Written By Reggie Moore / Reviewed By Ray Spotts
There are several ways to reach your full health potential, and often diversifying your approach to your body can lead you to better results than sticking to one plan. All our bodies are different to some degree, and not everything works the same way for everyone.
To live the best life possible with optimal mental and physical health, organic solutions can have a positive impact and can offer a natural way to boost your health and can increase energy, immune system, and confidence. Peak performance is not merely a physical experience. Performing at optimal capacity means both the mind and body can work together for a peaceful, but energetic focus. With that in mind, try these five tools.
Eat More Fish
Fish and flaxseed are known for their high volume of omega-3 fatty acids, particularly salmon and even some kinds of eggs. This type of fatty acid is especially beneficial for focus and memory, and also benefit heart health. Poor brain health can decrease thought processing speed and can even cause some individuals to feel depressed or sluggish. By eating enough fish, attention span and overall brain function can naturally improve.
Caffeine in coffee can naturally boost energy to increase motivation. Even just one cup of coffee can sharpen focus and stimulate both the mind and body. By drinking coffee in the morning, energy levels can help productivity without causing late-night insomnia.
Small amounts of coffee consumed in the early afternoon can fight off a natural lag in motivation. Just watch out for what you put in your coffee, because too much cream or sugary flavoring can be unhealthy.
Consider Using Ashwagandha
Organic Ashwagandha is currently a very popular organic herb with a three-century long history of being used for energy enhancement. It also benefits your body by limiting cortisol and reducing inflammation. When you're feeling physically tired, the adaptogenic effect of this herb could help reduce your fatigue and is worth considering.
Use Sesame Oil
Instead of consuming sesame oil, using it as a body wash can create optimal skin appearance. Rough skin and the appearance of wrinkles can be greatly reduced if this skin regimen is incorporated into a nightly ritual. By removing dead skin cells on a regular basis, both men and women can have younger, fresher, skin. The best type of sesame oil is organic and untoasted.
A full night’s sleep can boost the immune system. This is especially important during cold months or when viruses or infections are more likely to occur. By boosting the immune system, the body can successfully fight off illnesses during any time of the year. For individuals with insomnia, taking one melatonin supplement before bed is a natural way to fall asleep. Melatonin is also readily available without a prescription.
Don’t Forget Carbohydrates
Carbohydrates provide many essential nutrients for the body and mind. Eating carbs in moderation can actually help create serotonin. To feel energetic, comfortable, and happy, serotonin is key. While certain anti-depressants are known to increase serotonin levels, this may also be achieved organically.
Some individuals find that incorporating small, but regular helpings of carbohydrates helped increase their mood. Carbohydrates can be found not only in whole-grain bread, but also in many fruits and vegetables, and when used to support a healthy diet they can really improve your energy levels.
Reaching optimum potential can be done in different ways. As with any lifestyle change aimed at improving your overall health, make sure that you consult with a professional and keep your body’s own quirks in mind (such as in the case of allergic reactions). In addition to medicine, organic and natural methods may also produce results.
Increasing energy, the immune system, and brain health can all be achieved in healthy and natural ways. Finding the right balance for your body will help you feel able to confront life’s challenges strong in body and mind.
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Reggie Moore is a freelance writer and proto-entrepreneur. When not trying to tinker with a new process or idea, Reggie can usually be found saying the words “Well, actually…” to an unsuspecting bystander.
Founder Ray Spotts has a passion for all things natural and has made a life study of nature as it relates to health and well-being. Ray became a forerunner bringing products to market that are extraordinarily effective and free from potentially harmful chemicals and additives. For this reason Ray formed Trusted Health Products, a company you can trust for clean, effective, and healthy products. Ray is an organic gardener, likes fishing, hiking, and teaching and mentoring people to start new businesses. You can get his book for free, “How To Succeed In Business Based On God’s Word,” at www.rayspotts.com.