Browsing health-related articles is a morning hobby of mine and today I was fascinated when I followed this link on the Primal Palette, one of my regular stops.
I was fascinated because
- I have dealt with joint/skeletal pain since childhood
- all but 2 (flax, walnuts) of the listed items are favorites and I have a long history of seeking them out and eating them frequently.
So, is this just a happy coincidence, or has my body been seeking relief without my conscious knowledge? I've certainly consumed these particular things to the exclusion of others.
asked byNance (37227)
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on December 09, 2011
at 08:28 PM
I think that if you listen to your body's inner cravings those foods are usually what you need for your particular circumstances.
I'm not talking about the evil little voice that tells you to eat more dark chocolate, but the one that leads you to eat fish when you need it, or certain herbs that you may need for digestion.
A long time ago I read about a study where very young kids were allowed to choose whatever they wanted to eat from a selection placed at their disposal. They occasionally gorged on one particular item of food, but overall they ate a well balanced diet.