Celebrity nutritional consultant and expert, Donna Gates, offers quick tips for jump-starting a healthy lifestyle at any ageThursday, February 9th, 2012
Los Angeles, CA, February 9, 2012Â - With Summer quickly approaching, celebrity nutritional consultant Donna Gates is offering her expertise with quick and easy tips to living a healthy life. In her new book, â€œThe Baby Boomer Diet: Body Ecologyâ€™s Guide to Growing Youngerâ€ Gates explains the half-truths and partial solutions behind todayâ€™s popular diets, as well as advice for losing weight, looking younger and feeling healthier, without going to extremes.
As a nutritional consultant, Gates explains that most diets fail because they are about deprivation and denial, rather than life-affirming changes in behavior and great-tasting foods that nourish and sustain the body. â€œThe Baby Boomer Diet: Body Ecologyâ€™s Guide to Growing Younger,â€ which falls under the premise of the Body Ecology diet, is a new cutting edge lifestyle trend that provides simple changes to your eating habits. Here are some of these new revelations in the food world, as featured in Gates latest book.
The Body Ecology diet is centered around one key concept called the â€œPrinciple of Food Combining,â€ which is the main element to losing weight and staying thin. There are six simple rules to follow when combining foods, some of which are to eat animal protein with non-starchy vegetables; combine â€œprotein fatsâ€ with similar food groups, and to eat fruit alone at least 30 minutes before any other meal.
- Start by purchasing oils that are organic and unrefined, resulting in the best health benefits. Rather than buying refined vegetable and canola oils, substitute these kitchen staples with coconut oil, pumpkin-seed oil and walnut oil.
- Cut down on sugar intake, yet still satisfy your craving, by substituting sugar with all natural Lakanto and Stevia. Lakanto is made from unique patented combination of erythritol and a pure extract of luo han guo, an exotic vine fruit from East Asia. Lakanto is easy to digest, has zero calories, and unlike Stevia, can be used for baking. Stevia is an herb that is sweeter than sugar, but still low on calories. It is used to add to beverages and foods, and can be utilized in different forms, such as liquid, powder, syrup and crushed green leaves.
- Start introducing fermented foods into your diet. Fermented foods are not just yogurt – they also include cultured vegetables, cultured vegetable juice, and young coconut kefir to name a few. There are many benefits of fermented foods in helping to control cravings, provide more nutrients, improve digestion, and boost your immune system. The macrobiotics in fermented foods eats away at the sugar thereby avoiding any negative changes to your body.
Gates will also uncover important facts such as, when itâ€™s appropriate to take supplements, how to make a natural kefir, and explore the properties and benefits available in her delicious Body Ecology probiotic beverages. This is the first step to supporting a healthy inner eco system, by cleansing your digestive track and detoxifying the liver. The range includes an array of Thai coconut water to gluten-free energy drinks for improving daily performance, male fertility and to promote anti-aging.
Making drastic changes to your diet can be overwhelming, but these simple steps are easy, realistic and can be used at any age. While most of these foods have been around forever, there has never been such an understanding of how to use these combinations to work for your body and with your natural digestive system. Reading â€œThe Baby Boomer Diet: Body Ecologyâ€™s Guide to Growing Younger,â€ can help renew your lifestyle and remain healthy for years to come