Do you seek pleasure in eating? I DO! I know I write extensively about what’s wrong with our modern-day food system and all that we should be avoiding. BUT truly I believe food is to be enjoyed. This is one reason why the RESTART rule resonates with me. The rule states: I choose it consciously.
Many of us are accustomed to giving thanks before we eat a meal. Did you ever consider the enormous benefit this practice can have on your physical wellbeing? As I said in my “Giving Thanks” blog, gratitude is an anecdote for anxiety. Anxiety and stress can contribute to an array of health problems. When we
Did you grow up eating cold cereal for breakfast like I did? Perhaps you still do. When/where/how did this practice start? It began in the late 1800’s at the Battle Creek Sanitarium in Battle Creek, MI. Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, renown doctor and medical innovator wanted to find something new for the patients to eat
Soon after C. W. Post began marketing his Grape-Nuts in 1897, copycat brands began popping up by the dozens. By the turn of the century, there were over 100 cereal companies in Battle Creek, MI. Will Kellogg was determined to enter the market. But brother John would still have nothing to do with the idea.
We often hear it said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day or that we should not skip breakfast. Actually, it is impossible to skip breakfast in the strict sense of the word. Breakfast is breaking fast. So, whenever we choose to first eat during the day, we are eating breakfast. When
Does life seem like it is throwing you more and more curve balls? You are close to retiring – considering if, when and how to do so. You feel like things should be settling down so that you can focus on eating better, exercising more, enjoying your hobbies, and working on those projects around the
What would you consider the top features of our modern-day, processed food that lead to ill health? According to Sally Fallon, founder of the Weston A. Price Foundation, the three major factors are the vegetable oils (aka: industrial seed oils), the refined sugars and sweeteners, and all the additional toxic food additives. I have discussed
In previous blogs, I discussed the detrimental effects of our modern food processing techniques and the addition of sugar to almost all modern processed foods. All this was to awaken us to what is in the foods we buy and to consider healthy alternatives. Alternatives that will nourish, satiate, and satisfy us! And that will
Do you suffer from any of the following or know some who does?: Memory and cognitive problems Learning disabilities Mood alterations Behavioral and social problems Panic attacks Anxiety Autism ADHD/ADD Dyslexia, dyspraxia Addictions Depression Obsessive-compulsive disorder Bipolar disorder Schizophrenia Epilepsy Eating disorder Involuntary movements Tics and fits Sensory problems * * * * * Autoimmune
“Anything on the shelf (i.e. in the middle of the store) is poison until proven otherwise.” Robert Lustig This sounds radical. But IS there merit in it! I always return to the premise that God knew what He was doing when He created the world and us. From the beginning He provided the nutrient-dense foods