Have you ever wondered why What works for one person doesn’t seem to work for everyone? I certainly have. Why is it that some of us can handle dairy just fine, yet others can’t even touch the stuff? That some people can handle raw food but others can’t? I’ll be honest, it has been on … More Considering your Constitution
Did you know that raw vegans don’t seem to age like everyone else? I was intrigued. So, Have you ever wondered what it would be like? After all, it’s not like you ever catch monkeys toasting their bananas in the morning sun. I suppose they don’t make banana smoothies either, but that’s not the point! … More Exploring the raw vegan diet
A plant based diet is something that is becoming more and more popular of late, for various reasons. Be it ethical concerns or simply because people want to be healthier, People are giving up meat, eggs and dairy in droves. And personally, I applaud them for making the effort. And for the most part, plants … More The Viability of Veganism
In many places, the water supply is contaminated with added chemicals like flouride and chlorine. As a result of this, many health conscious individuals began searching for better alternatives. One choice many people opt for is reverse osmosis water, as it is free from any impurities. And this is great in theory, but, It’s also … More Is Pure water safe to drink?
Wether you love Rice or can’t stand the stuff, you can’t deny that it serves as a staple for many. And why wouldn’t it? It’s a cheap, reliable source of energy. And Without it, where would many of us be? But as popular as it is, Rice has the misfortune of being a grain. And … More Rice- The King Of Grains?
Has it ever occurred to you that what we can buy at the supermarket represents only a fraction of what nature has to offer? And why did we pick those plants to cultivate, anyway? Most of them are starchy, carbohydrate rich staples that are not particularly nutrient dense. Yet, they are so easy to farm … More Have you been eating Herbs?
Are you a butter believer? Do you think margarine is unhealthy? Well, great! Welcome to the club. But as great as butter is, can we do even better? It is after all, a highly refined substance. Add that to the tendency it has to make my nose run, and I’d honestly say I prefer cream … More Sour Cream- Better than Butter?
“In ancient times, the people fed on herbaceous plants and drank [only] water, picked fruit from shrubs and trees and ate the meat of oysters and clams…” Most of us automatically think of dairy when we consider a meatless diet. It’s a wonderful meat substitute if you can tolerate it. But it certainly isn’t paleo. … More Musing on Mussels
It’s become quite trenty to go grain free. So much so, that they’ve even started making grain free dog food! But why have we decided to shun the humble grain? The usual argument goes something like this: Grains can’t be foraged by hunter-gathers and therefore are not a part of a natural human diet. The … More Reconsidering Grains.
If you asked some people, they’d say that we should avoid fruit entirely. And the way they acted about it, you’d think it was poision. What interests me the most however, is the way many of the same people are quite happy to eat huge amounts of fat in the form of “fat bombs” like … More Is Fruit really so Terrible?