healthy diet

July 1, 2020

What about Organic Foods?

All foods are composed of just water, proteins, carbohydrates, fats, and trace (tiny) amounts of vitamins and minerals. Proteins, carbohydrates [CHO], and fats are made up of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. Proteins add nitrogen to their chemical structures...
June 27, 2020

How to Eat Sweets

Most of the world offers dessert at the end of the meal. God created man to like desserts, otherwise how would so many diverse populations do the same thing? I have noticed my own cravings for something sweet as I get toward the end of a meal...
June 25, 2020

Should We Avoid Salt?

We are the salt of the Earth, according to Matthew 5:13. This used to be a compliment to people. It meant that they added flavor and enhanced the world around them. Now that salt has been on the hit list for the last two decades...
June 24, 2020

Are Vitamins Essential?

Personally, I do not take vitamins or dietary supplements of any kind. When you are allowing your body to call for exactly what it needs, then it does not need to be fed artificial forms of those nutrients. Basically, there is no need to worry about whether or not you are getting vitamins...
June 21, 2020

But Don’t We Need Extra Vitamins?

Some people argue that vitamins (natural or synthetic) or herbs are necessary for good health because the soil is depleted. This is not true. When soil is depleted, it makes a smaller carrot than it would if it were fertile...
June 19, 2020

What about Food Allergies?

True food allergies should be respected. For instance, if you are allergic to certain seafoods, then by all means, do not eat them. If you know you have a milk sensitivity, listen to your body and limit your milk intake. You will know your own sensitivities, hungers, and nutritional needs...
June 18, 2020

Are Processed Foods Okay?

The liver is a chemical factory that is capable of turning what you eat into the substances your body needs. If you happen to swallow a trace amount of a chemical that the body does not like, such as a pesticide, then the liver traps it and breaks it down, preventing it from entering your normal bloodstream or damaging your liver...
June 17, 2020

The Best Advice…

The lack of a nutrient is highly overemphasized. The only documented cases of true malnutrition (scurvy, beriberi, or pellagra) occur when people are starving—when the food is limited so that even though the human is craving the right foods, the food is unavailable...
June 16, 2020

A Healthy Variety

All foods have varying combinations of these six units: carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, vitamins, minerals, and water. Your main need is for energy or fuel to run the body. We have made selecting foods into something complicated, burdensome and worrisome...
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