Eating isn’t, one size fits all
With so many diets in the media it’s hard to know what works and what’s a load of rubbish. The truth is there is no ONE diet that will help you loose weight, increase energy, treat diabetes ect.Question – So how do you figure out which works for me? Answer – The elimination diet & discussion with your health care provider
Each of the diets listed above has research studies showing benefit for treating acute illness or chronic disease, but this doesn’t mean everyone needs to follow a specific diet.
Before you jump into a restrictive diet make sure it’s right for you.
Here are some considerations you should make.
- Choose whole foods – our Standard American/Canadian Diet involves eating too many packaged goods, and as result this impacts our overall nutrition.
- Diet and Lifestyle changes can go a long way at treating chronic disease – type 2 diabetes is an excellent example of this.
- Refined carbohydrates and sugars should be avoided – the lack of fiber and lack of nutrients wreak havoc on our immune system and promote obesity.
- Highly refined vegetable oils and trans fats are a bad idea – there are high amounts of omega 6 fatty acids that can promote inflammation, plus they oxidize easily.
This post is for educational purposes only, for specifics on Naturopathic Medicine please contact me for individual assessment.