Is It Time For a Wellness Revolution?

by Robin De-Ivy Allen on June 12, 2009 · 3 comments

By Robin De-Ivy Allen


A revolution needs to take place—in a major way—a “wellness revolution.”  As it stands now the majority of Americans participate in the sickness industry opposed to the wellness industry.


The sickness business is reactive.  People only become customers when they are stricken by or react to a specific condition or ailment.  The wellness business is proactive.  People voluntarily become customers to feel healthier, to reduce the effects of aging, and to avoid becoming customers of the sickness business.


Everyone really should want to be a customer of this earlier-stage approach to health.


Get this:

  1. 61% of the US population is overweight.
  2. Obesity has nearly doubled since 1970s.
  3. The majority of Americans are not getting the minimal amount of vitamins and minerals required for optimum health.
  4. Chemical flavorings are added to processed foods to make sure “you can’t just eat one.”

We fail to realize that the majority of ailments we have is because of what we put in our mouths or what we don’t put in our months.  Nutritional deficiencies manifest themselves as mood swings, lack of energy, joint pain, failing eye sight, hearing loss and thousands of other ailments.  Over the long term, these deficiencies cause major illnesses like cancer and heart disease.


Here are a few things you can do to join the “Wellness Revolution”:

  1. COMMIT to reducing your body fat (if you are among the 61% of overweight Americans). 
  2. Start taking nutritional supplements daily.  PLEASE NOTE and be careful—not all supplements are created equal.
  3. Reduce your consumption of pre-packaged foods.
  4. Eat a vegetable with every meal you consume.

About the Author:
Robin De-Ivy Allen is a Certified Nutritional Consultant and the founder of Necessary Nutrition, a company dedicated to helping improve the eating habits of millions of people and their families.  If you need any assistance, or have any questions about how you can successfully join the “Wellness Revolution,” please contact her at or visit


[Editor’s Comments:  I LOVE this article…and I couldn’t agree more with Robin!  Too many people are content to sit back, watch TV, eat processed junk and fast food, and then take a bunch of prescription pills to combat high cholesterol, high blood pressure and diabetes. 


Isn’t it about time we stand up for ourselves and our health? Is there a better time than now to make the CHOICE to be healthy instead of sick?  That’s right…I said it…better health is a choice! 


There are countless research studies linking nutrition, lifestyle and environmental factors to sickness, disease, accelerated aging and even early death.  These are all factors that you can choose to control by:

  1. Making healthier nutrition choices
  2. Improving your fitness through exercise
  3. Reducing stress
  4. Eliminating toxins

So what are you going to choose…wellness or sickness?  Leave us a comment and let us know.]


{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Ronnie June 12, 2009 at 3:11 pm

If the tabacco industry is allowed to add 105 seperate ingredients to tabacco what is being added to our food?!
Enjoyed the article.

2 Iris June 13, 2009 at 3:15 am

Thank you for this article. It is about time someone asked the right question. I choose wellness.

3 canadian payday loan June 26, 2009 at 2:31 pm

I found very informative. The article is professionally written and I feel like the author knows the subject very well. keep it that way.

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