What Does It Mean To Eat Healthy?
Food is a critical energy source for our body and there are thousands of opinions about healthy eating. We like to keep it as simple as possible and let nature lead the way with some basic rules:
1.) Eat vital, living food that was locally harvested.
2.) Review our list of unhealthy processed ingredients and consider removing them from daily intake.
3.) Don't eat ingredients that you can't pronounce or that looks like a chemical, because it is.
4.) Change eating habits as a family, focus first on the why. Because you love them and want to extend their life though healthy eating. Inform them of the following basics.
5.) Your body knows best, listen to it, recognize when you have reactions and try deviating from those foods that cause belly aches, gas, cramps, indigestion, etc.
We created a short list of suggested ingredients to consider removing from you diet or at least to become more aware of their impact on your body. Sugar and corn syrup are a tough ones because it's in practically everything. To get more informed about what it does to your health consider watching this great documentary: Fed UP - http://fedupmovie.com from executive producer and news anchor Katie Couric.
So what should you eat? Below are some suggestions for shifting your current eating habits. Don't try to change everything overnight, it can be daunting at first if you try to do it all at once. Begin first by informing yourself and your family and then begin to make choices based on what inspires you most to change in your current diet. Consider reviewing the list of "Dirty Dozen" produce with the highest pesticide residues. https://www.ewg.org/foodnews/dirty_dozen_list.php