Cucumber carrot pulp face mask

Practical pulp Juicing is a lot of fun. It’s a fun way to introduce a large amount of nutrients into your body quickly without challenging your digestive tract. But after juicing, we’re often left with a real mess. A glob of fruit and vegetable pulp that can clog your drain or attract bugs if left

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Reading labels in the grocery store

Unfortunately, due to consumer ignorance and government regulatory failure, some of the healthiest labeled items in your grocery store, are actually some of the worst for you. For a video on the absolute worst item in the grocery store, click here. Focus on the ingredients As outlined in my TED TALK, when reading food labels,

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Canned or frozen vegetables?

Fresh produce is healthier than frozen or canned vegetables, and frozen vegetables are far superior to canned vegetables. The reason is because in order to have vegetables last in a can, food companies are going to need some sort of preservative. You will often see canned foods with “no preservatives” on the label, but this is

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Dirty tricks by food manufacturers

Non-stick spray Spraying agents like Crisco and Pam, are a classic example of food manufacturers using dirty tricks on their food labels to make a product seem healthier than it is. As explained in the my TED TALK, it’s important to focus on the ingredients in a food label, rather than the math (calories, fat,

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Why produce size matters

Organic vs. conventional Before we jump into how to save money by buying superior produce at a cheaper cost, I’m going to outline the difference between organic and conventional produce items. If your produce is certified organic, it’s guaranteed not to be genetically modified. If it’s certified organic, it’s guaranteed not to have been sprayed

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Butter, margarine, and coconut oil

The best spread Whether it’s for your baked potato, your toast or your popcorn, having a some sort of spread on it, almost seems like a necessity. Although all spreads improve texture and taste and provide some sort of fat content to your meal, the differences between them are striking, with some providing beneficial healthy

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Buying healthy salad dressing

Which salad dressing is best? Salad dressings can be a major reason why your past diets or attempts at weight loss have failed. Salad dressings, believe it or not, can be one of the most unhealthy items in grocery stores. And this is really a shame too, because they’re often used by well-meaning people who

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Investigating baby food ingredients

Everyone agrees baby food should be nutritious and safe. Nobody wants to harm babies, right? Why then do food companies routinely put profit before the health of your child? Tony goes in depth in this video touching on both Pedialyte and baby food. Pedialyte Pedialyte is a popular product for children to provide electrolytes and

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Oatmeal for the win

Should I soak my oats? Pound-for-pound, oatmeal is one of my favorite food staples of my diet because it’s very nutritious, inexpensive, and versatile . As is discuss oatmeal in this video keep in mind, you should always buy organic and soak your oats overnight to reduce phytic acid and improve your absorption of nutrients.

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Ditch the chewing gum

Chewing gum seems harmless, and there are harmless versions of it, however many of the mainstream chewing gum brands we find in grocery stores have chemical ingredients that are very concerning. Specifically, the carcinogenic preservative BHT and aspartame. Always check your gum ingredients for these two chemicals. BHT is so controversial, that food giant General

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