Conflicting Rules

- POSTED ON: Mar 31, 2011

                     

The diet industry has dozens of ‘rules‘ of fitness
and ways to live a ‘healthy’ lifestyle.

Most of them revolve around some sort of dietary intervention
like changing the timing of a meal, or the composition of that meal.
After that we’re given extensive lists of good and bad foods,
and supplements we should be taking.

These recommendations fail to consider how impractical they are.
They are presented as the Absolute Truth.

However, conflicts exist between many of the recommendations.
It is easy to feel guilty because it is impossible to follow them all,
and we don’t know which are the best to follow.

The stress and guilt from failing to follow these ‘rules’
can easily erase any benefits we get from doing the things we CAN do.

It is important to always remember that every little bit counts,
and whatever we can do...
...whatever fits in with our current lifestyle is just fine.

Instead of following everyone else’s rules,
My choice is to make up a few rules that fit my own life.
Rules that work fine just for me.

My latest recipe video is Peanut Butter Toast .
This is located
in the Mealtime section of RECIPES.
Here's a photo of that food.



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On Mar 31, 2011 wrote:
That picture of a baby smoking is disconcerting but it did make me laugh.


On Mar 31, 2011 Dr. Collins wrote:
             Camille, I found the picture amusing, and it seemed to demonstrate the point I was trying to make here.

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