Energy leaks are both physical and mental. Physical energy leaks are drinking, smoking, missing meals, loss of sleep, drugs, white sugar, coffee, tea, refined foods and carbohydrate drinks. Mental energy leaks are hate, anxiety, tension and ego. I have always maintained that tranquility is the first asset to good health. Emotional stress, which is present at competitive athletic games, can drain your calcium stores. Metabolic studies provide evidence that emotional stress exerts an adverse effect upon the retention of both nitrogen (protein) and calcium. Did you know that corn picked and cooked soon after, is considered a green, non-starchy vegetable. Once the corn has aged a day or two it becomes a starchy vegetable. Can you imagine what happens to food that is frozen, shipped, oxidized, etc.?
(IronMan Magazine Nov 1973 Vol. 33 No. 1)