Nutrition: more moving = better health #notjustbipolar

I have been thinking about how nutrition and movement fit together. Every part (every cell) of our bodies needs nutrients delivered and waste products taken away. This delivery and removal happens best when we move.

As we move about we are probably not thinking about how our movement is helping to keep our brain in good shape, but all the research is confirming that moving is good for our brains too.

I have cut and pasted the following words from today’s Mercola article:

Your brain is capable of rejuvenating and regenerating itself throughout your life. The study participants did not exercise formally but rather got their activity in via walking, gardening, and simply moving about each day – and those who moved the most had significant brain advantages compared to their more sedentary peers. Those who were the most physically active had better brain oxygenation and better patterns of brain activity, particularly in the hippocampus and in connecting different brain regions together.

http://fitness.mercola.com/sites/fitness/archive/2015/09/18/exercise-brain-health.aspx

When we move and how we move can be very important, but right now I believe the message needs to be…

Find ways to enjoy moving every bit of you every day. (The more we can enjoy moving the more moving we will do.)

…and…

In general: more moving = better health

….

Roger Smith

Currently working with:

Moore Osteopathy – Nottingham, UK

Mind & Body Consultants – Nottingham, UK

Blavet Gites – Brittany, France

About Roger A Smith
Helping you to think about bipolar disorder in different ways so that we can eliminate the disorder and eventually eliminate the need for this diagnosis.

One Response to Nutrition: more moving = better health #notjustbipolar

  1. Margaret Taylor says:

    Great post Roger! Keep up the good work.

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