The stats are out and they show a decline in life expectancy.
At a time when government, Big Pharma, healthcare and the media are extolling the virtues of medicine in America, mortality rates are increasing.
According to the Society of Actuaries (SOA), mortality rates increased 1.2% from 2014 to 2015, the last years for which data was available.
And boy do big pension operators seem happy – the decline in life expectancy means less in pension plan outlays. In fact, it’s estimated that pension plan obligations can be reduced .7 to 1%, bringing millions more into corporate coffers.
Why Life Expectancy Is Declining
Why is life expectancy declining?
The prime reason is that no one makes money if you are healthy. We wrote about why no one wants you healthy and offer a few more specific reasons why people are living shorter lives than before:
- Poor food choices – most foods today are covered in pesticides, filled with antibiotics, stuffed with artificial sugars, genetically modified, and processed in artificial ways our ancestors wouldn’t even recognize. The foods most Americans eat today make them fat and obese. This is a big reason why people are sick. Food is medicine and medicine is food. Life expectancy declines when the food supply is poor.
- Vaccines – vaccines weaken the immune system and cause a host of other medical problems. The most common recurring vaccine is the flu shot. Here’s why we are against it.
- Environmental pollutants – from mattresses to plastics, personal care products to household cleaners, our bodies are bombarded with toxins. These toxins harm our bodies in more ways than scientists even yet fully understand.
- Lack of sunshine – most everyone we see in our practice is deficient in vitamin D. The primary source of vitamin D is the sun, and most all life forms require sunshine to live and thrive.
- Sleep deficiency – sleep is a basic human need and a vital part of good human health. Your body needs about eight hours of quality sleep per day, yet the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 30% of all Americans sleep six or fewer hours per day. The National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute says sleep deficiency puts you at a greater risk of death. We concur.
- Increased use of prescription drugs – prescription drugs are being prescribed to people at historically unprecedented rates. It’s so bad that President Trump just declared an opioid crisis in America. These drugs in most instances weaken the immune system and do more harm than good. Just look at television ads for Big Pharma meds. More airtime is spent on the harmful side effects than the alleged benefit of the drug!
- Not drinking enough water – soda has replaced water as the fluid of choice for most. Soda does not properly hydrate the body. Your body cannot survive without an adequate amount of water. Much like oil is essential to an engine, water is essential to your body. It’s estimated that nearly 75% of all Americans suffer from dehydration.
How to Live Longer
Do you want to reverse the mortality trend and live a long life? More importantly, do you want a great quality of life too? If so, here’s the steps we recommend you take:
- Eat the foods your ancestors ate – if it wasn’t available as part of the food supply 10,000 years ago, you should not eat it. Modern man refers to this as the Paleo diet. Watch this short video to learn more about Paleo.
- Eat only organic/free range/non-GMO/wild foods – nature did not intend for you to eat foods covered in poisons (modern man calls them pesticides), raised with antibiotics, confined to cages, feed genetically modified foods and raised in ponds (farm raised fish) in their own filth. Eat foods the way nature intended.
- Get quality sleep – at least eight hours a day. Your body refreshes and revitalizes itself during sleep and good sleep is an essential component to good health.
- Minimize environmental pollutants – here’s how to do this:
- Use only natural personal care products – most personal care products are loaded with chemicals that pollute your body. Here’s a list of natural personal care products that we use.
- Use only natural cleaning products – toxic fumes and chemicals are the byproducts of most household cleaning products. Here’s a list of what we use.
- Avoid the gym – exercise outdoors instead. The cleaning products used in the gym are full of things that poison your body.
- Be active outside – you need at least 30 minutes of activity each day for optimal health. Walk, hike, run or bike. Do body weight exercises three times a week.
- Drink half your weight in ounces of quality water each day – and you’ll need even more if you are in a hot environment.
- Get sunshine each day – at least 30 minutes. Your body, like most every living organism, needs sunshine to survive. Get your vitamin D the way nature intended, from the sun. Be outside naked if you can.
- Get your blood tested regularly by a holistic practitioner – insist on a thorough and comprehensive blood screening to find out what’s going on with your body. The insights gained will be useful on your journey to optimal health.
- Take nutritional supplements – over the centuries our soils have been polluted and depleted. It’s nearly impossible to get all the vitamins and minerals we need from food. That’s why we recommend nutritional supplements. Quality nutritional supplements give our bodies the support it needs. There are five foundational supplements we recommend for good health. Learn more about them here.
You can have a high quality of life and live a long time. Follow our practices for better health.