6 Foods That Will Kill You!

1. Margarine. Chemically engineered and one molecule away from being classed as a plastic. View the diagram below. Need I say more?

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2. Canola oil and vegetable oil. Both man-made and did not exist prior to the invention of machines! What does this mean? Remember, your DNA has only evolved 1% from 10,000 years ago. Your body does not recognise it as food. More to this, the hydrogenation process makes it carcinogenic! It does not take a medical degree to work out if something is good for you or not. If your body does not recognise something as food, it will over years and decades cause  oxidation, cell damage, disease and death. Please do not do it to yourself or your loved ones! Avoid these oils at all costs.

3. Frozen meals, like Lean Cuisine. Full of sugar, fructose, hydrogenated oils, soy, preservatives, medium to poor quality ingredients and other things that do not agree with your DNA. If you eat these foods you will become fat, more hungry and sick.

4. Soft drinks and diet sodas. Full of chemicals and sugar that will only make you fat and cause disease. Avoid like the plague.

5. McDonalds, KFC, Krispy Creme and other fast food chains from the same field. Too many reasons but in brief here is why! A lot of these restaurants use GMO ingredients that over decades will interfere with your DNA, cause disease and kill you. Sugar and hydrogenated oils are used generously in their meals and will make you obese also kill you. I am not being dramatic, it is the plain old truth.

6. Genetically Modified Ingredients. Moving forward from the above point, there is no reason why you should be eating food that contains altered DNA. Your body is an extremely intelligent machine that knows exactly what it needs and what to do for optimum health. Your body craves real food, not fake, completely altered versions of food.

If you are new to this information I am very glad you found this page. You are now armed with basic knowledge food choices to change to lead a healthy, disease free life with optimum body composition. Do not delay making the change and DO NOT include any of these foods as a ‘treat meal’.

Our bodies are amazing and it is our responsibility to look after them the best we can. You cannot afford to eat cheap food.

Take care of your body, it’s the only place you have to live.

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You know you’re Paleo when…

  • You hang around a different group of people for the first time who eat sandwiches, ice-cream and drink cheap coffee out of polystyrene cups. (which is extremely toxic by the way!) and you find them strange!
  • You read the label on every type of packaged food, even bagged spinach (to check for nitrogen and other chemicals!)
  • You turn your nose up at conventional fast food and would rather go hungry for a few hours and wait until you reach home to eat something.
  • Everything you want to eat requires you to make it from scratch!
  • You have a thousand recipes on how to make Paleo desserts and little tricks to make food extra special.
  • You believe that people who eat hydrogenated toxic oils, such as canola and vegetable oil are basically signing their own death certificate!
  • You cringe when you see a baby or small child eat McDonalds.
  • You only shop in the perimeter of your supermarket and hardly ever venture down the aisles!
  • You find sugar and all it’s ill-fated consequences extremely off-putting!
  • Sleep in a pitch black room is one of your top priorities. You hate interrupted sleep!

Comment below with your own theories!

 

 

The REAL cause of heart disease and premature death!

Ok Paleo friends, I know most of us have done our research and are well aware about the great cholesterol myth! Cholesterol DOES NOT cause heart disease! Back in the 1950s Ancel Keys put forward the lipid hypothesis. The short clip below will fill you in on Keys and his findings.

There are FOUR indicators that cause heart disease and premature death.

  1. Inflammation. Chronic inflammation of cells places stress on your vascular system and eventually leads to disease.
  2. Oxidation. Damage to cells, protein and fatty lipid structures such as hormones will eventually lead to disease.
  3. Sugar. Infringes on efficient functioning of every metabolic process in your body, for various physiological reasons. Excess and constant sugar consumption will eventually lead to disease.
  4. Stress. This response to internal and external stressors raises stress hormones in turn causing cells to age and this process feeds almost any form of infirmity. Constant, elevated stress will eventually lead to disease and can be the biggest killer of the lot.

How can you eliminate your risk factors for heart disease and other metabolic diseases?

Eat, live and breath Paleo!

Paleo is not a diet, it is a lifestyle. Paleo eating is extensive and there is no limit to how many recipes you can devise or how delicious your food can taste. Food that was present 10,000 years ago and food that is IN SEASON is what you should be eating! Why? Because it is embedded in your DNA. Our bodies evolved on this food and so making such choices will enable optimum gene expression. An abundance of organic fats, vegetables, fruits, animal protein and water should be the only thing on your menu.

A little word on stress…Our ancestors knew how to prevent stress and reduce it before it became a problem. This is because they knew that living in a stressful state was not advantageous for survival, staying alive and being a valuable member of any tribe. In this modern day world it is important to do things daily to reduce stress.

