Posts Tagged ‘nutrition’

The Discipline Diet

October 1, 2011

Pretty much everybody wants to be in better shape and feel more vibrant. The Discipline Diet is an effective way to move you closer to those goals. It has less to do with what you eat than when and how much you eat. Simply put, if you eat a little less often, and a little less whenever you do eat, you’ll sleep better, feel more rested and enjoy greater mental clarity.

Here’s why the Discipline Diet works: Digestion requires more of your body’s energy—about thirty percent—than any other bodily process. By minimizing digestion, your body can use that energy to detoxify, heal and repair.

Yes, eating this way requires discipline. No worries. You don’t have to be perfect. Even if you can put these principles into action 50 percent of the time, you’ll be well on your way to looking and feeling better. And remember:

We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment.
Jim Rohn

Let’s get started! Here are the three simple guidelines of the Discipline Diet:

• Wait as long as you can before eating your first meal of the day. When you get hungry, (more…)

The One Car Theory

March 9, 2010

If you’re like most Americans, your diet and lifestyle habits are not as healthy as they could be. And if you’re like most Americans, you are more concerned about the needs of today than the state of your health five or ten or twenty years from now.

You can abuse your body up to age 35. After that, it abuses you.
Chinese proverb

Far too many diseases and health challenges are predictable and self-imposed. I’ve talked to so many people who are suffering today because they didn’t think their bad lifestyle habits would ever catch up to them. If you’re in need of a wake-up call, here’s a great one from Dr. Doug Graham:


What if you only had one car? It would be issued to you by the government when you turned eighteen. Any automobile of your choice. That auto would be your only auto and would have to last you for an entire lifetime. If it wore out, it could not be replaced. Once gone, you would be reduced to other methods of getting around, or borrowing rides from other people. One car and only one for your whole life.

Would you take care of your car or (more…)