Diet Transformation is a Process


Maintaining a Disciplined Diet After you have Made the First Step

Changing your diet is by no means a simple task. It is actually a process of transformation. One of the reasons that many of those that take this task on feel that they are not successful is simply that it is easily underestimated. Identifying, and eliminating toxic foods from the diet is the first step. In order to keep up resistance to toxic foods, you have to compose a diet that will address nutritional needs, as well as desires for certain tastes, or foods.

Addressing Desires, and Cravings of the Appetite

As a part of a balanced diet, the taste for sweet things is natural. The best approach in confronting this part of the appetite is to give it equal attention. Anticipate that monster that inevitably will rise up, and demand cupcakes at unreasonable hours. Finding healthy alternatives can be satisfying, and stimulate the senses. Dried fruits, such as medjool dates, mission figs, raisins, and coconut are effective in satisfying sweet cravings, while delivering essential vitamins, and minerals. They make effective snacks, when paired with pecans, cashews, and, or walnuts. They are also useful for enhancing meals with naturally sweet flavor.

Balancing the  Diet

The concept of dessert has fostered many unhealthy eating patterns. It is better to include naturally sweet fruits, and vegetables by incorporating them in your meal, as part of the layers of the dish. The most important aspect to good food is balance. You can combine dried fruits to vegetables, in soups, stir fry with other vegetables, and fish, or in any variety of meal preparations. Try chopping Medjool dates, add pecans, tomato, green onion, cucumber, grated ginger root, and Romaine lettuce, Buttercress, Spinach, or Swiss chard for a meal on the go. In these ways, composing your own diet can stir up creativity, stimulate the mind to reach further to satisfy the appetite, and wake up the palate with nuances of flavor, and vitamin change; a process of transformation

Tips on Selecting Foods at the Market

Choose those that list simply the fruit itself, and no additional additives. This ensures that you have the most enjoyable experience in eating healthy. Select raw, unsalted nuts, when possible, and avoid those that contain added oil. Additives can weight your system down, instead of giving you the energy you need from food. Inspecting ingredient labels may seem tedious at first. Once you zero in on what you’re looking for in a product, breaking down labels becomes easier.

Additional Ingredients for a Healthy Diet

Dried fruits are only one example of whole foods that satisfy the appetite for sweet foods. There is a whole host of fruits that can deliver on this. Tangerines, mandarins, Asian pears, Bartlet pears, apples such as Fuji, Gala, and Honey-crisp, oranges, cantaloupe, honey-dew melon, watermelon, grapes, peaches, plums, and coconut are just a fraction of the healthy choices that are available. Beverages that contain higher natural sugar concentrations include, apple juice, (additive free), orange juice, (fresh squeezed), grape juice, (no additives), and pomegranate juice, (no additives). Due to their high sugar content, they are best consumed in moderation, supplemented with spring water to address thirst.

Toxic Food Trap; What you Don’t Know About Food can be Lethal


You want to stick to a healthy diet. You may find yourself on the road, hungry, without visible options other than a gas station, fast food restaurant, or convenience store. What do you do? The best solution is think ahead. Invest in a quality cooler and buy groceries in advance. Life is not always so simple. Where you live geographically and available transportation can influence your decisions. I can tell you from personal experience, it is possible to survive in the wild mystery food lands across America.

Some say that what does not kill you makes you stronger. Don’t throw your sense of caution out the window just yet.

Road Food Additives

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Convenience stores and gas station food are notoriously overpriced and nutritionally underrepresented. Maintain your scrutiny and you will survive the inconvenience. Here are a few simple guidelines when purchasing food in the galaxy:

Steer Clear: Msg. and High Fructose Corn Syrup.

Monosodium Glutamate, (MSG.): A popular condiment used in fast-food including Asian fast food, in addition to a broad range of prepared foods commonly found in food store shelves. It is used as a flavor enhancer and associated with an array of physical chemical reactions resulting from its consumption. From migraines and indigestion, to severe mood swings, the use of Msg. as a flavor enhancer is not worth the hassle.

High Fructose Corn Syrup, (HFCS.): Incorporated into American food and beverage supply as a less expensive substitute to sugar, and as a texture agent in processed foods.

