Processing food simply means to alter it in some way, whether that be by cooking, baking, frying, canning, freezing, grinding…you get the picture. Not all processing is harmful. When we can or freeze, for example, we can extend the life of food while still maintaining the nutrients and freshness.
At some point food stopped becoming food. In the past, people owned farms, or worked on farms, which consisted of crops and livestock that they used to feed their families. If they didn’t have their own farm, they purchased (or traded for) food from their neighbor’s farm. People ate different crops depending on what wasContinue reading “What Is The Western Diet & How Did We Get Here?”
Weight loss is achieved by simply consuming fewer calories than you burn. One can be thin, or can lose weight, without being healthy. Following a fad diet might lead to weight loss but at what cost? You may very well be depriving your body of key vitamins, minerals and nutrients it needs to function properly.
Are you tired of fad diets? Tired of losing weight only to gain it back and then some? Tired of the marketing, the commercials, the studies that say something is good and then next week it’s bad? Not knowing who or what to believe? If you can relate to any of these statements, then timeContinue reading “Fad Diets”