There were times, I'm
sure you knew, when I bit off more than I could chew
to reveal a secret for regaining all the energy you require for your hectic
so simple that at first you might be tempted to dismiss it. You'll soon
understand why that would be a huge mistake.
we start I want you to promise me something. Say this out loud: "I won't
dismiss this as too simple to be of any use until I've tried it".
see, this week's small change, while quite simple, is something you can
easily monitor for yourself. People who make this change start to notice
a big improvement to their energy levels, and so will you!
of all, consider this.
The Key to Abundant Energy
than 90 percent of the energy output of the brain is used in relating the
physical body in its gravitational field. The more mechanically distorted
a person is, the less energy available for thinking, metabolism and healing."
Attributed to Roger
Nobel Prize winner for brain research, 1981.
applies when a person has perfect posture. When the posture is less than
perfect even more than the 90% output is used for keeping you upright. We'll
be talking about the importance of good posture in a later article in this
series. Let's assume you have perfect posture and have 10% of the brain's
output left for thinking, healing and metabolism.
10%, 80% (or 8% of the total if you prefer) is used for metabolism consisting
of digestion and the body's biochemical processes.
The importance of digestion
people don't realise how much energy digestion actually takes. In fact we
use approximately 10% of the energy we get from our food every day, just
for digesting our food.
can we do? We can't turn off digestion but we can make the job much easier
and free up lots of energy that we can use for other things with this week's
it is. Remember your promise.
Chew every mouthful 30
times before you swallow it.
surface you wouldn't think that this could do much, but people are finding
out just how much this simple practice releases hidden energy.
begins in the mouth. If we omit that process, we only get a fraction of the
nutritional value of our food. Swallowing partially chewed food puts tremendous
strain on our digestion and drains us of our vitality unnecessarily.
added bonus you will feel full quicker on less food helping you shed those
few extra pounds. You will also enjoy your food more as the pleasure you
get from eating only happens while the food is in your mouth.
times, simply correcting our chewing habits can open the energy floodgates
by freeing up energy that was already there.
what Horace Fletcher said, "Nature will castigate those who don't masticate".
it and see!