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Hello, my name is Candia Lea Cole. I’m the founder of Eco-Learning Legacies LLC, and the creator ofThe Eco-Intelligent Eating Model. You have arrived at the ‘sister’ website of www.eco-mentor.com. “Eco-Intelligent Eating” is a term that I have coined in recent years, to describe a sustainable way of eating that is in harmony with our personal and planetary needs. When we eat in an eco-intelligent way, we eat in way that integrates our personal nutritional needs with the nutritional needs of our living planet.Eating the eco-intelligent way is a way to feed and nourish not only our bodies, but our connection with the earth, along with our deepest instincts for survival!
On this website, you’ll meet the Eco-Intelligent Eating Model, -the first eating model of its kind to highlight the value and necessity of including natural, whole and organically raised foods in the diet, for the purpose of eating to feed and nourish “the ecology of personal and planetary well-being.” If, like me, you are concerned about the hidden dangers lurking in the industrial food supply, including chemicals, drugs, hormones and genetically modified organisms, I have no doubt, you will appreciate the educational premise for the Eco-Intelligent Eating Model, which is to support you in cultivating a new attitude and a bold new “eco-intelligent” eating and farming ethic!
Did You Know ?
The word ‘eco’, you might be interested to know, comes from the Greek word ‘oikos’, which means ‘house.’ If we envision our bodies and the earth as a symbolic ‘house-system’, we might also appreciate the idea that our house needs ongoing care and maintenance if it is to maintain a strong foundation and avoid disintegration. In fact, it is the ‘eco-relationships’ within the house (which are designed to govern the flow and exchange of energy within it) that are responsible for the house’s health and longevity.
When we define the ‘eco-relationships’ that are designed to govern the health of our personal and planetary ‘house-system’, we gain the awareness we need to cultivate our ecological health and well-being. Our personal health is governed by the function of our bodies, minds, emotions and spirit working together in harmony and balance to define our personal ecology. Our planetary health is governed by the function of people, plants, animals, eco-systems and the larger cosmos of which we are an integral part, working together in harmony and balance to define our planetary ecology.