Walking is great for your ileocecal valve
Hippocrates said walking is a man’s best medicine. Walking is great for your ileocecal valve. Walking can decrease the onset of dementia and Alzheimer’s. 35 million people suffer from Alzheimer’s. Nutrition has been shown to help with these two problems, which is another reason to add our supplements to your diet.
1. Walking also helps with eyesight. It strengthens the visual cortex in the brain and also reduces pressure in the eye which can lead to glaucoma.
2. A 30-minute walk every day can reduce your blood pressure and your risk of heart disease and stroke.
3. Walking also stimulates and strengthens your lungs which leads to better oxygenation of your blood and a healthier mind and body. This also helps in another way because medications that people take for the lungs can harm your immune system and liver. NOTE: (Always talk with your pharmacist and doctor before changing your meds)
4. Walking actually shows to be better than running in supporting pancreatic health. Your pancreas is a huge part of your digestive health. It helps to balance the glucose levels in your blood. People who walk frequently show a 6 times increase in glucose tolerance. The link between aerobic exercise and Diabetes is becoming more and more apparent in our society. More efficient use of blood sugar allows your pancreas to work less and rest.
5. Walking also decreases the chance of colon cancer and also helps with digestion. Walking leads to a healthy gut which promotes better digestion.
6. Muscle tone and weight loss are achievable through regular walking. Remember to keep your spine straight, bend your elbows at a 90-degree angle, swing your arms, and stabilize your pelvis. Better posture when you walk increases the benefits. This will also strengthen your bones and joints and decrease the effects of muscle and joint pain. Just 30 minutes a day helps you keep your joints lubricated and moving smoothly. Walking increases calcium absorption for stronger and healthier bones and reduces the chance of osteoporosis. NOTE: Be careful with products that claim to add calcium to your diet. Like with most man-made vitamins, they usually contain a partial shell of the vitamin and are very hard to digest. Wild grown whole food nutrition that contains all the vitamins and minerals are what we offer. Easy to digest, complete and balanced.
7. Walking can help with back pain. Because walking is a low-impact exercise it limits the stresses and damage that you get from running. Walking contributes to better circulation in the spinal structures. Your spine is extremely important and is linked to your overall posture. The discs in between the vertebrae are water-based so drinking water is very important even when you’re not walking. The muscles around the vertebra are very small and thrive when they are hydrated. You also have ligaments and tendons around the vertebrae connecting the bone to muscle and muscle to muscle. It’s very important to keep these hydrated and mobile as well. As you walk you make your spine more stable and strengthen the muscles that hold up your body.
8. Walking benefits depression. Especially if you can do it outdoors. Stimulating the brain and releasing hormones makes you feel better. Just a 30-minute brisk walk, some filtered water to sip, and you can literally change the way you look and feel. By adding more of the pieces to the puzzle that our program is designed to do you can increase your mind and body health even more. By adding our supplements and changing the way you eat and drink you can change your overall health for the better.
Bonus: Remember the “FIT” formula. It stands for frequency, intensity, and time. If you’re not walking already you want to start very slowly even if you only walk 5 to 10 minutes every other day at first, at least you’re up, out, and starting. Slowly work your way up to 30 minutes a day. Once you get to that point you can change one of the components of the FIT. You can walk a little faster, or farther to step it up a little. NOTE: You should be able to talk comfortably when you’re walking.
Yours in health,
“Don’t forget to walk outside if you can.”