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Revolutionary Act 37: Ignore Labels
Helpful tips for making sense of dubious food-marketing claims.
Revolutionary Act 36: Read Labels
Pay less attention to your food's calorie count and focus more on the ingredients.
Revolutionary Act 35: Move It Out
Most of us would rather not talk about poop, but it turns out that what exits your body is just as important as what goes in.
Revolutionary Act 34: Go for Quality, Not Quantity
When it comes to eating, an ounce of wonderful is far better than a whole mess of mediocrity.
Revolutionary Act 33: Care Where Food Comes From
Why knowing your food's history can motivate you to consume more selectively.
Revolutionary Act 32: Savor What You Eat
How you eat is as important as what you eat. Here's why.
Revolutionary Act 31: Go Easy on the Sugar and Flour
These two ingredients have a starring role in most packaged foods we eat. More than any other culprit, they fuel our chronic-disease epidemic.
Revolutionary Act 30: Approach AND Dietary Guidelines With a Healthy Dose of Doubt
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics — the country's largest nutritional professional society — is sponsored by Big Food.
Revolutionary Act 29: Beware the USDA Food Guidelines
They're a whole lot healthier for Big Ag and Big Business than for humans. Focus on vegetables and other whole foods, and don't let the propaganda confuse you.
Revolutionary Act 28: Watch Your Reactions
Up to 70 percent of adults are intolerant of dairy, gluten, or other dietary triggers. Learn if you’re one of them. Digestive, skin, joint, energy, and mood problems may be your first clue.
Revolutionary Act 27: Have Breakfast
Let there be protein, produce, healthy fats, and fiber in it. A good breakfast wards off energy dips, brain fog, and afternoon cravings.
Revolutionary Act 26: Learn to Cook
Get a dozen healthy, whole-food recipes under your belt, and your lifewill be forever changed. Start by mastering one.
Revolutionary Act 25: Don’t Fall for Fakery
Processed ingredients, sweeteners, and chemical additives inflame your body. Here’s how to keep it real.
Revolutionary Act 24: Eat More Plants
There's a long list of phytonutrients and other good stuff in vegetables, fruits, and legumes that you can't get any other way. Put plants at the center of your plate for as many meals and snacks as you can.
Revolutionary Act 23: Eat Fresh
Trade dead, packaged goods for foods that are fresh, alive, and full of high-vibe goodness. Figure out where to find them, learn to juice/slice/dice them, and eat them with great pleasure.
Revolutionary Act 22: Brush and Floss
Your teeth and gums are a huge determining factor in your whole-body well-being. They're also an easy place to start demonstrating your commitment to whole-person health on a daily basis.
Revolutionary Act 21: Keep Your Body Clean, Inside and Out
Toxins, poisons, and other gunk have no place in the temple. Avoid artificial flavors, preservatives, colors, fragrances, petrochemicals, and other toxic ingredients whenever possible.
Revolutionary Act 20: Aim for 85%
You don't have to make 100% healthy choices all the time. It's what you do most of the time — day in, day out — that counts.
Revolutionary Act 19: Fake It Till You Make It
Don’t yet see yourself as a super-healthy person? Experiment with doing a little of what you’d do if you were already supremely healthy and fit. As often as you can, act as if your commitment were unwavering.
Revolutionary Act 18: Focus on the Fundamentals
Drink water, eat good food, move, rest, relax, connect. Don’t sweat the more complex stuff until you’ve got a grip on the basics.
Revolutionary Act 17: Reap the Rewards
Look and feel better, sure. But also think better, smell better, give better, love better, live better, be better.