Many people ask, can drinking coffee be healthy? The answer, “yes”. Just as with drinking alcohol, you only want to consume coffee in moderation, and, ONLY drink organic coffee. Non-organic, commercially processed coffee is sprayed with more pesticides and chemicals than any other food product. Which means that with every cup you drink, you are pouring a boat load of toxic chemicals into your body, which forces your body to hold on to fat stores to protect your from all the many harmful effects of over-toxicity.
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These days, the decline of our commercial food system has reached new lows and unless you are purchasing “certified USDA organic” food products, you can bet that your purchasing and consuming GMO ingredient-laden food items. While not every ingredient may be GMO, every single one of these commercially prepared products is made with base ingredients that are genetically engineered.
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(article by Emily Main of Rodale News)
They may sound healthy and “all-natural,” but you don’t want any of these ingredients in your grocery cart.
Why “Natural” Isn’t
If you saw “poison ivy” listed as an ingredient in your favorite salad mix, would you eat it? Probably not. But poison ivy is natural, right? Who cares if it gives you a heinous rash and makes you miserable? The food industry might as well apply the same logic to all the other so-called “natural” ingredients it tries to sneak into processed foods. Ingredients made from seaweed, palm trees, and fruit juice may have a healthy halo, but they actually come with more health risks than benefits—no matter how natural they sound.
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Avoiding fats is dangerous to your health. You health is severely compromised when your body does not consume enough essential fatty acids (healthy fats), and unlike trans fats, essential fatty acids are necessary for healthy body functions, are easily broken down in the body and they do not readily stimulate weight gain like trans fats do.
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Processed foods and fast foods are primarily lab-made concoctions posing as actual food products. The result of regularly eating either is a guaranteed plethora of health maladies, both physical and mental AND with permanent change and damage to one’s actual DNA structure. While many people know this, at least to varying degrees, sometimes it takes the shock value of actually SEEING what you are really eating, and SEEING what is really happening to your body.
Chemicals; Pesticides; GMO’s; Artificial Ingredients all have a very real affect on your health and wellbeing. Below is a collection of short videos that show you just how negative those effects are and why nature made food is always your best option.
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Whether you are confirmed gluten intolerant, or just trying to avoid gluten as much as possible and you’re still experiencing unpleasant symptoms, the source could be one of the following 7 sneaky sources of gluten that most people don’t know about. Sure, you avoid the obvious, gluten-free breads, gluten-free flours, gluten-free pastas, gluten-free baked goods, BUT, the commercial food industry uses “fillers” in many commercially prepared food products that contain gluten. AND, they aren’t necessarily listed on the food labels (no surprise).
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So, you’ve just finished putting together that yummy casserole, delicious stew, or other dish and then got either got distracted doing other things, or forgot to check on the oven or stove top temperature, or forgot to stir frequently as the recipe recommended, and now you have an overcooked burnt dish. Now what? Well, don’t despair just yet. There are steps you can take to save burnt food and still come out with an edible dish.
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Did you fail to read a recipe through before starting, only to find out midway that you don’t have one of the key ingredients, or maybe not enough of one of the called for ingredients? Don’t despair, there is still a good chance that you can use one of the following easy cooking hacks to accomplish a recipe save.
Continue reading Easy Cooking Hacks – part 2 – Recipe Saves
If you’re a reader of mine, you know how I love simplicity. So, whether cooking, prepping or storing food, simple and easy for all levels of kitchen expertise is what I strive for. Too many cooks get discouraged when even the simplest of dishes comes out not quite the way they had anticipated, so below are 20 cooking hacks to help you make superstar dishes each and every time.
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Weight loss products abound, most of them are in the form of dangerous diet pills, some are natural supplements (much better and safer option), and yet people constantly overlook what Mother Nature supplies as some of the most natural and the safest ways available to lose weight and cellulite and maintain a healthy weight set-point. Continue reading Can Grapefruit Really Help You Lose Weight
If you’re struggling to find better opportunities to obtain quality natural and organic food that is both convenient and cost efficient, I have come across a great solution that can benefit you and your family. If you live in the U.S., there is now a viable, delivered-right-to-your-front-door food delivery option (natural, organic, GMO-free, gluten-free, and more) that is affordable for everyone…..yes, everyone!
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(article by Mae Chan)
Most people don’t associate fruits with testosterone production, however there are many which boost the hormone in the human body. Fructose is not a problem when it comes to most of these fruits and nature provides the perfect balance of compounds to benefit our health.
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