Farming to Factory Farming to Sustainable Farming [Chipotle Grammy Video]

Farming to Factory Farming to Sustainable Farming [Chipotle Grammy Video]When you care about what you eat – eat sustainably farmed food. This charming video visually captures the deterioration of modern farming to factory farming, and back again. It’s made quite an emotional journey by the addition of Willie Nelson’s cover of “The Scientist.” In fact, don’t have any sharp objects nearby – the middle of this video is pretty depressing! Continue reading

easy low carb snack recipes: chocolate smoothie

easy low carb snack recipes: chocolate smoothie

Fruit provides the sweetness for this easy low carb snack recipe: chocolate smoothie.

Here’s a somewhat indulgent yet easy low carb snack recipe: Chocolate Smoothie. All extremely healthy ingredients with no grain, no added sugar. If you want to go lower carb, eliminate the orange. I have an orange tree right in my backyard, so I can’t resist 😉 Plus, it was Valentine’s Day yesterday – this was my special treat. Continue reading

Is Wheat Bad for You?

Is Wheat Bad for You?Have you wondered, is wheat bad for you?

Heard a lot about a gluten-free diet and considered trying it out?

As it turns out, there is a lot bad about wheat, and it’s not just gluten. There are 5 ways wheat lectin is harmful – and surprisingly, lectin is highest in whole wheat, and also high in other grains.

Check out what Dr. Mercola has to say about why to avoid lectin, and you might consider the no-grain diet.

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