Struggling with sugar cravings or is it an all-out sugar addiction? You’ve decided it’s time to slay the sugar monster.
I see it often, gorgeous people like yourself, deciding to take the stand to dial the sugar meter down and the health meter up. After all, you want to enjoy your life and retirement, not have your wings cut by health issues and crazy travel insurance premiums from ill health.
What does being 65, look like for you? I do know you can’t buy your health back. Time to put a preventative framework in place.
Ok….now you’ve made the declaration, “I’m not eating sugar anymore”! Almost instantly you can’t get sugar out of your head and you’re sabotaging yourself all over the place….petrol station, supermarket, coffee catch up..
How did this happen? Firstly, your brain, god and your subconscious doesn’t hear don’t. All they hear is what you say after it.
Never, ever make a declaration in the negative. Like, ‘I won’t eat sugar anymore’. Instead, say ‘I will eat mostly vegetables, fruit, meat, nuts and seeds for the next 30 days’. Ahhh….that feels better already! Not even a sniff of the word sugar in that declaration. It sounds doable and sustainable……and dripping with success.
Now you’re focused on vegetables, meat, fruit, nuts and seeds. Time to clear the house out of everything that isn’t in those food groups, such as lollies, chocolate, soft drink, alcohol (yes it’s a sugar) and refined grain products, such as bread, cakes, doughnuts, pasta.
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You know the feeling when a cold’s brewing – sore throat, stuffy nose, tight in the chest, energy drops.
Just want it all to go away, so you can get on with living……now you’re secretly wishing you’d etched grandma’s sure fire concoction to memory…. it really worked.
Well, I’m hearing you.
Here’s ten ingredients your grandma would’ve used. Try one or many.
And remember, use these tips in addition to a whole food diet. Plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables, nuts, seeds, legumes and fish, seafood and meat (if you’re not vegetarian) to help my body repair quickly. It’s fundamental for a strong immune system and being able to bounce back after being sick.
Here’s ten food hacks (sourced from grandma’s all around the world) to annihilate that cold pronto:
Autoimmune diseases are exponentially on the rise.
At last count, world incidence of autoimmune diseases has increased by an average of 19% over the last 30 years. Highest increases are in Western countries, pointing to environmental factors as major cause, rather than genetics. Coeliac disease, myasthenia gravis and diabetes type 1 had the biggest increases in developed countries.
Are you next on the hit list or do you already have an autoimmune disease?
Asthma, eczema, psoriasis, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Grave’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, diabetes type 1, Addison’s disease, multiple sclerosis, coeliac …..the list goes on and on. There are 80 recognised autoimmune diseases and many more that have a questionable autoimmune component.
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Did you know the key to wellness this winter is a great inner terrain?
How do you tell if your inner terrain is NOT right?
- Low energy, especially morning and mid afternoon
- Feel inflamed, achy
- Brain fog
- Craving sugar
- Feel irritable, restless
- Gaining weight around middle and can’t lose it
If this sounds like you… immune problems may already be there or not far away.
Sore throat, chesty cough, blocked nose? On antibiotics, have thrush? Have an autoimmune disease – asthma, psoriasis, eczema, rheumatoid arthritis…..?
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“Why do we get sick?”
The prevailing belief, instilled by Louis Pasteur, centuries ago was we got sick because of germs – the Germ Theory. Which says when you’re surrounded by germs you’ll get invaded by them unless you protect yourself. Which in theory would mean every time we’re exposed to a germ we’d get sick.
Which just isn’t true!
Have you ever been surrounded by sick people at work or home but managed to escape with good health? I know I have…often. Touch wood…. I haven’t had a cold for many years and have pretty much lost count.
Makes you think twice about that germ theory idea…..huh.
Here’s where Antoine Bechamp, Louis Pasteur’s arch-rival comes in, he advocated the Terrain Theory.
“The primary cause of disease is in us, always in us.” – Antoine Bechamp
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Can’t be bothered? Feeling overwhelmed?
Life feels too hard? Running on empty?
Whenever, I start feeling flat for no good reason I step back and take stock. Check in if you like.
Here’s what I usually find –
- I’m being unkind to myself,
- I’m unorganised with my food and time,
- I’ve let my nourishing rituals drop off,
- I haven’t planned anything to look forward to,
- I’m focusing on what’s not there instead of what is.
Here’s 10 tips to shift from flat to fantastic real quick –
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