Good nutrition is often the key to turning around conditions and greatly enhancing our energy and well being. With the wealth of information available to us, it can feel daunting with where to start and what to eat. An additional challenge is that no one diet fits everyone. Often just cleaning up our diet in any way can help us to feel better but in order to sustain our health its best to match our eating to our own body's needs. Understanding the best balance for our own body intake carbs, quality protein and healthy fats is a good start.
The following are some ways of getting started with that...........
6 Clean Eating Tips From Michael Pollan
Dr. Mercola's free online nutritional typing test to help identify your own specific needs between healthy carbs vs proteins. (8 min video and short quiz)
Ted Talk by Roxanne Sukol (14 min) on obesity is not an overindulged state but a malnourished state and the solution is to improve the quality of food we eat.
Simple Rules for eating healthy (NY Times article)
Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food. ~ Hippocrates
What's left that's ok to eat?
It can feel challenging to sort out what's left for healthy, delicious foods. The following are some recipes and sites to inspire.........
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Delicious kale, avocado, chickpea, goat cheese salad that's a meal in itself.
Banana bread made with almond and coconut flour
Erica Herwien created this
site after one of her son's was diagnosed with Crohn's.You’ll find recipes for digestive health, clean eating, and special diets.
Blackened Salmon with Mango-avocado Salsa
Danielle Walker's site is Against all Grain. After being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease when she was 22 years old, Danielle realized that she needed to make dietary changes to end her suffering.
Here's one of many green drinks that can be a great way to start your day. This site, Autoimmune Paleo, was created by Angie and Mickey as a path back to health.
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Grain free granola packed with seeds and nuts
A protein packed granola with the just the balance of sweet and crunch.
My New Roots by Sarah Britton, Holistic Nutritionist CSN. Her focus is on delicious, easy to make and healthy food. She likes to take classic recipes and make them healthy.
Winter Rainbow Panzanella with Overnight Ginger-Pickled Carrots
My New Roots by Sarah Britton, Holistic Nutritionist CSN. Her videos are worth watching on the potent changes that came come from aligning with our food.
New York Times Bestselling author Elana Amsterdam founded Elana’s Pantry, a go-to website for easy, healthy, grain-free, Paleo recipes, in 2006.
3 Addictive Snacks That Are Actually Good for You
Crispy parmesan roasted chickpeas, spiced sweet potato crisps and kale chips.
http://www.gapsdiet.com/ especially helpful with ulcerative Colitis, IBS, MS, and autism, ADHD/ADD.