FOOD FOR DAILY USE

By Dr. Lawrence Wilson

© February 2017, LD Wilson Consultants, Inc.

 

All information in this article is for educational purposes only.  It is not for the diagnosis, treatment, prescription or cure of any disease or health condition.

 

I. INTRODUCTION

 

For development.  Certain food is needed on a daily basis for the fastest development and therefore, for the best health. This article discusses these foods. They are the richest in certain nutrients, especially a form of selenium, that causes development to occur the fastest. For details about this topic, read Development.

Other purposes of this diet.  These are to remineralize the body with the alkaline reserve minerals, to slowly detoxify the body, to improve digestion and to make the body more yang.

Other food articles.  Two other articles complete the series of articles about diet for nutritional balancing programs.  They are:

1. Food For Occasional Use

2. Forbidden Food

 

Fast and slow oxidizers.  The foods listed below are for both those with a fast or a slow oxidation rate.  However, fast oxidizers need to eat 1 tablespoon of extra fat per meal from the list of fats and oils below.  Slow oxidizers need to avoid any extra fat besides that which is in their food.

 

Babies. At the end of the article is a discussion of food for babies who cannot obtain breast milk.

 

II. DAILY FOOD FOR ADULTS

 

PROTEINS

 

            The protein food for daily use is:

Chicken

Sardines

Lamb (up to twice per week)

Toasted or roasted almond butter

Eggs

Wild game, but not bison or buffalo

Duck

Some turkey

Raw Cheese, yogurt or kefir (less important)

(no organ meats)

 

RULES FOR PROTEIN FOOD

1. Cook all protein food.  Sardines in a can are already cooked and should not be cooked more.

Cook all protein food in a pressure-cooker, ideally.

2. Eat protein food first, ideally.  Then eat your cooked vegetables.  Then eat a few blue corn chips.

3. Protein must always be chewed well.

4. Have animal quality protein only once or twice daily.  Portion size for adults is 4-5 ounces of the protein food per serving.

5. Eat red meat (lamb or wild game) only twice per week.

6. Chicken.  Chicken thighs or legs are the best part of the chicken.  Chicken breast is the least desirable.

Chicken thighs or legs require about 6 minutes of cooking in a pressure cooker.  They will cook in about 5 minutes if you put a few cuts in the meat so they are not as thick.

7. Sardines.  All brands are usually okay.  However, at this time, do not use Chicken Of The Sea brand.  They are overcooked, for some reason.  For more details, read Sardines.

8. Lamb.  Lamb chops take about 5-6 minutes in a pressure cooker, or longer if made in a toaster oven, regular oven or steamed.  All kinds of lamb are fine.

If you donÕt like the gamey or lamby flavor of lamb, use ground lamb or lamb chops, as they have less of this flavor.  The flavor is valuable omega-3 fatty acids, so try to get used to it. 

You could add a little herb or spice to cover up the flavor, if needed.  However, do not use a lot of herbs in your cooking.  They are too yin and some are a little toxic.  For more details, read Lamb.

9. Toasted or roasted almond butter (these are the same).  When you buy your almond butter, mix the oil on top with the butter to form a consistent mixture.  Do not pour off the oil.

Eat your almond butter first, ideally before you eat your vegetables or grain.  Do not mix almond butter with blue corn chips, ideally.  About a large tablespoon is the right amount.  Just eat it with a spoon.

Another method that is more fun is to use almond butter as a topping for your vegetables.  The taste is good and it is easier to eat with the vegetables.  Eat the topping first, ideally, when you sit down to eat.

Beware of the expiration date on almond butter because it will go rancid and will taste bitter.  Throw it away in this case.

Some stores allow you to make almond butter fresh.  This is good.  Do not eat raw almond butter.

10. Eggs. Cook eggs only the following ways:

1. Boil for 3 minutes

2. Poach in boiling water.

3. Rarely, fry them, but keep the yolks runny.

Men may have up to 8 eggs per week.  Women may have up to 6 eggs per week.  Children may have fewer eggs, depending upon their size.  Do not overeat on eggs, as many people do.

Farm fresh eggs are best.  Cage-free and organic should be better, and usually they are.

Store eggs in the refrigerator.  Never eat hard-boiled eggs or eggs that are hard such as in quiche, cake, pastries or other dishes.  These are very hard to digest and the fat in the yolk is toxic.

11. Raw cheese, yogurt or kefir. 

Eat only a total of four ounces or less daily of all these foods. These are less essential foods.  You may skip them altogether.

Most people overdo on dairy products because they are tasty and easy to eat.  However, all dairy products are quite yin, so go easy with it.

Cheese is best raw, although some pasteurized milk cheese is fine.  The best cheeses are usually creamy cheeses, rather than hard cheeses, which are usually more aged.

 

Eat animal protein only once or twice daily.  Each portion of protein should be 4-5 ounces or about 110-150 grams of protein food for each portion.

Avoid all pig products, which may contain parasites even though they are cooked.

