Changing my eating habits has brought me to the knowledge that these low fat/no fat, quick and easy meal options are NOT the way my body feels best. It hasn’t been easy, but I have found that it’s much easier to take a little bit of extra time to pack my lunch, or place supper in a crock-pot than it is to fight the attack my body gives my immune system when I eat “lazy”.
I have a saying that I remind myself when I start to feel too tired or get lazy. “Nothing tastes as good as healthy FEELS”! After years of being sick, I can attest that this statement is true. There isn’t a single thing that I have put into my mouth that makes me feel better than something fresh and natural because I know first hand how it FEELS after eating fresh, all-natural foods vs sugar, chocolate and processed “food”. I’m not going to lie to you and say it has been an easy road, but I will tell you that it has been worth it. Hope you enjoy reading the below blog post.
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Welcome to Healthy Living 101, a monthly health column featuring articles written by Marla Brodsky (RD, LD, BCIM). Marla is a Registered Dietitian and specialist in integrative medicine, with many years experience in clinical nutrition and research. To learn more about Marla, read her bio here.
In this monthly nutrition column, I plan on giving you easy, quick tidbits that can move you in the direction of health by reducing inflammation, healing your gut, and giving your body the nutrients it needs to function properly and naturally.
To start, here are 5 things that seem “healthy” but are actually unhealthy:
1. Counting calories and relying on “diet foods”
“A calorie is a calorie” is not true. The body uses different types of calories differently in storing fat and affecting metabolism. Focus on quality ingredients that are found in nature rather than the number of calories. Your cravings will subside and…
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