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Eat Simply and Feel Wonderful

Louise Hay
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May 18, 2011 at 03:30 AM 0 comments

One of the essentials to good health is learning to provide quality nutrition for our bodies in the food we eat. It seems that as Americans we have drifted away from healthful eating to the convenience of fast foods.

We are the sickest, most overweight nation in the Western world. We overeat fatty, processed foods that are full of chemicals. We support the food manufacturers at the expense of our own health. We seem to have forgotten that the cells in our bodies are living, and need living food to grow and reproduce. Life has already provided us with everything we need to feed ourselves and to remain healthy. The simpler we eat, the healthier we’ll be.

On a physical level, 43 is about the age that the body fed on junk food or even the standard American diet of processed foods (20 percent sugars and 37 percent fats) is beginning to show the effects of this lack of nutrition.

Did you know that the largest selling items in the supermarkets are sodas, canned soup, processed cheese, and beer?

We are what we think and what we eat. We need to pay more attention to what we put into our bodies. My philosophy on food is if it grows, eat it; if it doesn’t grow, don’t eat it. Fruits, vegetables, nuts and grains grow. Processed foods cannot sustain life no matter how inviting the package.

And in your efforts to be good to your body, remember to love it. In order to heal, it is essential to remove the negative beliefs that contribute to an unhealthy physical condition. Look in the mirror and tell yourself how wonderful you are. You don’t have to wait until you become thin or build your muscles or lower your cholesterol or reduce your fat ratio. You need to love yourself right now and listen with love to the needs of your body.

Let’s affirm: I deserve to feel wonderful all the time!

Here are a few recommended reading resources on the topic of healthy eating: 

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