10 Rules to Eat and Live By:

1. The life in foods gives us life
Fresh foods have the greatest enzyme activity

2. Plan ahead and carry food with you
Planning helps you create balanced meals and saves you money and time

3. Eat small frequent meals
Snacking keeps blood sugar levels even and facilitates digestion

4. Relax while eating
Connect with yourself and with those you are eating with

5. Eat local foods in season
Local produce is fresh and has the highest level of nutrients

6. Choose organically grown foods whenever possible
Organic plants create higher levels of antioxidants and protective polyphenols

7. Eat all your fruits and veggies
The positive benefits are overwhelming

8. Eat more high fiber foods (whole grain products, beans and legumes)
Large amounts of fiber is crucial for health maintenance

9. Drink lots of purified clean water
70% of our body is made of water and if we do not hydrate our cells, they cannot function properly

10. Eat when you are hungry and stop when you are satisfied
Emotional eating is one of the reasons for obesity in this country