ability to do the work of many with just one machine.  More mouths to feed, more food to grow, it only made sense to grow in surplus in the beginning, but that power to grow more on a plot of land, coupled with the insatiable appetite of capitalism has resulted in a turning point in our society.

Profits ignore sustainability and even sustenance, the foundation of agriculture.  We have the power to yield enough food for more than three times the population over, yet we are living in some of the most food insecure times of our lives.  Between climate change, capitalism, and imperialism, the need for seizing the control of our own food supply has never been greater.

Urban farming is the rise of the people, embracing and promoting self-sustainability.

A Global Phenomenon

Where you see abandoned lots and concrete jungles, some people see a vision for the future.  Urban farming has exploded all over the world in places like New York, Chicago, Tokyo, Singapore, London, and Germany.  Rooftops, vacant lots, and even window sills are all highly efficient means of harvesting food, on a per-capita basis, when compared to the massive industrial farms.

For every ten acres of an urban farm planted, over 35,000 lbs of food can be yielded.  These urban farms on a community-scale also create jobs, those jobs in-turn circulate more money into the community, enriching the neighborhoods within.  It is because of these incentives of urban farming that every major city around the globe that has the same issues with inequality and food insecurity that urban farming has taken off so quickly.

Efficiency and Resiliency of Urban Farms

There are numerous ecological advantages of urban cultivating for urban areas, for example, more greenery, better control of spillover, better shading, and the balance of urban problem areas. Eliminating the quantity of miles produce needs to travel, either through plane, train, or diesel enhances air quality, too.

Urban horticulture is performed under particular conditions that require advancements diverse to those utilized as a part of the provincial setting.  Such particular conditions experienced, among others: restricted accessibility of space and the high cost of urban land, located in vast quantities of individuals (and in this way a requirement for safe farming techniques), utilization of urban assets (natural waste and wastewater), and potential outcomes for direct farmer and buyer contacts.

Increased Sustainability

Most accessible horticultural advancements require adjustment for use in these conditions while new innovations must be produced to react to particular urban needs (e.g. non-soil generation advances for use on rooftops and in basements; improvement of sheltered and financial practices for reuse of wastewater).

There’s a ton of ways that urban farming tech and local initiatives can further advance the promotion of self-sustainability, increase yields, protect urban farmers from unfair ordinances or being excluded from critical funding opportunities by local governments.  The battle to make urban farming commonplace is a long and heartfelt road, as the agricultural industry has a lot at stake in keeping waste high and a dependence on outsourced food.  But, we feel the tide is already turning, urban farming is the future.


Top Successful Urban Farms in the World

Researchers predict that a total of two-thirds of the globe will live in urban developments by 2030.  The sci-fi pictures of major metropolis hubs are starting to become reality.  We just hope self-driving cars become the standard by the time we reach that realization, because I’m not sure the world can handle even more terrible drivers on even more crowded roads, but I digress.  We’re here to talk about how we’re going to feed all these people that are stuck inside these cities of concrete, glass, and metal.

The only viable solution to this urban growth is urban agriculture.  Thankfully, we have some brilliant minds who are hard at work to show us that we don’t need to dedicate half the planet’s land to farming just to feed the booming population, we have all the space we need on our rooftops and cityscapes.

Don’t believe it?  Here’s a few places that prove urban farming is more than just a fad, it’s a way of life (and living) for their communities:

Food Field, Detroit, Michigan

If you need proof of concept, you don’t get any more real than Detroit, when it comes to a population that wants and needs the means to be self-sustaining and has limited resources to choose from.  Food Field is a project that has transformed an abandoned elementary school lot to a fully-fledged urban farm.  This is a direct reply to the corruption, abuse, and neglect the residents have received from both corporate and government entities.

Food Field provides fresh foods to community residents and local restaurants with the help from volunteers.  This is an example of a community that is taking matters into their own hands to help create something better for themselves and their future.  Food Field is also building up their infrastructure to help raise fresh seafood via aquaponics systems.

Sky Greens, Singapore

Singapore doesn’t have the luxury of having large swathes of their country dedicated to agriculture, like many countries in the West.  It is because of this, that the average person only eats about 7% locally grown produce.  Sky Greens is changing the way Singaporeans eat by building highly efficient, compact, and healthy vertical gardens.  These vertically stacked urban farms waste no water, as it is distributed evenly throughout each layer of produce.

Sky Greens is able to produce 5-10x the amount of produce, per-capita of land, while using less water and less energy.  This is obviously one of the most promising solutions to urban farming for the future, producing healthier and accessible food for everyone.

The Delaney Community Farm, Denver, CO

This small farm allows everyone the opportunity to access fresh produce, no matter what their income or social status.  They supply produce for approx. 500 families via Community Service programs and Federal cooperation for WIC families to obtain fresh food in exchange for just an hour of work every week.  This farm acts as a valuable resource to the community, not only with the food they harvest, but also with their teachings of how to farm and cook healthy at home.


How Restaurants are using Urban Farming to Improve their Menus

If you’ve only heard about urban farming in the context of growing herbs on window sills or inside apartment at home, you might be surprised to find that many restaurants in the big cities are turning to urban farming solutions to source the freshest ingredients for their dishes.  Whether these farms are literally on the tops of their roofs or in nearby vacant lots, urban farming is a growing trend that is allowing chefs to obtain the freshest produce, while reducing their costs.

Reconnecting with Food

All restaurants can stand to benefit from urban farming.  By growing their own or sourcing from a local urban farm, they can actually save a ton of money in the long-term.  That’s because the associated costs with purchasing produce from out of town and paying for the shipping costs much more than the start-up costs of growing it in-house.  Not only that, the ingredients that you can locally source will be the freshest possible and of a higher quality.