Sugar is historically costlier to import in the US. due largely to tariffs imposed by international and domestic politics. HFCS., (a laboratory manufactured substance developed to solve the problem of costly sugar importation), is not properly metabolized in the human body. Its’ accumulation in the system leads to an attack of the linings to such major organs as the liver and kidneys. The threshold for accumulation can vary from person to person. It is influenced by factors, such as the density of the organ’s linings, which may be pre-determined by heredity. Continued use of HFCS. can lead to symptoms associated with diagnosis of cancer, diabetes, and organ failure.

Salt: As lethal as sugar when it accumulates in the body. High concentrations of both salt and sugar make the blood more acidic. Acid’s action is to eat away at whatever matter is in its’ path.

Customize your Order

Order sandwiches plain so that they might be cooked fresh. Request for food to be cooked without salt.  The benefit of this request is two-fold. It increases your chances that the food is fresh-cooked, and you can add salt using your own discretion. Many establishments think nothing of going overboard with the salt shaker. Avoiding the condiments means avoiding further mystery. Bread, biscuits, batter, sauces, and seasonings often contain HFCS., and regardless of whether they are labeled white, wheat, artisan, or sourdough breads, or gourmet etc.

For foods that are deep-fried, such as fish, or chicken, ask for “No batter.” To this request, anticipate the shock and uproar. Some foods, (common at many fast food, particularly at chicken restaurants), come in pre-battered prior to cooking. Though if you catch the site of a cook with a pan of flour, make your request. Batter is worse than the fine print in a contract. Not only do you not know what’s in it, the retailer is not required to notify the public.

Know Something About your Food Choices

Ask if the fries are cut from real potatoes. Dehydrated potato flakes don’t have the same chemical reaction in the body as the whole food that contains essential vitamins and minerals. If fries or other foods contain seasoning, request: “No seasoning,” or for the seasoning to be placed “on the side”. This will at least give you the opportunity to look at what you are avoiding.

Additional Notes on Food

For pizza: Request extra light sauce, thin crust, and minimal toppings. If there is sauce in the dish, (common in most cuisines), request it on the side. Some hamburger restaurants make burgers that contain a higher ratio of additives to ground beef in hamburger patties. These burgers may resemble something like a slice of meat loaf, (mysterious meat). Meat bi-products, and an array of fillers make up a large portion of these additives, and subsequently contribute to a higher ratio of fat.

  • Skip the biscuits: Many baked goods, (including buns, and biscuits,) are made with HFCS., which doubles as a sweetener, and enhances the texture of bread and bread products.
  • Avoid sweetened coffee creamers, particularly flavored sweetened cream.
  • Thinking about ordering from the breakfast menu? Beware! It is a little-known fact that some fast food breakfast menus will make you drowsy.
  • Look carefully if your selecting a salad. Don’t buy salads that don’t look fresh.
  • Avoid snack cakes.

Healthy Beverage Options

Skip the soda fountain. One of the largest segments of the American food supply that contains HFCS. is the beverage industry. Skip the ice. Go for bottled water or juice. For bottled water, choose a brand you recognize. They are not only sourced from different locations, additionally, the type of source indicates the method of purification or filtering. At convenience stores, fast food restaurants, and gas stations, choose juices that don’t contain added sweeteners. Always select 100% fruit juice, when possible. V-8 may be a better option than soda. Don’t assume; Read the labels. Those .99 cent can teas usually contain HFCS.

On dairy products: As humans develop beyond the stage of infancy, they lose the enzyme necessary to metabolize milk and dairy products. The consumption of dairy can create an intestinal inconvenience, turning your good day into a nightmare.

If you are on a gluten-free diet, have food allergies, or health issues, it is advisable to purchase whole foods at grocery stores, markets, and road side stands.


RESHAPE YOUR APPETITE NOW; Simple Tips to Regain Control of your Diet


 How to Change Toxic Eating Habits

appetiteToxic foods and substances wreak havoc on the human body with or without ones awareness. If a box of donuts, or a bag of chocolate candy lays beside you, chances are you might eat more than you intend. These sweets appeal to the appetite by stimulating the body’s reward center. When I eat a piece of chocolate, I feel its reward in the moment I am actively eating it. After it passes through my palette and on it’s way through the digestive process, this feeling of reward disperses.

