Nutrition

Best Alkaline Foods

The average diet for many of us consist of mostly harmful and acid forming foods like processed sugars, synthetic sweeteners, grains that has been highly refined, consistently produced dairy products and meats, and organisms that have been genetically altered.

bad eating habits

When looking for what’s considered to be the biggest bad eating habit, there is a laundry list of them. But there are ones that come up over and over again.

food safety

How safe is your spinach? With a recent outbreak of food-related illness, you may be wondering. Most Americans are aware that raw chicken, meat, and eggs can be contaminated with bacteria that can make us sick. And most of us go through great lengths at home to protect ourselves from food-related threats. We practice proper refrigeration, we scrub our cutting boards, we wash our fruits and vegetables, and we avoid raw hamburger meat.

junk food

Do you ever crave foods so much that it hurts? When you are trying to resist a food, is it almost painful? Do you ever feel like trying to give certain food is even harder than trying to quit smoking for those who do smoke? Do you sometimes feel like enjoying your favorite food is even better than sex?

What is Protein

You probably already know how important protein is to your body, mostly in terms of helping to keep your muscles strong and healthy. You might also have heard that protein based foods help to keep you satisfied, fighting hunger better than fats or carbohydrates. But that is not all that protein does for you. In fact, protein is needed by each and every cell in your body.

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