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THE PARADIGM PROMISE

By simply changing your approach to food, you can do all this and more:
1. Lose fifteen pounds or more, in just three weeks![1]

2.  Eat as much as you want and still lose weight.[2]





 3. Increase your metabolism, naturally.[3]




 4.  Cut your cholesterol in half, without medication![4]





5. Virtually eliminate your risk of diabetes. If you are diabetic, reduce your insulin requirements, and possibly discontinue medication altogether.[5]



6. Cut your risk of high blood pressure in half. If you have hypertension, reduce your blood pressure naturally, without medication.[6]


 7. Improve your memory.[7]



 8. Prevent and reverse heart disease, without invasive procedures or expensive medication.



9. Be twice as active as your friends.[8]


10. Live longer.[9]
Sweets, Greens, Beans, Seeds. It's that simple.
[1] Shintani TT, Hughes CK, Beckham S, et al. “Obesity and cardiovascular risk intervention through the ad libitum feeding of tra

BILL CLINTON ENDORSES THE PARADIGM

http://www.cnn.com/2011/HEALTH/08/18/bill.clinton.diet.vegan/index.html

Yes you heard it right, Bill Clinton moves away from chicken, steaks and dairy and embraces fruits, vegetables and beans. Or as we call them: greens, beans and sweets.

As he says, "I like it, I like it a lot."

We do too! And so should you!

STRESS FREE FOOD

Animals raised for slaughter are robbed of their natural habitat and subjected to a savage cruelty that makes Hitler's concentration camps look like Club Meds.
Just because cows and pigs speak a language we cannot understand should not make us deaf to their cries of pain. In fact, the nerves of many animals are many times more sensitive than humans, which means they feel pain that is worse than our worst nightmares!
By eating chicken, beef, pork and fish, and even dairy and eggs (which are produced by subjecting animals to inhumane conditions) we participate in the misery of these unfortunate creatures and take in the toxic residues of the antibiotics, pesticides, hormones and fertilizers that make up their lives and their pain.
Not only that, the stress hormone cortisol as well as other stress chemicals including catecholamines get released when an animal is slaughtered.1 These powerful substances make their way into the animals tissues. High levels in humans are associated …

DIETARY ASSESSMENT

The word diet commonly refers to the food you eat, especially as part of a weight-loss regimen, and may invoke painful memories and images of restriction and suffering. Let's pull ourselves outside of the box. As we shall see, the broader definition of the word includes everything you take in and experience repeatedly. Diet derives from the Middle English diete, from Latin diaeta, from Greek diaita, and ultimately from diaitasthai, meaning to lead one's life. Literally, your diet is your manner of living, or your lifestyle. It is who you are, and you are not only what you eat, but where you go, whom you spend time with, what you do and how you think and feel. This dietary assessment is an exercise in introspection. It has intrinsic value, which means that the benefit resides in filling it out. It will clarify your lifestyle, identify your personal goal and assist you in achieving, provided you are honest and thorough. In fact, the next hour promises to be one of the most importa…

"LET'S GET STARTED" SALAD

Here's a sample meal plan. Fruit for breakfast A big (4 cup) shake with sweet juicy fruit (melon, citrus), high ORAC fruit (berries), concentrated fruit (banana), provides at least 6 of your target 8 daily servings of fruits. Greens (spinach) and seeds (chia, flax) are optional, as are spices (cocoa, cayenne, cinnamon).
Mid-morning snack 1 or 2 fresh fruits, either whole or as part of a fruit salad. Have more if desired.
Lunch and Dinner Any combination that taken together equals: - 1 lb cooked vegetables (spinach, broccoli, kale) - 1 lb raw vegetables and vegetable fruits (mushrooms, bell peppers, cucumbers - 1 or 2 fatty fruits (avocado, olives) - 2 or 3 servings of legumes (beans, peas, lentils) - 2 or 3 servings of starches (potatoes, sweet potatoes, carrots, squash)
Dessert Fresh fruit, if desired.
Together these foods fulfill the recommended intake of most vitamins and minerals, can be purchased for around $100 per week, require cooking times of under 10 minutes and preparation times (inc…