Part 2 of 3. Weight loss is a simple process for the body but a trickier process for the mind. What are the things we need to change? What behaviours need to shift? What do we need to put in place? What are the most important things I should focus on?
This is the tale of two incredible studies that show exactly what happens to a species when you feed them what we are currently eating. They get sick young, they die young, they suffer and their offspring lose the ability to reproduce. Sound familiar...?
One of the questions I get asked the most is about pesticides and herbicides in vegetables and fruits. People think to avoid them and instead eat more animal foods. Wrong. Toxins and chemicals are concentrated in animals - which are then eaten.
The myriad of research on gluten intolerance: 'White Flour Withdrawal Produces Chemical Response', ‘Impact of A Dietary Change on Emotional Distress', ‘Nonceliac gluten sensitivity: sense or sensibility?’, ‘Infertility and pregnancy outcomes in celiac disease.’
Always adjust your foods based on how you feel mentally and physically after consuming them. No one diet works for everyone. Some folks can eat gluten no problem; for others, gluten make them sick and tired. If you feel bloated then question your meal.
Gluten has been shown to cause tiredness, anxiety and stress. The medical world accepts it can damage the gut, but it can also damage the brain, skin and nerves. Until now, many of these illnesses have been blamed on stress, to other medical conditions.
Throughout our long and varied medicinal history, fasting has been regarded as one of the most dependable, curative and rejuvenate measures available. Galen prescribed it. Paracelsus called fasting, ‘the greatest remedy; the physician within.’
Stress is a killer, as we used to say "Calm down, or you'll have a heart attack!". Still true today as the environment we are living in is constantly plugged in, comparative, and under-slept; all of which leads to addictions to sugar, alcohol, coffee, junk food...
Home, Attitude, Philosophy, Proactivity, You matter. ‘The H.A.P.P.Y. Paradigm’ is a little different to the standard conversations around stress. This GOLDEN Rule is informed by the healthiest and longest-lived centenarians and how they cope with stress.