We know that tigers eat meat, elephants eat plants, and what other animals need to eat to maintain optimum health. But for humans, why is food so confusing? Should we eat meat? Should we eat only fruits and veggies? How much fat or protein should we eat? I don't know about you but this really stressed me out for a while, especially when I was having digestive issues. I had no idea what I should eat that would be good for my health!
Our society doesn't offer many models on how to age well. I think that's changing, which is very good for everyone because whether we like it or not, we're all aging. But if you look around today, we don't have many examples of how to move into our 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond gracefully. And let's not even discuss the "D" word (death). That's a whole other blog post. Which begs the question: should we be taught how to age well?