Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Fad or Fiction – Food Manufacturing Today

In no period in history have we been so concerned about health and avoiding disease. Why then do so many of us struggle with weight gain, disease and degeneration? Why have we become so addicted to processed flour, sugar and caffeine? Food manufacturing is the largest industry in North America so the competition to put food on your plate is big business. The food manufacturing industry is motivated by profit, not your health. Consuming empty foods, devoid of nutrients, negatively impacts our wellbeing while filling corporate pockets.

What has happened to our food? In order to serve a growing population and a modern culture, the food industry engineer’s food for mass consumption, making it more addictive and reducing essential nutrients. We have traded wholesome enlivening food for convenience. Instead of using food as nature’s medicine, we view food merely as calories and macronutrients. Our taste buds have been manipulated to crave more sodium, sugar and fat while losing the ability to enjoy fresh, wholesome, real food.

The good news is that the answer is easier than you think. The current epidemic of chronic degenerative diseases – obesity, diabetes, IBS, cancer and heart disease – can be reversed using whole foods. Whole (real) food is fresh, local or seasonal food that is unrefined, unprocessed and additive-free.

At Dynamic by Nature, Precision Nutrition (whole food therapy) includes:

  • Comprehensive nutritional assessment and profile which will support your goals such as weight-loss, increased energy, hormone balancing and immune boosting.

  • Individually tailored system of whole food selection and preparation that fits easily into your work week.

  • Meal plan that will eliminate your dependence on junk food, sugar, caffeine and supplements by eating the right whole/natural foods.

  • Sustainable shopping guide that will save you time, energy and money.

  • Simple, delicious wholesome recipes that you and your family will LOVE!

The quality of your food and how you connect to your environment are the two most powerful choices you make on a daily basis, which create the most permanent change… choose wisely! Eat. Move. Thrive. Connect to Your Dynamic Nature!

Judy Chambers RNCP, CPT - Registered Holistic Nutritionist & Certified Personal Trainer