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Fasting puts a good stress on the body

February 18, 2017

Tomorrow I will fast. I plan to do a one-day fast every Sunday. How about joining me?

For most of human history there were occasions when there was no food. So the human body evolved to survive in times of famine. That’s why we have fat – it is there to carry us over during times of famine.

It’s only in the last 100 years that technology has advanced to the point where food is plentiful and we never have to endure famine. But while technology has changed, our bodies are essentially the same. Our bodies still expect periods without food. There is lots of evidence that when we don’t periodically fast, illnesses ensue. So, periodic fasting is a really good thing. It puts a good stress on the body.

Fabulous Chocolate Shake

October 11, 2010

I am staying away from sugar, fat, and cholesterol. At the same time, I have a sweet tooth. This fits the bill. It is high protein, low carbs, no fat, no sugar, and tastes so good.

8 oz of non-fat milk
1/4 tsp of pure vanilla
1/2 tsp of pure chocolate extract
1/2 tsp of unsweetened cocoa
1 scoop of unsweetened protein powder
1/4 tsp of stevia

Put in a blender and mix. Enjoy!