Fruit Juice – The Hidden Danger

At the hospital the other day, I overheard someone asking a patient what kind of juice they wanted with dinner. The patient explained that they were diabetic and should just have water, but the person taking the order convinced them to order juice anyway because,...

Healthy Trail Mix

What’s so unhealthy about a mixture of nuts? Absolutely nothing, but we all know that trail mix sneaks in some extras. Candy, yogurt-covered raisins, and fried banana chips, just to name a few. And on top of it all, there is usually added sugar. At least there...

Healthy Bread Alternatives

Food marketers are clever. They know you’re trying to be healthy so they provide so called healthy options. Funny thing is that whole wheat bread may just be white bread with a little bit of wheat flour mixed in and in most cases, this wheat bread actually...

5 Food Swaps to Heal Your Body

Food marketers are clever. They know you are trying to be healthy so they provide so-called healthy options. Yet, many of them are not healthy at all. So, let’s debunk 5 foods most think are healthy, but aren’t, and what to eat instead. #1: Granola Granola...

Are grains bad for you?

Let’s go way back. The only grain you would find is wild grain. Then, about 10,000 years ago, we began to plant and cultivate grain, mainly to keep up with the demands of people gathering and living in the same area. To make grain edible back then was a lot of hard...
Is “everything in moderation” really a good plan?

Is “everything in moderation” really a good plan?

The phrase, “everything in moderation,“ is often bantered about freely in a wide variety of situations.? The phrase was originally spoken in the Bible by the apostle Paul. The context, in this case, had to do with the consumption of meat that was sacrificed to idols,...