Thursday, November 3, 2016

It's hard to find a yoga practitioner who smokes -- likely due to the wave of education we received and now ubiquitous awareness of the dangers of smoking tobacco. Unfortunately most yogis continue to eat food that contributes to disease...on a regular basis. This is not meant to cast blame, as awareness of nutrition science is not nearly at the level of awareness of tobacco. But how many people need to suffer needlessly until we reach a tipping point? It's our duties as yogis to educate ourselves, not just for ourselves but for the benefit of all beings. I'm hopeful that a tidal wave of change and awareness about our diet is approaching. #nutritionfacts #eatingmeatislikesmoking #FoodRx #SAD
Given that our diet is the #1 cause of death and disability, surely nutrition is the #1 thing doctors learn in medical school, right? Surely it’s the #1 thing your doctor talks to you about, right? How could there be such a disconnect between the science and the practice of medicine? Let’s do a thought experiment…...

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