What exactly is the best diet for human health? What will keep us healthy, strong, and long-lived? We’re still looking for the answer, the one perfect diet that will finally solve the debate. There’s only one problem. There isn’t one answer.
People vary a great deal in what their bodies’ will tolerate and what they need. For example, people of Asian descent digest rice better than people of non-Asian descent. And people of European descent handle dairy better than people of non-European descent. Continue reading “What Is The Best Diet For Human Health?”
The movie What The Health recently came out. It’s been very popular on Netflix and some crazy things were said that are way out in left field. One of them was that sugar cannot make you fat and that it doesn’t cause diabetes. If you haven’t seen the movie here’s the trailer:
Soil health is the most important factor when it comes to your nutrition. Did you know that? Everything you eat is dependent on soil health. Whether it’s fruits, veggies, or critters… it’s nutritional content is directly related to soil health. Continue reading “How Our Degraded Soils Impair Your Health”
You go to the grocery store and buy a crisp, fresh, in-season apple. It’s shiny and it looks delicious. You know it’s going to have a mouth watering crunch when you bite into it. If it’s a Granny Smith and nice and tart, this to me is a perfect apple. Or is it? Continue reading “Produce Isn’t What It Used to Be”
Organic has become the standard for healthy food that everyone seems to judge everything else against. However, organic is just a government labeling system. There are standards set by the government that farmers have to comply with. But these standards can change any time the government likes. Continue reading “Organic Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up to Be”
Every time some one I know starts “dieting” all they can talk about is calories. People are obsessed with calories! I don’t think most people even know what a calorie really is. I’m not even convinced they have very much to do with food value at all! Continue reading “What The Hell is a Calorie!?”
Yup. You read that right. Processed food isn’t inherently bad for you. That problem is a misunderstanding of what processed food really is. What we commonly think of as processed food today is more like industrial food product. Whereas processed food has been around pretty much as long as humans have. Continue reading “Processed Food Isn’t Really Bad for You”