Toxic Foods Exploit Appetite

The reward lies only in the moment. This is the principle of toxic substances. They lure the nearsighted appetite, engaging physical senses at the entry point of the body: Smell taste, touch. As the process of digestion unfolds, we’re faced  with the toxic substance’s path of destruction: Tooth decay, bloating, joint pain, joint stiffness, dry, brittle skin, hair and nails, weakened immune system, abdominal discomforts, bladder and kidney affections, irritability, lack of mental clarity, headache, high blood pressure, irregular moods, and vision disorders . These are only a few examples of the destructive impact of these toxic substances in our system.appetite; toxic foods, soda bottles on a store shelf

If your health is already compromised,  such as the case with migraines, arthritis, injuries, certain sensitivities of mind, body or mood or any of the conditions listed above, you will feel the path of destruction in the affected areas first. Controlling the appetite is one of the most basic things one can to avoid the consequences of poor diet. Just as important as it is to eat the foods that aid in the body’s natural healing process, it is equally important to eliminate toxic foods from the diet.

Understanding How Toxic Foods Manipulate Appetite

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Drinking lemon water can help your body in healing, and detoxifying

Consuming water and fruit or the juice from raw fruits for one day can flush your system,  and reset your palette. In order to understand the level of toxicity in many common, highly sweetened processed foods, try this for 2 and 1/2 days. After the second day, continue with this pattern, though for lunch, eat a donut or a snack cake. You should immediately feel the toxic strength of sweeteners that instantly flood the system.

If you were to continue for 4 days in not consuming processed foods loaded with additives and sweeteners, drinking only water and consuming raw fruit, your understanding would be even greater after you eat one donut, proving to yourself how fiercely these toxic foods enter the blood stream. This demonstrates how the process of detoxification works. Your understanding is necessary to start to change your eating habits and regulate your appetite. Additionally, to further guide you, view this helpful resource on sugar content in foods.

If highly processed, sweetened, refined foods are your default diet, your body builds up a tolerance to these foods. Your appetite adjusts to accommodate higher levels of sugar and salt from the diet, until that accumulation causes a malfunction. When you reset your appetite by detoxifying, you will taste your food as it is, and will make food choices based on the perceptible results. You will become more sensitive to what you put into your system and your senses will become more acute. If you continue to eat more fruits throughout the day, you will begin to successfully eliminate cravings for toxic processed foods and refined sugars.

Improving Appetite: Stay on Course, Avoid the Traps

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In order to keep up a healthy diet, it is necessary to discuss the barriers that make a path for an unhealthy diet. The availability of healthful foods, prices, transportation, information, and time constraints all play a part in long-term poor eating habits. Generally, when people know that they can buy healthy foods, they do so regardless of social or economic status, demographics, education level, race or nationality. What you find in many of the statistical findings is a snapshot of current conditions. If produce is unavailable to a segment of the population, the statistics reflect that. That is not to conclude these conditions are necessarily desired.

Cost, availability, and quality are three of the major components to maintaining a healthy diet. The price is frequently either an invitation or a barrier. Consequently, knowing that you can afford to buy enough fruit and vegetables that you do not have to eat junk food in any part of your day can significantly reduce unhealthy eating choices and reset your appetite. One method of addressing cost is buying fruit and vegetables wholesale.

Save Money While Eating Healthy

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You can save up to 50% off of your grocery bill by purchasing fruits and vegetables wholesale. One 40 lb. case of apples may cost you anywhere from $25-$40, and store up to 4 weeks. In comparison apples purchased retail can cost $2-$3 per pound. Oranges by the case may cost anywhere from $18-$28 for a 40 lb. case. A 25 lb. case of fresh tomatoes costs approximately $14-$25., and one 50 lb. case of fresh potatoes can cost around $18, far less than the $1-$1.50 per pound price at the grocery stores.

You can also select your desired condition of fruits and vegetables. Tomatoes can last up 3 – 4 weeks If you buy them green. Always buy bananas green as they have a brief storage life, usually no more than 6 or 7 days. The storage life of these commodities will depend as much on the conditions in which they’re stored. It is advisable to do some research on commodity specific storage methods and recommendations for best results.

By investing in fruits and vegetables you effectively stave off hunger, offset craving for processed foods, snacks, and desserts, and readjust your appetite to eliminate future cravings for toxic foods. The next step is to find additional healthy alternatives for a complete, balanced diet.

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