Lately I've noticed that a lot of people seem to HATE milk. Weird. Apparently this stems from an ongoing attack against milk, mostly from fitness personalities and raw food / vegan lifestyle advocates. Typically, the anti-milk talk looks something like this: Here's some of the nasty surprises hidden in your milk: Pus Synthetic growth hormone Dangerous … [Read more...] about Milk…Have we all gone CRAZY??
Last week I attended my first Farmer's Market of the summer. Granted, it's not quite summer up here in Canada, but it's getting close.If you have never been to a Farmer's Market, I can't stress enough how great these places are for people who are trying to eat healthy. When it comes to the benefits of a Farmer's Market, It can all be summed up in two words - Fresh Food.Fresh … [Read more...] about The 3 hidden gems I found at the Farmer’s Market
3,900 - This is the amount of food calories produced every day for each American citizen.Think about this number for a minute. 3,900 calories is well over a thousand more calories than almost any of us will ever need in a day- but they are being produced so someone has to eat them.This is what I like to call the North American paradox. Food companies and food producers need us … [Read more...] about How to Win the Fat War
After a quick trip to the grocery store this morning, I realized how confusing it can be trying to pick out the good foods from the bad foods.Food companies are jumping on the health claim bandwagon, and just about everything is now 'healthy this' or 'reduced that'. So here's a quick tip - The quicker it goes bad, the better it is for you.Fruits, vegetables, meat and fish all … [Read more...] about Rules To Shop By