Have you noticed how popular it is to find something to eat that is “guilt free” Here is another popular idea that is “helpful” How about finding something that is sold in a “guilt free” shop, and in a package that says “Eat what you want, you deserve it!” That is what I thought when I first heard it.
Someguilt free expert suggested that we stop eating white bread, pasta, potatoes, and pop/soda. She also suggested that we dump all sugary drinks and stick to water instead. My first thought was that great, but that means nothing if you don’t have the money to continue buying sugary drinks.
Second thought, but that is what all the ads and what not say, “Eat what you want, you deserve it!” But the commercials still say it is not available in a store. Why is it not available? Because there is no profit in it, only in the liquid form.
I have done some research, and the FDA does not regulate any of these substances because there is not a lot of profit in them. Yes, it costs money to buy the drinks, but if you break it down you are only left with the cost of the drinks, and whether or not you continue buying the drinks at some point you will be back to square one.
The drinks do satisfy a need for something sweet, but who really believes that you can satisfy your need through a drink? You will be back to the drawing board, and yes, the calories will go up, your body fat will go up, and if you do not do something about it, you will be at a higher risk for diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and a number of other health issues that you do not want to have.
One of the cases in point, there is no profit to be made in giving what the body requires. You will have to eat the food or find something else to eat. The more unbalanced the diet, the more conditions and diseases that are probable.
If you cannot feed the body what it needs, then how can you expect to have good health? The system is there, and it works. Your body is designed to be able to deal with whatever you put into it, and your insides know what to do with the “good stuff”. It is the body’s way of saying, “Thanks for shopping here.”
What better way to say, “Thanks for coming here!” than with something that says, “Eat what you want!” Get rid of the processed foods and you may just feel better. You may not reach the extremes of feeling good, but you will notice a great difference in yourself.
If you have been adding processed foods to your diet, you might try getting them from other sources. What I mean is that you can try to eat from the earth, or if you do not know how to, seek out a resource to get what you need.
After getting rid of processed foods, you will notice that you are going through cravings most of the time. Remember that this is only natural. Our bodies are in a constant cycle of releasing chemicals and hormones to deal with everything that we put in them, whether it was planned or not. cravings might be due to stress, neurotransmitters, missing nutrients (if raw foods are not available), overtraining, allergies, fatigue, not getting enough sleep, and so forth.
What is most important is that you immediately stop all processed foods and non-raw foods. Exactly what you will do depends on what I recommend for you to do. If you want to keep using processed foods, consider getting them in capsule or powder form. I personally think that you should get them in their natural state, but if you want to try to mask their flavor, there are many natural kinds on the market.
For people who are used to eating cooked foods, I recommend getting mostly uncooked. There is no need for me to go into the chemistry of this, but you need to understand that your body does not know how to handle these foods, and they can potentially be a burden on your system. Of course, you can steam most vegetables and some grains, but you will lose the nutritional value in microwaving those foods. If you decide to go through a microwave, do not use it for long periods of time. You might develop a headache. If you are not ready to go through the hassle of eating raw vegetables (or anything else), then you can go ahead and cook some uncooked mixed vegetables. Steaming is your best option, and you can usually find a good guide somewhere on the internet.
When you are ready to go through the hassle of changing your diet, get in touch with a friend or a person who knows somebody who can give you tips on getting started.