Cooking. It's not a loved practice in our culture. We appreciate the look of food. We love to eat food. We may even admire chefs and see food as art, buuut when it comes to doing it ourselves... real, thoughtful, multiple-step cooking is not a favorite pastime or even a priority. Add in the obsession with retaining extremely busy and fast-paced schedules and you have the perfect recipe for a life filled with chemically-processed, pre-made, and health-damaging food. Obviously, the current and upcoming generations are already experiencing the consequences of this lifestyle, whether they realize it or not, so what can we do about it?Read More
Okay, so I know I'm starting out my book recommendations a little strong with this one, but I can't help it. The information and research in Weston A. Price's Nutrition & Physical Degeneration has literally changed my life and the way I perceive health and food. A beautiful article summarizing the book can be found here on the Weston A. Price site.
I use to love trendy health foods and diets as much as anyone! I was raised in a seaside town in Southern California—one of the top "health" regions in the world some would say—by my Jazzercise- instructing, sporty, health nut Momma. She instilled a deep love for nutrition and health in me from a young age. As I got older, numerous health challenges further fueled this passion, pushing me to try diets and foods outside of the normal health fads.Read More