Episode 14- Our Obsession With Food

Who doesn’t obsess about food? Laurel and Ashley sure do! What’s good to eat before surfing or freediving and what’s absolutely NOT. They engage in a taste test, McDonald’s donut sticks vs. Laurel’s husband’s homemade zucchini tart. Most importantly, how to begin controlling uncontrollable food obsessions.

For more Post Session Podcast surfing and diving adventures check the ladies out on Instagram, Facebook or email them.  Don’t forget to read the new blog!

Post Session Notes

-Nachos are a surfing gut bomb.

-Eat right the night before a performance or this may happen to you…

-Ash eats a 1/2 chicken before al big dive and blacks out.

-A little hunger keeps you sharp.

Injustice of the Week

-McDonald’s introduces donut sticks with chocolate dipping sauce for breakfast.

-Ash and Laurel do a taste test on air. Turns out the donut sticks are good but in a bad way.

-They compare the sticks to Don’s homemade zucchini tart. Even the dough is made from scratch. Soooo awesome!

-Jamie Oliver and his food revolution, how did that fail? School food is still so sad…

Dive Deeper

-People are confused about what real food is.

-Gotta shop on the outside of the grocery isle.

-Michael Pollan changed Ashley’s relationship with food with his three points (listen to hear them).

-Stop thinking about the next bite, enjoy the one you’re on.

-Eliminate distractions while you’re eating-mindfulness.

-Eating just whole foods without prep for lunch is totally an option.

Satisfy your sweet tooth by making a healthy version of what you love. Reese’s PB cups become dates stuffed with almond butter.

-What’s in the girls’ fridge right now?

God Waters

-2 Cor. 5:2&5

-Our heavenly bodies, what a relief!

-Faith allows you to smile about the future instead of looking at it with dread.

Homework

-Take Michael Pollan’s advice

-Be moderate in all things.

Resources

Ashley’s First WR-video link

Ashley’s Last WR-video link

Donut Stick Calorie Count-360 calories

Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan

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