Healthy Eating Bits –
After reading these bits of health information, conduct your own research so you know exactly what you’re “eating” into!
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*Spirulina is anywhere from 62-71% essential amino acids. It also contains beta carotenet also contains chlorophyll, , and vitamin B12. It is actually the richest source of vitamin B12. B12 is important for healthy tissues, energy, and nerves…especially for strict vegetarians.
*Barley Grass has high anti-oxidant properties and significant levels of Omega 3 essential fatty acids, necessary for healthy cell wall development and brain function. Barley grass is also an alkaline food and helps keep the pH of the bloodstream at a normal healthy level.
*Coconut oil helps to balance hormones, stabilize blood sugar levels and boost the cellular healing process. It is also known to stimulate the thyroid and reduce stress on the liver and pancreas. This increases metabolism and helps us burn fat more effectively. Additionally, coconut oil increases our energy levels due to its very clean and easy digestive process.
*Chia seeds are rich in omega-3 and 6 fatty acids and much more. Contains five times more calcium than milk. Eliminates toxins, reduces inflammation and promotes sound sleep.
Shared from RawForBeauty.com
Beware of sugar aliases…
Here are some common aliases that are essentially sugar: corn syrup, galactose, dextrose, polydextrose, high fructose corn syrup, fructose, lactose, honey, fruit juice concentrate, xylitol, mannitol, malodetrin, sorbitol and turbinado sugar.
So, don’t let all your efforts in one area be in vain, due to not being watchful in all areas. A good rule of thumb: if you can’t pronounce the food’s ingredients, don’t eat it!