 

COOKED VEGETABLES

 

Ideally, eat organically grown vegetables.

 

Root Vegetables:

Red onions

White onions

Yellow onions

Sweet onions

Gold pearl onions

Red pearl onions

White pearl onions

Boiler onions

Cipolline onions

Green onions or scallions

Shallots

Leeks

Rutabaga

Daikon or white radish

Carrots

 

Cruciferous vegetables:

Red cabbage

Brussels sprouts

Broccolette, brocolini or baby broccoli (but not as much regular broccoli).

White cauliflower

Orange cauliflower

Purple cauliflower (With all cauliflower, be sure to cook and eat the leaves and stems around the sides of the cauliflower)

 

              Greens and others

Green beans

Peas

Bok choy

Green onions

Bulb onions

Leeks

Garlic

Leaves of cauliflower

Brussels sprouts, cabbage leaves and baby broccoli are actually greens.

 

RULES FOR VEGETABLES:

1. Cook all vegetables until they are soft.  No raw, crunchy or al dente vegetables, please.

Pressure-cooking is best.  It is the fastest, best-tasting, and clean-up is easy.  If vegetables are cut into bite-sized chunks, most are ready to eat in about 5 minutes when cooked in a pressure-cooker.

Other acceptable cooking methods are crock pots, steaming or stir-frying.  However, none of these is nearly as good a pressure-cooking.  Read Pressure-Cooking for details about this excellent cooking method. 

Do not use microwave ovens.  Do not deep-fry, roast or barbeque all food.  A little made these ways is okay.  However, these methods use high heat that generates toxic chemicals. 

Reasons for cooking:

A. Cooking reduces the amount of a few vitamins in foods.  However, it greatly increases the availability of the minerals in food by breaking down tough vegetable and other fibers.  The latter is far more important.

B. It increases the Etheric Energy of most food, and makes the food more yang.  Both benefits are extremely important for development.

C. It concentrates some foods, allowing one to eat more of the food.

D. It kills many bacteria and parasites on vegetables and other foods.

2. Fresh food is definitely best.  Eat frozen or canned vegetables only if you cannot obtain them fresh.  Organically grown is also usually best.  However, this is not too critical if you cannot find it or cannot afford it. 

3. Local food should be fresher, which is good.  However, be sure it is not sprayed with poisons, as is commonly the case.

4. Eat 2-3 cups or 500-700 ml (volume) of cooked vegetables with each meal, three times daily.  Measure the amount of vegetables you eat in the cooked state, not the raw state.  This amount is needed to remineralize the body. 

5. Set out a small amount of at least seven of the above vegetables for each meal.  Below are hints for doing so easily and quickly.

6.  Eat slowly and chew thoroughly.

7. Do not put much herbs or spices on your vegetables.  They have delicate tastes that you will come to appreciate.

8. Do not drink liquid with meals.  However, the water that is use to cook the vegetables is very rich in nutrients, and should be drunk.  Drink it at least an hour after the meal, however, so as not to dilute the digestive juices.

9. The very best idea is to cook vegetables for each of three meals.  However, it is okay to cook vegetables just once or twice daily.  They will keep throughout the day.  Ideally, do not keep them overnight, although occasionally this is okay.

10. Do not peel vegetables, especially if they are organically grown.  Wash vegetables with running water and use a vegetable brush to clean them if they are dirty.

11. Shop for vegetables every few days – at least twice weekly. 

12. Keep vegetables in the bottom of the refrigerator for best storage.  You can spray them with water to keep them fresher.  Some, such as baby broccoli, can be placed in a little water to keep them fresher.

 

GRAIN FOODS

 

            The best grain for development is organic blue corn.  It is mainly sold in the form of blue corn tortilla chips.  Adults can have at least one bag per week.  These are popular in the United States, and becoming more available elsewhere.  Blue corn is a special variety that is much less hybridized than other corn.

If you do not tolerate corn well, try eating blue corn chips alone – without mixing them with any other food.  For more details, read Blue Corn.

Other grains are also okay, such as quinoa, rye, millet, oats, and barley.  Fast oxidizers need not eat grains.

            Warning about rice.  All rice today, even organically grown rice, is somewhat contaminated with arsenic.  I would avoid eating rice or rice pasta at this time (January 2017).

 

FATS AND OILS

 

Butter.  Fast oxidizers need about one tablespoon of fat with each meal.  Slow oxidizers can have a pat or two pats of butter daily if that is their main fat for the day.  For details, read Butter.

 

Cream.  Fresh heavy cream is an excellent fat, which children love as well.  It is best unpasteurized.  However, it is okay if you can only buy pasteurized cream.  Organic dairy is usually best.

 

            Vegetable oils.  These are okay in moderation.

 

Sea salt (natural).  This is a very good product.  A good brand is Real Salt by Redmond.  It is found in health food stores.  Natural sea salt does not raise blood pressure, when used in moderation, and it provides many essential minerals.  For details, read Salt.

