According to Barry Sears, 2011 marked the year when baby boomers began qualifying for Medicare. For our government that means a liability of forty trillion unfunded dollars. The government only has so many resources to seek funding. If you really want to help your country or if you are scared of tax increases, take care of yourself. Heart disease and diabetes cost billions of dollars and both are highly linked to diet. More and more research is proving that chronic disease can be prevented and even reversed if we use food as medicine.
Something as simple as taking a high quality fish oil supplement could really save you and your country. Clinical benefits from this supplement have been shown for heart disease, diabetes, cancer, multiple sclerosis, depression, attention deficit disorder, Alzheimer’s, osteoporosis, fertility, and more. Add to this a diet high in fruits and vegetables and you will be well on your way to contributing to our country. Want to help even more? Find time to exercise and explore stress reducing techniques. Go to your nearest yoga or meditation studio. Go for a walk. Save gas money as you need fewer trips to the doctor and pharmacy every month. Use the money you saved to go on vacation to Niagara Falls or Hawaii. Your stress will be further reduced and you will help the tourism industry. The US of A, your body, and everyone that cares about you will be sure to thank you.
Advice I Give Myself: Remember that when you take care of yourself you are not just benefiting yourself, you could be changing a country’s economic status. Taking care of yourself is maybe the least selfish thing you could ever do.