Fail to plan = plan to fail. GOLDEN Rule #1: Be Prepared & Control Your Environment. Before you make healthy changes, you must prepare. There are five GOLDEN Rules about preparation that I recommend you consider. Key word: Preparation.
Eating an apple is always better than trying to find the magical component in an apple, isolating it, extracting it, recreating it from a genetically engineered piece of corn sugar, and then synthesizing this artificial substance into a pill. Just eat the apple.
Some proteins and starches do not combine well in the stomach. Combining heavy carbohydrates and proteins can cause digestive problems. For example, eating meat and potatoes at the same time could be the cause of constipation and bloating.
Do not compare yourself with others. You are genetically unique. GOLDEN Rule #2: Deal with the Body you have. Learn what works for you, and you alone, and then you are on your way to true health. We all work in different ways. Celebrate this!
Eating too much food and too much of the wrong sort of food in the evening will not only stress your liver but also make it harder for you to sleep. The 7pm-10pm period is where many overeat and over-drink. Clear your stomach, sleep well, improve your skin.
Don't be pressured into eating anything you don't want to eat. It is one of our greatest freedoms, the ability to choose exactly what we consume. We often forget how lucky and privileged we are. Make good healthy choices if you want healthy longevity.
Routines create willpower, health and strength, and balanced internal organs, which give a happy stomach, a happy liver and a happy bowel. This leads to a calmer mind, more peaceful emotions and therefore; better life choices, such as habits and routines.
One of the most death-defying acts a human being can do is to allow the remains of a meal (the fecal material) to remain in contact with the delicate lining of the colon for three or four days at a time. That is exactly what some 99% of Westerners are doing.
Food labels describe what a food contains and ultimately what you are consuming, so that you can choose what to (or not) include in your diet. Labels also need to indicate any precautions , such as storage or cooking instructions or allergen warnings.