When you are struggling to avoid white processed foods, remember this old proverb – The whiter the bread, the sooner you’ll be dead.
In Her Own Words….Real Life Transformations I started on my journey on November 1, 2010 by giving up sodas and sugar. I had a compelling reason to make a change; I was diagnosed with thyroid disease in 2007 and my weight was out of control. I replaced sodas/fruit juices with water, and sometimes some homemade […]
After a long and healthy life, Eric Storm died at the old age of 104. After a heart attack at age 34, he switched from a lifestyle of heavy drinking, smoking, and “white devil eating” to a diet rich in fruits (ex: papaya and its seeds), vegetables, whole grains, nuts, seeds, and no less than […]
A little while back I came across a “pesticide free” sign at the Farmers Market in southern, Ontario. It was Norrine Mattia’s stand, a woman who owns a small patch of land where she grows most of her own produce. I was curious about her sign, and we chatted for a little while, mostly about […]
It’s costing the U.S. $25 Billion to deal with kid’s allergies. That’s approximately $4,184 per child. Peanuts and dairy rank at the top. Soy, wheat, fish and shellfish were also listed. This article posted today from the StarTribune explains the breakdown of the direct and indirect costs. Although adult allergy costs weren’t mentioned let’s assume […]