Nutrition Made So Simple, It's Obvious!

posted on: September 07, 2016. posted in: Nutrition

Nutrition can be pretty damn confusing at times.

And with all the noise and opinions and "experts" claiming to have the magic formula.... and with all of them CONTRADICTING each other...

It's no wonder people are pretty frustrated with it.

What you're about to learn is "nutrition 101", the first step on anyone's journey to understanding this fascinating, but yes, CONFUSING science.

And this is something you can teach your partner, your kids, your colleagues or anyone else who struggles to understand nutrition.

You ready?

"Nutrition is living things, eating other living things."

That's it.

Take a moment to think about it.

Take a moment to embrace its simplicity.

"Living things, eating other living things."

People get lost in all the noise around what to eat, and all the nutrition phrases and buzzwords that are the subject of so much debate - carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, water - as well as all the pills and supplements and shakes and fads...

And they forget that nutrition isn't something that exists only in the human sphere, the realm of Instagrammers trying to get lean, or buff, or healthy.

Nutrition applies to EVERY ANIMAL on this planet.

When the frog eats the fly.

When the shark eats the tuna.

When the cow eats the grass.

These are all "living things, eating other living things" to get their NUTRITION. Getting the fuel (calories) and the nutrients (carbs / protein / fat / vitamins / minerals / water) to survive.

Now you. Me. Your husband or wife. Your children. Your neighbour. Your best friend. Your colleague who keeps telling you that you must try her new meal replacement diet because the weight is falling off her.

We're all LIVING THINGS too!

We aren't robots!

We are living, breathing human beings.

And human beings got their nutrition for 100s of 1000s of years the same way that all animals on this planet have got their nutrition...

By scoffing other LIVING THINGS.

Our ancestors hunted, gathered and ate meat, fish, eggs, nuts, seeds, fruits, vegetables and some grains. But everything they ate was once a living thing...

Either an ANIMAL, a PLANT or a FUNGI.

So for a long long time, nutrition was actually really simple. Eat things that move around, or grow out of the ground.

Eat other. Living. Things.

And if you want to get really gory about it, we are "nutrition" for other living things too! We are a source of fuel (calories) and nutrients (carbs / proteins / fats / vitamins / minerals) for sharks, piranhas, crocodiles, boa constrictors, lions, tigers... even flesh eating bacteria...

If they're lucky enough to get hold of us.

Which from time to time they do!

So now that you understand what nutrition really is...

"Living things, eating other living things."

The next question is...

How did it all get so CONFUSING?

The answer is simple.

The answer is obvious.

We STOPPED eating other living things!

Human beings are the only species on this planet who have developed the intelligence (or maybe lack of!) to start creating and processing our own food.

Over the last 100 years, we have very rapidly started replacing colourful, fresh LIVING FOODS like meat, fish, eggs, nuts, fruits and vegetables, with beige, processed DEAD FOODS, like cereals, breads, pastas, cakes, sweets and biscuits.

Now our bodies and tastes buds and guts and brains evolved to eat and survive by eating other living things. So now that food industry has brainwashed us to believe we should have...

• A bowl of low-fat cereal for breakfast

• A cereal bar for your morning snack

• A low-calorie, watery soup for your lunch

• A low-fat yogurt for your afternoon treat

• And a low-calorie ready meal for dinner

Followed by an inevitable blowout binge on cakes, chocolates, sweets and biscuits when our appetites and cravings get the best of us...

Is it any wonder we're getting FAT?



The good news is that Rebelfit is here to help you get back to basics. And help you understand nutrition in it's simplest form.

Look at the food you eat.

And ask yourself...

"Is this a living thing, or a man made thing?"

Because the people who build their nutrition around living foods, like meat, fish, eggs, fruit, nuts and seeds... tend to be a whole lot leaner and healthier than people who build their nutrition around dead foods, like diet cereals, diet bars, low-calorie cakes and ready meals.

So question the slimming club, or nutrition coach, or diet guru or personal trainer who encourages you to build your nutrition around their "low-fat" or "low-carb" or "high protein" or "diet" or "light" or  "clean" DEAD FOODS. Or worse than dead foods, their magic pills, potions and shakes.

If they believed in NUTRITION, rather than PROFIT...

They'd tell you...

"All you need is living food."


[If you'd like to learn more about how we can help, please feel free to email us for a non-judgemental conversation about your weight and nutrition.]

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