WE ARE WHAT WE EAT!
The quality of our health is contingent
upon the quality of the building
materials going into our bodies.
Our bodies are
made up of what
we eat and drink.
The body completely regenerates
our cells every 7 years
WHY YOUR BODY NEEDS WATER
Helps keep kidneys functioning
Helps with weight loss
Gives body cells shape, form and
Carries nutrients and oxygen to all
And . . . It Has NO CALORIES!
Women / Men who had a high daily intake of water (5+
glasses) had 41% / 51% fewer heart attacks as those
who had low intakes (<2 glasses).
With those who drank other fluids (coffee, soda pop,
etc.), they found no protective effects of higher fluid
In fact, those who had the highest fluid intake from
other beverages (in place of water) had higher mortality
rates, especially in women. - Source: American Journal of
Epidemiology 155 (9):827-33, Jan. 2002
Adventist Health Study, 6 years, 8280 men and 12017 women:
And…Water Helps prevent Heart Disease!!
Exercise and the connection to Diabetes & Obesity
Exercise and Human Growth Hormone
Our production of Human Growth Hormone
decreases significantly as we age
EXERCISE promotes our internal production
of growth hormone.
• By gradually increasing the intensity or
difficulty of exercise we are helping to
increase growth hormone production.
Very important to our health:
• Helps keep our body fat low
• Helps us maintain our muscle mass and
• Just as important for women as for men
And how could we forget…
Warm-Up The Dynamic Wellness Way
Triggers release of Synovial Fluid
Warm up our joints as well as our muscles
Plus it’s just plain FUN
Let’s Rock and Roll!
The Ahead Wellness Challenge