Optimum Nutrition Therapy creates custom,
individual programs designed to maximize
the body's own remarkable processes.
Healthy eating is essential to optimize health,
lose weight and age gracefully.
We know more about the surface of Mars than we do about some of the functions of the human body, which by design, capacity and resilience are truly awesome.
Not only does the human body have an amazing intelligence, but its continual need to find balance and perform its own healing is magnificent.
For example, as you read this your pancreas has secreted insulin in response to your last meal. Your digestive system produced 10 liters of digestive enzymes in the last 24 hours and your digestive tract replaces itself every 4 days. You carry around at least 3 pounds of bacteria which maintain the health of your digestive system.
Cells in your body are constantly regenerating and your immune system replaces its entire army every week, except when under vital attack, when its production capacity jumps to 200,000 new immune cells every minute. Neurotransmitters are firing, enabling the thought process, about 60,000 thoughts per day.
All this, and more, goes on without any conscious action on your part. However, you have a very important role to playsupplying your body with the correct amount of:
So how much is the correct amount? Your biochemistry is unique to you and only you. This means that a “one diet fits all” does not work. You (and your body) would benefit from a customized healthy eating program tailored to your lifestyle and needs. Not supplying your body’s needs could result in poor health.
Early symptoms of poor health include:
Many people consider these symptoms to be 'normal'. In fact, many diseases have their origin in the malfunction of the digestive and liver detoxification systems which, in turn, influence immune, nervous and endocrine function.
We invite you to explore our site, learn more about healthy eating, nutrition facts, healthy recipes and more.