Go to a pub and the bartender will say, ‘What’s your poison?’ He doesn’t say, ‘What’s your longevity-enhancing health-promoting beverage?’ does he? So we choose and drink the poison, weaken our liver and get sick from the poison. Duh.
Do you have a daily poison? This could be a food addiction to something that is not serving you well such as smoking, drinking too much, or eating foods that weaken you with each mouthful. Uncover the foods that are poison to you and stop eating them.
You are biochemically and genetically unique, so learn what works for you - and you alone. We are all different and it’s important to listen to the body you have. Begin with a plant-based wholefood diet, and build the exact mix of what works for you into that.
The illusion that every government department wants you to believe and every food company wants you to believe, is that you lose weight through exercise. Diet comes first, then sleep, then routine, then a rebuilt microbiome, then stress management, then exercise.
The growth of coffee as a ‘daily fix’ is a modern-day success but give up coffee for three months and then have a strong coffee. This will show you exactly the effect it has on your body systems. People tell me they thought they were having a heart attack.
Between 80 and 90% of adults and children in the Western world now consume caffeine daily. Most people do not realise how addictive caffeine is. People can go months, years, even decades, without skipping coffee or caffeine for a single day. This is not good.