Making a decision to lead a healthy way of life and eat vital food is not something you can try for a couple of days, take a break and then start all over. On the contrary, it requires a lot of efforts and determination to resist eating your favourite foods. If done right, healthy eating can be really pleasant and enjoyable.
The human body has also come equipped with several warning systems which, if listened to, provide insight into the body’s inner workings. Many times, we attempt to treat these warnings with drugs and unhealthy foods that only address the symptoms, but don’t necessarily fix the underlying problems.
Keeping sugar cravings and consumptions in check is essential to live hale and hearty. It’s an ingredient that kills your metabolism in the long run and provides you the calories without any beneficial nutrients. Sugar increases the harmful fats in blood and consuming a lot of sugar is linked with obesity, diabetes and even cardiac ailments.
There are some foods you should quit cold turkey today. Your body works hard to keep you alive. Don’t make its job harder by feeding useless garbage into its systems. Think twice before you eat some foods but for others don’t think at all — just avoid them entirely!
When I was a teenager, it was the trend to diagnose children with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) and ADD (attention deficit disorder). However, there is still a real need for proper diagnosis and treatment. Past treatment has relied heavily on drug therapy, i.e. Ritalin, but studies are now proving that diet and alternative treatments are also effective.
As a child, I couldn’t wait until I was old enough to try the coveted fizzy drink known as soda. And when I was finally given a taste of the sugary liquid, I gagged. Soda was not what I thought it was going to be and studies are proving that it is definitely not what its manufacturers and advertisers make it out to be.
Overeating burdens the body and is the prelude to illness. It also causes you to age prematurely. Sincere effort is required to control overeating and achieve satisfaction by eating just enough food to nourish you. The joy and satisfaction of eating does not have to be sacrificed to overcome overeating. Much to the contrary, improved health and a purer appreciation for food can be achieved.
According to an article in the Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, a blue colon was discovered during the autopsy of a 50 year old woman who had been hospitalized and was receiving liquefied food containing FD&C Blue No.1 or “brilliant blue” with a 1:10 ratio (food coloring:food).
I was watching the local news when they featured a study suggesting that The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center has shown that turmeric and black pepper help prevent breast cancer by limiting the growth of stem cells and potential tumors. I wondered if Ayurveda, the system of medicine native to India, prescribes a specific diet for breast cancer prevention.
Constipation is so common among us, that the image of someone sitting on the toilet, reading a book, requires no explanation. Whenever our elimination processes require hours, and even days of excessive effort, with minimal returns, we are officially constipated! A natural, healing pathway does exist for us to experience relief and regularity.