Obesity is a result of toxicity
Our physical health and well-being are more intimately connected to our gut and bowels than we may think. After all, that’s where it all begins and ends – with digestion and elimination and, of course, everything in between. To put it simply, what we take in, how we process it and what we keep inside rather than eliminate have everything to do with the diseases we suffer from. Obesity is one of the more direct and obvious consequences of being driven towards what I call a ‘toxicity crisis.’
The mind-body connection
Add to this the mind-body connection and it lends a whole new dimension. The very same processes apply to the human mind – the thoughts and feelings that preoccupy us, how we deal with them and the things we find hard to let go of and that build up as emotional toxins.
In a perfect world, the mind and body would act in tandem to produce health and happiness. But what happens when the intestines and lymphatic system get polluted and congested?
Obesity is usually the result of internal pollution and congestion starting with the liver, small intestine, bowel and finally the lymphatic system. Of course, it is a little more complex than that but there is no escaping the fact that individuals who are overweight are actually poisoning themselves.
What the ‘experts’ say
Conventional weight-loss experts would have you believe that it is the food you eat and amount of exercise you get that determine whether you are overweight or not, and how you can shed the extra pounds. It is called the ‘calories-in, calories-out’ approachto weight loss. These ‘professionals’ suggest that you adopt complex and sophisticated diets and they even have impressive mathematical formulae to count the calories you gain and lose at every stage. Throw in some common-sense advice about regular eating habits and sleeping well and often you end up with the perfect weight-loss plan. Or so they would have you believe.
While it is a fact that the food...