Dietary Guidelines

The following are the most basic dietary guidelines you should adopt to live a long, healthy life. The basic underlying premise is to eat only whole, unprocessed foods. 

  • Eat whole, natural foods.
  • Eat only foods that will spoil, but eat them before they do.
  • If you’re going to eat meat, eat naturally raised meat including fish, seafood, poultry, beef, lamb, game, organ meats and eggs. Reduce these to 10% or less of your diet.
  • If you’re going to eat dairy, eat whole, naturally produced milk products from pasture-fed cows, preferably raw and/or fermented, such as whole yogurt, cultured butter, whole cheeses and sour cream. Adults do not need dairy. The majority of the world does not eat dairy. Only you can determine if dairy works for you.
  • Use only traditional fats and oils including butter and other animal fats, extra virgin olive oil, expeller expressed sesame and flax oil and the tropical oils—coconut and palm.
  • Eat fresh fruits and vegetables, preferably organic, in salads and soups, or lightly steamed.
  • Use whole grains and nuts that have been prepared by soaking, sprouting or sour leavening to neutralize phytic acid and other anti-nutrients.
  • Include enzyme-enhanced lacto-fermented vegetables, fruits, beverages and condiments in your diet on a regular basis.
  • Prepare homemade meat stocks from the bones of chicken, beef, lamb or fish and use liberally in soups and sauces.
  • Use herb teas and coffee substitutes in moderation.
  • Use filtered water for cooking and drinking.
  • Use unrefined Celtic sea salt and a variety of herbs and spices for food interest and appetite stimulation. If sea salt is white, it is probably refined – should be colored!
  • Make your own salad dressing using raw vinegar, extra virgin olive oil and expeller expressed flax oil.
  • Use natural sweeteners in moderation, such as raw honey, maple syrup, dehydrated cane sugar juice and stevia powder.
  • Use only unpasteurized wine or beer in strict moderation with meals.
  • Cook only in stainless steel, cast iron, glass or good quality enamel.
  • Use only natural supplements.
  • Get plenty of sleep, exercise and natural light.

 

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Wendy Myers, FDN-P, is a heavy metals detox expert, functional diagnostic nutritionist and founder of Myersdetox.com. Discover her Myers Detox Protocol and enjoy freedom from fatigue and brain fog with heavy metal detox. Wendy is also the creator of the Mitochondria Detox , the only supplement kit on the market that helps you to remove toxic metals that cause fatigue.