Put the Big Nutritional Rocks in First!

While researching foods for beautiful skin to better serve my Noevir consultants, I attended an unrelated all-day conference. Over the lunch hour, I noticed a woman eating a rather unique combination of foods so I inquired about her food selection. She shared with me about the top super foods and said she daily makes her selections from this list of fourteen. I looked at her and identified a woman without a single pound of unwanted fat, clear skin and minimal frown lines. Satisfied, I took her advice to run my Google search.

Between the reading I was doing on eating for healthy skin and the woman at the conference, I arrived at the following conclusion on how to style a diet.

  • Eliminate temptations from your cupboard–or at the least do not purchase them any more.
  • Post a list of good-for-you foods on the frig. (One way you can tell they are good for you is they rarely have an ingredient list! It is what it is!)
  • Shop the perimeter of the grocery store with list firmly in hand. Avoid the center aisles like the plague! You may find one ingredient substances here–that are best avoided–like bleached flour, white sugar, and white rice!
  • Shop frequently so you select the freshest of the fresh! (Like the youthful-looking French women and long-living Japanese grand mamas do)
  • Stock your refrigerator with these super foods.
  • Make daily food selections from this list.
  • When you want to snack, select from the posted list.
  • Allow for extras, but put the most important healthy foods in first.

It reminds me of the college professor who sat a gallon jug on a desk at the front of the class room surrounded by an array of rocks, sand, pebbles and water. He asked the class how to get everything in the jar?

Through much trial and error, they finally concluded you put the big rocks in first.

The big nutritional rocks go in first to enjoy Your Flourishing Health.

Marlee Huber ~ Advocating for Your Flourishing Health!

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About Your Flourishing Life

As a child, Marlee Huber loved to ramble through gardens sampling juicy berries and delighting in the heady fragrance of roses. As an adult, she thrills at maintaining a country garden in the foothills of the Washington Cascades. Something happened in 2012 that changed everything for Marlee. She followed the love of her life as he bicycled across the continent from their home in the NW to his brother's home in the Virginia. Ninety days later she came home and has never been the same. After photographing the backroads and hamlets across America--all on auto, she came home and took an online photography course, read dozens of books on technique and vision and stepped out into a new career. Her passion is coaching young people to discover their brilliance. She calls it Life-Themes Coaching and during one nearly half-day session, she unpacks what makes you brilliant and one of a kind. Then she matches the discoveries with a photography session where she tells the story of your life with her camera. In her personal life, she is a wife, mother, and grandmother delighting in her flourishing family!
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2 Responses to Put the Big Nutritional Rocks in First!

  1. LeeAnn Huber says:

    Marlee, what are the 14 foods?

  2. Steven G. Pratt, MD has written a book on the 14 superfoods, so I will not steal his thunder, but will share the most important foods for beautiful skin that I’ve discovered through my research. Turns out, if you eat to have beautiful skin, you’ll have a sound mind and a healthy heart–all things vital to a flourishing life!

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