It’s no mystery that eating healthfully is the best way to keep your body strong and your heart healthy. And even amidst all the noise of various diet fads and nutritional plans, it’s pretty universally agreed upon that whole foods are the best for your body. But how do you know which foods are best for you?
Did you know that if you have shorter than average legs it’s more important that you avoid alcohol and saturated fat because of your increased risk of liver disease and high cholesterol? If you have red hair, you’ll want to increase your intake of legumes since they are high in certain enzymes—redheads are often lacking these enzymes due to a genetic variation. For certain people, fasting can actually be dangerous, causing calcium to be leached from the bones and leading to hair loss. And while some people’s bodies can process sugar properly, using it as energy for the brain, other bodies may simply store sugar as fat.
The first and easiest thing to do is to notice which foods support your body, and which cause your body distress. Once you’re willing to look honestly at the foods you eat on a daily basis, it may become clear that certain foods are causing indigestion, bloating, or other forms of allergy or discomfort.
Yet many of the ways that foods are processed are more subtle, occurring biochemically and invisibly in the digestive system. As a result, it’s even more important to eat the foods that are right for you.
The science behind ph360 assesses your unique nutritional, hormonal, and biochemical needs to determine the foods you need to sustain your body and mind on a daily basis. Once you’ve put your measurements and health history into the ph360 algorithm, your FOOD dashboard will give you incredibly detailed insight into the Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid for your individual body profile.
Foods are chosen according to age, gender, digestive function, genetic predispositions, allergies, the climate where you live, your daily activity, quality of your sleep, hydration level, fat to muscle ratio, diseases, and any drugs you are taking. Every food you see on your Foods to Eat list has been carefully selected to have specific neurological and hormonal effects on both metabolism and the function of your brain.
Moreover, your diet will change as the seasons change, as you age, and as your measurements change. As your body adjusts to receiving the nutrients it needs, your hormones and neurotransmitters will take care of the rest. You don’t need to count calories—you simply need to follow your food plan.
Each food is also assigned a certain number of stars. The stars are used to indicate the importance of the foods, differentiated by category with a max of 5 stars (have as much as you want) and 1 (have scarcely—1 to 2 times per year). Finally, you don’t have to wonder which foods are going to make you feel bright and alert, and which will drag your energy down.
Just remember: The food choices that are healthy for you won’t necessarily be right for someone with a different body structure. ph360 offers an easy answer to the question, “What should I eat?” It’s just a click away. Start today at ph360.me!