Tagarchief: whole food

Reasons to avoid canned food

Wherever possible, use fresh or frozen foods when preparing food for yourself. Try to avoid cans all together, and if you cannot find an ingredient unless it’s in canned form, just swap it out for something else. Why? 1. Cans are often laced with dangerous toxins.BPA or Bisphenol – A is one of the toxins […]

Chia Seeds: Superfood & Superseed!

Chia, the ancient Aztec “superseed”! Who doesn’t remember the ever popular tv commercials from the early 90′s where you could order your own “chia pet” or “chia head” and watch them grow, as well as their extremely catchy jingle “Ch-ch-ch-chia”? Well, if you don’t that’s ok because that means you  probably didn’t watch much television at […]

100% Raw vs “Whole Food Diet”: Is close enough good enough?

These days in the raw food community the theory has been touted that staying on the “whole food diet”—for example, 80% raw—will let them achieve the same results as a 100% raw food diet, though over a much longer period of time. Here’s the idea in a nutshell: 1. Since detox is slower on a […]