I decided to visit the Moses Mabhida Stadium, yesterday. I went for a walk to soak up some sun.
Being Conscious of wellness and lifestyle I found myself watching children on their bicycles and roller blades and thinking "what a good workout they are getting while absorbing vitamin D from the sun...and having fun!"
Then...I saw a few people on segways, those two wheeled self-balancing battery powered electric machines. And I couldn't help but think "these children have got it right, while those just float around getting absolutely no benefits!" I began to think of the risks of not getting enough movement:
- Circulatory: exercise aids lymph and blood circulation to remove toxins
- Osteoporosis: bones lose density and become porous and weak.
- Obesity: movement is essential to weight management
- Heart Disease.....
- Laziness....and more!
Hospitals have reported a high number of injuries on segways, as not all wear helmets. Common injuries are facial and head trauma. The risk is higher when driven across uneven terrain. One needs to be very aware of inanimate objects on the ground, as most injuries occur when driving over objects.
Coincidentally, the creator of the segway, Jimi Heselden died when he had a freak accident on the two wheeled machine and drove off the edge of a cliff into a river near his home in 2010!
I tried not to be too biased and considered the pros and cons of this machine. The only positive I could think of may be the benefits to those with disability. But then again, the risk of more injury while trying to balance on it is really high. One would be better off using the mobile powered wheelchairs. And...if one used it to travel a short distance around the neighborhood, as opposed to using their car, this could be more earth-friendly. But still, if the distance is short one should rather enjoy the benefits of walking. I felt that the risks far outweighed the benefits.
And as I thought of the various modes of transport, I was reminded of the EMF dangers of modern living. A car is definitely useful for travelling long distances. I know that I enjoy doing a country trip into the Midlands from time to time. But these things come at a cost if not managed well.
Electro Magnetic Field (EMF) radiation is of great concern these days. It is harmful to the brain and pineal gland among other things. Electronics, especially being seated on the chair of an electric car is known to have a number of negative impacts on the body. When you sit in any vehicle (whether petrol/diesel/hybrid/ev) you are subjected to it.
Our bodies are bombarded daily by a multitude of EMF sources - computers, cell phones, WiFi, power lines, fluorescent lights, home wiring, airport and military radar, substations, transformers and appliance; it leads to pain, inflammation, sleep disorders, increased risk of cancer and much more. Some things we have little control over, although we can distance ourselves from the harsh effects that happen in close range with the sources of some eg. WiFi and smart meters. We can manage the use of cellphones and computers more wisely.
The most important thing that we should focus on is minimizing exposure, building our immune system by eating good clean food, mostly raw living foods from the earth. The healthier we are, the better we can cope with the various forms of pollution around us. Go barefoot and ground yourself daily, for at least 20 minutes or more to release EMF build up in the body too. Eating ferments, superfoods, and as much organic raw foods can be truly beneficial in protecting you. Wheatgrass (chlorophyll) and Spirulina (blue-green algae) are excellent to protect against radiation, be sure to buy an organic product and buy the powder form, not tablets. Apparently onion and garlic is also good.
A very good friend and Natural Doctor shared a very useful website with me recently, to help and enlighten others on the dangers of EMF. The website is designed by Jeromy Johnson, a safe technology advocate. The purpose of his website is to help you reduce the EMF pollution in your life and to help people who have already had their health negatively affected by electromagnetic fields (EMF). Jeromy learnt this the hard way himself and he hopes that others will learn from his experience.
Do you know that there are actually EMF Refugees? You will find them on Jeromy's website. Yes, these are people who have experienced such severe health issues that they have had to move out of the city to EMF free zones.
Jeromy Johnson says: "I have a master’s degree in Civil & Environmental Engineering and I have worked at a large Silicon Valley firm for 15 years. One of the focuses of my studies was air pollution. Little did I know that I would be revisiting this topic later in life. Even though it is invisible to the naked eye, man-made pulsed digital microwave radiation is one of the most potent and fastest growing sources of air pollution in our world. It may seem invisible to you now, but perceptions shift as humanity evolves. Within our lifetimes, the truth about this toxin will become evident."
Nourish your body better to build stronger immunity, it is vital! Also...visit Jeromy's site for guidance and solutions on EMF at www.emfanalysis.com
So...what do you think of these two wheeled self-balancing machines?