In a day an age where science is EVERYTHING, we sometimes forget that philosophy is the 'thinking of thinking' and needs to play an important role when we discuss how we should eat. After all, we shouldn't confuse data collection with wisdom. The more we simply absorb data without truly critically analyzing its meaning, the more we can potentially fall victim to many of the … [Read more...] about My Philosophy of Intermittent Fasting
Why we eat
A large part of learning to eat less is learning why we eat. Unfortunately, often times we go about this process in a very backwards manner. We concentrate far to much on the final outcome of 'what we ate', rather than the underlying motives, causes and goals behind "Why do I eat". In order to really examine 'why we eat' we must remove any emotion or preconceptions about … [Read more...] about Why do I eat?
I'll admit, I wasn't always the best listener in high school. Sure I remember most of my lessons, but I'm not sure if I really 'got' them. Take for instance...Pavlov's Dogs. I'm sure you've heard the story: Pavlov was the man behind some of the most famous scientific experiments. Basically, he took a group of dogs and rang a bell every time they were fed. After a … [Read more...] about Why We Eat (part 2)
Here is a great post from the TTmembers.com forums about the benefits of fasting at how it teaches you to recognize when you are truly hungry..."But, to throw another curve at my doubts, yesterday during my fast, when I really wanted to say to hell with it and make myself a gorgeous pizza with olive oil and fresh basil (conveniently ignoring that I would have to let the dough … [Read more...] about Why We Eat