Restaurants can market this local garden freshness as a healthier experience (because it is), thereby increasing revenues and customer traffic.  There are other hidden benefits to growing an urban farm for restaurants too, like reducing the amount of waste because you only harvest what you need.

For some real examples of urban farming restaurants in the big cities, check out these locations:

Windy City Frontera Grill

Chicago is big on urban farming.  There are a number of restaurants that are taking advantage of the rooftop real estate for urban agriculture.  One of the most prominent restaurants doing this is the Frontera Grill.  The owner, Rick Bayless, uses EarthBoxes to grow nearly all the vegetables needed to make the restaurant’s salsa dishes.  Nearly 1,000 lbs of tomatoes and peppers, to be exact.

O’Hare Urban Garden

We take a look at another place in Chicago that is leading the way for urban farming, right in the middle of the great O’Hare airport.  This is a fully-fledged aeroponic garden, growing large amounts of vegetables and herbs for the nearby restaurants every day.  This is the first of its kind in the world, towers of produce growing the ingredients that will end up on your plate at either the Tortas Frontera, Wicker Park Seafood & Sushi, Blackhawks Restaurant and Tuscany.

Bell, Book & Candle

The Big Apple is another city with lots of activity on the urban farming front.  From community gardens to rooftop agriculture, you’ll find plenty of projects underway.  The Bell, Book, & Candle also takes interest in the aeroponics solution that O’Hare uses, incorporating 60 of them on their roof.  It works perfectly for their restaurant’s needs.  They can grow over 60% of their produce and herbs without needing to rely on a full-time farmer or sourcing outside to save on costs.

The technology is ripe for the picking.  Urban farms are highly efficient and fool-proof ways of growing your own produce without needing to have a green thumb.  Chefs can focus on their craft, rather than learning how to grow the hard way, saving them precious time and money, while increasing the quality of their dishes.



The Happy Hour Series: The Thyroid


If you have, or suspect you have, a Thyroid condition take this course to educate yourself on the function and purpose of the Thyroid. You and your Doctor will have a shared language when you discuss your Thyroid Concerns.

Dr. Garvin, ND created this course in order for conversations with you Physician about your Thyroid to be more effective and efficient.

This course is less than 60 Minutes. It easy to understand and packs a great deal of useful information in the short period of time.

Dr. Maggie Garvin, ND

Enroll in the course here. (Fee: 99 cents for the hour course)

Spend a Happy Hour with Naturopathic Physician Dr. Maggie Garvin discuss Hormones from the perspective of Naturopathic Medicine.

  • The Healing Power of Nature (Vis Medicatrix Naturae): Naturopathic medicine recognizes an inherent self-healing process in people that is ordered and intelligent. Naturopathic physicians act to identify and remove obstacles to healing and recovery, and to facilitate and augment this inherent self-healing process.
  • Identify and Treat the Causes (Tolle Causam): The naturopathic physician seeks to identify and remove the underlying causes of illness rather than to merely eliminate or suppress symptoms.
  • First Do No Harm (Primum Non Nocere): Naturopathic physicians follow three guidelines to avoid harming the patient:
  • Utilize methods and medicinal substances which minimize the risk of harmful side effects, using the least force necessary to diagnose and treat; Avoid when possible the harmful suppression of symptoms; and Acknowledge, respect, and work with individuals’ self-healing process.
  • Doctor as Teacher (Docere): Naturopathic physicians educate their patients and encourage self-responsibility for health. They also recognize and employ the therapeutic potential of the doctor-patient relationship.
  • Treat the Whole Person: Naturopathic physicians treat each patient by taking into account individual physical, mental, emotional, genetic, environmental, social, and other factors. Since total health also includes spiritual health, naturopathic physicians encourage individuals to pursue their personal spiritual development.
  • Prevention: Naturopathic physicians emphasize the prevention of disease by assessing risk factors, heredity and susceptibility to disease, and by making appropriate interventions in partnership with their patients to prevent illness.

Confused By Insomnia? Read This To End The Frustration

TIP! If you’re having trouble getting to sleep at night, you may benefit from a brief massage administered by a spouse, significant other, or friend. It will help you relax and prepare for sleep.

Insomnia is not a four-letter word, but it sure feels like one. Just thinking of not sleeping can make a lot of people feel fearful. Keep reading for some tips on how to prevent this.

TIP! We tend to go to bed later than we normally do on the weekends. However, an erratic sleep schedule can sometimes lead to insomnia.

Turn off the TV and computer at least half an hour before you try to go to sleep. These kinds of electronics are too stimulating. Turning them off will give your body the ability to prepare for resting. Be sure to stay away from TV and the computer after a certain time at night.

Firm Mattress

TIP! Your bedroom should be an oasis of comfort if you want to avoid sleep issues. You should adjust noise and light levels so you can fall asleep.

Seek out a firm mattress if you have symptoms of insomnia. Soft mattresses do not provide enough support for the body. This puts stress on your body and exacerbates your insomnia. Invest in a firm mattress to help you get a good night’s sleep.

TIP! Try out a certain popular sleeping position focusing on north and south placement. The head should be pointed north and the feet towards the south.

If all else fails, you may have to consider prescription medication. Visit your family doctor and discuss which of the many sleep aids available is the right one for you.

TIP! Try massaging your stomach. A tummy rub will stimulate your stomach and help fight off insomnia.

If you have insomnia, attempt a bedtime ritual that happens regularly. According to sleep experts, routines such as these help your body and mind realize that the time is approaching for sleep. This will help you feel sleepy by the time you are ready for bed. Soon you will not need to worry about insomnia.

TIP! Leave tablets and laptops in another room. You might want to take your toys to bed, but they can keep you up.

