Bird Seed

This is a general recipe that I make every 2-3 days. It is full of fiber, healthy fats (think Omega-3s), and protein. My reasoning for making the Bird Seed is to cut out any other bad food that I would eat if i didn’t have this trusty snack around. It is very nutrient-dense and it … More Bird Seed

Fiber part 1

When some people hear the word fiber, they instantly shudder at images of black beans, raisin bran, and soluble fiber supplements. We know that it improves our “regularity”, but to many, that is the extent of their knowledge on fiber. Fiber is found in many different foods (such as grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts and legumes) … More Fiber part 1

Omega-3 vs Omega-6

Why are omega-3 fatty acids essential in your diet compared to omega-6s? Omega-6 fatty acids are associated with pro-inflammatory effects, while Omega-3 fatty acids are associated with anti-inflammatory effects. Why does this matter to you? An increase in omega-6s is correlated with diabetes, atherosclerosis, and obesity, inflammatory bowel disease, arthritic joints, and rheumatoid arthritis. The … More Omega-3 vs Omega-6

Today’s Challenge

A hot topic in the recent years has been the inclusion of high fructose corn syrup in most boxed foods on the market High fructose corn syrup is THE number one cheapest alternative to real sugar that we have and has been linked with a slew of health problems, not the least to mention cirrhosis of … More Today’s Challenge