Our Best Friend, Worst Enemy
Who is your best friend? The most common answer to this question is either “my husband” or “my wife”.
What most people do not realize, however, is that one of our best friends is food! Food is essential to life. We are unable to survive without it, but it is important to remember that very often it is also our worst enemy, as we damage our health by eating. Consider the analogy of a wood fire, where we benefit from its heat but are harmed by the smoke that it generates.
Food is needed by our body’s cells, but the breakdown products of food metabolism damage our cells.
Until now, the most effective method of prolonging life was found to be caloric (food) restriction. For the majority of us, abstaining from food or even limiting food intake is very difficult. When we are hungry, our drive to eat is often stronger than our willpower to abstain.
So what shall we do?
Remember, there is no such thing as the perfect diet. Dean Ornish will promote his carbohydrate, low-fat diet as being the best. Atkins will promote his high protein diet as being the best. Each one would accuse the other of being wrong.
Remember that WE MUST EAT!
So what shall we eat?
Is fat good? Is fat bad?
Is cholesterol good? Is cholesterol bad?
Is sugar good? Is sugar bad?
Are proteins good or bad?
Food For Heart® will help you answer these questions and will provide you with the appropriate food, together with the method to decrease the side effects of food on your body.
What is Food for Heart®?
Food for Heart® is a program developed by Dr. S. Bergman, a physician specialist in the field of longevity and anti-aging medicine. He is board certified with the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and is a member of the board of directors of the American Academy of Anti-Aging.
The program is intended for more than just heart health. It aims to improve quality of life, as well as treat and prevent the degenerative diseases of aging.