Aromatherapy is an excellent and enjoyable way to deal with insomnia. Try getting some potpourri or candles with soothing and soft scents to set by your bed. Aromatherapy is a technique that others swear by. Light scents, such as lavender, will help you drift off to sleep.

TIP! Go to sleep every night at a regular time. Whether you understand it or not, your body craves a routine.

If OTC sleeping aids are something you are considering, make sure you get your doctor’s blessing first. This is especially important if you are going to take it for an extended period of time. This sort of thing is OK occasionally but can have long term negative side effects.

Being hungry at bedtime is a real no-no. Try eating a little something that is packed with carbohydrates. It can release serotonin and help you relax.

TIP! Avoid worrying when it’s time to sleep. Set a specific time for worrying, such as earlier during the day.

Start a sleep diary so that you can see any potential problems. Take notes of what foods you are eating, how often you work out and other habits. Compare what your day was like to the amount of sleep that you got that night. When you understand what helps you rest and what keeps you awake, you can change what you need to.

TIP! Think about what your bed is like. Are your sheets soft and comfortable? Are your pillows supportive? Does your mattress provide proper support? If you answer yes to these questions, new bedding is in order.

Worry about the problem the next day may bring can prevent you from sleeping at night. If you have some bills you need to pay, do it in the day time. Eliminate as many concerns as you can during your day. Before you go to bed every night, you may want to create a list of things you need to do the next day.

TIP! Sleep aids are truly addictive. Consult your doctor about this and ask him for help.

Look at your bed. Are your sheets comforting? Do your pillows provide the support you need? Is your mattress uncomfortable or old and saggy? You should invest in a new bed and bedding if you are not comfortable. If you do so, you will find rest comes easier.

TIP! Open a window. Drowsiness can be triggered by fresh air.

If you decide to take sleep medication, always check out possible side effects and dangers first. Sleeping pills can work short-term, but speak to a doctor before using them. Also, it is wise to conduct your own research on possible side effects.

TIP! Speak to your doctor to see if it is possible that your prescription medications are keeping you up. You might try stopping the medication or switching to something different.

It’s commonly known that caffeine consumption is linked to sleep problems. Caffeine is a stimulant and speeds up the metabolism, interfering with sleep. You might not realize just how early your caffeine intake should stop. If insomnia strikes you nightly, avoid caffeine after two in the afternoon.

TIP! Your bedroom needs to be set up so you get to sleep. Make sure there isn’t light coming through the windows.

Warm milk is a natural cure for insomnia. There’s a sedative in milk that releases melatonin. That helps relax your body to the point of sleep. It helps you relax and can bring back pleasant memories.

TIP! Turn the lights down before you slip under the covers. Exposure to bright lights before bed interrupts and fools your biorhythms of sleep.

Noise is a significant cause of insomnia in many people. Even slight noise like a ticking close may prevent sleep for some people. Take all noisy items out of the bedroom. If there’s lots of noise coming from the outdoors, you can try a noise machine to drown it out.

TIP! A portion of the population has difficulty sleeping. Try a stomach rub if you’re having trouble sleeping.

Did you know you might have a tryptophan deficiency? This nutrient is in turkey, tuna, and cottage cheese. Try snacking on these before bed. If that isn’t working, then try using 5-HTP supplement. Serotonin made from tryptophan is what helps put you to sleep.

TIP! Don’t eat too many carbs at lunch. Eating carbs at lunch can foster sluggishness late in the day, which leads to a nighttime second wind.

Insomnia undoubtedly has a bad impact on your lifestyle. You may be able to conquer your insomnia by simply creating and following a firm sleep schedule. If you get into bed and get out of it every day at the exact same time, you will support the biological clock you have. Get up every morning at the same time, even if you’re still tired. This will allow you to sleep normally again.

TIP! The bedroom should be used for intimate and sleep activities. Try to avoid having things in there that prevent you from falling asleep.

You will not have to worry about insomnia and what it does to your body. Rather, you can realize that you have the power to combat it. Get a better sleep tonight by using the advice above.

Have Questions About Insomnia? Find Answers Here

TIP! If your insomnia is robbing you of sleep, try to get a massage from someone in your family, or a close friend. This is a great way to ease tension and put you in “sleepy” mode.

If you’re suffering from insomnia, getting a good night of rest won’t come easily without some action on your part. This means you need to gather the right information in order to watch your sleep habits and beat insomnia. Using this piece, you can begin learning what it takes to beat insomnia for good.

TIP! You should turn off your computer and television at least thirty minutes before bedtime. These devices tend to be stimulating.

If sleep is avoiding you, double-check any clocks you have in your bedroom. Experts agree that clocks can be a major distraction when you are trying to fall asleep. Don’t use clocks that tick loudly or that have illuminated numbers, as both can be disruptive to sleep.

TIP! Develop a routine for sleep. With a pattern, your body can expect sleep and get tired more quickly.

Seek out a firm mattress if you have symptoms of insomnia. A lot of the time a mattress that’s extra soft won’t support your body well. Soft mattresses may end up stressing your body out which makes your insomnia worse. Investing in a high quality mattress can fix your sleep issues.

TIP! If you have done your best using all of the practices that promote good sleep and decrease insomnia and you still aren’t getting the rest you need, it may be time to consider a prescription sleep aid. Visit your physician and talk about what is the appropriate sleep aid for you.

Rub your tummy to calm yourself down. Believe it or not, this can actually help you sleep. It improves digestion and helps you relax. This is a good first step if your insomnia is related to digestive issues.

TIP! Stay away from the computer prior to bed. In particular, avoid stimulating video games.

Practice deep breathing in bed. Deep breaths calm the body, allowing it to relax. This can assist you in getting the push you need to start sleeping. Breathe deeply and repeatedly. Breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth. You might find that you’re sleepy within a couple minutes.

