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With a New Year just around the corner most of us are making New Year's resolutions, with weight loss and better health often leading the list. This coming year, how about a focus on creating health AND boosting your youthful energy, vitality and immunity? The Body Ecology system of health and healing goes beyond other diet and nutrition programs by creating a roadmap to youthful longevity.
Make your resolution a commitment to your health and weight with the widely proven Body Ecology Diet! This bestselling book provides complete insight into the 7 Principles summarized here.
Energy, vitality and longevity can be achieved at any age, and with the 7 Healing Principles of the Body Ecology Diet you can achieve a New Year -- and a lifetime - of looking and feeling your best!
The Body Ecology program will help you establish the "missing piece" that others have never taught before…that the inner ecosystem is key to health. We know that the stress of modern living, the Standard American Diet (SAD) of processed foods and too much sugar, and an over-dependence on drugs and antibiotics can weaken your immunity, pave the road for early aging and cause diseases like cancer because health begins in the digestive system.
Beneficial bacteria (also known as microflora) digest the foods you are eating. A lifestyle that includes stress and poor eating habits kills the beneficial microscopic "good guys" that keep you healthy, setting the stage for disease. You can be certain this holiday season the stress and the junk foods will be causing digestive upset. As a result, you can expect digestive pain, bloating and/or fatigue after eating your holiday meals.
While the commercials on television might encourage you to purchase one of the popular drugs to solve these problems, we have better suggestions.
The Body Ecology System of Health and Healing really understands, teaches and provides you with fermented foods and drinks to re-populate your digestive system with the beneficial bacteria needed to digest food, assimilate nutrients, and enhance immunity.
Read on to learn more about how the 7 Principles of the Body Ecology Diet can change your health and change your life!
Donna Gates spent years researching both the ancient and the most current systems of nutrition and healing to create a program that includes the wisdom of each yet supersedes them all. Recognizing that everything has a front and a back - or positive and negative - Body Ecology takes the positive from many healing disciplines and finds solutions for the negatives.
The 7 Healing Principles are a result of this work and the highlights are outlined here.
Yin energy is light, expansive, wet, soft, cold and more vegetal. Yang energy is heavy, contracting, dry, hard, hot and more animal. Body Ecology uses the terms expansion and contraction to explain the yin and yang energy of the food you eat.
Some foods, like sugar and alcohol, are examples of food that is way too expansive for your body. Your blood stream quickly absorbs sugar and produces energy, making you feel temporarily open and relaxed yet these foods are damaging because they are not balanced.
Other foods, like excessive and poor-quality salt and animal products, are more contracting and cause your cells to contract and lose fluids, making you feel tight and constricted.
Your body is always seeking balance. If you eat too much salt, your body becomes too contractive and you will quickly find yourself craving something sweet. Notice this the next time you go to see a movie. While they may not fully understand this concept, the movie theaters are well aware that both soda pop (sweet and expansive) and popcorn (salty and contracting) are ever-popular combinations for concession sales.
Without understanding this principle, you may unknowingly create imbalance in a vicious cycle of cravings.
Foods can be alkaline, acidic or neutral in your body. Your goal would be to have a balance of alkaline and acidic foods so that you can maintain the alkaline state of your blood. If you get out of balance and your blood becomes too acidic, you become more susceptible to illness and disease.
At the same time, lifestyle choices like stress, taking prescription drugs and not getting enough sleep can create acidic blood. Paying attention to a balanced lifestyle is also key to your health and longevity.
While the Body Ecology program recommends a specific protocol for restoring balance in your body, any time you try a new way of eating, it's vital to observe your body's reactions and assess whether this new path is bringing you back toward balance.
As you start on the Body Ecology program, you'll experience the symptoms of cleansing, and you might feel worse than you feel now. Hang in there -- it's your body's way of getting rid of the bad and making room for the good. After all, you cannot heal your current condition without cleansing.
For complete insight on cleansing your body properly, be sure to listen to the highly acclaimed audio CD by Donna Gates, The Principles of Cleansing.
This leads to slowed or impaired digestion, causing food to ferment in your stomach or toxins to be released in your intestines. These conditions make your body more attractive to pathogens. This is a highly useful principle to improve your health and weight, and often one of the most misunderstood. For a more in-depth understanding on this principle and all the other principles, be sure to read The Body Ecology Diet.
Starting any new program is about creating new habits. It takes time and effort, which can sometimes feel hard.
The key is to take everything step-by-step. Incorporate one healing principle (or even one element of a healing principle) at a time so that you don't feel overwhelmed. Take care of yourself by going at the pace that feels right to you.
New Year, New You: The 7 Healing Principles of the Body Ecology Diet can start YOU on the road to wellness. Click here to find out more.
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