Monthly Archives: April 2016

A Simple Approach to Dietary Principles for Improved Health and Wellness

groza learning center_healthIt seems that there is rarely a day that goes by without someone mentioning a new diet they are trying in order to radically alter their overall health and wellness. Whether it is the Paleo Diet, the Atkins Diet or the South Beach Diet, the promises of increased energy levels or improvements in mood are often achieved through a strategy that is simply unsustainable over a long period of time. In some cases, the restrictions of the diet are simply too much to continue for more than a month or two, and, in others, the restrictions are such that a nutrient deficiency may eventually result if thediet is adhered to for too long.

Those looking to improve their health and wellness should adopt the kind of comprehensive approach used by the Groza Learning Center to educate and enlighten its students on a wide range of academic subjects. When it comes to improving health and wellness through dietary changes, it is absolutely critical that the changes made are the kind of changes that can last a lifetime.

Instead of an overly complex approach that may include eliminating entire food groups, the most effective approach is also very likely to be the most simple approach: Simply focus on unprocessed foods that can be found in the grocery store in the same way as they would be found in nature, and limit the consumption of foods that are overly processed to the point that their original form is no longer apparent.

On the Understated Impact of Oral Health on Overall Wellness

food-healthy-morning-cerealsIf there is one aspect of medical care that is vastly underestimated in terms of its overall impact on total health and wellness, it is very likely to be dental care. According to highly respected dental professionals like Dr. Sid Solomon, oral health plays a critical and often underestimated role in terms of an individual’s overall health and wellness. Poor oral health, for example, is often associated with a whole host of other serious medical conditions that can lead to a broad range of devastating health consequences.

It is therefore the case that a patient visiting a dentist to address any issues associated with gum disease is actually taking preventive measures against the development of the more serious and even potentially deadly diseases that are often tied to the presence of gum disease in study after study. Of course, it’s not often that the patient conceives of their actions in this manner, and perhaps that is why there needs to be a greater deal of awareness raised regarding the importance of regular dental care in preventing the development of more serious medical issues that are not so easily rectified.

After all, most patients already see dental care as a critical component of their approach to overall health and wellness. Armed with this additional information, more people would be likewise encouraged to consider dental care as an equally critical component of preventive health care and would therefore be more likely to take these steps to avoiding the development of one of the devastating health conditions commonly associated with poor oral health.