TIP! Your computer does not need to be anywhere near your bed. You may want to bring them into bed, but they often worsen sleep.

You need a quiet and dark bedroom in order to get the sleep you desire. Even small lights within your room can disturb you enough to keep you from sleeping. Any type of sound within the house should be dealt with. If it’s outside noise that is out of your control, try playing a soothing CD or using some earplugs.

TIP! You should not eat a lot before sleeping, but you should not be hungry either. Fruit or crackers, or something high in carbohydrates can help you get a better night’s sleep.

If you aren’t sleepy, naturally your body will resist the bedtime process. If your job keeps you in one place for long periods of time, do what you can to break frequently and move around during the day. The more physically active you are during the day, the easier it will be to get to sleep at night.

TIP! Try not to worry at bedtime. Worry about things at a different time of the day.

If you are dealing with insomnia, never try forcing yourself to sleep. Instead of attempting to sleep at certain times, only sleep when you feel sleepy. Waiting a little bit can help you fall asleep quicker since you won’t be tossing and turning and thinking about sleep too much.

TIP! Do not stress about the events of the next day. For example, if you’re thinking about your bills, you should pay them in the day time so you don’t worry about them before bed.

Keep any activity that’s stimulating out of your night time regimen. Watching TV, video game playing and arguments will all stimulate your brain. A brain that is engaged will have a harder time going to sleep. What you will want to do instead is practice relaxing things that will help you wind down and make you ready to sleep.

TIP! It is tempting to use sleep medication for insomnia, you have to be cautious, as they can be addictive. It is best to discuss the problems you are having with your doctor and learn of anything they can advise.

If you are having a problem with insomnia, think about cognitive therapy. This lets you identify exactly what thoughts and beliefs are causing you to lose sleep. Cognitive therapies can give patients the tools to set solid sleep objectives.

TIP! Naps are the enemy of the insomniac. Yes, naps are awesome! A nap can be enjoyable.

Good air in the room is essential to a good night’s sleep. Attempt using a diffuser with essential oils in order to release the oil into bedroom air. Or, you could try using an air purifier to promote great breathing environments.

TIP! Cherry juice is something that can help insomniacs because it has melatonin in it which is naturally occurring in the body. Research indicates that those who consumed cherry juice twice daily had an easier time falling and staying asleep.

If you have chronic insomnia, you must check out your bed. You must have a comfy bed. A bed that is too soft can cause back pain, making it difficult to fall asleep. Since you spend about a third of your life in your bed, you must make sure you have a comfortable bed.

TIP! People say you should avoid eating too close to your bedtime, but if you are hungry, you won’t rest either. If you feel particularly hungry a little while before bed, have a piece of fruit or a few crackers before hitting the hay.

Avoid liquids for three hours before you head to bed. Taking in too much fluid will mean you need a bathroom break during the night. Waking up hourly interrupts your sleep too much. Consume any needed fluids early in the day so that you can stay away from them at bedtime.

TIP! Replace some of the carbs in your diet with protein. If you put away a ton of carbs at lunchtime, your afternoon gets sluggish, giving you a refreshing feeling just before bed, which is not when you want it.

You may feel like taking a sleeping pill, but you should avoid this because they are habit forming. Sleeping pills are a last resort. Your doctor may be able to help you get to sleep without pills.

TIP! Do you know the state of your magnesium levels? Many people have a magnesium deficiency, so taking a supplement may help greatly. Consider taking a calcium/magnesium daily supplement and see if that helps.

If heartburn makes it difficult to fall asleep, it’s time to consult your physician. A loose sphincter is all it takes for acid and food to return to your throat. In this case, medical advice is recommended.

TIP! Make sure the bedroom is always dark. This makes it easy for your mind to relax.

It isn’t easy to deal with insomnia, but the results are worth it. Beginning early will ensure you get a good sleep soon. Insomnia is not a hopeless situation. Continue reading to learn more about some of your options.

Dealing With Insomnia? Here Are Some Tips!

TIP! Look for ways to shave stress and tension off of your life. Exercise each time you wake up to get stress levels down.

A lot of people have had to deal with what a sleepless night can do to them. However, if your sleepless nights are many, you may have chronic insomnia. The effects of insomnia can be devastating on your physical and emotional wellness. If you use the information below, you can start to sleep again.

TIP! Keep your sleeping hours as regular as you can if you are an insomniac. Your body has an internal clock which will cause you to be sleepy at pretty much the same time every night.

Many people stay awake later on the weekends and holidays. However, erratic sleep times often cause insomnia. Waken at the same hour every day, no matter what. This will become a habit and you will get into a regular routine.

TIP! Seek out a firm mattress if you have symptoms of insomnia. A soft mattress doesn’t support your body as well.

If you have insomnia constantly, check out the clocks you use. Sleep professionals recommend ignoring them because they can distract you. Avoid getting clocks that are illuminated or tick loudly, since both can distract you and wake you.

TIP! Get yourself into a solid sleep routine. If your body feels there’s a pattern to your daily resting, it’ll be apt to get tired at just the right time that you want it to.

Do not drink or eat too close to bedtime. Eating stimulates your digestive system and keeps you awake, and liquids make you go to the bathroom. Have a small drink and snack two hours before your head hits the pillow. Late eating is even known to cause excess dreaming during the night.

TIP! Refrain from eating or drinking when it’s close to bedtime. While eating will stimulate your digestive system, drinking will cause you to need to use the bathroom, and both will interfere with sleep.

To promote sleep and avoid insomnia, make your bedroom as comfortable as possible. You should adjust noise and light levels so you can fall asleep. When choosing an alarm clock, opt for one that does not have a glaring illuminated screen and buttons. A quality mattress should be invested in to comfort and support the body.

