What Are Anti-Nutrients, And Should You Worry About Them In Your Food?

One of the most confusing controversies in the world of health and nutrition is the debate about ANTI-NUTRIENTS. For example, hot issues about Anti-Nutrients include but are not limited to these compounds… Grains have PHYTATES. Spinach has OXALATES. Apple seeds have CYANIDE. Legumes have PURINES and LECTINS. Broccoli and cabbage have GOITROGENS. Recent scare tactics…

Food fads: What’s good and what’s bad about Weight Watchers?

I’ve been sharing with you my thoughts on food and diet fads and cults—and today I’m tackling Weight Watchers. “What!!” you say? “Weight Watchers is an American institution!” Sure. Millions have lost weight with Weight Watchers. And I acknowledge the good things about it. But it’s a bit of a revolving door. Let me explain.…

Mindy loses 110 pounds doing 12 Steps to Whole Foods

“Finding green smoothies has changed my life FOREVER!!!” Since we have a 60% off special on the 12 Steps to Whole Foods program and the Detox is 30% off for 2 more days, I thought I’d share this. This comes from Mindy Powell who lost 100+ pounds following these programs. I love Mindy’s pics and…

Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

Here’s a chili recipe that my family loves, and I hope it warms yours, too. It makes me happy to think that you might buy the inexpensive and healthy ingredients in this recipe and make and share it with your family or friends on a cold December night. I hope this is a wonderful winter…