Have you ever thought about everything that happens inside your body as you breathe, walk or eat? There are more than 100 trillion cells acting and reacting to everything you do and live. And each of these cells requires many nutrients to work well.
During the day, 50 billion cells are renewed in your body. As it is said that a man does not bathe twice in the same river! Well, since you were born, your cells have been renewed hundreds of times. But have you ever stopped to think about what environment your cells are immersed?
For all the organs of your body function well, it is necessary that each set of cells operate correctly. When we talk about health, wellness, and “positive vitality” we do not speak only of a body, free from serious or chronic diseases, but free of the most ordinary kind of malaise.
No, it’s not normal to experience migraines, PMS, have constipation, dark circles, depression, hair loss and etc.! But many people have got used to live with this kind of malaise, because you think it is common … Everybody has. But you need to convince yourself that this is not normal nor healthy! And it is thinking about the overall health of the body that functional nutrition acts.
Principles of functional nutrition
Kalish Method of Functional Medicine is based on the idea that there are foods and other nutrients that need to act in positively inside the body. Or, conversely, they can cancel the negative effects of others.
Studies between nutrition and gene expression have gained increasing importance. Today, we know that with a proper diet to the uniqueness of different people, you can balance the ecosystem of the body and prevent the onset of various diseases that some people might be predisposed “to have, such as obesity or diabetes.
Functional Nutrition and Weight Loss
Based on these studies, it is that the paranoia of calorie counting went on to lose the meaning, and finally people are beginning to understand that diets with formulas for weight loss do not work for everyone. But the road is still long; many people are still a slave to the calorie calculators.
It is good to understand that the most important is the amount of nutrient intake and diet quality. What we need is to learn to protect the body of toxins! Environmental toxins leave more people predisposed to obesity and other metabolic disorders. So it is not counting calories per day lost weight. It is making the body function well. A diet “antioxidant” individualized can protect your health to these external factors, and assist in loss and weight control. This is how it works, the functional relationship between nutrition and weight loss.
Functional nutrition and increased longevity
According to WHO (World Health Organization), chronic diseases are responsible for 72% of deaths in USA, and in the world, the figure is 60%. World Health Organization believes that 80% of premature heart problems, stroke and Type II diabetes and 40% of cancer cases could be avoided if control our eating habits, we reduced the use of tobacco and we adopted a regular physical activity.