Instead of trite sayings like: Eat Less, Exercise More or Eat More Fruits and Vegetables, how about getting creative. Here's one example ...
I love Quinoa. It's packed with protein, lasts in the frig for over a week, and tastes delicious. Here's the ingredients for the above salad.
1 box of Quinoa (cook as directed) - let cool prior to adding other ingredients
1 Red Pepper
1 Yellow Pepper
1 bag edamame (cook as directed)
2 Celery Stalks
Red Wine Vinegar
That astute observation was made by Dr. Ornish.
Think about it: Do people change their diet, health, and lifestyle behavior because they are told they are going to die? Typically, the answer is no. I have also learned that knowledge is not the solution.
Here's my bundle of joy. Yep, I want to be around a long time so I can enjoy my grandchildren. And hopefully, I'll be so fit that I will be able to play hoops with my great-grandchildren. As you can see, that's a long time from now.
Paula Deen has announced that she has Type 2 Diabetes. When it comes to our health, we do have a choice. I chose to lose 30-pounds (the picture below is before the weight-loss) and gain better health. Paula Deen chose to create and eat over-the-top foods - high in fat, salt, and sugar.
Mrs. Deen still has a choice. If she makes a major change in her diet, she has the ability to reverse the disease. Of course, she would have to stop eating the food that she prepares on TV.
It would be great if she tossed the budda and created a show that presents healthy cooking. However, the rumors are floating around the Net that she will be a spokesperson for a Diabetes drug.
Here are some of the people who were the "stars" in the movie Forks Over Knives. These are detailed presentations about their areas of specialty. They're all fascinating presentations.
Start by watching Bill Maher's rant about Big-Pharma. It's incredibly funny.