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The Scoop on Dairy

Dairy is one of the most controversial food groups known to man! 

The famous "Drink Milk" campaign has many Americans brainwashed to believe drinking conventional milk is healthy. 

I'm here to share with you the fact that NOT ALL dairy is bad for you, however, the most important thing you can do when buying or consuming dairy, is buy the kind of dairy that is not full of hormones, GMO's, toxins, and void of probiotics, enzymes, fatty acids, vitamins and minerals. 

As a human race, we have been consuming dairy products for approximately 9,000 years.

However, the animals from which that dairy came were grazed on mineral and vitamin-rich grass.

Nowadays, the cows who produce the majority of the milk for consumer consumption are sick and fed GMO feed and antibiotics to make them fat.

Recently information has come out that conventional dairy farmers are feeding their cow's candy! With the price of corn rising farmers are now looking at other types of food to...

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The 411 on Fats & Oils

The idea that fat makes us fat is completely unscientific and quite honestly, a myth. 

Our brains are 60% fat!

We need fat for healthy brain and body function.

EVERY cell requires high-quality fat! 

Fat is vital to create healthy cell membranes... unfortunately we've been duped to think that high-processed vegetable oils are healthier alternatives. 

This couldn't be further from the truth. 

My goal here is to convince you that: 

Sourcing "clean" and good fats is extremely important for the body and brain. 

Not only how to source but how to cook a fat is also important. 

Fats have a "smoke point". 

The smoking point is the temperature at which the fat or oil begins to smoke.

Smoking is evidence of the fat's breakdown due to heat and can create a very off-putting smell and flavor. 

This means that at a certain temperature the fat oxidizes and goes bad. We don't want oxidized fat for fuel. We want fats that...

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The 3 Types of Processed Foods

 My quest to help people become more informed about the very food they put into their bodies has led me to realize that not all processed foods are bad! 

There are some simple principles that we can use to understand what food is good for us and what isn't. 

With all of the mixed and manipulative marketing messaging out there, it's no wonder so many people have no idea how to eat healthy! 

The more you understand what is and what it not processed, the easier it will be to make more informed decisions of what you put into your sacred and beautiful body. 

But first, let's define what the characteristics are of food that actually is nourishing:  

  1. Found in Nature
  2. Has One Ingredient
  3. From Whole Real Foods 
  4. Nutrient-Dense
  5. Properly Prepared

So what is food that does not nourish our body? Well, it's:  

  1. Moderately or heavily processed
  2. Has a long ingredient list
  3. Nutrient-deficient 

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