There are two main types of foods:
As you might have guessed, the second category can wreak havoc on the body if eaten regularly. Our bodies were just not designed to function properly utilizing these foods.
The bodies we live in today evolved over time along with the foods that were around for most of history (#1 above). Therefore, our bodies were created to function properly – prevent disease, heal, maintain a healthy weight, etc. – with the elements in these basic and natural foods. I will be posting much more about these essential elements so that it will become more clear as to why these foods are so important!
But for now, remember: the food that you put into your body becomes YOU – your blood, your hair and skin, the cells of your eyes, heart, and brain – literally every piece of you. In addition, nutrients in your food travel all over your body interacting with your DNA, turning on and off genes, thus affecting how your body functions.
Start thinking of food as medicine and great things can happen.