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With prayerful consideration I made the decision to eat healthy so that I could have more energy. I began my journey with a book by Sharon Broer and Dr. Ted Broer called “The Maximum Energy Cookbook”. In the book they explain in lamens term how all those hard to pronounce ingredients negatively effect the body. I have compiled these steps for myself which has helped me tone up my body, become stronger and more energetic.
Step #1~ All Poly’s, Hydro’s and Mono’s are No, No’s
Step #2~ Exercise, Exercise, Exercise
The one thing that I found hurt my health tremendously was not drinking enough water. You ask “Well how many cups of water should I drink per day?” The easiest answer is to allow your body to determine how much is enough. When your urine is clear that’s when you have drank enough water. Also drinking 100% fruit juice is a healthier choice than fruit drinks, caffeinated teas and sodas. And if you can tolerate it drinking powdered, goats, fat free, skim, 1% or 2% milk is best. It’s the better choice because it’s lower in fat with powdered milk being fat free and least expensive per gallon in most cities.
Step #4~Eliminate Eating After 7PM
Meat is one of the hardest food for the body to digest. Pork and beef being the hardest and chicken and fish being the easiest. Meats that are hard to digest if eaten for dinner will remain in our stomachs overnight. It takes about 2-3 hours for a meatless meal to digest, but when you incorporate meat in a meal after 7 pm, with no heart rate raising physical activity, it will take longer to digest even up to 24 hours. A small change could be a meatless dinner night or instead of 2lbs of ground meat for Spaghetti, use 1lb and substitute with veggies. Also choose leaner meats like fish and chicken.