Eating healthy is key to living healthy. Let’s look at some of the foods that are good for us.
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Fermented Food At first the thought of eating something fermented may not seem very appetizing. However, I would bet you probably already eat some fermented food but may not realize it. There are actually several benefits of fermented food. First of all what is the fermentation process? It is a process that preserves food called lactofermentation. Natural bacteria feed on the natural sugars found in the food and make acids, gases, or alcohol. This is a very old way to preserve food. It was done way before people ever understood why or how it happens exactly. Fermentation is used to […] Read More →
Every year companies spend billions of dollars marketing food and beverage. Much of this advertising is aimed at people who are interested in being healthy or losing weight. Thus we get labels using “fat-free”, “made with real..”, “all natural”, “… free.” This can marketing drives people to purchase items they think are healthy. The problem is that people do not educate themselves enough to see through the fancy labeling. Let’ s look at 5 healthy snacks to avoid . Sport drinks – Sport drinks take on many forms. There are many who have vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes added to them. […] Read More →
One of the key ingredients in many Asian dishes is ginger. It can add a little zing to the dish as well act as a preservative. Ginger is used in many stir fries and soups. In some dishes it is added whole and just left to increase the flavor without eating it. One dish is the Thai dish of Tom Yum Guy. Many who first eat it fall in love with the flavor. However, many fail to realize there are whole parts of ginger in it. If a person bites into a piece it is very strong. But once realized […] Read More →
How Much Exercise is Required to Burn off This? There is a popular ice cream bar in the USA called the Klondike. The advertisement was “What would you do for a Klondike bar?” It would show people doing various things that people would not normally do for some ice cream. I must admit I love their peppermint chocolate bar. However, the point is to show how their reward of an ice cream bar far outweighed any displeasure to get it. We all have things that we enjoy, crave, or even need and are willing to go through a certain amount […] Read More →
There has been an increase in the popularity of almond milk. Those who follow a paleo diet will generally use it as well at the other end of the spectrum, the vegetarian and vegans. It is a source of plant based protein that is an alternative to soy milk. It can also be an source of protein for those who are intolerant of lactose from cow’s milk What is almond milk? The name can sound a bit deceiving. Who knew almonds can be milked? It is actually ground almonds that are ground and mixed with water and then strained to […] Read More →