Instant Training Improvement Tips: simple diet secrets for weight loss
By definition food is referenced as a nourishing substance that is used to sustain life and provide energy. Though this is absolutely true in the strictest sense, said definition underestimates the importance of the process of preparing food as well as consuming in overall style of life.
Excluding those where scarcity of resources is a concern, how we shop, prepare and ultimately eat is a defining point of our society and in many cases serves as evidence of tumbling standards of life. Whilst “food” may supply bodily nourishment the manner in which is purchased can enhance our communities just as how it is cooked and consumed is capable of “nourishing” of personal lives.
The generic aspect of “food” fails to recognise connection to the community when bought from local markets when the transaction ends with shaking the hand of farm owner, baker, fisherman or baker. From the market to the home, food that is prepared whether by a single individual or a family shows a respect for the bounty our world provides. In taking time to prepare, as opposed to “convenient meal ready in seconds”, it betters the quality of life with a slower pace. Finally and when the meal is just right, it is served at the table, not in front of a television or to be consumed “on the run”, in a moment of fellowship if with friends or even if alone to better the quality of life with a more sustainable pace.
Yet that is not where the issue of food and quality of life ends as it goes much deeper into hearts. Whether it is recipes passed down generations that reminds of us of “who we are” and our heritage or those memories, despite all the years, are vivid and warm the soul. Those recipes are the great bounty of a diet of “simplicity” as it brings us back to our youth, special moments to those whom we cherish and somehow manages to warm our hearts during the darkest days. The word “food” does not even come close to memories around the family table, the blessing of the sounds of family and meals lovingly prepared with recipes passed down through generations. Close your eyes, inhale deeply and recall the beauty of the home-cooked meal, family, the eternal love of a mother and our heritage.
Though long since abandoned, by utilising the same dietary notions that was the bedrock of much of our world approximately forty years ago, your health will improve exponentially and you will be much closer to attaining fitness goals.. Straight to the point, follow these very basic rules that the greatest “diet” experts (our mothers and grandmothers) would use and the issue is eliminated.
- Enjoy your meal, as well as preparing, with family or friends as a moment of fellowship. This will have an enormous impact on reducing stress and production of the hormone cortisol.
- Turn the phone and television off when you dine and enjoy the blessing of sharing the moment with others. Trust me, there is no game worth taking time away from a meal with family and when the time comes you only have a memory remaining of those moments you will understand completely.
- Gluttony and sloth like tendencies are not admirable quality. This means do not pile food on top of each of other and equally use traditional size plates as opposed to the enlarged format of recent decades that has played a role in the obesity epidemic.
- Push away from the table and remember the notion of “leaving a bit on the plate”, which effectively means show moderation and respect.
- Eat healthy balanced meals with finely marbled meat, fresh vegetables, fruit sources (in essence all items of plant origin which naturally includes beans and whole grains). Proportions should be roughly the size of your palm and make use of natural marinades (i.e. olive oil).
- Prepare foods through broiling, poaching or steaming where possible and avoid endless grilling and microwaving of foods.
- Consume ten to fifteen vegetables each day as a minimum with emphasis upon cruciferous vegetables. With only 25% of the population eating enough vegetables this might be one of the most important considerations with our diet.
- Emphasize the quality of the meat, fish and produce sources. While more expensive than the cheaper alternatives, where possible make use of ethical and hormone / pesticide free ranchers / farms as well as local farms.
- Drink more water and eliminate sugar laced soft drinks completely. Never consume man-made items and yes that means no boxed items or soft drinks.
- The best snack food is straight from the earth. Add fruit with every meal as well as real snack food that will sustain life such as nuts and olives.
- Start each day with this centuries old tonic. A simple blend of a few tablespoons of non pasteurised honey from local sources, one to two lemons squeezed in a glass of hot water every morning.
- Drive by the drive thru as it creates lifelong debilitating illnesses that may kill them before their time is due and is an insult to the blessing of the family dinner table.
John’s present supplement stack starts daily with the “athlete’s advantage”, Modern, Super Cissus, PowerFull and Prime, along with additional use of Recreate, Yok3d, Anabolic Pump and Pink Magic depending upon his training cycle
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