There are so many factors to consider along the road to restoring health. I’ve long been a proponent of the “let food be thy medicine” philosophy, but sorting out the myriad of theories and philosophies is a big job. Reading and hearing so much—sometimes conflicting—can lead to doing nothing, simply because the right path isn’t clear.
That’s just the time to go back to basics, take stock, and listen to what our bodies tell us. For me, sticking to some basic principles, like eating organic foods, in season, is important. Eating less meat, and leaning heavily toward a plant-based diet just feels right. I try to listen to what my body tells me about my food choices, and it tells me a lot. Continue reading