Congratulations! You’ve started your new clean eating program of whole, real foods. Your body is slowly adapting to your new way of life when, suddenly, you wake up sick one morning. You have a headache, perhaps flu-like symptoms. Or maybe, like me, you suddenly develop an itchy rash over most of your body. You wonder why you feel this way. After all, you made this change in your eating habits so you could feel better. What is happening? Most likely, you are having a Herxheimer reaction. What is a Herxheimer reaction and how do you deal with it? [Read more…] about What is a Herxheimer Reaction and How Do You Deal with It?
For many, many generations, our ancestors ate only the food they or their close neighbors grew and raised. They ate real, whole foods. In contrast, our modern culture is one that runs on convenience and speed. If something isn’t easy and fast, we don’t want it. If quality suffers at the hands of ease and speed, so be it. Here are 3 dangers of fast food. [Read more…] about 3 Dangers of Fast Food
I talk a lot about eating real, whole food instead of processed food. But what is processed food and why should you avoid it? In this article, I’ll show you how to decide to give up processed food, which processed foods can be healthy, and why eating real, whole food is best. [Read more…] about What is Processed Food and Why Should You Avoid It?