Top 10 Food Additives To Avoid

“Food additives have become commonplace in our modern diet but do they really “add” any value to our food?”

It might be common knowledge to you that most processed foods are not ideal for our health. These foods are often laden with artificial chemicals which can cause all sorts of havoc to our body. Typically these food additives are not easy to identify, as they are hidden under a variety of names and codes and usually in very small font.
Even when additives are derived from plant sources they can still be harmful. As Mike Adams says from ‘Hungry For Change’: “Stay away from anything that is an unnatural and highly concentrated chemical from a plant that should be consumed in its full spectrum bioavailable nutrient complexity. That’s the way nature delivers food – as a nutrient complex not as one isolated nutrient”.
Unbelievably there are over 300 chemicals used in processed foods today and statistics show that the average Australian and American household spends about 90 percent of their food budget on such foods!
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Does Gluten affect you?

Gluten troubles were once thought to be a problem primarily for those with celiac disease. But recent research indicates that gluten-related disorders extend to a far broader population, and affect far more than the digestive system.

As scientists chip away at the mountain of health problems caused by  modern diets, a troubling finding is emerging. Continue reading

Foods that will naturally cleanse your liver

Our livers work extremely hard everyday to protect us from adverse affects from toxins and often it is easy for our livers to become overworked compromising our health significantly. Here are 14 common foods you can include daily to help cleanse your liver naturally.

Modern society has created a sad state for our over-processed livers. Anytime we overeat or eat processed or fried foods, and, anytime we are exposed to environmental pollutants or stress, the liver becomes overworked and overloaded. When the liver is taxed, it cant process toxins and fat in an efficient way. There are many foods that can help cleanse the liver naturally by stimulating the natural ability to clean toxic waste from the body. Continue reading