Tag: food

Fruits, Veggies, Fiber and GMO’s

Fruits and (certain) veggies provide the body with great things, and you need them. For instance, the good ones provide fiber. This fiber keeps the digestive system full and moving while feeding the bacteria in our digestive tract. These beneficial bacteria help to keep us healthy by fighting off harmful bacteria. Fruits and (certain) veggies…

The Dairy Devil – Consider This

Did you know that dairy may not be bad for you after all? The topic of milk is tough because there is a lot of confusion about what it does to the body. This can be a problem for some seeking to improve their health because who are you going to believe? Who CAN you…

Sugar and Processed Food

Did you know that not all sugars are the same? This is because different types of sugar affect the body in different ways. Of course, big business might lead you to believe otherwise. What do soda, snacks, cereal, pasta, bread, or other packaged foods have in common? The answer is that they all contribute to…

GRAIN – The Devil or Not?

Let’s talk about grain. This is a touchy subject for many, including those in the health community. However, this is an important topic, and we must look at the information logically. What I wish to convey to you here is that it is not as simple as good versus evil.  The three most commonly consumed…

Eating REAL Meat Matters

Meat is an important part of a healthy diet, particularly when it comes to unprocessed, natural, grass-fed, or open-range options. While fruits are important for our overall health, they do not provide all the necessary nutrients to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Meat is a rich source of B3 (Niacin), B6, Iron, Zinc, Selenium, and many…

Let’s Talk About Health Food – Consider This

Let’s talk about health food for a moment. This will be a short article. Did you know that just because the package says “healthy” does not necessarily mean it is? There are a lot of questions to be asked when it comes to health food. With all the claims out there, it’s hard to tell…

So Many Diets to Choose From – Which is best?

There are so many diets to choose from. What is a diet anyway? By definition, it is the kind of food that a person habitually eats. However, it’s also a special course of food to which one restricts oneself, either to lose weight or for medical reasons. There is an endless number of special diets…

5 Nutrient Deficiencies That Might Surprise You

Most Americans are oblivious to what a “good diet” really is. Many confuse edible with food. As a result, nutrient deficiencies are becoming more common. In fact, the standard American diet is filled with sugar and is primarily refined or processed junk. This is NOT real food. These types of foods lack the nutrients our…