Staying Healthy in Law School!. IU Maurer School of Law Health Law Society’s 2010 Health and Wellness Week Presented by: Macey Leigh Thompson. About Macey Leigh. I’m a 2 nd Year law Student
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IU Maurer School of Law Health Law Society’s 2010 Health and Wellness Week
Presented by: Macey Leigh Thompson
"We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same." - Carlos Castaneda
"There are two ways of exerting one's strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up."- Booker T. Washington
Though my own journey, I have learned that the struggle to gain self-discipline in order to really master your body starts with food. We have been culturally conditioned to think about food as more than what it is—FUEL for your body. In fact, food is the most basic form of consistent control. Stop fighting your body and change how you think about food. Start creating these new habits.
At its most basic, clean eating is making the healthiest food choices possible, opting for fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and lean cuts of meat instead of processed and refined foods. To eat clean, there are a few easy principles to follow:
The Benefits of Clean Eating
What Clean Eating is Not
When describing clean eating, it's important to point out what eating clean is not. Clean eating is not a diet, although it is a great way to reduce body fat, lose weight, and keep the weight off. Clean eating is a lifestyle that requires time, commitment, and pre-planning and is not just a way of eating that can accomplish weight loss or overall health just by doing it on the weekends only. Clean eating is not about deprivation, avoiding food groups, counting calories or starvation, but about making healthy food choices and providing the body with the best foods possible.
Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breast Tuna (water packed) Fish (salmon,tilapia, Cod) Shrimp Extra Lean Ground Beef or Ground Round (92-96%) Venison Buffalo Ostrich Protein Powder Egg Whites or Whole Eggs Ribeye Steaks or Roast Top Round Steaks or Roast (aka Stew Meat, London Broil, Stir Fry) Top Sirloin (aka Sirloin Top Butt) Beef Tenderloin (aka Filet, Filet Mignon) Top Loin (NY Strip Steak) Flank Steak (Sir Fry, Fajita) Eye of Round (Cube Meat, Stew Meat, Bottom Round , 96% LeandGround Round) Ground turkey, Turkey Breast Slices or cutlets (fresh meat, not deli cuts) Soy Burgers Low-fat cottage cheese
FIBROUS CARBS Green Leafy Lettuce (Green Leaf, Red, Leaf, Romaine) Broccoli Asparagus String Beans Okra Spinach Bell Peppers Brussel Sprouts Cauliflower Cabbage Celery Cucumber Eggplant Green or Red Pepper Onions Pumpkin Garlic Tomatoes Zucchini FRUIT Apples Grapefruit Peaches Strawberries Blueberries Raspberries Lemons or Limes
SLOW BURNING/COMPLEX CARBS Oatmeal (Old Fashioned or Quick Oats) Sweet Potatoes (Yams) Beans (pinto, black, kidney) Oat Bran Cereal Rye Cereal Grape Nuts Brown Rice Farina (Cream of Wheat) Multigrain Hot Cereal Whole wheat or Spinach Pasta 100% Stoneground Whole Wheat Bread/ Ezekiel Bread
If you want to drink, red wine is always a good choice! Many health benefits including increased circulation!