Say Hi To Good Saturated Fats and Bye To Cheap Processed Carbs for better performance in your Sport, Work and Life
Cheap processed carbs can be extremely harmful for your body but complex carbohydrates are an excellent source of nutrition.
Saturated fats like Coconut Oil are an ideal fuel for your mind and body. Remember, your brain is 60% fat and mother’s milk is 50% fat.
Watch and listen to former high carb proponent Professor Tim Noakes give his mea culpa on youtube here.
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17. Go Coco – 6 Great Uses of Coconut Oil
We love all things Coconut in our household and buy a lot of our Coconut products from Coco Wonder at the Legaspi Market on Sunday morning. We buy Coconut Flour – we generally make our own, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Coconut Sugar and Coconut Amino Sauce (great as a Soy Sauce substitute for Adobo and marinating chicken).
We also buy from Landmark. We buy Coconut Water without added sugar, cooking Coconut Oil, Coconut Milk and Coconut Cream Cream – always check the ingredients label.
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18. Learn Something New
Whether it be attending a wine class, reading a book on nutrition like Grain Brain, hiring a singing coach, listening to an Running Podcast or watching a youtube video on how to make Kimchi (a great probiotic for improved gut health) the holiday season is a great time for self-improvement.
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19. Visit Your Local Farmer’s Market – Ours is at Legaspi Village on Sunday
What’s better than sleeping in on Sunday morning, going for a drive and then walk to the Legaspi Sunday Market, having breakfast or brunch AND then getting ALL your fresh shopping produce done for the busy week ahead? For me nothing is better than that. I’ll even be there tomorrow after my Milo marathon from 3am in the morning!
Here are our Top 7 Reasons to go to the Legaspi Sunday Market
1. All Things Coconut Rock – Coco Wonder
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20. Learn from your Elders
The holiday season is a time for families to get together. Listen intently to your elders so you can learn from their experiences and appreciate them more.
Take kindly the counsel of the years,
gracefully surrendering the things of youth.
Max Ehrmann, Desiderata, Copyright 1952.
Image from here.
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21. Play Time
Playing is a great way to overcome stress. When you really let your hair down and live in the moment all your worries melt away. We played and laughed a lot as children so why not as often now? Rediscover your inner-child and play.
“Have regular hours for work and play; make each day both useful and pleasant, and prove that you understand the worth of time by employing it well. Then youth will be delightful, old age will bring few regrets, and life will become a beautiful success.” – Louisa May Alcott,
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Eat Chocolate – Try Primed Fruit and Nut Dark Chocolate Crunch
Who doesn’t love chocolate? I know that we love our 72% Dark Chocolate and our children love their Primed Dark Chocolate Brownies. Here is a simple and quick recipe for you to try at home. Be warned though, it will not last long in your fridge!
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