I hear it all the time: “ It costs so much more to eat healthy!” Thats what the majority of people think, UNTIL you break it down and check the facts. I will put in an exception here: If you live far away from major towns or cities, it may be more expensive to eat real food. But if that is your case, then you probably have a least a small plot of land where you can grow a percentage of your own food. So this exception isn't quite valid anymore, is it? So I will go on to say t
This is from the Weston A Price Foundation website. I found it to be very eye-opening and felt compelled to share. Read on. Although the subject of vaccinations is not the major focus of WAPF (which is nutrition), it is a subject that fits well into our mission statement of nontoxic therapies. We are hearing some strong words about the current “vaccination wars”—the push to make vaccinations mandatory in many states. One critic called vaccinations “biochemical warfare against
Ever since I was a small child, I have been hearing how terrible salt is for us, especially if you come from a family with a tendency towards high blood pressure. Since that description is true for about 33% of the American population, perhaps you, like me, fall into this category. After all, heart disease is still the #1 killer in the U.S. and has been for more than half a century. The truth is that regular table salt that is in most of our households, restaurants and proces
Obesity is on the rise. Fortunately, we are not powerless to stop it.
While many people associate sweetness with table sugar, called sucrose, this is just one type of sugar that provides this taste. There is also sugar in fruits, called fructose, and many foods contain added sugars such as corn syrup, honey and high fructose corn syrup. All sugars are carbohydrates containing four calories per gram and after digestion they travel through the bloodstream where they are used