9 Reasons to not eat Whole Wheat Crackers

I don’t eat wheat crackers anymore. Why? Yes, they taste good. And, I still love them. But, what tastes good isn’t necessarily good for you. They are so addictive, I can’t stop until I eat the whole darned box! Really! They are designed to make you not stop Continue reading “9 Reasons to not eat Whole Wheat Crackers”

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Holistic health: Why it takes more than healthy food?

What is holistic health? It has everything to do with the ‘whole person’. It’s the psychological, physical and social aspects of ones life which should seriously be Continue reading “Holistic health: Why it takes more than healthy food?”

Insulin resistance: Why eating ‘real whole food’ can save your bacon!

The exact cause of insulin resistance is not yet fully understood. Insulin is a hormone created by our pancreas and is essential to Continue reading “Insulin resistance: Why eating ‘real whole food’ can save your bacon!”

Why do I crave sugar: How to break this unhealthy habit

It’s natural to crave something sweet. But, why do I crave sugar? Refined sugar is unnatural and gets absorbed into the blood too quickly. Fruit has fiber and absorption is delayed. Have you ever wondered why Continue reading “Why do I crave sugar: How to break this unhealthy habit”

How to break those sugar cravings

How do you stop sugar cravings? Do we even want to? We were born with taste buds that prefer sweet to bitter. So, we naturally crave the sweet over the not so sweet. We were made that way. This protects us from eating something poisonous in nature. But, refined sugar is not nature’s product. It’s a grand deception that Continue reading “How to break those sugar cravings”

White Flour

Flour can be made from grinding any grain. White flour from wheat uses all of the wheat kernel. In white flour, only the starchy part is used. Refined flour is missing Continue reading “White Flour”

Refined Carbohydrates

When you grind a whole grain into a powder, something happens you don’t want to happen. It becomes Continue reading “Refined Carbohydrates”

Resistant Starch Foods

Are resistant starch foods good for you? Potatoes and rice are essential staples in many societies. But, is all starch healthy? It seems to depend upon if Continue reading “Resistant Starch Foods”