Conscious Eating Homework & Resources

Conscious Eating is a 5 class series designed to unravel the mystery of healthy eating and equip you with a working knowledge of the foods you eat and the body they fuel.

Class 1 – Homework & Resources

Eating 1-2-3: Understanding the Food You Eat

 

Class 1 – Homework

1. You should have received a homework assignment in your Conscious Eating Welcome Email with 2 questions to answer as part of your homework to prepare for class one. If you have not already completed these questions, click here to print them now. Answer the questions and place this page into the “NOTES” section of your Conscious Eating study binder.

2. Print this Class 1 Quiz/Review, complete it (open book) and bring it with you to class 2 for review.

3. Visit the website for the Environmental Working Group (EWG) and spend a little time clicking around to see all the great information they have to offer.

 

Class 2 – Homework & Resources

Eating Real Food: Understanding Food as Fuel

 

Class 2 – Homework

1. Start drinking your water:

Start drinking 1/2 your body weight in ounces daily. Add to it some fresh squeezed lemon juice and/or a pinch of baking soda. Begin evaluating your sources of drinking water. Are they adequate or do you need to begin thinking about some sort of purification system? Below you will find some purification systems we like.

2. Read “The Harmful Effects of Refined Sugar and Refined Flour”. Open all three links in the article and read or view the video.

3. Visit the Institute for Responsible Technology website. Read “10 Reasons to Avoid GMOs” and click around the site to see all the information they have to offer.

4. Print this Class 2 Quiz/Review, complete it (open book) and bring it with you to class 3 for review.

Class 3 – Homework & Resources

The Amazing You: Understanding Your Body

 

Class 3 – Homework:

1. Click here and watch all 4 videos from “Healthy Whole Food Meals are Quick, Easy and Delicious with Vitamix!”

2. Visit Dr. Andrew Weil’s Vitamin Adviser and create your FREE Vitamin Recommendation. Print a copy and place it in the “Notes” section of your Class Binder

FREE Vitamin Recommendation from Dr. Weil

3. Purchase a digestive enzyme and begin taking it with every meal. See below for 2 different digestive enzymes that we like.

4. Click THIS LINK and click on the 3 buttons in the middle of the page (see them pictured below with a red circle around each). Read the Body Balancing articles and watch the video, Read the pH & ion Balance article, and download the FREE Acid Alkaline Food Chart.

5. Complete and bring with you to Class 4 – Print this Class 3 Quiz/Review, complete it (open book) and bring it with you to class 4 for review.

Extra Learning assignment: If you would like to learn more about which enzymes work on the different substrates read this Wikipedia article

Class 4 – Homework & Resources

Your Tool Box: The Nuts & Bolts to Live a Life of Wellness

 

Class 4 – Homework

1. Decide whether you will eat “probiotic” foods or take a probiotic supplement. If you plan to take a supplement, purchase one this week. Check out the recommended probiotic in the Tools For Success box below.

2. Complete homework in your class binder: Preparing for Success, Where to Start, Road map to Wellness

3. Print this Class 3 Quiz/Review, complete it (open book) and bring it with you to class 4 for review.

4. It’s Praxis time! Complete one of the following exercises. Have fun!

Prepare a “Raw” recipe from the “Recipe” section of this site and be prepared to share about your experience. Were the ingredients easy to find? Was the recipe easy to prepare? Did you enjoy the recipe? Did your family enjoy the recipe? Etc.

Or

Take the Good ~ Better ~ Best Scavenger Hunt – Print it out here and follow the instructions.

Chill & Chat Info

Printable Version

 Here are several water purification systems we like: 

We recommended a point of source filter for your kitchen sink:
Drinking Water Filters

 

A point of source filter for your shower:
Shower Filters

A Whole House filter:
Whole House Water Filter

After much research, this is our favorite brand of water filter

 

 

We love this digestive enzyme. It is high quality at a great price. This is the enzyme we take.

 Source Naturals Daily Essential Enzymes, 500mg, 360 Capsules

This is an exceptional, high quality probiotic:
Garden of Life Primal Defense Ultra Ultimate Probiotics Formula, 90 VCaps



This is a terrific book on the topic of an Acid/Alkaline Diet

pHion is the category leader when it pertains to pH balancing of the body.

These are the pH test strips we use to monitor our pH level
pHion is the category leader when it pertains to pH balancing of the body.

Resources

Here are some Terrific Tools to add to your Tool Box:


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