 

BEVERAGES

 

Water.  The type and amount of water one drinks is very important.  The best water, in most cases, is a quality spring water.  The second best option in the United States is often tap water filtered with carbon or a sand filter only.  In Europe and Asia, tap water may not be safe.

Please avoid distilled water and reverse osmosis water, as these contain very few minerals.  Please also avoid adding minerals to water, and avoid very alkaline water, which is popular today, because it will unbalance body chemistry even if it provides temporary benefits.  For details, read Water For Drinking.

 

Bone broth.  This is an excellent product.  Make it by simmering beef, chicken, turkey or lamb bones for only three to four hours.  Even better, cook it in a pressure cooker for only 25 minutes.  Do not cook it longer, as it damages some nutrients.  For details, read Bone Broth.

 

Wheat grass juice.  Adults may have 1-2 ounces of fresh or frozen wheat grass juice twice per week.  Do not have powdered wheat grass or other powders.

 

OTHER FOODS

 

              Avoid all fruit, all sweets, all chemicalized food, all white flour products, all wheat products, all white sugar, all white rice, and most other foods.

 

EATING HABITS

 

            Eat slowly, chew thoroughly, always eat sitting down, and do not drink liquids with meals.

           

FOR BABIES, IF YOU CANNOT BREAST FEED THROUGH THE AGE OF 3.

 

Home-made formula.  Babies should ideally have breast milk until age 3 or even a little longer, if they want it.  If a baby cannot get breast milk or perhaps goat milk, a natural, home-made formula is far better and not too difficult to prepare compared to most all store-bought commercial formula.  For the recipe, read Baby Formula You Make At Home.

 

MORE DETAILS ABOUT DIET

 

Quantity of food.  Portion size will vary with a personÕs age, height and lifestyle.  Eating more is okay as long as you do not overload your stomach, you eat the right foods, and you eat about 70% cooked vegetables with each meal.

 

Order of eating foods.  If your meal contains protein, it is best to eat all the protein first.  Then eat your cooked vegetables.  Finally, if you are still hungry, you may have a few blue corn chips if you tolerate them with a meal.  Otherwise, eat blue corn chips all alone as a snack and they are often easier to tolerate.

If your meal does not include a protein, begin your meal with the cooked vegetables.  Then have some starch afterwards.

 

Proportions. 70% of each meal by volume (not calories) should be cooked vegetables.  Another 15% of so should be protein food.  Fast oxidizers need one tablespoon of fat in addition to that which is in their food.  Slow oxidizers do not need additional fat.

 

Food combining.  The basis for each meal is cooked vegetables.  With this, you may have one protein food or one grain dish.  For example, do not mix meat and eggs at one meal, as these are both proteins.  Also, do not mix rice and corn tortillas at the same meal, as these are both starches.  Also, ideally do not mix eggs and toast, as this is a protein and a starch.

 

Spices and dressings.  Refrain from putting a lot of dressings, sauces, relishes, sweeteners and spices on your food.  A little is fine to flavor the food.  Too much can upset digestion.

 

Number of meals.  Eat at least three meals daily.  Do not skip meals.  It is  difficult to obtain enough nutrients eating three meals daily.  It is even less possible if you skip meals.

If you are not very hungry, eat by the clock, if needed.  Do not wait until you are hungry, as some health authorities suggest.  If you are not hungry, still try to eat at least three meals daily.

 

Snacking.  You may have more than three meals daily, but do not snack all day, as this is hard on digestion.  Instead, if hungry, eat another small sit-down, relaxed meal.

 

Variety.  Rotate your vegetable foods, your proteins, your grains and the brands of spring water you drink.  Do not eat the exact same food several times daily or every day.

 

Eat only whole, natural foods.  This means: NO protein powders, NO green drinks, smoothies or shakes, NO juices except 10 ounces of carrot juice away from meals, NO eggs whites only or Egg Beaters, and NO food bars.  See the references below for the reasons for these restrictions.

 

Eating habits.  Eat slowly, chew thoroughly, sit down when eating, and eat in a relaxed, quiet environment.  Ideally, rest a few minutes before your meals, and rest at least 10 minutes after each meal.

Avoid eating while driving, when upset, or in noisy places.

 

Cooking. If possible, cook for each meal.  With a pressure cooker, this does not take a lot of time.  It is okay, however, to cook twice or even just once a day.

 

Leftovers. You may have one day of leftovers.  Making a large quantity of food and freezing it is not as good.

 

Eating out.  This diet is not difficult to follow if you eating in restaurants.  However, avoid fast food restaurants and most chain restaurants because the quality is not as good. 

At a restaurant, ask the waiter to take away the bread, and ask for extra portions of cooked vegetables.  Ask for exactly what you want.

 

References: Organically Grown Food, Flawed Studies Of Organic Food, Genetically Modified Food, Food Faddism, Food Basics, Smoothies, Soups, Purees And Juices, Yin And Yang Of Foods.

 

 

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