Most of our readers have a pretty good idea what they’re looking for when they go into their grocery store to buy organic foods. But what does organic really mean?
Webster defines organic (in reference to organic food) as follows:… [read]
There are lots of reasons to eat organic. here are 17.
1. It’s Healthier
Organic foods contain considerably higher levels of vitamins, minerals, and cancer-fighting antioxidants than their conventional counterparts.
2. No Unnatural Additives, Preservatives, or Flavors
Organic foods do… [read]
Apples come in all sizes and flavors and all shades of yellow, green, and red. We choose from three or four varieties at the grocery store, ten to twelve at the farmers market. A shame really, as there are 7,500… [read]
The typical American diet is rich in calories, artificial flavors, colors, preservatives, sugar, artificial sweeteners, MSG, and trans fats. Let’s not forget pesticides, hormones, and antibiotics. The media bombards us with information about a healthy diet, much of it contradictory,… [read]
The first step to good digestion is to chew your food very well. If your mouth doesn’t do its job, your stomach and your small intestine cannot fully absorb nutrients. Poor chewing is a common reason why so many people… [read]
Understanding both healthy & not so healthy sugars with their Glycemic Index & Load
Is there such a thing as healthy sugar?
Our body needs sugar to survive. But what we don’t need is refined sugars. Anyone suffering from an… [read]