Dr. Dawson's Top ten Tips for Conscious Eating

10. Eat three times a day. ==> Weight Control, Stress Management
9. Include protein (protein shakes/bars, nuts, beans, fish, lean meat) at each meal. ==> Weight Control, Stress Management
8. Watch your ratio of carbohydrate grams to protein grams, Should be less than, or equal to 2:1 (net carb. grams = total carbs. grams – fiber grams). ==> Weight Control
7. Limit the white stuff (sugar, white bread, white rice, etc.) and avoid foods with trans fats/partially hydrogenated oils. ==> Weight Control, Acne, Vaginitis, Polycystic Ovaries, Diabetes, Menstrual Cramps
6. Eat at least 5 servings of organic fruits and vegetables a day or at least avoid the “Dirty Dozen”. ==> Weight Control, Constipation, Cancer Prevention
5. Eat pasture fed/free range meats and dairy. ==> Fibroids, Endometriosis, Fibrocystic Breasts, Cancer Prevention
4. Eat wild caught fish ==> Anxiety, Depression, Heart Disease, IBS, Menstrual Cramps
3. Consume a multivitamin, vitamin D 1000 IU, and 1000 mg of calcium a day. ==> Osteoporosis, Immune Function, Detoxification, Breast and Colon Cancer, Hypertension, Heart Disease
2. Do not eat when stressed. ==> Reflux, Indigestion, Malabsorption
1. Be present with your food, friends, and family. ==> Stress Management, Longevity
Suggested Resources: 
• Women's Bodies, Women’s Wisdom.......Christiane Northrup, MD
• Eating Well for Optimum Health.......Andrew Weil, MD
• Eight Weeks to Optimum Health.......Andrew Weil, MD