  • Practise yoga, Pilates and stretch everyday.
  • Meditate daily.
  • Do the things you love. Always make time to fulfil your interests and passions.
  • Be true to yourself. Only make choices that resonate with your core values and make you truly happy.
  • Speak up. Let others know how you are feeling. Don’t bottle your emotions.
  • Nurture close relationships with family and friends. They are your support network and will be there for you to turn to when you are stressed and need help.
  • Practice gratitude daily. At the end of each day write a list of everything you are grateful for. This simple exercise will also help attract abundance and positivity in your life. Do it before you go to bed and you will fall asleep feeling peaceful and optimistic about the future.

So there you have it. Now you know the REAL causes of heart disease and premature death. Tell everyone you know, family and friends. Go buy some organic butter and organic coconut oil right now and put it on your vegetables and meat, because fats are essential for the absorption of vitamin A,D,E and K AND for healthy cell structure and hormone production. Cholesterol is an AMAZING thing. It is a powerful antioxidant in the body and vital for the integrity of every cell in the body. I love cholesterol and I am grateful for it’s anti-oxidative, protective qualities. I wouldn’t be alive without it.

Read more about these four causes here http://jonnybowdenblog.com/cholesterol-myth/

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Overweight, fatigued, depressed? Read on to find out what you should be eating…

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Our primal ancestors lived off the land. They were intuitive, highly skilled hunters and gatherers. Food was natural, chemical free and unaltered. Fortunately your DNA has only evolved 1% since this era dating back 10,000 years ago. You can use this knowledge to your advantage and only consume food that you know will  allow optimum gene expression.

So what is natural, chemical free food? Clean food is whole and unaltered, for instance, fresh vegetables pulled out of the ground or full fat, raw milk.

It does not include

  • Rancid, hydrogenated oils like canola oil, vegetable oil and other seed oils.
  • Processed, packaged food.
  • Processed food containing sugar in the form of fructose, high fructose corn syrup, evaporated cane sugar…any form of refined, toxic sugar!
  • Food that contains artificial sweeteners, preservatives and colours.
  • Any food that is genetically modified. Do your research and be informed. Do not believe scientists who tell you that GMO is safe. Your body does not agree with food that has altered DNA. You do not need a special qualification to figure this out.
  • Animals that are fed grains and injected with an array of anti-biotics and hormones. Cows for example evolved by eating grass. If you eat grain fed beef you will not be as healthy as you should be as the cow you eat was sick. Moreover, our primal ancestors ate wild animals that contained no  injected toxins.

Keep the above points in mind and share this article with your family and friends.

The path to a disease free life and lean body is this simple. Avoid all the above like the plague and if it grew in the ground, walked on the earth or flew in the sky then eat it. Ditch the government endorsed food pyramid that was funded by the agricultural industry, which is designed to make you unhealthy and fat. Look back  to behaviours in our human history to realise what you need to do to be effortlessly healthy and have optimum body composition.

The Paleo approach to eating and living is the only sure fire way to live in a body that is full of energy, health and vitality. Make the change right now and you can start to see a difference in as little as a matter of days.

Do you want to look like this?

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How great does she look? The best thing I could tell you is that you can achieve a lean, strong & muscular body like this if you follow the principles of a Paleo lifestyle and approach to eating!

1. Eat in a way that enables your best gene expression. Remember, our DNA is only 1% different to that of our primal ancestors!

2. Eat clean, no processed food, no sugar and drink only water, day after day, week after week.

3. Lift heavy weights 3-4 times a week. If you want leaner looking legs go for slightly lighter weights and high reps.

4. Perform high intensity cardio, i.e. interval training 2-3 times a week.

5. Eat food that agrees with your body. Do not eat food you are allergic to or that you don’t tolerate well. This will result in poor digestion and inflammation of your cells. When this occurs fat loss and metabolism of macronutrients will not be efficient. So for instance, if you know you don’t tolerate dairy well, do not eat it, and if you think you might be allergic to gluten, which a lot of people are, go and get tested!

6. Dry body brushing each day (with a natural bristle brush) will exfoliate your skin, help eliminate toxins and improve circulation to breakdown cellulite.

7. Eliminate all sources of xenoestrogens from your diet and lifestyle. Xenoestrogens are chemicals that mimic the actions of oestrogen in the body. This results in excess body fat stored around the hips and legs. This would include but not limited to, food wrapped in plastic, food heated in plastic tupperware containers, chemical laden cosmetics and personal care products. Check out all my organic and natural make-up and skin products I use here https://paleolover.wordpress.com/paleo-beauty/

8. Be disciplined! This means choosing behaviours and making food choices that will determine your long term results and avoiding decisions that will fulfil short term cravings and desires. Read this to discover why discipline is the essential key to success https://paleolover.wordpress.com/category/discipline/

9. Visualise, persist and put your training and food before everything else, for example, when you wake up on the weekend train and cook your food before you go out for the day! Do whatever it takes to get there.