Before having to face the consequences of our actions, we must consider the optimal way to proceed. As it pertains to the human diet, this is my definition of Truthology. It’s a study of what we should be doing – what is in our best interests – to help guide our decision-making process. That’s not to say we are forbidden from indulging, but we should do so with complete awareness. Many people go by the notion of “everything in moderation”, especially when it comes to eating, yet do not fully realize what exactly they are doing in moderation. What are the long-term effects (to you and the world around you) of what you are doing in moderation? There are many things that I would never choose to do at all, much less “in moderation”. It’s very important to be aware of the long-term actions we engage in (both good and bad), so that our results live up to our expectations.
Following is a great article written by Kathy Freston, which was published in the “Healthy Living” section of the Huffington Post. To me, whether you believe this or not, this embodies the spirit of Truthology. Continue reading