Ditch the Sugar, Embrace Healthier Alternatives.
The Harmful Effects of Sugar
Consumption has been linked to a variety of health issues, including obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. By cutting back on sugar, you can significantly improve your overall well-being.
Choosing Whole Foods over Processed Options
One way to reduce your sugar intake is by opting for whole foods rather than processed alternatives. Unlike processed foods, which often come with labels filled with undesirable ingredients, natural foods like fruits, vegetables, and eggs offer essential nutrients without the added sugars.
Taking Control of Your Health
Making conscious choices about the foods you consume is key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. By minimizing your consumption of processed foods and embracing whole, unprocessed options, you can take control of your health and reduce your risk of developing chronic diseases.
Remember, even though complete avoidance of processed foods may not always be feasible, making small changes and being mindful of your choices can lead to significant improvements in your overall well-being.
We only consume pressed oils. Virgin Olive and Avocado oil.
Yes, I also eat and enjoy butter. If you look closely at the butter container you won’t find an ingrediencies label.
Anything you find in a container that has an ingredient label is probably not good for you. My rule of thumb is simple, if it came from a factory you might want to pass on it.
I would eat lots of pasta and cakes filled with sugar and refined flour.
Following that with soda and potato chips! Eventually I started getting fat and started to get heart disease. I was on a slippery slope to a bad place.
All because of eating too much sugar, I was insulin resistant and unhealthy. Metabolic syndrome was my health diagnosis. My doctor sent me for a calcium score. That score was not bad at 61, but they found some arteries were 50% clogged! Everything needed to change.
Eating Real Food
I followed the advice of some reputable doctors and ceased consuming processed food. No chips, soda, or boxed food. Now, we solely purchase items from the produce and dairy sections of the grocery store. This change significantly enhanced my well-being. Gaining knowledge empowered me, and I began to experience improved health.
Both my wife and I started walking nearly every day. We try to walk 2 to 3 miles a day. Walking is not a hard thing to do and it’s very good for you. Your heart works a little more. The body burns the sugar and fat stores. Then you feel better!
After 4 months on my new eating lifestyle and walking each day, things started getting better. I’m now 30 pounds lighter. My high blood pressure is no longer. Blood work all came back good. The doctor said stay the course and I’ll see you in a year! It worked.