Saving time to harm your health isn’t a good deal for me
Dr Rangan Chatterjee
Every cloud has a silver lining. The current crisis has allowed us to consider the importance of our own health.
At the moment we’re all doing our best to stay safe and well in ways we may not have considered previously.
I’ve been without my health before – for 1 ½ years – so for me it’s been a priority ever since.
While we have time, this is the perfect time to decide to put a bit of effort into being well.
- Your daily allowed exercise.
- Sunshine and fresh air.
- Connecting with family and friends online.
Underpinning it all is what you put in your body – FOOD is a crucial factor. You can choose to ditch the health-damaging junk food and instead support your body with a bit of time in the kitchen, cooking from fresh ingredients. 🙂
There is always a step small enough from where you are to move you towards where you want to be. Set your initial action to be so easy you have no possible excuse for not doing it.
One useful step is to discover your Metabolic Type.
I have a Skype group doing just that, starting 4th March.
Be here, be now, love and enjoy.
Put down your ‘phone, see what’s actually around you, engage with the people you’re with, be absorbed in the task you’re doing, revel in the aroma, texture and taste of your food.
This year experience the richness of each present moment and live your real life.
It’s extremely naive of the public and the medical profession to imagine that a calorie of bread, a calorie of meat and a calorie of alcohol are all dealt with in the same way by the amazingly complex systems of the body.
Professor David Haslam
Chairman of the National Obesity Forum
He’s absolutely right –
– which makes it puzzling that the National Obesity Forum is completely hung up on calories. The main detriment of drinking sweet drinks (sugary or zero Cal artificial) is not the calories they contain but the fact that they make you hungry – and particularly hungry for junk foods.
Don’t damn saturated fat because of the fake food it is in and don’t damn highly nutritious foods (meat, eggs and dairy) in the name of saturated fat.
Here’s her piece on the highly flawed SACN report that recommends we keep our saturated fat intake lower than 10%
I don’t know what the future’s going to be but this is my little effort.
Sir Clough Williams Ellis
We went to Portmeirion while on holiday this year and saw how this inspirational man used a “light opera approach to architecture” to demonstrate that you can develop a naturally beautiful location without defiling it.
We still don’t know what the future’s going to be and it looks rocky just now but we can all contribute our own little effort to make a better world.
We’re paying for cheap food with our health and our planet
Founder of Sustainable Food Trust
Read his article on this topic.
Here he writes about suncream.https://www.outsideonline.com/2380751/sunscreen-sun-exposure-skin-cancer-science