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American Health Problems – Nutrition

Sunday, November 12, 2017 Eating Right  No comments

American Health

American Health

I don’t need to tell you that Americans are overweight, malnutritioned, and unhealthy. Look at what is researched on Google, Yahoo, Alta Vista, etc. everyday. People are looking for diets and medical information. We are a high stressed society living on a high stressed land. We know our diet is not healthy. Obesity and diabetes is on the increase. Cancer is also associated with our diets. Even with all the information available we continue to consume fast food and processed foods at increasing rates.

Americans live stressed lives. Many homes have two working parents or just one parent who plays the part of both homemaker and wage earner. People are working two to three jobs just to keep up with the rent, pay for school, and live the American dream...

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All Things in Harmony: A Native American View of Health and Illness

The view of health by Native Americans is both all encompassing and thoughtful. Traditional medicine can play a more stoic and relentlessly lend to the scientific approach, but Native Americans have a more holistic outlook.

Health is viewed as a balance or harmony of mind and body. The goal is to be in harmony with all things, which means first being in harmony with oneself. Harmony is thought to neutralize problems and help one’s life to become beautiful. Good health makes it easier for all people to do their part in the universe, to serve others, and to fulfill their personal life visions.

Life is considered in all of its dualities: winter/summer, cold/hot, day/night, mind/body, spiritual/physical, work/play, and so on...

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