PERREAULT Magazine January 2014 - Page 56

In these fast paced times, almost everything the average American puts into their precious body, is a diet that consists manly of processed, microwaved, fried or overcooked foods.

The average human body needs about 5-6 servings of vegetables and 4-5 servings of fruit everyday. When you cook food, it kills a great deal of the enzymes the body needs to properly digest food and nutrients to maintain optimal health. If your car is fueled with poor quality gas, it will not run properly. Likewise, to have energy and vitality at any age, you need good fuel that the body can easily absorb. Your body is an amazing, living organism. When given the right fuel, the sky is the limit as to what you can accomplish.

Your bloodstream is literally a river that nourishes the trillions of cells in your body. If your bloodstream is polluted with unhealthy foods that are processed until they are dead, your entire body will be adversely affected.

For example, when you eat unhealthy food that does not provide enough nutrition, your body keeps asking for more food, because it is not getting what it needs and you will have the urge to eat too much.

Also, being "fatigued" and having "low energy", is an indication that the cells of your body are not receiving a sufficient flow of nutrition. It is the result of too much waste being left behind, because your body is not able to remove the waste properly. Given a constant source of good nutrition, your body will effectively remove waste, giving you more nutrition and therefore more energy.

People who are on "junk food" diets are continually polluting their bodies so they are not able to remove waste or get the nutrition they need, leading to overeating and feeling fatigued. In fact, over 69% of adults over the age of 20 in the USA are overweight and/or obese, according to a study conducted by the U.S. Federal Center for Disease Control and Prevention. No wonder there are so many people in this country that complain about “low energy”, or having no vitality!

the way to great health


by Peter Shane

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