You Are What You Eat
How many times have you heard the expression ‘You Are What You Eat’? I guess it can be perceived as a bit of a cliché and it is, even if it is a very true cliché. What we put into our bodies governs how healthy our bodies will be.
I tend to think of it as similar to having a first class, superbly designed, energy efficient motor car. If you are lucky enough to own a car like that you would, most definitely, feed and maintain it to the best of your ability. There is no way you are going to risk your investment by putting the wrong petrol in it, or ignoring the red warning light on the dash. Similar to such a car is your body. It is superbly designed, energy efficient and most assuredly first class. The investment you have in your body is just as, or more important, than the investment you would have in any luxury car.
If we maintain our bodies with unhealthy foods they will break down. Foods that are high in fat and low in fibre cause our bodies to run sluggishly and a sluggish body means a sick body.
So many of us ignore all of the health warnings because we base our food choices on convenience. You are busy with work and family and it is far easier to get take away or shove a frozen pizza in the oven. Easier yes…but good for you and your family? No not really.
Fresh foods that are prepared with love are like the highest grade oil and petrol you can put in your luxury car. They keep our bodies running smoothly and help maintain them to an optimum performance.
The state of our health is what structures our lives. We can always replace a luxury car if we abuse or ignore it, but if we do that with our health we have to deal with the consequences. By choosing to eat fresh natural foods you are choosing to respect your body and give it what is necessary to live a healthy life.