My approach to eating

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-Everything in moderation

Hi Everyone, No food is bad or unhealthy. What makes food bad or unhealthy is our approach to food. How we use and/or abuse it.

I am not in anyway going to attempt to convince you that you should switch to a vegetarian, vegan or raw diet. I have no intentions of telling you that you should cut out certain things from your diet. And I most certainly will not try to convince you that you should exclusively eat whole grains. Here’s what I am going to share with you: my philosophy about eating: everything in moderation. I’ll lay my case out simply and then offer up some things for you to ponder.

Ever so often we open the newspapers, a journal or magazine, turn on the radio or television or log on to the Internet only to be told that something we are eating is very bad for us. Some of us take drastic measures upon hearing such news. We radically change our diet, we cut out this so-called life-depleting item and go along happily, glad in our hearts that we are doing the right thing; we have removed the bad foods from our entire lives! Give it a year or two and the same media outlets are now reporting that the studies were wrong, that this once death-at-your-door food is now good for you! As a matter of fact,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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