A True Way to Eat and Live

One serving size of each of these foods totals less than 300 calories

The truth about nutritarian eating is that it nourishes the body with micronutrients, vitamins, minerals, protein, antioxidants, and phytonutrients using relatively few calories. Relatively refers to the macronutrient diet of the past 100 years. Macronutrient eating provides vitamins, minerals, fats, proteins, and starches through the eating of meats, chicken, fish, vegetables, and starchy vegetables like potatoes. However, three-quarters of this diet contains very few micronutrients, and many calories.

All my life I have counted calories but I have stopped since changing to a nutritarian lifestyle. It is hard to overeat on fruits, vegetables, greens, whole grains, and beans. When I learned of this nutritarian diet, I knew it was the true way to eat.  I don’t always stick to it like I should but for the most part, my body wants to eat this food, I hunger for it, and after I eat, I feel wonderful.

Lots of people will tell you that freedom is being able to choose, but Jesus said that the truth will set us free. Eating processed SAD food weighs us down, creates health problems, and makes us sluggish. So do spiritual rules and regulations requiring prayer times, observation of holy days, and restrictions on certain foods. These activities alone cannot bring us closer to God. Only Jesus allows us in His presence.

Jesus is the one who told us the truth (John 8:32): that the sacrificing of animals and the observation of religious rules are not what God requires. Instead, God wants us to repent, to be sorry for our wrongs and to look to Jesus for guidance and comfort (Psalm 51–my favorite Psalm). Jesus is the sacrifice given up for us so that we can be reconciled to God and God has done this; not man, for Jesus was God (John 1).  No other sacrifice allows a personal relationship with Him. Jesus made us worth his life. Jesus is God and is truth in human form. The truth is not about choices. The truth, once it is known, leaves only one choice: to follow it.

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