Now, I’m not used to dealing with 9 year olds but I knew I had to take the nutrition information I wanted to share with them and break it down and make it as basic as possible – simple nutrition.
The book “In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto” by Michael Pollan takes a big focus on Americans’ eating habits and how many popular notions regarding food and nutrition are lacking in substance or veracity. He hits the nail on the head with his proclamation to eat less food in general and to eat mostly plant foods. The book is available at Amazon at this link.
Then once that started, for a year and a half, as many people there have kind of gotten their start, I was a processed vegan. I was eating soy burgers and tofutti and carbitarian totally all the way. The finally one day at a health food store, in the aisle, I’m shopping for my produce and I see this guy who I’ve seen like a hundred times right before shopping at the same organic co-op. Establishing down-to-earth secrets in nutrisystem in walmart. And I always noticed that the whites of his eyes are really white, he was a very fit gentleman, he looked fairly young as well.
Sure, there is great advice on the market. In fact, my bookshelf is full of online nutrition book. It’s great stuff if it works for me. If not, then I disregard. Ultimately, you must decide what is your truth by experimenting with what works for your unique and brilliant body, and low-carb, high protein may not be it.
Secondly, I was getting excellent fat into my diet and plenty of them. I think that’s why I thrived so well on a raw food diet. For the very first time not only was I being nourished by food abundantly from the earth, but I was getting a ton of good fats into my body, which I think are so important.
A.J.D. in Sacramento explains, “The food highest in calcium by the way is the dried herb that’s named savory which tops the list with 2132mg of calcium per 100g serving (213%RDA), that is 85mg (9% RDA) per tablespoon. Also consider tofu with 372 mg of calcium per just 100 gram serving. There are plenty of foods that have more calcium than milk. I think fermented or cultured milk is healthier for me than plain milk.” For further information on foods highest in calcium, see the site which A.J.D. refers to, Top 10 Foods Highest in Calcium.
Finally, rest assured that if you eat less and more around more for 21 days straight, it will become a habit. Eventually, you’ll feel guilty and your body will put up a fight if you try to stop your routine. Just keep to your diet and exercise regimen for 21 days straight and it will start developing a momentum of its own. The 21 day rule is solid-it works for addictions like smoking and alcohol, and it works for losing fat too.
And what accompanies a struggle is resistance. You’re resisting something; you’re resisting something that you’re not ready to be at a level that you want to be at. Maybe you need to go slower. Whatever it is that you’re resisting, because you’re resisting it you’re using discipline as a way to kind of mask that, to kind of keep your eyes not focused on the total picture. And then you end up sending yourself back further because you haven’t actually taken baby steps to build a proper foundation in whatever journey you’re trying to make progress in.