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Our bodies deserve NOURISHMENT. We function best when we eat all foods in moderation. In our society, there has been an increasing tendency to restrict and minimize the amount and types of foods that we eat. Many people struggle daily with what is appropriate, how much, and how it will affect the way they look. For many individuals, how they feel each day depends on how they look and what they have eaten. It becomes a daily losing battle, as we try to dictate to ourselves what we should be eating and then punish ourselves for not following our restrictive rules around food and nutrition. In addition to the pressures of remaining “thin,” it is now common to focus on only eating certain foods, and eliminating things like carbs, fats, certain proteins, and sweets from our everyday eating. The extreme focus on “eating clean” has led to an increase in eating disorders such as anorexia and more recently, orthorexia. A major flaw in limiting foods is that at the end of the day, well, not only is it bad for you but it doesn’t even work! Most diets are ineffective, and actually end up slowing down metabolism and ultimately causing more weight gain. Depriving your body of essential nutrients and “all foods in moderation” can lead to mood swings, anxiety and other mental health issues, as well as dangerous potentially life-threatening physical conditions. The bottom line is that we need food, deserve food, and should enjoy all foods in moderation. We are perfect as we are. Our bodies each follow their own pattern, and as long as we take care of ourselves and eat all foods in moderation, we are being kind to ourselves and our bodies. It’s not only okay, but necessary and our responsibility to be sweet and loving to our bodies and enjoy all foods comfortably and easily as part of our daily routine. There are no bad foods or bad bodies. We deserve goodness and enjoyment in life, and that includes eating all foods in moderation and accepting this as a beautiful gesture of taking care of our bodies properly.

Bake Your Way to Happiness

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Bake your way to happiness!pdf  

You can bake your way to happiness today! Have your cupcake and eat it too! Learn to Bake and Reconstruct (or Re-think, learn, discover, dig...

Bake your way to happiness!pdf  

You can bake your way to happiness today! Have your cupcake and eat it too! Learn to Bake and Reconstruct (or Re-think, learn, discover, dig...

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