“What foods do you eat?” I’ve gotten this question many times from the women who follow me so I figured I would write a short post that explains what I eat and the context behind why I eat this way.
One of the many things that dance has taught me is the importance of good posture. When I first started learning dance, I was horrified to discover how bad my posture really was. I remember watching video clips of my early practice sessions and wanting to cry.
When I was extremely anemic, I was eating a mostly vegetarian diet consisting of lots of vegetables, beans, fruit, and some dairy. Despite how many “iron rich” foods I ate, my anemia never went away. Later, I would learn that it is actually very common for vegetarians to have iron-deficiency anemia.
As someone who is always in their head, taking cold showers was a profoundly powerful exercise in liberating myself from this faulty way of thinking. Sometimes, it's best to stop thinking and start doing.
Over the last couple of years, I’ve been on a mission to fix my constant bloating. I started realizing it wasn’t normal to always feel bloated and I was ready to figure out the root cause. Unfortunately, Indian food was one of my main bloating culprits and I had to eliminate it from my diet. Honestly? It sucked.
If you are health conscious, you probably know by now that many of the olive oils sold in markets today are incredibly low quality. In fact, a large percentage of them are even outright fake! Do you know how to tell the difference?
There are so many nonsensical food myths the mainstream food industry shoves down your throat. During my weight loss journey, I fell for so many of them. In hindsight, I could have saved 10 years of trial and error had I not fallen for these food myths. Hell, I could have saved myself a lot of pain and suffering had I known what I know now!