Raw Desserts Eliminate Guilt and Get Rave Reviews

i love dessert2In a perfect world, desserts would be healthy. They would provide you with anti-oxidants, minerals, amino acids, and enzymes. There would be no bloating, lethargy or guilt felt as a result of eating them either.

Is there such a dessert? A way to feed our body nutrients while enjoying one of mankind’s favorite past times…snacking on desserts and treats?

You might be surprised to know that the answer is simple…raw desserts created from nature’s bounty…without processed ingredients or high heat that destroys the nutrients.

Eating “raw” (including dessert) helps eliminate the culprits that have been linked to degenerative diseases and weight gain including “bad carbs” (white flour and sugar) and “bad fats” (saturated fats and trans fats) along with a heap of unhealthy chemicals and preservatives. [Read more…]

Refuel Your Body With Energizing Foods not Dead Calories

lemon barsLooking to lose weight? Tired of the traditional approach of concentrating on eliminating foods from your diet? How about switching it up and rather than focus on what you should not be eating you turn the focus on foods you should be eating more of?

Foods that not only taste great but are energizing to your body need to be on top of your list.

I am talking about the kinds of foods that kick-in your energy levels…give you that energy boost you need when your fuel tank runs low. Your body is not unlike the car you are driving…it requires quality fuel to run efficiently without breaking down. If you do not provide this energy in the foods you eat, your body then turns to the muscle tissue you presently have to generate the energy needed. [Read more…]

Evil Trans Fats

french friesEvidence of the close link between the quality of the food we eat and our personal health and disease is becoming clearer. Preventing disease is not just about eating less or even losing weight. It is about making better choices in our food selections.

Our diets need to be cleaner. They should include proteins, grass fed meats, free range poultry and eggs, ocean fish, vegetables, fruits and whole grains. We should avoid sugars, unhealthy fats, preservatives, artificial colors, flavors, chemicals and unhealthy food preparation. Any heavily processed food or “junk” foods should also be eliminated from our diet. [Read more…]