I wrote this post for the other blog, Help from Heaven, but felt it fit here well. I hope you like it. It has some humor and the lengths we will go to to try to keep the ones we love healthy.
How much processing of foods are good. Should we never cook food? What about buying frozen meals? There are many questions about food that we need to examine. We will see that moderately processing food is the way to go. Some years ago, I read a book about fire and cooking food. The premise was … Continue reading The Edenic Lifestyle: Living to 100, Processed foods.
There are some great ideas out there. The Blue Zones give us some ideas about how to love to 100, but in a vague way. The Mediterranean and Japanese diets can get somewhat more details, but The Mind Diet uses directed Scientific studies to get Specifics. It is the specifics that give us the … Continue reading The Edenic Lifestyle; Living to 100 Brain Foods
We have heard so much about the necessity of being hydrated. Many people are not drinking enough liquids. This is important because your kidneys work easier by having sufficient liquids to flush out the poisons. Other parts of your body also benefit by sufficient liquids, such as your circulatory system. This has resulted in … Continue reading The Edenic Lifestyle, Living to 100; Evil Water
When I first Read about the Blue Zones, I got very excited and started researching. I ran across the Wikipedia page that asked some strong question, so I started going back to the original research, and also found other studies. One, not mentioned in the Blue Zones, was the Longevity Project. It followed children their … Continue reading The Edenic Lifestyle – Living to 100, Spirituality
The Edenic Lifestyle – Living to 100 Simple Cooking I was talking to some people about Edenic/Blue Zone/Mediterranean cooking. They said they tried it, but they had to buy so many specialty foods that they gave up on the system. Isn’t it amazing that we try to be so perfect that few can or want … Continue reading The Edenic Lifestyle – Living to 100: Simple Cooking
The Kitchen should be set up to encourage movement and to promote healthy eating inexpensively. This includes the utensils, the foods and the layout. You should have a nice place to prepare foods and it should be easy to fix delicious healthy foods. First is the foods. If you have easy snacking unhealthy foods available, … Continue reading The Edenic Lifestyle – Living to 100. The Kitchen
Fats and Oils are a complicated subject. We have saturated fats and unsaturated ones. Of the unsaturated, there are monounsaturated and polyunsaturated. With the polyunsaturated, there are trans fats and cis fats. If that was not enough, omega six and omega 3 fats jump in to complicate the picture. Many people get a partial understanding … Continue reading Living to 100 The Edenic lifestyle – Fats and Oils
As some of you may know, Douglas and I have two blog sites, with Help from Heaven being the other one. Both are part of Isaiah 46 Ministries. Douglas and I have decided that instead of both of us writing on two blogs, we will each concentrate on just one. I will write exclusively on … Continue reading To Our Followers
People focus on the food part of the Blue Zone concept and forget much of the rest. As a recap, the other points are a lifestyle of movement, connected to family, connected to community, connected to church, low stress, and life purpose (no retiring.) Let’s look at movement. In America, we have studies showing the … Continue reading Living to 100: Exercise points