I love animals and believe they should be treated with respect, have access to open fields to graze, run around and live long happy lives. I also believe in bio-individuality when it comes to the human diet. Everyone's body knows what is best for them, but we have lost touch with our inner communication and intuition. With that being said, when it comes to health and well-being it's all about experimentation to find out what makes you look and feel your best.
I found out at 25 that dairy wasn't working for me, I worked out daily, ate a well balanced diet but it included protein shakes, yogurt and cheese, I was completely inflamed and after cutting it out I lost 12 pounds! Recently, I was on a low fat, high carbohydrate vegan diet for two years. I thought that this was the best option especially because I agreed with the ethical reasons. I was so hungry all the time, has terrible periods and hormonal acne, I know now this was because my blood sug...
Far too often I hear people saying that that eating healthy is too expensive, but what about having a heart attack, diabetes or cancer? All of these diseases are taking a toll on Americans lives and their bank accounts. The biggest problem is that every day we are bombarded with marketing strategies that make us think we want big juicy burgers, fried foods, processed sugar and caffeine. Then when you go the store with the intention to make healthy choices, but everything cheaper and more convenient is over processed, packed with sodium and sugar.
Everything that we eat either fights or fuels disease, EVERYTHING. We have companies that spend billions of dollars on research to find cures and others that spend billions on masking the truth. We need to focus on prevention and this starts with a healthy balanced diet. Anything that has a label is processed, we need to be teaching our kids how to read food labels rather than how to navigate Facebook.