32 Real Reasons Not to Cook Dinner Tonight

Advocates of the raw foods diet believe that heating food above 104° destroys the natural enzymes needed for proper digestion and reduces the nutritional value of the food. They also believe that cooked foods contain harmful toxins which can cause various chronic diseases…. People who embrace the raw foods lifestyle believe that heating foods overContinue reading “32 Real Reasons Not to Cook Dinner Tonight”

Broccoli…The Why

So now that we know what broccoli is, let’s take a look at why you should be eating broccoli. What nutrients does broccoli contain…What health benefits does it offer…         ********************* 1.Anti-inflammatory Whenever our bodies are threatened with dangerous levels of potential toxins or overly-reactive, oxygen-containing molecules, it sends signals to ourContinue reading “Broccoli…The Why”

Blackberries—The Why

Blackberries have been used by many different ethnic groups of people for many different purposes….at least since the time of the ancient Greeks. Blackberry tea made from the leaves, roots, and bark was used to treat oral problems, such as bleeding gums, canker sores, sore throats, anf mouth ulcers. The roots have astringent properties that have been used to treat digestivceContinue reading “Blackberries—The Why”

Can’t Beat the Beet

          ************* THE WHAT?! One of my goals while writing this blog has been to slowly crawl up the Raw Foods Pyramid, looking at one option at a time…seeing how each ingredient can be added to the diet of my newly diagnosed type 2 diabetic. So, since we are now onContinue reading “Can’t Beat the Beet”