Substance abuse takes a devastating toll on the body and one of the most important aspects of a successful recovery is the care that’s put toward refueling and repairing your physical health. Intense drug addictions or alcoholism can cause damage to your liver, kidneys, cardiovascular system, brain tissue, and other organs of the body that are essential to life and health. One of the simplest and most effective things you can do to facilitate a healthy recovery of your body after treatment is to maintain a balanced and wholesome diet.
While fad diets come and go, the basics of nutrition remain unchanged over time. Humans are fortunate to have evolved a varied and diverse range of foods in the diet. We can eat and survive on a whole range of different food sources. However, some of these food sources are better for our body than others.
A good diet for any healthy human, especially one looking to revive and repair one’s health includes:
Also try to find food sources that are organic and natural, not coated with pesticides, loaded with preservatives, and dusted with harmful chemicals.
Choosing the right foods to put in your body for fuel and nutrients is important, but knowing what to avoid is sometimes an easier way to navigate the food aisles at the grocery store. For optimal health, avoid eating the following:
If you follow these general guidelines, you’ll have a nice healthy, well-rounded diet. You don’t have to stick to intense meal plans or fad diets. Just eat sensibly and naturally to fuel your natural, living body.
“I have worked with Hired Power extensively in collaboration with Clearview Treatment Programs’ individualized outpatient program. I am always impressed with their effectiveness and professionalism.”
“Thanks again for being there for us and guiding us through some rough waters. Your kindness and genuine concern deeply touched my soul and we are all grateful our paths crossed when they did. You are a truly gifted professional, keep on doing what you do so well.”
“I just want to thank Hired Power for the PRA. He was a perfect match and I can’t say enough…. He was intensely committed. This is the first time I have been clean in over 30 years. Thank you again.”
“I don’t look at you (Hired Power) as hiring a service, I look at you as saving my life.” (referring to his ability to stay sober after returning home).