Tag: whole food

Regulating Healthy Blood Sugar Levels to Manage Diabetes

According to a study in 2015 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 30.3 million Americans have diabetes, and 84.1 million have pre-diabetes. Pair that with the statistic that 1 in 3 Americans are pre-diabetic and 90% of those at risk are unaware… Continue Reading “Regulating Healthy Blood Sugar Levels to Manage Diabetes”

5 Whole Food Breakfasts in 5 Minutes or Less

Okay, I know, when you think of whole food, you don’t think of quick, convenient food. Admit it, that’s the excuse we all use. “Making food from scratch takes too much time. It’s easier to throw a Pop Tart in the toaster!” Maybe you’re the… Continue Reading “5 Whole Food Breakfasts in 5 Minutes or Less”

Nutrition 101: A Beginner’s Guide to the Anti-Aging Okinawa Diet

The only difference between the soda and the bread, is the length of time it takes for those sugars to be processed by the body.  Because the bread contains fiber, the process of breaking down the molecules of sugar takes longer. But, in the end, the bread will break down into the same sugar molecules that are contained in the soda.

Nutrition 101: The Upside Down Pyramid

The only difference between the soda and the bread, is the length of time it takes for those sugars to be processed by the body.  Because the bread contains fiber, the process of breaking down the molecules of sugar takes longer. But, in the end, the bread will break down into the same sugar molecules that are contained in the soda.

Busting the (Whole) Grain Myth – UC Davis Integrative Medicine

With the back and forth of grains, no grains, things can get a bit confusing. Many people are sensitive to grains, and should remove them from the diet. But, does that mean that everyone should stay away from grains? Personally, I do avoid grains,… Continue Reading “Busting the (Whole) Grain Myth – UC Davis Integrative Medicine”

Ultimate Guide to Nutrients: Understanding Trans Fats

At the beginning of August, I wrote the first in a series of articles on FAT. In that article, I explained that I was breaking this topic down into a series of six articles: Fat-the basics Fats to avoid Trans Fatty Acids Vegetable oils… Continue Reading “Ultimate Guide to Nutrients: Understanding Trans Fats”

Just thought you should know…How to Prepare Amaranth + 15 Recipes

A couple of weeks ago, in my ULTIMATE GUIDE TO NUTRIENTS: PROTEIN article, I published the following list of plant foods that are complete acids, containing all 9 essential amino acids. Quinoa – 8.14 grams per cup Amaranth – 9.35 grams per cup Soybeans… Continue Reading “Just thought you should know…How to Prepare Amaranth + 15 Recipes”

Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Whole Food Meals in 30 Minutes or Less

Earlier today, we talked about how to stay healthy at work. What happens after a long stressful day? Many people feel too tired to cook and end up ordering take out or stopping for fast food. ‘They don’t realize just how quickly you can… Continue Reading “Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Whole Food Meals in 30 Minutes or Less”

FOOD vs. FOOD “STUFF”

The following article is from Dr. Jonathon: All about healthy choices. Dr Jonathon Neal Colter is a practicing Chiropractor from North Carolina, with 20 years experience. He does a remarkable job in the following article discussing the difference between real food and “food stuff”. (Or… Continue Reading “FOOD vs. FOOD “STUFF””

15 Reasons Why Sweet Potatoes Are Perfect For Diabetics – Natural And Healthy World

Several months ago,  I quit eating white potatoes and substituted for all forms of sweet potatoes. Now, I didn’t do this because white potatoes are unhealthy in anyway. (although some nutritionists will tell you otherwise).  I switched to sweet potatoes because they are incredibly… Continue Reading “15 Reasons Why Sweet Potatoes Are Perfect For Diabetics – Natural And Healthy World”

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