+he 1/3 Rule

Your greatest vessel is your stomach and most of us are so blessed to not only eat good food but to be able to pick the food we eat. If you read any kind of literature on finding optimal balance (homeostasis) within your body, especially your gastrointestinal tract you will learn that moderation is the key. Smaller portions, more vitamins and minerals, and more water.

Anytime you are about to eat some kind of meal that combines carbohydrates, fats, and proteins remember to follow the 1/3 rule.

This rule states that 1/3 of your meal should be food, 1/3 should be from a healthy drink, and the last 1/3 should be air. Smaller meals are healthier for you, water and drink allows for hydration and transportation of the nutrients, and the air allows for more optimal digestion. And remember, do not  eat until you are full, eat until you are almost full.

“Eat to live, do not live to eat.”  -Benjamin Franklin

 

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