What is the Best Way to Eat? Auburn AL
International Society of Sports Nutrition
Red Bay, AL
What is the Best Way to Eat?
by David Klein, Ph.D.
From Living Nutrition vol. 3
The “best way” to eat is a matter of following one’s senses and choosing what smells and tastes most delicious and feels most satisfying. That’s how the process of nutrition starts. Superior nutrition is almost that simple, but not quite. Obtaining high-quality food is a learned art.
We need to seek out and select the freshest, ripest, and most naturally and fertilely grown foods if we are to nourish our bodies for optimal health. Search for food grown in remineralized soil, i.e., soil to which mineral-rich rock powder has been added. Ask questions and get the best foods available. And grow your own!
You say nutritious food is not available where you live? If your locale is depriving you of healthful food, move! It’s your body, your health, and your life!
Free Yourself From Dietetic Myths
Food tables, RDA’s and calorie counters are not needed—in fact, they are useless. Animals in nature do not worry over the chemical composition of their food—they simply eat what Nature provides and eat until satiated. That is how humans evolved over millions of years. The laws of Nature have not changed!
Beware of the calorie theory—it’s false! Calories are not “things” in food that give us energy. A calorie is a unit of heat energy, heat that is released when food is burnt in a laboratory calorimeter. Our cells are not furnaces—we do not bur...