TIP! A regular routine is a great way to help you sleep better every single day. It does not just work for kids.

If you are having trouble getting to sleep every night, try getting some sun during the day. Go outside for your lunch break. This help get your glands working and producing melatonin which helps you sleep.

TIP! If you have troubles with insomnia, talk to your doctor. It’s usually a temporary reaction to the circumstances in your life, but it could be a medical issue.

RLS is a condition that can cause insomnia. They may twitch or hurt, which causes you to repeatedly move them. RLS can be a cause of chronic insomnia. Talk to your doctor to find out if you have this disorder.

TIP! Don’t drink for a few hours before going to bed. While being hydrated is important, having a lot to drink can make you use the restroom a lot.

Don’t drink anything for a few hours before going to sleep. Bathroom breaks can keep you up all night. This one minor interruption to your sleep is a potential trigger to full blown insomnia, so avoid all beverages in the last three hours of your day.

TIP! Magnesium can help you fall asleep. The neurotransmitters in your brain which govern good sleep are helped by magnesium.

While warm milk can help insomniacs fall asleep, not everyone likes to or can drink dairy products. Use a cup of herbal tea as an alternative. That tea is all natural, and it really does relax the entire body. Look around for a special blend that targets your needs specifically, if necessary.

TIP! Talk to your doctor about any sleep aids you are considering using. Especially if you will be taking it for a while.

Keep your bedroom both dark and quiet. Even regular lighting is something that can make it hard for the body to get rest. If you have noise going on in your home you should try to rid yourself of it. If you are unable to abate outdoor noises, consider using some earplugs.

TIP! Noise is a big cause of insomnia. Sometimes it is water dripping, dogs barking or steady the ticking of a clock.

Magnesium is a great mineral to aid sleep. The neurotransmitters in your brain which govern good sleep are helped by magnesium. Foods with a lot of magnesium include black beans, halibut, pumpkin seeds, as well as spinach and other leafy greens. Additional magnesium intake also helps prevent muscle cramping.

TIP! Remember reading bedtime stories as a child? That can work for an adult, as well. If you wish to drift off in a relaxing way, get an audiobook that you can listen to while you’re lying in bed.

Want a good night’s sleep? Try exercising. It’s been shown to improve your sleep. However, don’t exercise before your designated bedtime as it will stimulate your body. Exercising should be limited to no closer than three hours before you crawl into bed.

TIP! Don’t force it when it’s bedtime just because you’re looking at the clock and it’s your bedtime. Wait until you’re actually tired.

You need a good sleep schedule in order to get adequate sleep. If you sleep at the same hour every night and rise at the same hour, your body is going to know when sleep happens. Try to get eight hours of sleep each night.

TIP! Try sleeping on your back. This is the best way to sleep.

Noise tends to keep people awake at night. Light noises can even be the culprit for insomnia. Remove anything from the bedroom that makes noise. A good idea for anyone dealing with a lot of outside noise is to use a machine that emits white noise.

TIP! Talk to your doctor about the prescriptions you are taking to find out if they are what is keeping you awake. Your doctor can switch the drug or have you quit taking it.

Does insomnia keep you up at night? Do you take naps everyday? If so, try to avoid these nap times. Napping in the daytime makes sleeping at night a challenge. If you can’t live without your nap, sleep no more than 15-30 minutes and make sure your nap is earlier in the day than 3pm.

TIP! Learn ways to deal with stress during your day. If you can’t cope with stress, you won’t be able to sleep either.

Do not force yourself to go to bed simply because the clock shows that it is bed time. It is much better to just wait until you actually feel tired. Then, you will be able to lie down, get comfortable and hopefully drift off to dreamland without stressing over the fact that it is so difficult.

TIP! If you have an alarm clock on your nightstand, point it away from your face. It can often be the simple distraction that that prevents people from getting the sleep they need.

While walking is relaxing to the body, high-energy exercise should be avoided. Exercise makes your body flow with too much adrenaline. Exercise gives you a lot of energy, and doing so 2 to 3 hours before bed can impede your body from finding rest.

TIP! You might want to check your magnesium levels. Many people have a magnesium deficiency in their diet, which you can be remedied with a simple supplement.

You may worry about eating right before bed, but going to bed hungry can keep you awake, too. A light snack can make it easier to go to bed if you’re really ravenous. Try having a handful of crackers or a small portion of fruit before turning in.

TIP! You may not realize that PMS could be the cause of your insomnia troubles. Discuss ways to control your period with your physician.

You should only use your bedroom for intimate activities as well as sleep, so you shouldn’t keep things in there that could distract you. Watching TV before bedtime is a time-honored tradition, but it also contributes to insomnia.

TIP! If the cause of your insomnia is stress, consider adding the supplement kava. It has proven effective in treating stress and helping people sleep better.

As this article has shown you, you can get good sleep at night. You don’t have to take drugs and risk having dreadful side effects. Follow these tips to get excellent sleep and wake feeling rested and refreshed.

Tips For Getting Better Sleep Through The Night

TIP! Ask your partner for a massage if insomnia is stopping you from sleeping. Massages can be a good way to relieve tension as well as make you drowsy.

If insomnia is plaguing you, then read the tips in this article to start conquering insomnia tonight. You don’t have to settle for what’s happening now. The sleep you require is in reach, but you just need to know how.

TIP! You can try to set your alarm to get up an hour sooner, if you have insomnia. You might not feel great in the morning, but it will be a great help when you want to sleep that night.

Keep regular sleeping hours. You have an internal clock in which you can train to become sleepy at a certain time if you keep the same schedule each day. By heeding this clock and retiring when you need to, your insomnia can be a thing of the past.

