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We are what we eat? Read this, get healthy, feel better! (Part 2 of 2)

January 23, 2016

Tags: health food, slow food

More stories on healthful eating (and tell me if I've missed anything!)
Reviving An Heirloom Corn That Packs More Flavor And Nutrition (Allison Aubrey interviews chef Dan Barber of the famed Blue Hill restaurant--this makes you want to grow heirloom corn, which packs more protein, less sugar (more…)

We are what we eat? Read this, get healthy, feel better! (Part 1 of 2)

January 22, 2016

Tags: natural foods, gut microbes, addictive junk food, diet, vegetables

Here below are some of my favorite articles and cookbooks for healthier living. Bottom line: Shop the periphery of the supermarket. All the natural foods are there. The center of the market is full of the processed foods that are stripped of some nutrients and loaded with garbage that increases profits for stores and manufacturers while burdening you with extra fat, sugar, salt, calories, and weight. Also: Don't rely on supplements -- try getting your vitamins through whole foods.
" You are what what you eat eats." (more…)