If you’re trying to get healthier, one of the primary areas to address is your diet! What you eat is what you are (really). What you eat fuels your body and provides the nutrients you need — or lack thereof. A healthy, nutrient-dense diet is critical to good health.
Sadly, there are a lot of mixed messages out there about what’s healthy. Eggs? Coffee? Butter vs. margarine; Sugar vs. Splenda (vs. no sugar at all…?). So many.
Healthy Made Simple
Healthy doesn’t have to be complicated. It’s simple really, if it’s “real food” — meaning it comes from a plant or animal that was raised without chemicals, and has been minimally processed — it is healthy. It really is that easy!
If it is man-made, has chemicals in it, has unpronounceable ingredients — it’s not healthy.
And no, you don’t need to worry about all the fat and cholesterol that is in animal products. Those are good for you. Quite necessary for health, actually. So let’s start reading!
Health and Diet
Here is a list of my older posts that will help you with health and diet:
- Low-Fat Diets are Not Healthy
- Does Calorie Counting Matter in Weight Loss?
- Why Low-Calorie Diets are Not the Answer
- Is Salt Good or Bad?
- Soy, Not a Health Food
- 10 Items You Shouldn’t Buy at the Store
- Healthy Fats: What, Where, and How to Find Them
- Raw Milk: Finding It, Using It and More
- Got Eggs?
- The Health Benefits of Water Kefir
Wherever you are in your journey, there’s something here for you!