Don’t have time to read this? Want the bottom line, the take away? Artificial sweeteners are extremely toxic and should be one of the foods you never, ever eat. Stay away from artificial sweeteners like you would a drunk driver waving a gun out the window. Yes, they’re that bad for you.
Drinking water should not be thought of only to quench your thirst; rather, optimal hydration should be viewed as a critical component of a healthy lifestyle.
Sugar wreaks havoc with many of the body’s physiologic systems and plays a central role in the current heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and obesity epidemics. The culprit: plain old sugar, and its thinly disguised evil cousin, high fructose corn syrup. Yes, they will kill you. Maybe not overnight, but over time, sugar and corn syrup-derived sweeteners will erode your health, leading to many fatal diseases.
Do you think about your health? How long you will live? What your health will be like in 10, 20, 30, 40 years? You should. Your health then is being determined now.
Our lives can be separated into seven major categories – your Lifetime Value Accounts. These are the accounts into which you divide and invest your limited resources (Time, Energy, Focus and Money).
Eating the right fats – healthy fats – will build and feed your beautiful body’s cells (and help you lose weight). Eating the wrong fats causes inflammation which is associated with nearly all lifestyle diseases: heart disease, cancer, obesity, autoimmune disease, dementia, and of course Type II diabetes.
Humans are hard-wired to seek pleasure, move away from pain, and do it all with the greatest economy of energy. Yet, we are designed to grow – even flourish – under stress. We encounter the challenge, struggle, adapt and move forward.
Do you fear terrorism? Since 2001, on average, 1 person dies from terrorism in the U.S. per year. Obesity kills over 300,000 each year. Obesity-related conditions are some of the leading causes of preventable, premature death – heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain cancers.
When you practice gratitude, your heart is sending out health-promoting communication to your brain and body. When you take aspirin, well, don’t take aspirin (unless you want ‘internal bleeding and other side effects’).
When was the last time you chased down your lunch? And we don’t mean with a diet soda. Did you fetch water today? Build a shelter or collect wood? In all of man’s history, there has always been an intimate relationship between energy acquisition and energy consumption (getting food and eating food).