One of the questions I am asked the most is “Can I replace sugar with honey?” From an evolutionary perspective, we are totally wired to prefer sweet fatty breast milk as we associate it with safety, love and warmth. This is why we love the sweet.
Fresh fruit is the perfect snack; filling, packed with bowel-cleansing fibres, and contains the richest sources of antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, living digestive enzymes, prebiotics and anti-cancer phytonutrition, such as polyphenols and carotenoids.
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!
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.
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...
We are constantly told that exercise is the answer to losing weight. This is actually a myth. It is always primarily about food. Exercise is amazing, essential and transformative but it is the cream on top – not the other way around.
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?
Part 3 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?