The pleasure of eating clean

Some books I recommend and a smoothie recipe.

In The pleasure trap, the authors offer unique insights into the factors that make us susceptible to dietary and lifestyle excesses, and present ways to restore the biological processes designed by nature to keep us running at maximum efficiency and vitality.

In 1987, John Robbins published Diet for a New America, which was an early version of this book, and he started the food revolution. He continues to work tirelessly to promote conscious food choices more than 20 years later.

In Comfortably Unaware, Dr. Richard Oppenlander tackles the crucial issue of global depletion as it relates to food choice. We should all be committed, he tells us, to understanding the reality and consequences of our diet, the footprint it makes on our environment, and seek food products that are in the best interest of all living things

I also recommend watching the documentary Cowspiracy.

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Smoothie recipe:

A handful (or more) of spinach, 5-6 medjol dates, a tea spoon of  barley grass powder and water. Yum!

Barley grass is very high in organic sodium, which dissolves calcium deposited on the joints and also replenishes organic sodium in the lining of the stomach. This aids digestion by improving the production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach. It is also very rich in potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, copper, phosphorus, manganese, zinc, beta carotene, B1, B2, B6, C, folic acid, and pantothenic acid. 

Healthy tastes good! Once you educate yourself on the benefits of a plant-based diet, you will only reap improvement in your own health too!

Check out more books to read here. and here.

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