Autumn Weight Gain

Have you ever noticed that you tend to gain weight in the autumn? I have. I just realized that my clothes have all, quite mysteriously, shrinked while in the closet, and sure enough – I’ve actually gained a few pounds over the last weeks. And I know our society will have a fit over this, because they want us to be skinny all the time – but that’s not how nature intended it. We are supposed to gain weight in the autumn, that’s why nature gives us such sweet amounts of carbohydrates at this time of year. Fruit and berries are all designed to make us gain weight in the autumn, so that we would cope better with winter time. Autumn weight gain is a completely natural thing, and something you will experience if you start eating naturally, and by the seasons.

But, there is a «but» to this.

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Could You Be Nature Deprived?

A really, really long time ago, we were hunter/gatherers, living with and of nature. We were exposed to the elements, we breathed fresh air, drank clean water and ate natural foods. Then, some 10 000 years ago, we moved into agriculture. That pretty much wreaked havoc to our health, leaving us with tooth decay and a more fragile bone structure. We also became shorter, and archeologists have found that our health in general was declining from that point onward.

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