Healthy eating can seem so complicated these days.
“Coconut oil is good for you. Coconut oil is bad for you. Eat eggs. Don’t eat eggs. Stay away from low fat. Only eat low fat.” They say.
How about let’s simplify that!
Here are your new rules:
- Eat all things in moderation.
- Stick to natural earth made products (without toxins).
- Eat what makes you feel good. Period.
We seem to make things so complicated, and it doesn’t have to be. If you finish eating your meal and you don’t feel good, then it might be time to re-evaluate what you’re eating.
Now, if you have an allergy or are trying to heal or overcome a lifestyle disease like diabetes, gut issues, etc. then you will obviously want to eat a little more cautiously. AND, I bet if you really listened to your body it would tell you (in forms of pain, headaches, heartburn, allergies, etc.) that it doesn’t like certain things at the moment. Begin to tune in and listen.
You might have heard the idea that what we eat either prevents disease or causes disease. And I believe that is true.
Here’s what God says about food:
Genesis 1:29 “Then God said, ‘I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. They will be yours for food’.” (NIV)
Genesis 9:3 “Everything that lives and moves about will be food for you. Just as I gave you the green plants, I now give you everything.” (NIV)
Healthy eating doesn’t have to be complicated. Shop the perimeter of the grocery store to find those natural God made products like veggies, fruit, and meat.
You can do this!
And if you need help to take that first step or continue in the right direction, let’s talk.
With Peace and Love,