Fasting Friday by Fit Fathers: Awaken the Spirit

Experienced by Kimatni D. Rawlins

Welcome to Fasting Friday, where we will allow the body’s organs to heal, rest and recharge by way of abstinence from food for a 24-hour period.

Each week, commencing at sunrise on Friday mornings, the plan is to drink only warm water (preferably with the juice of freshly-squeezed lemons), decaf herbal teas and coconut water for those who will exercise. The goal is to release toxins, strengthen life force, help reduce adipose fat, bolster self-control and reinforce brainpower.  [Read more…]

Dietary Guidelines for Cancer Prevention

Applying the Precautionary Principle to Nutrition and Cancer

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Note: Cancer risk factors are calculated from studies cited in the 2014 review. We recognize different studies will yield different results.

Source: Gonzales JF, Barnard ND, Jenkins, DJ, Lanou, AJ, Davis B, Saxe G, Levin S. Applying the Precautionary Principle to Nutrition and Cancer. J Am Coll Nutr. Published online May 28, 2014. doi:10.1080/07315724.2013.866527.

Ancient “Fit Father” Proverb: On Water

Soda-vs-WaterIf you serve a kid water all day and not soda, they will drink water all day. If you serve a kid soda all day and not water, they will drink soda all day. Thus, the successful path to nutritional freedom is to drink water! #DrinkClean

The Raw Truth On Dairy

milkWe all know the road to positive change can be daunting and far more challenging than expected. However, as a society, each individual must take heed to the bountiful information on nutrition, fitness, and life enhancement that is at our disposal to procure life everlasting health. After all, who wants to endure years of lethargy or suffer from incapacity due to disease or lack of motivation? Why wouldn’t you want to run through nature’s most captivating environments, swim in majestic waters when vacationing, or hike mountainsides while breathing fresh, clean air and drinking pure spring water.  The good news is that science and research have unearthed a cadre of bad habits that will negatively impact us in the future, while providing the pathway to many solutions. The body is complex but its requirements are simple. Foods that we have been told since childhood were good for us may not be! Fortunately, we need to “unlearn” this information and re-educate ourselves. For now, start prepping your lifestyle change by shopping for “foods of life” and clearing out your kitchen of “foods of mass destruction!” If you care about your health, body, and nutrition please continue reading. [Read more…]