Simple Rules to Enhance Your Overall Health
from Mastering Secrets of Yoga Flow by Doug Swenson)
following six rules are the backbone of a true yogic diet.
To begin to make a change, choose one of these rules, and
master it. Then try to apply a second, and third. Soon,
you will be eating and feeling much better. However, no
matter which rule you begin with, try not to replace your
current diet by overeating any of the good foods mentioned
above. Overeating is hard on digestion and can be unhealthy
for you, even if you are eating healthy natural food.
Base your diet on vegetarian foods – cut back on meat
and other animal products, including eggs and dairy products
as well. Eat more fresh raw, steamed, and baked vegetables.
Strive for a diet free from all animal products, many experts
in the field of nutrition will agree that you do not need
any animal products to be completely healthy.
Eat a variety of foods -- don’t simply eat the same
thing everyday. A variety of fruits and vegetables, nuts
and seeds, supply a vast array of healthy vitamins, minerals
and essential amino acids.
Reduce the fat content in your body, stay away from saturated
fats and heated oils. Try to avoid fried foods whenever
Increase fiber in your diet that you take into your food,
by eat more fresh raw fruits and vegetables and whole
Eat organically grown foods, commercially grown food is
loaded with chemical pesticides, which are not good for
your health or the environment.
Eat more plant food in its natural state. Put more fresh
raw foods in your diet. Try to eat whole unprocessed foods.
Foods in their whole natural state retain all of the healthy
natural fats, carbohydrates, proteins, living enzymes
vitamins and minerals as contained in nature.
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