Archive

Category Archives for "Healthy Foods"

Good Health Food – About healthy eating habits, including infromation on organic food and natural food, with tips on finding and preparing healthy foods.

4

100% Whole Wheat vs. Refined Flour

It’s said a picture is worth a thousand words, and this one certainly qualifies. On the left is a vial with whole grain wheat, also called wheat berries. The middle four vials show what is stripped out of wheat during the refining process: bran, middlings, wheat germ and wheat germ oil. The end result?  Bland […]

Continue reading
3

Try My Power Oatmeal!

Yes, I practice what I preach and eat breakfast every day, and it’s usually — POWER OATMEAL! If you’ve seen many Quaker Oats commercials, you already know that oatmeal is a good health food. I call this “Power Oatmeal” because I rev it up with a few extra ingredients with shown health food benefits to […]

Continue reading
1

Ways to Have a Healthy Breakfast

We know breakfast is important. It fuels up our body to start the day, helping prevent fatigue, loss of concentration and all manner of annoying consequences. So how do you get yourself in the habit of eating a healthy breakfast? First off, do just that, make it a habit. If you skip breakfast once, then […]

Continue reading
2

What’s For breakfast?

A good breakfast is another easy way to incorporate health foods in your diet. You’ve heard from a zillion sources (at least!) that breakfast is important, you need to eat breakfast, it’s the most important meal of the day, yada, yada, yada. So, just what did you have for breakfast today? Was it a donut, […]

Continue reading

Should You Be a Heavy Drinker?

With all this talk about needing water, should we all become heavy drinkers? You’ve no doubt heard from many different sources that we should be drinking 8-ounces of water 8 times a day. “Everybody knows” we’re supposed to do this, but does anyone know where this rule originated? The answer is… not really. Best guess […]

Continue reading