I’m increasingly fascinated by the body’s regenerating powers. I have been teaching and guiding people to a healthier life for over 20 yrs. now and still the most exuberant feeling comes over me when their body begins to change after very basic and simple diet and lifestyle changes. Good food, good water, proper breathing and eating, proper exercise and a life with purpose seems to be the winning formula as detailed in this informative video. http://www.ted.com/talks/dan_buettner_how_to_live_to_be_100.html
So why is this so difficult to achieve in modern society?
We have become a robotic society that follows the path of ease and impatience. A lifestyle change requires time and effort. The moment you make the decision that “something has got to change” the internal struggle begins. You know you have to make these changes and it forces you to interrupt the habits you have already formed.
Is it worth it?
Just ask my dear friend who got diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer 3wks. ago. She immediately called me to discuss her options. I advised her to start macrobiotics in order to change her physical environment while she decided on her medical protocol. She started the macrobiotic program immediately. Now just 2 ½ weeks later, her tumor has shrunk from 1.5cm to 1.3cm and the surrounding lymph nodes don’t look as inflamed.
Or ask the 15yr.old young man, who has been weak and in pain for over a year now enduring the attacks of Crohn’s disease, with very little relief from the harsh chemical drugs. His whole family embraced the lifestyle change by cleaning out the pantry and learning about new foods prepared in a new way, in order to help him through his Crohn’s disease. Now into the second week of following the macrobiotic protocol he is eating a variety of foods, feeling stronger and filled with hope.
Bottom line is, WHEN YOU GIVE YOUR BODY WHAT IT NEEDS, HOW IT NEEDS IT, WHEN IT NEEDS IT , IT WILL RESPOND IN THE MOST EFFICIENT MANNER.
Give good food a chance!