"From a public health perspective, dietary recommendations should not only incriminate specific food groups but also include recommendations on the overall quality of the diet, notably to maintain an adequate acid balance” Dr Guy Fagherazzi, PhD.
One of my kids nicknamed me 'Guru Grandad' once and it kind of stuck so I thought I would embrace it and run with it! Guru Grandad gives me a chance to have a short rave on healthy longevity in tiny regular bite sized chunks! I hope you enjoy it!
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.
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!
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.
'Be Prepared and Control Your Environment' may mean planning out meals quite a few days ahead, having a weekly schedule for shopping, always having a number of basic ingredients at hand and a number of healthy treats, snacks and go to meals at all times.
They say that ‘if you don’t eat, you die’. The actual truth is, ‘if you don’t eat too much, then you live longer’. I have fasted hundreds of times over the last 30 years, and I have had the most incredible results, both body and mind, from these experiences.
Man is the only animal that eats cooked food. Correct preparation is a very powerful way to unlock the complete antioxidant-rich nutrition from nuts, seeds, wholegrains and legumes, as they can contain compounds that inhibit the digestive process.
Almost 100 million people have died of tobacco-related illnesses just since the year 2000. Tobacco has killed more people than all the wars in history combined. One-third of the patients who are in our hospitals are here today because of cigarettes. Ban it.