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Don’t Mess with Mother Nature

Earthworm

There are some things man is not supposed to do. Screwing around with seeds is one of them. God created this earth perfectly the first go ‘round. There is no need to try to improve on perfection. If you have viewed any of the videos recommended on the About page (especially Food Matters and The… Read More

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Juicing Real Food

Juicer

My real food adventure has opened the door to so many ideas. I’ve had a juicer for a number of years and have an on again/off again relationship with it. Now that I’m in search of real food and real food cooking ideas, the juicer has re-appeared on my counter. Over the weekend I purchased… Read More

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Vegetarian, Vegan or Whole Food

Veggies

After filling my head with more information than I could stand, I decided it was time to do something. Before I go any further, here’s a tip; although we shared the titles of food documentaries in the About Real Food post, don’t do like I did and watch all of them over a period of… Read More

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Beginning the Transition

Basil

One thing that I found to be very helpful when transitioning from my old way of eating to making healthier choices is to have the family on board. Making the change is difficult enough but it could be even more difficult with a defiant family. If you don’t have family support, your road will be… Read More

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Finding Real Food

Orange Slice

Throughout this blog, I’ll be using real food and whole food interchangeably. It is my opinion that most of the food found in the average grocery store isn’t real. It’s got more chemicals, preservatives and additives than real food. Let’s take Cool Whip for example. Wired magazine did an article about its ingredients. No sense… Read More

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The Future of Our Food

The Future of Food

If you or anyone you know eats food, you should be aware of the information contained in the movie “The Future of Food  .” Realizing how important it is to get this information out to the general public, the creators of the movie have made the movie available for free (without commercial interruptions). The movie… Read More

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Real Food Adventures

This post used to be the “About” page on a blog I recently created. Instead of continuing with the new blog, I thought it would be better to combine the contents of that blog with this one. I had originally created the blog entitled Real Food Adventures, when I became aware of several disturbing practices… Read More

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Grocery Store Decisions

Grocery Shopping Cart

If you’re serious about taking your health into your own hands there are a few videos that you should watch. Thanks to a rather insightful conversation with my sister-in-law, I found out about the following videos: Forks over Knives Food, Inc. Food Matters Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead Each of these movies takes a different… Read More

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Belly Fat or Belly Bloat?

Fat Belly

Over the past few months, I’ve noticed my ever expanding waistline. I know that as we get older sometimes we put on weight in the midsection area, but this weight gain had me mystified. Symptom Number 1 I’ve been exercising on a regular basis, eating healthy meals and haven’t been losing much weight at all… Read More

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What is a Baker’s Cyst?

Baker's Cyst

Imagine my surprise when the lump on the back of my leg behind the knee was diagnosed as a baker’s cyst. What the heck is that? Symptoms of a Baker’s Cyst I had worked particularly hard in my last spinning class. The tension was turned full tilt as I did a seated climb up an… Read More

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