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Carrageenan In Your Food: The Sad Truth

This may not be all that pleasant to read. Nonetheless, it is noteworthy to write about. I recently had an unexpected bout with gagging up a foam-like stomach fluid. This was a wake-up call for the sad truth about Carrageenan in your food. I did not exactly need to vomit,...

Probiotic Beverages: DIY

Why should you brew your own DIY probiotic beverages, like Kombucha and Water Kefir? First off, we do not use dairy products to make fermented food. So, we have no experience with milk kefir. However, we have gotten pretty good at home-brewing our own Water Kefir and the tea-based beverage...

Why Processed Food Is So Cheap

Why is healthy food is so expensive? Why is processed food so cheap? This may be one reason why America has an obesity problem. This means the average consumer may struggle to buy the really good stuff. We have been thinking about this post for several months. We think many...

The Health Benefits Of Chia Seeds

Native to Mexico and Guatemala, Chia seeds were a┬ástaple in ancient Aztec and Mayan cuisine. In fact, the name derives from the ancient Mayan word for “strength.” Thus, it is no wonder that Chia seeds are known to be among the healthiest foods on the planet, and can be easily...

How Fermented Foods Can Help Cure Acne

Acne affects more than 50 million people in the U.S. each year. Eighty-five percent of those ages 12-24 have acne. Many adults can experience it well into their 30s, 40s and beyond. Treatment costs and lost productivity exceeded $1.2 billion in 2013. Now, many Americans are adopting a whole foods eating...

Why Eating Cheeseburgers Makes You Fat

So, why does eating cheeseburgers make you fat? The real culprit may surprise you. It’s not just the fat to blame as we have been told. It is the combination of the meat, cheese, and bread in a single meal that puts on the pounds. This pretty much describes a...