Nourishment comes from What we eat and How we eat… from actively & mindfully receiving the Gift of Food.
There is a wealth of information on what we should eat to stay healthy — Today, I shall talk about a subject that goes unmentioned in the health circles: How we eat, and how our eating habits affect our health.
Have you ever wondered why some people may eat all the right food but still get sick? Whilst some eat wrong food but remain healthy?
Part of the solution may be due to HOW they eat.
Our eating habits have changed drastically over the last 50 years:
Where we used to sit at the family table and say Grace, we now eat on the run or in front of the television. Where we used to feel grateful for a successful hunt or harvest, we now take pre-packed, processed foods for granted. Where we used to eat heartily, we now feel guilty about our many little indiscretions.
The Indian ayurvedic author Charaka offered a number of eating rules around 2,500 years ago — See for yourself if they still make sense today…