We are ALL omnivores capable of digesting a wide variety of real foods.
There are ONLY 3 types of food: proteins, fats & carbohydrates. We need all in our daily diet!
The human body thrives when it eats routinely.
A healthy body requires a diverse diet of REAL food.
Real food is whole food which is ONE ingredient from a source that has grown, grazed or swam.
Food eaten closest to its original state, sourced fresh, has the vital nutrients and minerals essential for survival.
Real food perishes and should require minimal packaging, if any.
Everyone's biochemistry is different; what's healthy for one person, might not be so for another.
There is no one best diet for all humans. Optimal diets are highly personal.
Individual nutrition is based on a combination of genetics, the health of the gut biome along with lifestyle factors.
A healthy gut is home to a robust biodiversity vital for active digestion.
Many illnesses can be ameliorated with a good, nutritious diet based on real foods.
Eating in balance with what your body needs maintains vitality. Quality, not quantity.
We need fewer calories as we age.
Good nutrition is about biology and ecology more than ideology.
Eat ONLY healthy fats and remove refined carbs and fake oils from the home kitchen.
Eat lots of plant-based foods every day.
Most real food requires some transformation - preparation or heat - to be able to consume it.
Know your local food sources. Spend wisely on good ingredients. Cook high quality food at home as much as possible.
Less is more.
Preparing good food is one of the greatest acts of love you can do each day of your life.
Pura Vida Kitchen cooking classes can help you eat better at home.