It might seem crazy to cut out television, plastic, unhealthy food and other products while making other lifestyle changes. I understand. That’s what some people think of the decisions that people are making every day. Some will argue that they want to die happy, even if that means of a massive heart attack at the age of 40. Some argue that we might watch our diets and get struck by a bus instead. It’s true. In any event, it’s not about eliminating odds, it’s about trying to sway them in our favor a good deal.
Studies show that more people die from heart disease than getting hit by buses. Thus, improving diet and exercising is far more likely to stop me from dying early than by learning how to dodge buses like Frogger. The argument against eating natural and well seems silly when we hear it like this.
Sure, dying happy is important. It seems that many don’t take into account the full scope of things when saying the phrase. They don’t picture their three kids and grandchildren crying beside their bed. They don’t hear them wishing they could have more than five years together. Laying on the death-bed is where people often ponder what they could and should have done differently, or so I’ve heard.
And it makes sense. In near death experiences, people have revelations and their lives flash before their eyes. These are wake up calls. Enormous opportunities to change the way we do things. Sometimes we change the way we do things and sometimes we do not.
Nevertheless, none of the large changes we make in life make us immune to cancer or death. We’ll never have control over every aspect of life, but eliminating as many risks as we can control is what matters. When we face constant inundation from every corner (diet, no exercise, dirty air, and water, etc.) our bodies succumb to illness.