Optimal Health sets the stage for
“Successful Aging.” Careful attention to these six areas
is crucial to maintain Optimal health, mental and functional
capacity. In short, Living
"The Inside Outside Way of Life!®"
Prevention. Injuries, intentional and
unintentional are the main cause of death and disability for
ages 1-35. We must realize that "Self Injury" related to
Smoking, Poor Diet and Physical Inactivity and Alcohol/Drug
abuse are the primary "Actual Causes" of Death in our
2. Checkups & Screening Procedures.
Routine Screening for Serious Chronic Disease, Functional
Screening for Silent Metabolic Disease, and Genetic
Screening for Predisposition to Chronic Disease. Being, as
Dr. Steven cover writes in "The 7 Habits of Effective
"Proactive, Not Reactive", "Putting First Things First"
and "Sharpen the Saw".
Dr. Christian monitors his "Health Triad" Sleep, Nutrition
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
was convened by the Public Health Service to
rigorously evaluate clinical research in
order to assess the merits of preventive
measures, including screening tests,
counseling, immunizations, and preventive
Education and Screening. Everyone
should learn and follow a good anti-inflammatory MacroNutrition program like
the “Zone” or "Paleo" to control Insulin levels
and ensure adequate amounts of High Quality Protein. Start a reasonable MicroNutrition program with lots of Omega 3 to help prevent
the chronic diseases of aging, slow the aging process &
assist with your exercise program. Pay special
attention to your
Gut Health! Plus, Adequate Omega 3,
Polyphenols and Systemic Proteases will reduce
Optimization. As we age, important
hormones decline and other harmful hormones increase.
Nutritional and Lifestyle changes may lower the level of
harmful hormones and make the good ones more effective.
There is increasing evidence that restoring some of the
hormones which decrease as we age to achieve youthful levels
may be of benefit. Omega 3 fats help balance the Important
“Good” and “Bad” powerful hormones called “Eicosanoids”.
Stress Recognition and Management.
Too much stress can have a profound affect on your health.
Learn how stress affects your body and what you can do to
diminish the harm. Developing a good Support System and
Sleep habits goes a long way!