Defying “Predisposed” Diseases: Health and longevity are in your hands

by on September 13th, 2010 at 7:00 am

One of the most common misconceptions is that we cannot change our genetic predispositions, and are therefore pre-destined to suffer from diseases that have long been considered hereditary.

Doctors even recommend people with a family history of diseases such as cancer and diabetes to be monitored more frequently then those who do not. But have you ever stopped to ask yourself how your lifestyle influences genetics? The answer is a lot.

Recent studies suggest that people of all ages who are predisposed to certain family diseases can significantly reduce their chances of developing diseases that tend to run in the family, regardless of their age.  They can also modify the tendency to develop diseases for future generations down the road.

Numerous studies have concluded that those who adopt a healthy lifestyle– including consuming plenty of vegetables, limiting saturated fat intake, and incorporating 60 minutes of moderate exercise a day to their routine– reduced the likelihood of developing deadly diseases that had run in families for generations such as heart disease, diabetes, anxiety and depression.

An explanation for this is found in the form of learned and acquired habits—many of which are passed down in families, including eating and exercise habits, which are the most important. Children who are raised in a household where healthy meals are the norm are less likely to neglect nutrition when it comes time to raise their own families. The same can be said about exercise. Yet, another important factor is to eat meals at a set time, preferably a few hours before bed-time.

Even if healthy eating and exercise habits have not yet been established, it’s never too late to start. Natural remedies can be used to complement a healthy lifestyle. Depending on your specific needs, they can be used to promote relaxation and restful sleep, or to invigorate and energize you on a sluggish day. They can also help you promote healthy digestion and metabolism, immune system functioning, and routine detoxification—all  essential components of the foundation of good health.

Remember, once you take the first step in breaking the cycle of unhealthy habits, you and your family can soon be on your way to treading the path of good health and longevity.

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3 Responses to “Defying “Predisposed” Diseases: Health and longevity are in your hands”

  1. Harold Mandel, MD

    Oct 5th, 2010

    This is a brilliant article which conveys a very important point about being able to modify genetic predispositions to serious illnesses with natural health care. I have written an article which gives credit to A. Tarallo for this report in my position as the Syracuse Natural Health Examiner for Examiner,com titled “We can change genetic predispositions” which is at: http://www.examiner.com/x-40107-Syracuse-Natural-Health-Examiner

  2. Health Womens - Olga Try

    Oct 5th, 2010

    I couldn’t agree more about the health benefits of a healthy eating diet, supplemented with natural health remedies and daily exercise.

    My family and I are huge fans of a number of your health remedies, which we have found effective and highly beneficial. Just one quick question! Do you plan on supplying Olive Leaf Extract any time soon?

    My family are users of olive leaf, however, we are somewhat reluctant to buy from just any retailer, – we have read some horror stories and quite frankly, we need a brand we can trust 100 percent!

    Olga
    Health Womens Healthy Living Goals

  3. ATarallo

    Oct 6th, 2010

    Thank you so much Olga and Dr. Mandel for the wonderful feedback.

    Olga, to answer you question, we are not planning a product that contains olive leaf extract yet, but I will forward your suggestion to our CEO, George Luntz and hope to see something soon.

    I agree with you 100%, it is an amazing ingredient with numerous health benefits. Thank you again for taking the time to comment and for being a loyal customer. xo!

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