Creative Green-ing, Raw Fusion Style Having difficulty getting enough greens in your diet? The following excerpt is from Green For Life by Victoria Boutenko. “Greens Make The Body More Alkaline” After staying so many years on a 100% raw diet, I have come to the conclusion that it is impossible to maintain a good […]
Are we just faxing food to our bodies?
Some alarming statistics surfaced last year from a joint study by the University of Minnesota and a research group in China and Singapore; individuals who eat fast food twice a week are 30% more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. Double those fast food runs to four times weekly, and you are 80% more likely to die of cardiovascular disease.
What makes fast food so dangerous? The main factor is that fast food is highly processed and largely devoid of essential nutrients your body needs to thrive and survive. Just about everything we consume has macronutrients – carbohydrates, protein and fats. Macronutrients provide the calories that are converted into energy and fuel our vital organs. They can be likened to building blocks.