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If a nutrient is not available from the plant kingdom, the human body does not need it.
For too long, the “diet world” has emphasized things such as calorie consumption and amounts of processed sugar in particular products. But how much nutritional value calorie for calorie is in the products you consume is more important.
What is the ideal diet for humans? Should we be eating bananas all day like our ape cousins do? Should we be ravenous meat eaters like the big cats? Or are we designed to graze like cattle? None of the above.
Foods have different transit times and require specific digestive enzymes. Bad food combinations can cause indigestion and fermentation, which may lead to inflammation, a precursor to illness.
A very important aspect of your own weight loss is that you are living a life of compassion.
If you stay away from fruit and starchy vegetables, you’ll be depriving healthy cells of needed sugar for energy, which they need to perform their specific functions.
The more you clean up your diet, the more biologically efficient you become. The more efficient your body becomes, the more likely it is that you can consume a fair amount of calories and still drop some pounds.
A blind pursuit of protein is a BIG mistake in many diets. Protein is a lousy source of fuel because it doesn’t convert easily into glucose, and glucose is the only source of fuel your brain can use. Your body can utilize only so much protein, and the leftovers are stored as toxins or eliminated as waste.
Juice and smoothies are a wonderful tool to aid in the beginning of a weight-loss program followed by the introduction of solid foods and a lifestyle pattern.