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Is processed food healthy?

April 13, 2016

“If it’s on a supermarket shelf, it must be safe. There is an agency/department that watches over what is added and what’s been done to the food we all buy in a supermarket. They would never allow anything harmful or not properly tested for safe human consumption to be added to the food I’m feeding my family”. That’s what I thought before I studied nutrition. Looking back I can not believe my naivety…or trust in the big food industry. Robyn…

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Why choose organic?

February 7, 2016

Organic food is (unfortunatelly) still more expensive than non-organic food, however there is a number of reasons why buying organic produce really is a better option for you. The more you know about organic food and organic farming the more you see this as investing in your own health ( and the enviroment). Organic produce taste better! Organic produce has higher nutrients level. For many years, some so called ” food and diet experts” claimed there was no proof of any…

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EWG’s 2011 Shopper’s guide to pesticides in produce

February 7, 2016

The EWG Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides shows which fruits and vegetables have the most pesticide residues. These fruits and vegetables are the most important to buy organic. Avoid the twelve most contaminated fruits and vegetables and eat the least contaminated produce. Remember, while it is good to avoid pesticide exposure, the health benefits of fruit and vegetables in the diet outweight these risks. Eating conventially grown produce is much better than not eating fruits and vegetables at all. http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/summary/…

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Butter vs margarine

February 7, 2016
Butter vs margarine

FINALLY! Butter is now officially PROVEN to be a better choice than margarine for heart health. I would not be able to tell you how often I was slammed for saying exactly that: eat butter, NOT margarine! Butter is a real food, margarine is an artificial “food-like” substance. Butter is packed with naturally occurring Vit D , Vit A (butter is one of the easiest forms of vitamin A to absorb. Vitamin A promotes good vision, a healthy thyroid and adrenal…

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