Monthly Archives: January 2013

Greener Pastures Part 2

In our last post, we discussed animal products- mostly meat- and the considerations that should be made when choosing the types and quality of beef, chicken and pork that is consumed. In this post, I want to deal specifically with … Continue reading

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Greener Pastures Part 1

I’ve made many recommendations on what to take out of the diet. Today I start making specific recommendations on what you should put into your diet for optimum health. A couple of terms you will hear me use- sometimes interchangeably … Continue reading

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Where We Are and Where We’re Going

The last 2 weeks I’ve blogged mainly about what shouldn’t be, or limited, in a healthy diet and how to structure your diet to start lessening the toxins. Eliminating the most toxic aspects of a modern diet goes a long … Continue reading

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Don’t Let the Biscuit Win! (and other encouraging words)

You, like tens of millions of other people, are almost about 2 weeks into the new year. Some of you may be doing awesome- hitting every goal, breaking old bad habits, replacing them with positive new habits- and doing it … Continue reading

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Legumes- Bean there, done that :-)

Legumes include beans, soybeans, lentils, peas and peanuts(we’ll come back to peanuts and soybeans later). Let’s start with the “bad”. Like grains, beans are high is lectins and phytates which can wreak havoc on the digestive system. This can be negated … Continue reading

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Grains

“Heart-healthy whole grains”. How many times have you heard this phrase used in TV commercials and other advertisements, on the news and other places in the media? It’s one of those things that has become so pervasive that it’s just … Continue reading

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Fat: The Other Fuel

In my last post, I gave a basic overview of sugar- particularly glucose and fructose. In this post we’ll be taking a closer look at fat and it’s role in our diets. One of the most important dietary recommendations I … Continue reading

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