© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed.
Is your city trans-fat free? In Canada, the British Columbia Provincial Government has declared a ban on trans fats in restaurants. A wise move, wouldn’t you say? Fabulous in the effort to reduce diabesity.
One restaurant owner says that he has always followed his grandmother’s policy of cooking potatoes with olive oil, a habit we associate with the Mediterranean diet, reputed to be one of the healthiest in the world. I can tell you that, having thrived on it deliciously for two years in Italy, I would vote for it anytime.
When talking about weight loss many people immediately ask me if they have to go on a bunny-food diet, and I’m delighted to tell them no, goodness no!
Food is one of life’s greatest pleasures, and we were meant to be happily enjoying it in the company of kindred spirits. Why would we ever choose to make a meal a pain?
Much of the food that we happily consume in North America is what’s causing the current epidemic in diabesity: processed white grains, processed creamed veggies, processed cookies, sugar-laden cereals…small wonder children have joined the march downwards into diabetes and obesity—we are bringing up the first generation of children whose chances of dying before their parents—thanks to diabesity.
This epidemic is heightening our chances of getting heart disease, kidney and liver problems and cancer. You can find out more in a free report from my website, on the right side of the page. Do let me know your thoughts by placing a comment in this blog.