"The next big plague: Insulin resistance. It could bring down our entire health system unless people learn to save themselves" -David Ewing Duncan
An interesting 4 page article about sugar and what it is doing to your body. Download the PDF below.
Avocados are a surprisingly complete food, with fourteen minerals to stimulate growth, including iron and copper for your blood. The sodium and potassium in avocados keeps your body chemically balanced, and their low sugar content make them an ideal fruit for diabetics. Vitamins in avocados include A, several B-complex, C, and E, as well as phosphorus and magnesium. They're also a great source of antioxidants like vitamins E and C.
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Did you know?
Many Americans, including some vegetarians, still consume substantial amounts of dairy products-and government policies still promote them-despite scientific evidence that questions their health benefits and indicates their potential health risks.
Here is a list of fruit and vegetables and the pesticide load found in each:
1. Peaches (worst) 100
2. Apples 89
3. Sweet Bell Peppers 86
4. Celery 85
I started out looking for all the benefits of adding soy to your diet but have come up with nothing but nasty stuff:
Cheap and highly nutritious!
The term ocean-raised means the same as farm-raised (the term was changed for marketing purposes).
Farm raised salmon are fed food colouring to give their flesh a nice pink colour. Farm-raised fish are higher in mercury and are administered more antibiotics than any other form of livestock because they are more prone to disease from over-crowded conditions. Farm-raised fish are infested with sea lice, 30,000 times more than their wild neighbours. When they escape their pens they wreak havoc with the health of their counterparts.