Alert: Protein Drinks Contain Poisonous Heavy Metals

Consumer Report purchased 15 protein powders and drinks and tested multiple samples of each for arsenic, cadmium, lead, and mercury. The results showed that all 15 protein drinks contain poisonous heavy metals in considerable amounts.  The levels in three products were of particular concern because consuming three servings a day could result in daily exposure to arsenic, cadmium, or lead that exceeds the limits proposed by USP. +++ Which Protein Drinks Contain Poisonous Heavy Metals? … Continue reading

Bad Food Choice #3: Most Restaurant Food

Bad food choice #3 deals with most restaurant foods.  Over 100 years ago, there were very few meals eaten in restaurants. We ate home cooked meals from food that was grown locally in soil full of nutrients, thereby causing the food to be rich in nutrients also. Today, many people eat EVERY meal from a restaurant that has no concern for nutrients. The restaurant’s concern is for appearance, taste and texture because those are the … Continue reading

Bad Food Choice #2: Low Nutrient Foods

FOODS WITH LITTLE TO NO NUTRIENTS When your body signals hunger, it is asking for two things: CALORIES & NUTRIENTS. After a bad food choice your body will sample your blood to see if the nutrient levels have increased. If the nutrient levels are still low, then your body will send more signals requesting that you eat nutrient rich foods. Unfortunately, over weight people tend to ignore the nutrient part of the signal and just … Continue reading

Bad Food Choice #1: High Sugar with Low Fiber

HIGH SUGAR WITH LOW FIBER RELEASES INSULIN If you take a close look at the way food naturally exist, you will find that most foods with a lot of sugar also have a lot of fiber. The fiber holds onto the sugar and causes it to be slowly released. When you remove the fiber and just eat the sugar, the sugar rushes to your blood stream all at once raising your blood sugar level too … Continue reading

Fructose and Kidney Stones

Fructose in sugar-sweetened sodas may raise the risk of kidney stones Drinking sugar-sweetened soda may lead to kidney stones. Researchers tracked more than 194,000 people for roughly eight years. Those who drank at least one serving of sugar-sweetened cola a day had a 23 percent higher risk of kidney stones than those who drank less than one serving a week. Likewise, those who drank at least one serving of sugar-sweetened non-cola a day had a 33 … Continue reading

What can we do about the arsenic in our rice?

There isn’t much that we as individuals can do about the arsenic in rice at this point. Since it seems impossible to remove the arsenic from the rice once it is in there, the only completely safe thing to do is minimize the amount of rice you eat. Quinoa is an excellent substitute if you find that you are able to eat it. For those of you die-hard rice fans, some sources say that you … Continue reading

Do Organic Products Have Pesticide Residues?

The 1995 definition of organic production by the National Organics Standard Board notes that “Organic agriculture practices cannot ensure that products are completely free of residues; however, methods are used to minimize pollution from air, soil and waters.” These methods include buffer zones between conventional and organic fields, a three-year waiting period before previously non-organic land can be used for organic crops, and placing organic products in storage on the higher shelves to avoid cross … Continue reading

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