Real Food

5 May

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.”

― Hippocrates

Give your body food what it needs and you will be healthy. Take away food it doesn’t need an heal yourself. Food is not just for body it is also for mind and this is where trouble is coming from. Our civilization became addicted to sugars, ready-made food and fast food. Food is made in factories these days and many people never eat Real Food.
“If our food system made more whole foods at lower cost and made them more available, that would help with our public health,” Collins says.
So what is Real Food? Fresh vegetables grown locally and organically. Unprocessed whole-foods without ingredients which you can’t even read.

A 2010 report from the United Nations Environment Program’s (UNEP) International Panel of Sustainable Resource Management states that global shift towards a vegan diet is critical for mitigating global issues of hunger, fuel poverty and the worst impacts of climate change.
Dave Riley, an Australian environmentalist, states that “being meatless and guiltless seems seductively simple while environmental destruction rages around us”
Stanford Institute – Consequences of increased global meat consumption on the global environment — trade in virtual water, energy & nutrients
So what can we do? Simple advice is – Eat less meat, a lot of vegetables and big variety…

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SOURCES:
Michael Pollan, Knight Professor of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley.
Janet Collins, PhD, director, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC, Atlanta.

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