PRACTICE WHAT YOU PREACH

by Matt Allen

A "real" person's guide to  more healthy eating/living.  These suggestions are from Matt.  He is on conventional medications, but, he has found that by paying attention to what he is eating, his BP disorder is now more in control than ever before. 

Matt says:  "Ask someone what they believe in, and they can write you a long essay. If you really want to find out the honest truth, check the ledger in their checkbook. It never lies." 

"I think the same can be said about diet. Along the same lines, looking in someone's shopping cart is about the equivalent."  

Here's what you'd find in my last shopping cart. 

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1lb wild rice. 

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2lbs assorted dried beans. Kidney, black, some other ones too.

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2 qts rice dream milk 

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3 bags rice chips 

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1lb dried unsweetened cranberries 

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1 bunch spinach 

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1 bunch radishes 

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1lb chocolate covered raisins 

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30 ct cliff bars (the one's balanced for women) wheat and dairy free 

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90 ct 400mg Magnesium Glycinate 

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1 jar coconut oil 

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1 bag almonds 

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1 bag some other nut...not sure which 

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2 bags natural raisins 

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3 jars Udo's blend essential oil 

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3 jars Udo's fast food blend 

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1 whole turkey 

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1 jar almond butter...all natural of course 

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1 bag carrots 

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1 CDSA from Great Smokies Lab 

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1 intestinal permeability test from Great Smokies lab...(got these in the same trip at my naturopath's office...so I figured I'd throw them in.)

Well, that should just about do it. Notice, no wheat, dairy, processed food, especially those using preservatives, extreme heat. Also, a minimal amount of sugar. This food is all easy and required minimal processing time. The Udo's blend oil and the coconut oil have a great quality of satisfying cravings for fat. By the way, all this is organic, will last me about 2 weeks, and cost me around $150.  Not too bad huh?

Here's a sample of what Matt eats:

What did I eat for breakfast this morning? Coconut oil + some raisins + some almonds + some vegetable juice.

What did I eat for dinner last night? Rice + hot sauce + assorted vegetables including asparagus + tuna fish in a can + Udo's blend perfect oil + chocolate covered raisins. 

"The most simple gluten free carbohydrate is rice. 2/3 of the world eats it on a daily basis. The other 1/3 has messed themselves up with refined flours and excess sugar, but that is another story."

Udo's Blend Oils: http://www.udoerasmus.com/firstscreen.html 

CDSA from Great Smokies Lab: http://www.gsdl.com/news/ 

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