Some Things About Healthy Foods
Buy organic whenever possible, but if you cannot buy everything organic, the most important things to get are animal products, especially meat. However it is very expensive, so if you can't get meat organic, at least get your meat from a health foods store. I think their meat is at least better than Walmart's. Sometimes health foods stores put their organic meats on sale, so watch for that.
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After animal products, there are certain fruits and veggies you should always try to buy organic. Some are very high in pesticides. Here is a list of the worst and the best for pesticides. View a full list of fruits and vegetables here.
~Buy these organic
6 Nectarines – imported
7 Grapes – imported
8 Sweet bell peppers
10 Blueberries – domestic
12 Kale/collard greens
~Lowest in Pesticide
2 Sweet Corn
6 Sweet peas
9 Cantaloupe - domestic
13 Sweet potatoes
The really only healthy cheese to eat is raw milk cheese. It will say "raw milk cheese" on it and is available in health foods stores. The same thing goes for milk. Drinking pasteurized milk is really not good for you.
Did you know salt is good for you? Yes, it is! Just not the stuff you normally see on the store shelves (table salt). At most health food stores, you can find salt called Celtic Sea Salt that comes in plastic bags. The salt is light grey and moist and is loaded with minerals! The best one to get is the coarse light grey, not the fine ground, but the find ground will do if that's what you can find.
It is really healthy to eat fats. Your body needs them. Good fats to eat are butter (organic is best), virgin coconut oil, olive oil (if you're not cooking with it), and the fats on meat. Stay away from all vegetable oils, including canola and corn oil. Margerine is like plastic and should not be eaten.
White breads should be avoided. Grains should actually be soaked or sprouted before eating--it makes it so your body can properlydigest them.
White sugar should be avoided. Artificial sweeteners are like poisons to the body. Some safe to use (in moderation) sweeteners are sucanat, pure maple syrup, stevia, and raw honey. Stevia should be the green powdered kind, and not white
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