When it comes to Nutrition and Diet information, things can get pretty overwhelming and confusing. It’s even more so in the case of weight loss. Every “expert” seems to have a slightly different opinion about what you should, and should not be eating!
Being confused doesn’t help you achieve your ideal body or better health. In fact, it can lead to a whole lot of unnecessary stress. That’s why it’s so important to keep it simple. A highly successful strategic approach to nutrition and weight loss is to focus on what we know builds better health.
Better health naturally results in a better body.
That’s where our goal needs to be, on better health. If we’re tunnel-vision focused on losing weight, we can inadvertently make choices that are actually dangerous to our health and sabotage our weight loss efforts.
When it comes to Nutrition, The Wellness Formula shows us that we need to be adding “good stuff” (pure and sufficient choices) in order to move us toward optimal health and function… and a leaner, healthier body. These pure and sufficient choices are the ones that meet the innate requirements of our cells in order to express optimal health.
We end up with better health and a better body for life. So what’s the “good stuff”?
The Circle of Health keeps it simple. Inside the circle we find 5 simple (broadly categorized) things:
2) fats and oils
3) vegetables (include superfoods, “greens”, sea vegetables, herbs)
4) fruit (controlled consumption)
That’s it! It’s as simple as that! These are the 5 main “macro-nutrients” we know our cells require to be healthy. If you just made this single improvement… just ate primarily from within the Circle of Health, your health and your body would dramatically improve.
Next, we can improve upon these 5 choices by upgrading them. To do this, apply The 5 Golden Rules of Nutrition as often as possible.
1) Eat REAL food! Food that’s grown, harvested, raised, caught, etc. Eat food that’s in its closest-to-natural state.
2) Eat the LEAST TOXIC form of that food possible.
3) Eat FRESH food – “live” foods.
4) Eat more PLANTS!
5) Add more TRADITIONALLY PREPARED foods to your diet.
(For a more detailed explanation of each of the 5 Golden Rules, read this article.)
This is where the magic is. This is how to maximize our nutritional choices and our weight loss efforts.
Eating like this for as many meals and snacks as possible will not only transform your body, but it’s one of the most intelligent choices you can make to create vibrant health for a lifetime!
Anytime you find yourself getting confused, overwhelmed or frustrated with conflicting Nutrition and Diet information and propaganda, come back to this. Come back to The Circle of Health and The 5 Golden Rules of Nutrition.
They’re simple, they’re scientific, they make good sense, and they’ll get you the results you’re looking for!
Dr. Colleen Trombley-VanHoogstraat (“Dr Mom Online”) is a leading authority figure in Natural Health & Wellness. She is a Doctor of Chiropractic with 18 years of hands-on clinical experience in the Wellness Practice she shares with her husband, Dr. Marc VanHoogstraat, in Michigan. She is also the proud (home schooling) mom of two rather fabulous youngsters.
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