WHY DO YOU EAT?
WHY DO YOU EAT?
Have you ever asked yourself why you eat? What does drive you several times a day to reach for food? Hunger?
Why do you get hungry? What does your body want you to do?
Our bodies need the energy to run the extraordinary amount of tasks they continuously perform every day and every night.
Your heart beats about 100,000 times a day and pumps 8000 litres of blood through your body every single day of your life. Your kidneys clean about 180 litres of blood per day. You breathe about 20,000 times a day to filter 9000 litres of air to oxygenate your blood – to name a few. And all of this without you even getting out of bed.
On top of the ongoing need for fuel for every-day-tasks, our bodies are in a constant state of repair. Every 10 years we produce a new skeleton, we replace the entire skin every 2 – 3 weeks, new lungs every 6 weeks, and our liver is not older than 5 months.
This repair work requires building blocks which our food provides. The better the building blocks, the better the repair. The better the repair, the longer the body functions at its best and the longer we live.
THIS IS WHY YOU EAT.
Every single activity on our Land has a flow-on-effect on the health of our food and the health of the people who eat it.
Whenever Nature is out of balance there is a huge pull back into Homeostasis.
NATURE’S GOT IT COVERED.
In an ideal world, we would hunt and gather and so only eat foods which are as Nature has intended. That would guarantee the best building blocks and optimum timing. All nutrients would be bio-available, and we would get the exact amounts of what we need when we need it.
SLOW food – Seasonal, Local, Organic and Whole.
In reality, most if not all, our food is farmed. So, the closer us farmers work as Nature has intended, the better the quality of the building blocks and the more efficiently they will be absorbed and processed by our bodies, the healthier we are.