You’ve probably heard that a diet high in sodium is unhealthy because it is a risk factor for Cardiovascular and Kidney Disease. Processed foods have very high levels of salt, and a diet high in salt actually leads to salt dependence by your body. This is why you crave salty foods; just like a smoker craves the nicotine in a cigarette.
Unless you’ve been living in a cave or perhaps Cuba, you’ve probably heard that buying organic produce is better.
The most important reason to buy organic is to avoid exposure to the toxic chemical pesticides and fertilizers used to grow commercial produce these days.
The pesticides they put on our food have been linked to some serious health problems like Cancer, Birth Defects, Parkinson’s, Asthma, Autism, ADHD, and more.
Here’s the most recent report of the cleanest and dirtiest produce based on FDA and USDA data.
In case you hadn’t noticed, the dairy industry is spending millions of dollars every year to convince you that you need to drink milk, like superman here.
Since 1993 they’ve paid hundreds of celebrities to pose with a milk mustache for the “Got Milk?” ads. But in recent years conventional wisdom about milk has been turned udders up, and a different kind of milk is making a big comeback.
We all know the arguments that being vegetarian is better for your health, the environment, and animals – – but in a carnivorous culture it can be hard to make the change. Graham Hill has a powerful pragmatic suggestion.
Be a weekday vegetarian.
This 4 minute video is excellent and neatly summarizes my post-cancer diet. Watch it!