The Pancreatic Oath
End pancreas abuse and lose weight at the same time.
The Pancreatic Oath is a book written by Candice P. Rosen that is based on the success of the Pancreatic Nutritional Program. This program offers a measurable approach to improved health and weight loss. Rosen is the founder of the Pancreatic Nutrition Program and a registered nurse. Her clinical therapist and nursing experiences gives her a unique perspective toward nutrition counseling. This program shows you how your body works and helps you understand how the body processes food. The focus is on the pancreas because Rosen believes that the health of the pancreas is the key to your overall health. There are 10 essential rules that go along with the Pancreatic Nutritional Program. There are testimonials throughout the book along with recipes that you can use. The 10 commandments of good health included in the book are:
- Thou shall protect the pancreas.
- Thou shall avoid processed foods.
- Thou shall maintain a healthy glucose level.
- Thou shall exercise and meditate.
- Thou shall practice proper food combinations.
- Thou shall read food labels.
- Thou shall practice portion control.
- Thou shall eliminate sugars.
- Thou shall eat fruit separately.
- Thou shall love, cherish and protect thy health.
- Program yields results
- Great for those that might be diabetic
- Helps regulate blood sugar
- Encourages healthy eating
- Protects the pancreas while increasing quality of life
- Encourages exercise
- Monitors your blood sugar levels regularly
- Taking multiple daily glucose tests may be difficult for some
- Some of the food changes may be difficult to adjust to
- Suggests that you eat at five hour intervals which make take some getting used to for those that eat more often
The Pancreatic Oath focuses on keeping your pancreas healthy to keep your body healthy. Eating the wrong foods and drinking the wrong beverages are blamed for pancreas abuse. Those things paired with lack of exercise and poor portion control lead to weight gain and disease. Chronic diseases like heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, pre-diabetes and others can be linked to these unhealthy habits. Through this book you prevent the diseases instead of having to deal with them after diagnosis by making some changes to your lifestyle. If you are already dealing with some of these diseases, you can use this program to help overcome them. This program is for those that have spent years or even a lifetime dieting and gaining back the weight they’ve lost. Emphasis is placed on monitoring your blood sugar even if you are not diabetic to track your glucose levels. Some of the easy tips on eating within this book include:
- Eat more leafy green vegetables
- Avoid soda including diet drinks
- Eat more plant-based proteins
- Eat more whole grains
- Eat fruits separately
- Avoid artificial and regular sugars
- No meat unless it is grass fed and antibiotic free
- Limit salt intake
The eating tips alone offer some really helpful ways to take control of your health for the better. You are provided with a grocery list of The Pancreatic Oath foods which will help you get started. Although you are encouraged to eat more fruits and vegetables, meat is not totally eliminated. Any meats you eat will need to be antibiotic and hormone free. You don’t have to count carbohydrates or calories while on this program. The book includes recipes if you need ideas for your meal plans. Some of the recipes within the book are:
- Arugula Salad
- Baked Stuffed Bell Peppers
- Bean and Avocado Salad
- Bean Burger
- Braised Sauerkraut
- Baked Falafel
- Mushroom Bolognese
- Pea Shoot Wrap
- Southwest Quinoa
- White Bean Soup
Exercise is also very important with The Pancreatic Oath. Increasing your exercise while also changing what you eat will help you see fast results. You are encouraged to discuss exercise specifics with your physician before beginning the program. It is suggested that you mix up your workouts to avoid boredom. You also don’t have to over think exercising. Activities like yoga, swimming, housework, walking, biking and Pilates all count towards getting healthy. Moderate intensity is the level you should strive for as vigorous exercise is not recommended. Emphasis is placed on the fact that no matter how much you exercise, it cannot overcome the effects of a poor diet. If you are unable to exercise in the beginning, then you will still see results by following the eating plan alone. As soon as you are physically able, you are encouraged to incorporate exercise.CONCLUSION
Those wanting to lose weight in a healthy way can look to The Pancreatic Oath for some helpful tips. The program is solid with some pretty basic food and exercise tactics. You eat more vegetables and eliminate highly processed items. This program has been successful for many people and can be helpful for you as well. By increasing your exercise and eating healthier foods, you will be improving your pancreas as well as your overall health.Common Misspellings
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