“Like A Natural Woman”

2013-02-08 12.19.14Like A natural Woman is written by Ziba Kashef it is  a Black womans guide to alternative healing. I so enjoyed this book The funny thing about this book is that I bought it several years ago  before I even begin to live a healthy life Style. See below a few key points that I received from this amazing book.

Ten Natural Health Habits

1. Drink 8 glasses of water

2. Visit a park or beach

3. Check  your thought and create new ones.

4. Reach out to call friends and family.

5. Laugh and Play.

6. Praise yourself and learn to appreciate yourself.

7. Take time for you.

8.  Learn to bring yourself joy with  cultivating hobbies and talents.

9. Go to bed on time.

10. last but not least connect with God.

Key Points

  1. Allow food to become your medicine.
  2. Figure out why you are overeating.

Black Woman and weight

  1. Learn to set real weight goals.
  2. Consult with an expert.
  3. keep a food mood diary.
  4. Make one change at a time.
  5. Snack on fruits and veggies.

Vegetarianism

According to a Vegetarian resource group there are  roughly 3.5 million African-Americans that are living as vegetarians . Research suggest that a vegetarian lifestyle maybe the best diet choice for black woman. Vegetarians have lower incidences of hypertension and colorectal cancer then the non vegetarians.

How to Make the transition to vegetarian living.

  1. Add more veggies and fruits.
  2. Experiment with plant protein sources.
  3. Plan meatless meals.
  4. Make friends with other vegetarians.
  5. Buy vegetarian cook books.

Vegetarians and proteins

Beans, almonds, seeds, soy patty,and more.

Supplements

Look for natural supplements they are derived from food, synthetic supplements are produced in labortiaris the benefits of choosing natural is to avoid artificial coloring.

A few Supplements

  • Acidophilus- fights friendly bacteria.
  • ginseng gives the body a boost.
  • Echinacea helps the immune system.
  • St Johns worth is an antidepressants.
  • Red raspberry helps with cramps.

fiber

fights disease naturally by speeding up waste removal scientific evidence shows that fiber rushes cholesterol out of the body as well to.

I hope you have enjoyed my mini book review, If you are looking for a healthy lifestyle I would suggest reading a book on the change you are looking for. Happy healthy living my friends!!!!!!!!!!!

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