Despite spending more on health care than the rest of the world, Americans are far from healthy. In fact, out of 11 high-income countries, the U. S. health care system ranks worst overall.
It’s a national crisis, and a personal one. If your health is poor, how good can the rest of your life be?
A fair share of the problem lies in what we’re putting in our bodies, such as inflammatory foods and beverages, and what we’re not – essential nutrients. What I’ve learned the past couple of years has been eye opening and life changing for me. Read more here about the products I use and promote.
The Standard American Diet of fast food, convenience foods and sugar is a huge strike against us. Even when we do eat well, it’s difficult to get the nutrients that we need because of modern farming methods and impoverished soils.
Decades ago, a young veterinarian, Dr. Joel Wallach, noticed that because we gave mineral supplementation to livestock, animals didn’t develop chronic diseases and their offspring were not born with birth defects. He wondered why we didn’t treat humans as well as we treat animals. Simply, he reasoned, it came down to money. It is expensive for a farmer to lose a cow, horse or other animal needed for income.
Later, as a pathologist performing thousands of autopsies on animals and humans, Dr. Wallach discovered that nutrient deficits led to most of the different diseases that resulted in death.
He began classifying the diseases into four different categories – blood sugar imbalances, calcium deficiencies, digestive disorders, and essential fats and cholesterol deficiencies. And he began to formulate 90 essential nutrients – minerals, vitamins, amino acids, and essential fatty acids – into one readily absorbed package. What started as Dr. Wallach’s PigPak (he was a veternarian, remember!) has evolved into the pack I’ve been taking since 2014.
You can determine what supplements you may need with the Youngevity Health Quiz.
My Nutritional Deficiency Diseases
I started taking Youngevity’s supplements in 2014. I was skeptical, deciding I’d give it 90 days. But I didn’t expect to see or feel any different.
A few months into taking my supplements consistently, as well as focusing on improving my diet, I was able to stop the allergy and asthma prescriptions I had taken for many years. About a year later, I chose to wean off an anti-depressant I had taken for years.
Today, I am off all prescription and over-the-counter medications and choose to manage my health with natural, high quality supplements, an anti-inflammatory, whole foods (i.e., unprocessed) diet, and other lifestyle changes.
If you’re sick and tired of being sick and tired, or just feel like you’re not getting all you need nutritionally, I’d love to hear from you. Let’s encourage each other on the road to better health naturally.
Take the Youngevity Health Quiz here.
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