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Rebellious Wellness Over 50 - Gregory Anne Cox EPISODE 5, 27th January 2021
Lifestyle Strategies for Optimal Health — and Good Looks!
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Lifestyle Strategies for Optimal Health — and Good Looks!

Food is more powerful than most people believe and we discuss how you can change your life and your health, one bite at a time.

If we ate what our great grandparents ate, we would simplify the food thing.

Kristen endured an entire decade of soul sucking events, cancer--hers and her mother's, Alzheimer's her dad's--marriage challenges, overwork, under caring for herself, more wine, more coffee, feelings of hopelessness. She woke up one day to the realization that, "If I continue to live like this, I will die and it will not be pretty."

That morning she began her journey to a new and healthier life and her business, TheCulinaryCure.Com. because she knew she was not alone in her struggles.

Sleep is when spinal fluid comes up and does a power wash on the brain and it helps our brains detox. It helps solidify memories, just it helps the organs repair and restore themselves.

Forty three percent of what we do every single day is mindless repetition. When you can tap into that forty three percent and make those habits things that support you, you start to shift energy balance within yourself and you start to do more of the good things.

Hydration is the low hanging fruit of wellness. What to add to water to add back the minerals and electrolytes that processing takes out.

Look at your habits and you say is this habit serving me or is it no longer serving me?

Mindless eating is the enemy of mindful health. Ask yourself when you are planning to eat, what do I want from this?

We went on to talk about gut health--the quick and easy version--healthy fats, diabetes type 3, real sugar/fake sugar, blood sugar, diabetes, and the trio of healthy foods; fat, fiber, and protein.

Kristen's new book How Healthy People Eat and Eater's Guide to Healthy Habits.

Mastering daily food habits is a tool we can use to create culinary resilience, the ultimate wellness benefit.