The big shift in thinking for me came when I realised that the pain of remaining the same was greater than the pain of changing. The fear of death was bad enough for me to change my life. Change is scary. Change however, was the only choice to make.
"The ongoing research has confirmed that children who eat a lot of vegetables lower their risk of asthma..." Asthma References for my articles, blogs, videos, podcasts and dietary recommendations. This covers many studies showing plants protect the lungs.
I thought my sickness was just ‘genetics’ or ‘bad luck’? I did want to cure my asthma and my health problems. I did want more energy, vitality and strength. I wanted to feel young, alive and 100% free of illness. I wanted my life back. I was willing to change.
As a child and teenager I can clearly remember doctors telling me many times, ‘You are an asthmatic and you will be for life. The best thing we can offer is medication. You just have bad genes. Keep taking the drugs.’ He was doing the best he knew of course.
I knew nothing about the link between food and illness. This was a powerful turning point for me. I had to admit that I had no idea of what to do and that the medical establishment I had been relying on for years could not help me. I had to change my thinking.
This is a 'Jason' version of the varied and controversial official food pyramids. It is a basic guide, a support, an inspiration, an overview. Print it and stick it up somewhere you will look at it while getting food, preparing food, cooking food or buying food!
Here is a reminder of the basic way we have always eaten. Mostly plants. Mostly wholefoods. Greens dominating the plate. Lots of fibre. Lots of colour. This is how I eat. A plant-based wholefood diet. Very cool for your fridge door or wherever the food is!
This video is #1 in a series of 11 from a 2020 podcast covering many different aspects of my Regular Intelligent Fasting® learnings and experience. It is a relaxed fun chat and gives a really good sense of fasting the way I recommend you do it.