Super foods and convenience are two things that make health foods the most valuable nowadays, it seems. I love supporting small scale companies and health movements as much as the next guy as do I love shopping around stores such as Whole Foods, but to be bluntly honest: THIS STUFF IS FRIGGIN’ EXPENSIVE!!!
Every once in a while, you meet someone, you go somewhere, you read something...and it changes you. Not in the way that all experiences shape who we are and what we do, but I mean it causes a profound shift in what or how you think. It's happened to me before with books, Wayne Dyer's You'll see it When You Believe It was one, and now-The China Study by T. Colin Campbell, PhD.
What is Balanced Nutrition?Nutrition that contains the proper proportions of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water necessary to maintain good health. This definition is great in a basic explanation, but a truly balanced nutrition plan is the proper proportions of the above listed items that you obtain from whole foods. This is where the term “Balanced Holistic Nutrition” comes into to play. What is Holistic Nutrition?
A friend of mine posted that she is getting fruit and vegetables from Bountiful Baskets. I looked at what she bought and for how much and I was amazed. She got a ton for so little money. For those who don't know, Bountiful Baskets is a food co-op. it's all volunteer so all your money goes toward the food you buy. You don't need to pay extra for buildings, employees, or utilities. For $15 you get a basket of 1/2 fruit and 1/2 vegetables. When I got my basket I couldn't believe how much it was.
So, nutrition seems to be the BIGGEST struggle for everybody. You don't have to be all crazy with it people, just make smart choices :)Here's a look at my daily meal plan as of right now. It's pretty basic, cheap and full of FOOD!Meal #1:8 ounces water mixed with 1 scoop chocolate Shakeology.WorkoutMeal #2 (Breakfast with the kids!):2 fresh yard eggs1/2 cup cantaloupe