2 posts tagged eat real food

Eat More: Beets

Ah, beets. Growing up, I proclaimed to hate these straight-out-of-a-story-book veggies. I was more of a carrot girl. You see, the only beet dish I'd ever been offered was lovingly called "Beautiful Beets" by my mother and my aunts, and only my mother and aunts. I believe the recipe consisted of mashed purple vegetables and sour cream with a deep (dark) history in the farmlands of Hungary. All I remember is that it was multiple shades of magenta, smelled weird and didn't look like food. I ... Continue Reading

Whole Foods vs. Processed Food

Do you know what the difference is between whole foods and processed foods? Let me show you:     Processed foods have very little real food in them. They contain additives, chemicals, preservatives, artificial colors and flavors. Why Does It Matter? Processed foods contribute in a large way to the rapidly spreading obesity epidemic in the U.S. They contain very few vitamins and minerals and so do nothing to support a healthy immune system. Increased consumption of ... Continue Reading