Thanks to tikno for this video.
I just picked up three books: "Natural Cures 'They' Don't Want You To Know About" by Kevin Trudeau, "The Maker's Diet" by Jordan Rubin and The South Beach Diet.
I was concerned about losing weight, but approaching it more from the nutrition angle. I figured that there were natural things missing from the way I was doing things that might also contribute to losing weight.
Well, the first book may say some true things, but the guy is "out there." He is totally paranoid about the American medical community, that they are merely out to make money and are not about health. He says to go off all prescription drugs, and he in turn promotes all sorts of natural remedies and health inducing tricks that are extremely expensive and that he probably got paid off to promote. He promotes chiropractors, which I have already learned are out to make money, and can hurt your body more than heal it.
He promotes many more natural health experts.
Though he says some true things, he basically gets you all paranoid about every single thing - the air you breathe, the water you drink, the food you eat.
What is the point of this?
We should be thankful. Thankful for the food we have, for the water we have, the air we have to breathe.
Many people in the world are starving and choking.
Jordan Rubin has a much better book. He tells about his recovery from Crohn's disease and other complications that almost took his life when he was only 19. He found his answer in eating according to the Bible, and thus the name of the book, "The Maker's Diet."
But his suggestions are also costly, sending you to buy organic and kosher food, and cleansing your body using an expensive cleansing system that he tells you how to order.
It all leads to making you feel dissatisfied. Foods aren't pure enough. You need to have so much more to achieve so much more.
Once again, I am left with the realization: I have so much already. I have plenty of wonderful food to eat, even if there may be pesticides on the vegetables, or antibiotics in the meat. I love shrimp, even if it may not be the best fish to eat, and I thank God that I can afford to have it once in a while.
The South Beach Diet. Wow! We are worrying about how to eat less, and lose weight, while some people are trying to keep from dying from lack of eating!
The South Beach Diet says that you must go without bread, potatoes, sweets, and even fruit etc. for a couple of weeks, and then start introducing carbs only by eating, like one apple in day in order to lose weight. Strict! I don't know if I can do it.
Thank God I am not forced to do it!
Watch the video. It says that 25,000 people in the world die every day from starvation.
May we never be ungrateful to God. May we never stop trying to feed the poor.