The Benefits of Cooking Less and Breathing More East Lansing MI

If you under-breathe you will have insufficient blood oxygen, forcing your enzymes to do extra work. We can think of enzymes as the labor work force of our body chemistry system. Without them, chemical reactions slow to a halt.

Lansing Community College (Hospitality, Travel And Tourism Program)
(517) 483-1983
419 N Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI
 
Michigan Career & Technical Institute
(616) 664-9273
11611 W. Pine Lake Road
Plainwell, MI
 
The Clever Cook
(616) 575-8520
5775 28th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI
 
Muskegon Community College (Hospitality/Hotel, Restaurant Administration)
(616) 777-0311
221 S Quarterline Rd
Muskegon, MI
 
Simply Good Kitchen
(248) 203-2450
1105 South Adams Road
Birmingham, MI
 
Michigan State University (Food Science)
(517) 355-7713
2100B S. Anthony Hall
East Lansing, MI
 
Bay De Noc Community College (Food Service Manager)
(906) 786-5802
2001 North Lincoln Road
Escanaba, MI
 
Lansing Community College (Hospitality, Travel And Tourism Program)
(517) 483-1983
419 N Capitol Ave
Lansing, MI
 
Northwestern Michigan College (Great Lakes Culinary Institute)
(231) 995-1135
1701 E. Front St
Traverse City, MI
 
Oakland Community College (Culinary Arts Degree)
(248) 341-2000
2480 Opdyke Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI
 

The Benefits of Cooking Less and Breathing More

by Michael Grant White, Breathing Specialist, Nutrition Educator, CMT, DD

From Living Nutrition vol. 5

There is a direct relationship between breathing and aliveness.  Oxygen is our primary nutrient.  Breathing is also related to positive emotions.  Stop now and hold your breath and try getting real excited. You can’t.  Nobody can.  Passion, laughter, and high states of energy all require maximal breathing ease and volume.

We have approximately 70 billion cells, all interrelated and involved in countless biochemical reactions.  If you under-breathe, your cellular functions and entire body machinery will become sluggish — you’ll lose your vitality, aging quickly.

If you under-breathe you will have insufficient blood oxygen, forcing your enzymes to do extra work. We can think of enzymes as the labor work force of our body chemistry system. Without them, chemical reactions slow to a halt. Most of our metabolic enzymes are manufactured by our bodies. Relatively few are needed for the digestion of the food we eat if the food is live and has its own enzymes intact. If our food has been cooked and the enzymes destroyed, then the body must work extra hard to manufacture and secrete extra quantities of enzymes to do the digestive work of the “fired" ones.

Most people breathe from 10 to 20% of what they optimally could.

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