“Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food”. Greek physician Hippocrates (460-377 BC), the founding father of natural medicine.
If we are in a time when obesity, heart disease, diabetes, high cholesterol and so on are at an all time high and we are beginning to understand or believe that it’s what we eat, then isn’t it time to really look at what we eat??
If what we eat gets us to one of those points, would it not make sense to start with what we eat as well? But what does that mean to someone who’s life time has been consuming man made, processed, packaged ‘food’?
It doesn’t happen over night and I truly believe in flow and ease but with continual improvement and using the KISS method for starting out.
Which means asking yourself or being honest with yourself about where you are now and where do you want to be or feel?
What changes can you make or are willing to make?
Do you need a buddy or a coach or a program to help you get started or stay on track?
Can you start by cutting back on something or things or making shifts with some?
For instance, how much coffee are you consuming in a day? If it is more than 2 cups, can you reduce that down or go for decaf?
Is there cream and sugar in the coffee? If so, could you start cutting that out?
Instead of missing breakfast or grabbing whatever when you run out the door or at the drive thru, could you take an extra 5 minutes and make a green smoothie to sip on through the morning.
Instead of going out for lunch or the food court and getting usually fast food, could you bring your own lunch? Now that is a huge win win as you will eat and feel better, do more for the environment (no take out containers) and save yourself money!!!
Could you start adding a salad to your evenings dinner? Or more veggies? Or put out a veggie tray to snack on while preparing dinner?
Can you give up the snacks at night in front of the tv? Can you let go of some of the tv watching?
If you were to start something today and build on it, think where you could be in a years time!!
Don’t have time to do this is what I hear often, and my response always is, when it comes to your health and well being, if you don’t make the time who will??
Food is to nourish our bodies.
Your deserve the best, believe it and go for it!!!
Here’s to YOUR health.
Have an awesome day!!!