Organic or Not…Here I Come

While two of my main goals lately have been to start eating healthier and to stop eating so much processed food, I also don’t want to blow my budget. And when looking at my budget, one of my major expenses is Groceries. And as if I wasn’t already forking over enough money on groceries, nowContinue reading “Organic or Not…Here I Come”

Fiber—The What?!

Another major nutrient that is missing from processed foods is fiber.   What is fiber? Fiber is part of the cellular wall of  plant-based foods—specifically fruits, vegetables grains, nuts, and beans. According to the Institute of Medicine at the National Academy of Sciences in 2002, the recommended dietary for men aged fourteen to fifty is 38 grams of fiberContinue reading “Fiber—The What?!”

Cannery Row

Processed foods are much more than Mighty Kids Meals from McDonald’s, and definitely includes foods that you probably would never have ever even considered “processed food.” A processed food is any food item that has been altered from its natural state, through any “processing method,” regardless of how small that change might have actually been—including canning,Continue reading “Cannery Row”