TIP! Start a consistent sleep routine. If you have a pattern, your body will be more likely to get tired around the same time every day.

Be aware of your bedroom temperature. A room that is too hot or cold can make anyone feel uncomfortable. That makes falling asleep even tougher. Check your thermostat and lower it down to about 65-70 degrees to make sleep more enticing. Layer the blankets on your bed so they can be removed if necessary.

TIP! Like children, adults benefit greatly from creating personal bedtime routines to be performed every night. Your routine might include 30 minutes of peaceful piano music, meditation, or a relaxing soak in a warm bath.

If insomnia is keeping you awake, establish a routine at night. Experts on sleep agree that having a ritual will allow you to get yourself to sleep because your body gets used to it. After doing this you should get sleepy when you’re done with your rituals and that will keep insomnia away for good.

TIP! Insomnia is common in arthritis patients. The severe pain can keep you up all night.

Journaling your thoughts out of your head is a good way to deal with insomnia. Write down the activities that you do before you go to bed. The journal may help identify the thoughts or activities that prevent you from sleeping well. Once those problems are identified, you can eliminate them and get to sleep.

TIP! If you are a victim of insomnia, try making a journal of the things you think about before bedtime. Log everything you do before retiring for the night.

If you have had insomnia for many nights, think about heading to the doctor. Insomnia can generally be something that life causes, but there may be a medical reason sometimes. Talk to your doctor so that you can rule out the big issues.

Herbal Tea

TIP! Be sure to keep all your electronic equipment in another part of the house. You may want to bring them into bed, but they often worsen sleep.

If you can’t have dairy, warm milk can’t help you. Instead of milk, you can try drinking warm herbal tea. The natural ingredients in herbal tea soothes your body. If you think you need a special blend, check out a health food store for something that specifically targets your needs.

TIP! It is much more difficult to sleep if you simply are not tired. If you work in an office, make every effort to get up and move around as often as possible.

A heated device may be helpful once you are in bed. You’ll find that the extra heat provided by a hot water bottle helps relieve tension. That might be what you need to fix your insomnia. A smart beginning place is to set the bottle atop your stomach. Breathe deeply while you absorb the heat.

TIP! Ask your doctor before taking a sleep aid. He or she must be consulted, particularly if it is going to be a long term solution.

Keep your bedroom both dark and quiet. Ambient artificial light may prevent you from getting proper sleep. If there is noise within the house that you can eliminate, get rid of it. If there is outside noise that you can’t control, consider using ear plugs or play a soothing CD.

TIP! Many insomniacs lie in bed watching the minutes tick by on their clock. You may find yourself awake worrying about the kids or work.

Talk to your doctor before taking anything over the counter for your insomnia. This is very true if you need to use it a long time. You might discover that it’s only good for short-term use and dangerous to use long term.

TIP! Don’t become stimulated when you want to sleep. Watching TV, playing games keeps you alert and awake.

Create a journal to decipher your sleeping problems. Jot down what you have eaten before bed, your exercise habits as well as your moods each day. You might find that certain foods or activities cause you to have a hard time going to sleep. Knowing the things that affect sleep for better or worse helps you make needed adjustments.

TIP! If you suffer from insomnia constantly, think about cognitive therapy. Such techniques allow you to determine the erroneous thought patterns that are keeping you up at night.

Smoking is bad enough for your body, but it can also lead to insomnia. The stimulating effects of smoking cause an increased heart rate. There are myriad reasons to quit smoking. Getting better sleep is just one of the many benefits.

TIP! Do not drink caffeine before you go to bed. Drink water or herbal tea to help purify your system and help you sleep.

Always get into bed at exactly the same time nightly. This will help you to create a solid routine. Your body thrives on a schedule. So set times to go to bed and get up daily, and your body will respond by feeling drowsy just at the right time.

TIP! Speak with your doctor and ask if the medication you’re on is what’s making you stay awake all the time. You can try getting onto a different medication or get off that pill all the way.

Avoid worrying when you are trying to go to sleep. Some people find that setting aside a brief period of time each day for mulling over their problems helps with stress-induced sleeplessness. Mornings and afternoons are ideal. Many people cannot get the thoughts of the day to shut down and get to sleep. Why not use some time before you’re attempting to sleep to think about your day? Then, you won’t feel tempted to solve problems during time you should be devoting to sleep.

TIP! If you suffer from insomnia, then you need to avoid taking a nap. Naps are certainly enjoyable.

You should now be better informed of how you can banish insomnia from your life. You want that precious sleep you crave, and it’s definitely within reach. Use this information so you can rid yourself of the horrible symptoms of insomnia.

Simple Ways To Make Aging More Fun!

TIP! Don’t worry about numbers when thinking about aging. You will drive yourself crazy obsessing over your age, height and weight.

Have you ever wished you could restore the way your skin looked in your earlier years? Are you looking for the energy you once had to return? You can learn how to do this here. In this article, you will learn a few great tips to help you age more gracefully.

TIP! Strong relationships are important to age well. Being an active community member has been linked to increasing your years and living healthier.

Don’t focus on the numbers in your life. Doctors are paid well to think about things such as your age, weight and height. If you worry that you are 84 years old, weigh 10 more pounds than you did last year, and that have lost an inch of height, you won’t have any time to keep yourself useful by doing fun activities.

Don’t stop learning new beauty tips for healthy skin. In life, learning is absolutely essential.

TIP! Numbers do not matter! Doctors get paid to think about the things such as age, weight, and height. Do not think of your age or weight as a number.

Exercise a little bit more each day. In order to maintain your strength and fitness against getting older, your body needs to move. Schedule 30 minute walks, five days a week. Include strength training in your exercise routine at least twice a week. This combination of walking and strength exercises will help you maintain a strong healthy body and keep you feeling young.

