I didn't watch the vid... but I've read plenty of articles and "research" on the topic... did the link say to eat "inedible" things? I think that our processed foods are closer to "inedible", if you want to use the term. Indigestible and unrecognizable as food to our metabolism, in many cases, at least.
The foods our (even recent) ancestors ate are still the healthiest ones for us. Where did I see a notation that it takes some *hundreds* of generations for an evolutionary shift to occur - and that includes diet. I don't think we've had that amount of time to adapt to the "foods" we're presently eating. Just consider our diets even so recently as in our grandparents' or great-grandparents' times. They ate whole real pasture-raised animal products (milk, eggs, AND meats), grew many of their own veggies and fruits, or bartered for any and all of these with local neighbors. They cooked with whole, full-fats: lard, bacon renderings, *real* butter... and heart disease and diabetes were mysteries in many cases to the medical experts of the time because they were, in most cases, so rare.
It can take some planning to stray from the ultra-convenience of the corner mega-grocery. That doesn't mean it isn't possible, preferable, or beneficial. You can join a CSA. If you have a yard, you can grow some of your own veggies - at least the ones you use most often. How about a lovely window-box of fresh lettuce?!? yum Fresh herbs can be beautiful garden plants, fragrant, attractive to lovely butterflies and hummingbirds... Some communities will accept poultry (I don't mean crowing roosters! LOL) as "pets." A few chicken "pets" can supply most of your egg requirement while they clear your yard of bugs and pests. Yes, they may nibble some of your veggies. But they're nibbling the bugs on them, and those little nibble-holes don't make the nutritive value of your harvest any less as a result.
I agree, in our hectic world, these can be challenges. But even the adoption of one or two of them would be a great boon to your health. How simple to join a CSA - all you need is a bit of freezer space! And local community co-ops provide mostly veggies in the same way. All that takes is driving yourself over to the outlet to carry it home. Sounds like grocery shopping to me! How about a pleasant excursion to local flea market produce aisles? I love flea markets anyway. You can have all that cheap import stuff - just leave me in the foodie aisles, I'm happy!
We can do it. Good for our bodies, good for our producers, and maybe not-so-good for exporters who probably don't have our health in mind so long as our dollars continue to flow into their wallets.
Seems like a reasonable plan to me.
...the problem with people these days is
they've forgotten we're really just animals ...
We did not create the web of life; we are but a strand in it.
We don't have souls. We ARE souls. We have bodies.
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