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Your Keto Journey #33: It is Spooky what we are missing!

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It is SPOOKY to think that we humans are in such a hurry that we often miss the answers that are right under our noses.  What can we learn from nature about our eating habits?  Learn more in today’s "Your Keto Journey"© post.

 

The alarm clock goes off and what do we do?  If you are like most people, you either get up and get going or you hit the snooze alarm.

Let’s look at a CAT who is waking up.

1. A cat gets up and starts a routine stretch.

2. A cat stretches to increase its blood flow.

3. A cat stretches to get its muscles moving again.

4. A cat stretches to increase the flow of blood to his muscles and brain.

 

Many people will take care of their breakfast time with some carbohydrates like toast, cereal or a sweet roll.

 

Let’s look at how a DUCK reacts to bread in the morning or any time of day.

1. Ducks that eat carbohydrates like bread, cereal, sweet rolls and popcorn are usually fatter.

2. Ducks that eat bready foods find it harder to fly.

3. Ducks that eat carbs do not receive adequate nutrition.

4. Ducks that eat too many bready foods will not seek out natural foods like they should.

 

When you race off to work or school in the morning, it sets the tone for your day.  What is your attitude like when you get to work or school?

 

Let’s look at a DOG.

1. Dogs are friendly.

2. Dogs are genuinely glad to see people and they show it by wagging their tail.

3. Dogs are excited over the smallest things in life.

4. Dogs wait patiently for you to come home and greet you accordingly.

 

You get home from work or school…What’s for Dinner?

 

Let’s look at the stove top.  Why the stove-top?

1. It is cheaper to cook a meal than it is to buy one out.

2. It is healthier to cook a meal than to buy one.

Why?

1. You always pay more for convenience.

2. When you are cooking for more than one person, economy of scale comes into play. (Cost per unit decreases as output increases).

3. You have control over cleanliness.

4. You have control over quality.

5. A business has an obligation to make a profit. A family cook has an obligation to create taste and promote body health and longevity.

6. Eating out can be distracting to a couple or a family. A family that eats at home at the dinner table has a valuable opportunity to share.

7. Cooking is a great way to involve other members of the family and teach valuable life skills.

8. Eating healthy foods eliminates the need to overeat or experience sugar crashes every 3 to 4 hours.

9. Eating healthy promotes other healthy activities such as exercise.

 

What’s really SPOOKY is when you age and your body starts reacting to years of neglect.  This neglect comes, in part, from the habits I just talked about.

*Inflammatory diseases

*Limited movement

*Intestinal impairment

*Inability to stretch and flex muscles

*Lack of energy or fatigue

*Energy imbalance

*Mood and Mental Health Issues and Depression

*Brittle and dry hair and nails

*Unhealthy body weight

*Cardiovascular disease

 

We can learn from these natural examples and make changes that improve our diets and lifestyles.  If we do, we can stop being spooky and build habits that promote healthy diets and lifestyles!

 

 I love you Keto Family.  There are worthwhile resources at my website sourced and created for YOU!

 Visit my website and check out the “Resources” page.  There you will find a link to “Dr. Colbert’s Keto Zone Diet” book.  I highly suggest you read it.  If nothing else, borrow the book from your local public library.  If they don’t have it, ask them to get a copy that you may borrow.

 Share your experiences, good or bad, with your Keto family here at YourKetoJourney.com.  Scroll down and leave your comment.

 Share this blog with someone you love and care about.  I’m here for you!

 Good Day, Good Week and Good Health to you all!

 See you next time!

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© 2018 Kat Heil 2018 Kat Heil, LLC

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