What should I eat?

Check out this blog! Especially you Nutrition 'Chalange' people! Aside from good recipes, it explains, in easy to understand terms, why you should & shouldn't eat certain things!

Not to mention, the meatballs look mighty tasty!

What Should I Eat?

In simple language, base your diet on garden vegetables, especially greens, lean meats, some nuts and seeds, some starch in the form of root vegetables and tubers, and no sugar. Removing gluten from the mix will improve a deluge of metabolic and autoimmune disorders that are widespread. That's about as simple as it gets. Keeping your grocery cart to the perimeter of the grocery store while avoiding the aisles is a great way to protect your health. Food is perishable. The stuff with long shelf life is all suspect. If you follow these simple guidelines you will benefit from nearly all that can be achieved through nutrition

What Foods Should I Avoid?

Excessive consumption of processed and refined foods, is the primary culprit in nutritionally-caused health problems (high blood pressure and triglycerides, obesity, cancer, diabetes, autoimmune disorders like MS, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, IBS). Food refining has brought us all four of the food toxins destroying our health: white flour, white sugar & HFCS (high fructose corn syrup),industrial seed oils and processed soy products. It has also brought us chemical additives and preservatives, some with known negative effects and others with effects still unknown.

What Is The Problem With High-Glycemic Carbohydrates?

The problem with high-glycemic carbohydrates is that they give an inordinate insulin response. Insulin is an essential hormone for life, yet acute, chronic elevation of insulin leads to hyperinsulinism, which has been positively linked to obesity, elevated cholesterol levels, blood pressure, mood dysfunction and a pandora's box of disease and disability. Research "hyperinsulinism" on the Internet. There's a gold mine of information pertinent to your health available there. response.

The Caveman or Paleolithic Model For Nutrition

Modern diets are ill suited for our genetic composition. Evolution has not kept pace with advances in agriculture and food processing resulting in a plague of health problems for modern man. Coronary heart disease, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, obesity and psychological dysfunction have all been scientifically linked to a diet too high in refined or processed carbohydrate. Search "Google" for Paleolithic nutrition, or diet. The return is extensive, compelling, and fascinating. You will improve health, appearance and longetivy when eating fresh, unprocessed whole foods.