10 Key Dietary Recommendations
From Health Facts
Latest Edit: Iva 2012-03-30 (EDT)
The following are the 10 principles utilized by most naturopathic physicians in their goal of educating and inspiring health and wellness.
- Eat a plant-based, predominantly vegetarian diet
- Reduce the intake of fat
- Eliminate refined sugar
- Reduce exposure of pesticides and herbicides
- Eliminate the intake of food additives and colouring agents
- Keep salt intake low, potassium intake high
- Drink 1/2 your body weight in ounces of water daily
- Identify and address food allergies
- Determine caloric needs to achieve or maintain ideal body weight
- Use the [[Healthy Dietary Exchange System] to construct a health-promoting diet.
- Pizzorno Joseph, Murray Michael 1993 Textbook of Natural Medicine e-dition: Text with continually updated online reference, 2-volume set Churchill Livingstone