It is surprising to realize that many people take nutrition entirely for granted. It’s not that they haven’t heard you are what you eat, it’s just that they don’t think it's explicitly true. Hot dogs don’t have the immediate effect of turning someone into a soft, oily, mash of a person. Likewise, potato chips don't make someone light and crispy. And how many people do you know with a head of cauliflower for a head? For most people, there is a perceived disconnect between the food they consume and the way they feel in their skin.
You are what you eat doesn’t resonate because it is often tricky to immediately see or feel the results of our food choices. Good, bad, or ugly, the results of our food choices accumulate over time. What you feed the roots of a tree may not immediately change the roots or trunk of the tree, but over time, you will see the changes. For good—a strong root system, flourishing foliage, vibrant fruit. Or, for bad—degraded roots, sickly foliage, depleted fruit.
For trees and people alike, nutrition (more specifically the nutrients contained within) is the SEACRET to optimal health, wellness, and recovery.
Contrary to what the food industry would like for you to think, foods have nothing to do with your health. Your dynamic, complex, ever-changing body does not care whether you eat steamed broccoli hand-over-fist or reach for a fistful of fries. It doesn’t care whether you are peeling the wrapper of a candy bar or a banana. Gulping soda or sipping coconut water. What it does care about is what is in these choices, the micro (tiny) and macro (not so tiny) nutrients that comprises the foods we eats and the beverages we drink. Fruits can be as dense with sugars as candy, a piece of lettuce that is void of nutrient-value can be as worthless as theater popcorn. It’s not what you eat, it’s what's in what you eat that matters.
Your body uses various nutrients such as proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals (like anthocyanins, carotenoids, isoflavones), and zoochemicals (specialized nutrients that come from animals), to provide the building blocks for all processes (metabolic or otherwise) in the body. Not a single part of the body functions if one or more of these nutrients are not present. You can’t use gas, solar, wind, biofuels, or recycled waste to power up the body. The only fuel the body accepts is nutrients.
So…WHY NUTRITION? Because nutrition helps us not just survive but thrive. 8 out of 10 people are deficient in Vitamin E. 7 out of 10 are deficient in calcium. 50% of Americans are deficient in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Magnesium, and Vitamin D. As early as 1936, Congress told the American people that the land is lacking of micronutrients (specifically, minerals) and causing 99% of the population to be at high risk of deficiencies diseases. The US Department of Agriculture reported that over the entire 20th century the average nutrient quantity in our green leafy vegetables and fruits had decreased to just 12.5% of its original value. TWELVE POINT FIVE PERCENT!
And don’t think the animals are spared. Animals can’t get enough nutrition from these depleted lands so they are artificially and synthetically raised through hormones and genetically modified grains. The sick soils create sick plants. The sick plants are fed to animals creating sick animals. And this vicious cycle has humans at the top of the food chain. Which means - sick people.
Understanding nutrition and getting the right nutrients is vitally important to your performance. It can offer a greater sense of wellbeing. Rejuvenation and refreshment. Increased cognitive energy. Immunity boosting. Stress relief. Cellular health. Proper nutrition helps to support your body’s natural recovery processes, it supports the body’s natural rhythms. It helps you feel good in your skin and get the most out of your life.
Seacret has spent over 2 years understanding, discovering, researching, and developing its formula for optimal health and wellness…we have the SEACRET TO VITALITY.
So now, the answer to WHY NUTRITION is no longer a secret. It's SEACRET.