This has been one of the longest lessons in this course, an indication of the importance the Structural System holds for our health. It is the system most visible to others; i.e., hair, skin, nails, form and posture. It is one of the systems most involved in the aging process; e.g., osteoarthritis and osteoporosis—two conditions occurring at epidemic proportions in our modern world. To top it off, many of us are overweight adding additional stress and “wear and tear” to the structural system. The good news is, there are many things we can do to help protect ourselves from the problems and deterioration that so commonly involve this important body system. There is probably no other system that is affected more by our lifestyle and diet, and today we have many choices when it comes to nutritionally supporting the system that supports us.
Word Review List:
Below is a list of some of the words that were discussed to this lesson. If you are unclear as to the meaning of any, click on the word to review its definition:
If you have four or more of the following indications, you may consider nutritional aid to the structural system:
- Eat regular, healthy, balanced meals
- Avoid sodas, especially colas, and caffeinated beverages
- Take a quality bone supplement such as Skeletal Strength
- Engage in weight bearing exercises such as walking regularly
- Do breathing exercises and/or Yoga or Tai Chi
- Chew fibrous fruits and vegetables for strong teeth
- Oral hygiene such as flossing and regular visits to your dentist
- See your chiropractor regularly for maintenance adjustments
Notes on the Structural System Flow Chart: Under Glucosamine and Chondroitin add EverFlex tablets.
Structural System Products
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Information and statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease