Category Archives for "Healthy Living"
There are many claims on metabolism-boosting foods out there, though most study results are still inconclusive. At best, they’ll help boost your metabolism. If not, not of these items will harm you.Continue reading
It’s the question everyone wants to know. In your busy life, trying to maintain a healthy body at a healthy weight, you want to keep things on your side. Sometimes, you hit a plateau or a brick wall, no matter how hard you have tried to lose weight.Continue reading
The first step in becoming a vegetarian may be answering the question:
What is a Vegetarian?
The practice of vegetarianism means to abstain from the consumption of animals. That’s the basic.
However, from here the questions branch out:Continue reading
This is the last part in the series of Chemicals in Food. Be sure to read Part 1 and Part 2 here:
Chemicals in Food - Part 1Continue reading
If you have not read part 1 of chemicals in food, you can read about it here:Continue reading
The marriage of food and science has changed our diets and grocery shopping experience significantly, especially over the last few decades. Grocery shopping was a whole lot different when it came from farms. Now chemical additives are unfortunately a significant part of our diet if you’re reaching for boxes, cans, and bags. The question of pesticides and herbicides aside, thank goodness farm-to-table eating has become a trend. I just hope it’s not a trend that fades away.
Perhaps you have asked yourself “what are processed foods?” Picture yourself in your usual supermarket and try to visualize all of the processed foods. Better yet, the next time you are out shopping see how many foods on the shelves are processed. You may be surprised to learn that there is a tremendous array of these foods!
In order to eat healthier, you need to understand some processed food facts. Processed foods are foods that are not in their natural state. Processing foods alters them in some way. Processing foods with heat, chemicals, and preservatives will change their flavor, consistency, and nutritional value.Continue reading