Yesterday, I shared with you Katie's story about working with our Nutrition Coach, Audy Butler. One of the most important lessons Katie has learned is that food is amoral? That's right, food is not concerned with good or bad or right or wrong. Food just is. It is fuel. It is comfort. It is how someone expresses love or compassion. Food does not have a moral compass.
However, so many of us ascribe morality to food. For many of us there are good foods or bad foods. Really, when it comes to selecting what food to eat there is only choice and consequence.
You are a good person and you will remain a good person if you eat broccoli or brownies. The consequences of eating these foods are different, but you remain unchanged morally. That's why I encourage all of us to change our language about food. I regularly hear people say how good they are because they ate a certain way, or that they are so bad because they ate something they think is bad.
If you want to have a particular body composition or have a specific feeling of health, the food you eat matters because of the consequences of your choices. But, whether you are a good or bad person is not dependent on what you had for lunch.
Check out today's Wellness Wednesday video with my friend Laini Gray of Gray Star Health. This is a throwback video treat for you as it's the very first #wellnesswednesday video we made. Enjoy!
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