has seen Super Size Me.
If you haven't, you should. Fast food, quite literally
is responsible for a horrific number of deaths per year.
With the effect impacting our bodies the way they do, the
result is obesity, morbid obesity, heart disease, stroke,
bowel cancer and more. These foods are contributing to more
deaths each year.
quantity of saturated fats, cholesterol, sugars and caffeine
in fast foods is criminal. Most fast foods can be categorized
as near lethal in their impact on the body. Aside from
the addictive quality of fats and sugars, the rushing and
gobbling of food at high speeds does nothing for our bodies
or digestion. Even the complete lack of fiber in
take-away foods is next to nil.
can survive on fast food for very long, before experiencing
its toxic effects.
"fast food" generally refers to burgers,
sandwiches of some kind, French fries, soda pop, etc.
most part, staying away from these types of food and
choosing marginally healthier alternatives from the various
fast food menus, such as Mexican food, Chinese food and
Italian foods, is a definite improvement, but you have to go
one step further.
foods, like Indian food, eaten while the body is under
stress, can cause heartburn, acid reflux and other symptoms
of much larger problems. Some types of Mediterranean foods
are incredibly healthy, until things like cheeses and oils
(other than olive oil....the best) are added.
Beauty and Raw Food
food restaurants use the food pyramid to advertise their
healthier choices. It's good to see more and more are
putting the nutritional values on their napkins or posters.
"health food" restaurants can overdue the exotic
combinations and varying flavors of health food and its
components, making some hard to digest and hard on the body.
want to achieve maximum health benefits from your foods, you
need to eat a diet high in fresh vegetables and fruits, good
nuts and legumes, lean white meats and fish.
is yours for looking at labels, watching your fat intake,
sodium intake and sugars. Be vigilant of what you're putting
in your body. Don't let advertising hypes con you into
thinking that their new and improved products are anything
but over-processed and toxin-containing food
health, fill your body with REAL foods, fresh real
vegetables, lots of greens for their nutritional value, good
fresh fruits and other whole, real foods. Buy yourself a
food processor and experiment with new dishes that contain
fresh new ingredients. Learn to taste real foods
body in touch with a diet worthy of your life. A diet
that can sustain you in the most healthful way possible.
foods. Nature's fast food.
© J Thompson
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