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Are you an Emotional Unhealthy Eater?

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We eat poorly because we feel bad. We feel bad because we eat poorly. It is a viscous circle. It can be broken! Once broken we start to feel better, on top of our game. As we feel better we eat better and enjoy it more. I have written about how great fruits and vegetables taste once you are off fried foods, sugars and salts. Sugar, fat and salt are our bitter enemies. They will make us feel bad, depressed and eat the wrong foods. This cycle will get us sick and we feel worse and eat worse. Stop the cycle, start eating what your body wants and needs, not what you emotions want. Change your life and live happier and more healthy.

What is a Healthy Food?

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My favourite fruit - nashi (Asian pears, Pyrus...

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Yahoo Health says the following plant-based foods are healthy for what they contain:
a. Purple Potatoes – Lowers High Blood Pressure
b. Lychees & Strawberries – Contains disease-preventing polyphenols
c. Guava – More fiber, vitamin C, potassium, folate, iron, calcium, and antioxidant-packed pigments called carotenoids–in each serving than apples, bananas, and grapes to be the number one fruit.
d. Bok Choy – Contains antioxidants that may reduce the risk of certain cancers, including prostate cancer
e. Asian Pear – 10g fiber that will help reduce weight, satisfy hunger and lower blood sugar levels