on 01-24-2008 at 10:28 PM (1064 Views)
I thought I'd copy the post from my blog and share it with all of you, enjoy.
Iím so ready for the weekend. Today I did a great thing, I resisted cooked food. It looked appealing but I remembered how great raw food taste. I decided to listen to my body and eat what I know is best for me. Iím happy that I survived it, it wasnít to hard since I didnít have a craving for it. I know Iíve said this before but you have to gain control over your thoughts it is so important, if you donít it will be hard to maintain a raw lifestyle.
Today I ate my raw corn chips, they taste great. I used the chips to scoop up my taco meat / Guacamole , it taste so so good, I should have taken pictures. As soon as I buy a camera I plan to post pictures of my food.
Next week I will be purchasing a kitchen Island for my raw food classes, I canít wait to get it, this will really make my kitchen complete. I still have to buy some additional items but the Kitchen Island is the biggie. My next purchase will be a Vitamix and Greenstar juicer.
Today I have been doing a ton of reading on the Mad Cow disease and it is scary because when you get it you may not know it for 20-30 years itís not something that show up over night it takes time before it attacks, it attacks your brain. I learned that itís hard for the body to fight off Mad Cows diease because it can replicate itself and make your immune system think itís always been apart of your body. Basically what I have been learning is that they take dead cows, there eyes, bones, feet, legs, everything grind it up make it into a powder and feed the living cows with it. Cows are eating other cows, how sickening is that. Now some mystery disease has popped up and could possibly start an epidemic.
Reading about all of this mad cow stuff really got me thinking. When they fed the cows the other cows that died, some mysterious disease appeared, this is the same as humans, we eat meat and disease appears, we are not different. I was talking to a friend tonight she told me that she went on a fast with her church and they are not suppose to eat Meat, Sweets or bread and she said that since being on this fast she feel so much better and her blood pressure went down. Itís amazing how changing your diet can dramatically change how you feel.
As for this mad cow stuff, I donít know if there is a cure, we as humans are always trying to find a way to make things cheaper and faster so that we can make more money, how can these farmers give us food that could possibly kill us years later, how can someone do this?
Be careful when consuming beef or any meat for that matter as Iíve read that the FDA did not ban the use of other animals eating there own, just cow(beef) since this mad cow disease started. We might start seeing this disease come to light now as the last time they allowed cows to eat their own was back in 1990 so in the next year or so we might see some cases of mad cow..
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