TIP! During the aging process, it is important to eat a healthy diet. Be sure that it is full of fruits, vegetables, fiber, whole grain and low in saturated fat, trans fat and cholesterol.

Everyone ages, and certain things come along with that process. We may find ourselves in a position to no longer be able to care for ourselves. This is the time to consider moving into a long term care facility or nursing home. Although this is sometimes painful and uncomfortable, it is, in many cases, the best option. A nursing home or assisted living facility can provide the special assistance and medical care that is often needed in our later years.

TIP! You need to sleep the proper amount of time based on your age. Sleeping between seven and nine hours nightly will help your peace of mind and help keep your hormone levels even.

Whenever you can, spread peace and joy. Making others feel great and happy is going to, in turn, make you feel wonderful. Being happy does not cost a thing, it is a priceless gift to others.

TIP! Step your exercise game up as you get older. As you get older, you need to work out more often to maintain the same muscle tone and flexibility.

Personalize your home with your own special touch. Sometimes we find ourselves living in less than ideal circumstances. Making your house or apartment feel like home is key to feeling happy in your own space.

TIP! Everyone gets older. At some point in our lives, it may become difficult to remain self-sufficient.

Getting enough sleep every night is one of the most important anti-getting older steps you can take. Most people need between seven and nine hours of sleep a night. Lack of sufficient sleep can lead to depression and raise your risk of cardiovascular disease.

TIP! No matter where you live, give your living space a personal touch to make it feel like your own. As you age, you might discover that the home you are in isn’t the home you expected to grow old in.

With increased age, you tend to view your home as your very own sanctuary. Try personalizing your space and try to make it more comfortable so that you have a refuge from your daily struggles. Living in your home should be a joy and comfort.

TIP! When you create positive friendships they reflect upon you in a beautiful and energizing manner. You can always make a new friend, no matter your age.

Keep your eyes healthy, especially as you get on in years. Some of your vision will be lost when you get old, but regularly go to the eye doctor to get a check up to proactively look for any major diseases that could lead to even worse vision.

TIP! As you age, you should look into switching to different makeup options other than heavy foundations and powders. As you age, your skin will need to be hydrated even more.

They say youth is wasted on the young, but that’s all the more reason to get your youth back. With the tips in this article, you’ll be able to look and feel like you did years ago, but you’ll retain all the wisdom age has brought you. You won’t mind growing older now that you have this advice to guide you.

Living With Diabetes: Helpful Advice And Tips

TIP! Remember that diabetics must be extremely cautious when having a pedicure. It is frequently difficult for diabetics to have successful healing of foot injuries.

Diabetes is a very serious medical condition that can lead to a number of serious health complications and even death. To live a long and healthy life even with diabetes, you need to learn more about the disease, its effects and its treatments. This article contains a number of useful diabetes tips.

Glycemic Index

TIP! If you’re not sure how you can afford your diabetes medications, try looking at online pharmacies. It is often possible to set up recurring deliveries to prevent running out of your supplies.

The “glycemic index” number for a food indicates how likely the food is to impact blood sugar levels due to the ingredients. As a diabetic, you want to eat the foods with a low glycemic index most often.

TIP! Go to your doctor immediately if you notice anything wrong with your vision. There are a number of eye conditions that are associated with diabetes, such as cataracts, glaucoma, and particularly diabetic retinopathy.

Almonds are a great way to keep your sugar levels stabilized if you need a little snack. Unsalted almonds are not only very healthy, but they contain protein, fiber and other essential nutrients. Keep some near the computer so you can munch on them while you work.

TIP! If your blood sugar rises right after you take care of your low glucose reaction, don’t worry. This is because your body has responded by releasing hormones, or you have eaten or drank more than was needed when responding to the reduced glucose levels.

You will be able to deal with your condition more easily if you organize yourself. Place your insulin meter in the same location all of the time to ensure you can find it easier. When you are testing, do it at the same time each day, and keep a list nearby of the steps that must be completed so that you don’t skip any.

TIP! Smoking is especially hazardous to your health if you are diabetic. In addition to increasing your risk of lung cancer, smoking can cause a spike in your blood sugar level if you have diabetes.

Give yourself a scrumptious health boost by adding walnuts to your salads. These healthy nuts can help keep diabetes in check by providing you with mono-saturated fats. These healthy fats help the cells of your body be more open and receptive to insulin. Walnuts also contain antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, and omega-3’s; they will increase your energy and they are delicious.

Sugar Levels

TIP! Even if you have no appetite or feel ill, you need to eat healthy, take care of yourself, and watch your blood sugar. You need to maintain your water intake due the feeling of dehydration during low glucose periods.

Learn the foods that have high glycemic indexes, as these can cause a sudden spike in your blood sugar levels. Avoid carbohydrates with elevated glycemic indexes like bread, cereal and pasta. Processed foods are not good for your sugar levels. Try eating fruits, veggies, meats, and fish instead.

All people suffering from diabetes should make sure to learn how to properly care for themselves and stay healthy. This article contained useful information that any diabetic can use.

The Best Compendium Of Knowledge About Insomnia Is Here

TIP! Exercise more if you have insomnia. It is well known that exercising balances your metabolism, regulates hormone levels and tires you out so you can sleep.

Are you having trouble sleeping? Are you aware of what causes your insomnia? How badly do you crave peace and freedom from these things? The article below should help you find some great ideas that will help you fall asleep and stay asleep each and every night.

TIP! Be careful with your room ventilation and temperature. A room temperature that is too hot or cold can make you uncomfortable.

Sip a cup of fennel or chamomile tea as you prepare for bedtime. The warmth will be soothing and help to relax you. Other herbal teas can also help you in your battle against insomnia.

TIP! Prescription sleep aids should only be considered when all else has failed. Your physician will be the best source of advice about these.

A lot of us love staying up on holidays and the weekends. Odd sleep patterns can eventually cause insomnia. Try to get to sleep at similar times to prevent insomnia. After you do this for a couple of weeks you will make it a habit, and then you’re going to be able to sleep well.

TIP! Parents know that a regular bedtime routine helps children fall asleep much faster. You may find that the same strategy can help you overcome insomnia, even as an adult.

If you have had insomnia for longer than a week or so, think about going to a doctor. Momentary stresses in life often cause insomnia, but medical complications are also sometimes an origin. See your doctor and discuss your problem so another major cause can be ruled out.

TIP! Deep breathing exercises can help with insomnia. This is very relaxing.

Warm milk helps people fall asleep, but some people can’t have it. If you’d prefer to stay away from dairy, you could consider drinking herbal tea. Tea can contain natural sleep-inducing ingredients. There are also special blends that can help you relax. Look to a health store to see what kind may work best for you.

TIP! It’s hard to sleep when you aren’t actually tired. If you sit at a desk and are not physically active, try to incorporate more movement into your time at work and school.

Don’t take your laptops or other devices into your personal bedroom. It’s tempting to bring your gadgets to bed, but they can easily keep you awake. Stay off of gadgets such as these for an hour or so before going to bed. Give your body a chance to relax.

TIP! Check with your physician before taking any over-the-counter sleep aids. If you have long-term insomnia, it will be a long-term solution, so you need to know your risks.

With this information in hand, it is now time to put it to good use. Your sleep should begin to improve and you can feel more awake. Keep trying and you can sleep better every night.

Natural Ways To Slow The Aging Process

TIP! One of the most effective choices you can make to promote graceful aging is to eat a balanced diet. Your diet should be low in cholesterol and saturated fats, and high in whole grains, fruits and vegetables.

You have probably heard the words “age gracefully” many times, but it’s not always as simple as it sounds. Aging isn’t always an easy job, and there’s no time off for good behavior! Still, with some knowledge, there are many ways to help you better manage the process of getting old, and keep yourself as healthy as possible.

TIP! To live as healthy of a life as you possibly can you should continue to learn new things. Learning should happen all throughout your life.

One of the most important things to remember when growing older is to not focus on any numbers. You can drive yourself crazy constantly thinking about how much you weigh, how much smaller you are getting and how old you are. Don’t dwell on those numbers, and instead focus your time and energy to doing fun things that you really enjoy.

TIP! Increase the intensity of your exercise program. As you get older, you need to work out more often to maintain the same muscle tone and flexibility.

Strong relationships are important to age well. Being active in your community has been shown to increase lifespan. Make sure to have plenty of interactions with people whom you feel very comfortable with and can talk to about anything.

TIP! Your home should be much more than a house; make it yours. As you age, you may find that you cannot stay in the place you thought you would be forever.

Talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of taking Resveratrol. Low-calorie diets may have a benefit in fighting the effects of aging, as shown in some studies. Found in red wine, resveratrol mimics those benefits. You can also find it within the roots of a plant called the Japanese Knotweed, this is commonly used in supplements. Senna quinquangulata, originating in South America, is yet another known source.

TIP! Sleep is an important part of looking and staying young. Ideally, you should receive between seven and nine full hours of rest.

Numbers do not matter! Your copay is meant to ensure that you receive an excellent quality of care from your doctor; let him analyze your measurements while you focus on the more important things in life. Paying too much attention to the numbers, may mean missing out on things in your life.

TIP! Aging can be a positive experience if you are willing to let it be. Once your children leave the house and you retire, you should consider picking up an old hobby that you used to really enjoy.

Following a balance diet is one of the most important things you can do as you age. You should eat fruits and vegetables, fiber-rich foods, and avoid fats or cholesterol. Eating this way ensures that your body is getting the nutrients it needs.

TIP! If you smoke, take the steps necessary to stop immediately, in order to look your best. Smoking causes wrinkles and can also make your lips thinner, which detracts from your appearance.

Make sure you are sleeping the number of hours you need. Sleep promotes balanced hormones and helps you feel relaxed during the day. If you don’t sleep enough, you may have a hard time loving life and you could be more irritable.

TIP! Improving the quality of what you eat is a great way to combat aging. Eating plenty of different vegetables, lean meats, and whole grain wheat food will allow you to get all the necessary nutrients.

The amount of exercise you need increases with your age. As you age, your body requires more physical activity to maintain its strength and flexibility. Try to do a half hour walk, five days a week. Change it up with strength exercises two times a week. This keeps your body healthy and fit, and helps you avoid other age related problems.

TIP! Keep an extra copy of your medical records for yourself. This will allow you to have a complete medical history whenever you see a new doctor.

Everyone gets older. Caring for yourself might no longer be possible at some point in life. This is the time to consider moving into a long term care facility or nursing home. Although many people are resistant to living in a nursing home, there are situations where this is the best choice for everyone involved. Licensed professionals will administer quality health care that you cannot provide for yourself.

TIP! Smoking will make your skin age much faster. One of the signs left by smoking is wrinkles around the mouth.

Every night you need to strive to get as much sleep as you need. The amount your body really needs is probably between seven and nine hours a night. Sleep deprivation is linked with many different health conditions, including cardiovascular disease and depression.

TIP! It is good to get as many anti-oxidants into your diet as you can. Healthcare professionals encourage this to decrease or neutralize harmful free radicals within your body.

Getting Older well takes a lot of hard work and healthy eating; it is not just about luck and your genes. Aging well is not easy to do, either. Getting into a healthy state is pretty tough, and it’s even more difficult to maintain over time. Helpful hints like those in this article can make your growing older process easier and help you maximize your results.