If you’re on the “paleo diet,” you’ve probably been avoiding wheat and potatoes, but a new study published last week indicates that humans have been eating starches for more than 100,000 years!
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Nutrition: Information That Can Change Your Life
You must always have your nutrition in the back of your mind. Stay away from over-processed foods. Most of us would rather avoid paying the increased prices that are offered by organic stores, however, your local grocery store also contains organic products.
If you wish to improve your diet and nutrition, begin gradually. Change isn’t going to happen completely overnight. You also do not want to disrupt your health and internal chemistry with overconsumption of foods that you might not even care for. Gradually adding in healthy foods over the course of a few weeks will work just as well in the end.
Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should be very aware of nutrition. Pregnant and lactating women need to get high levels of protein to provide the baby with nutrients. Make your morning shake with some egg whites blended in! Egg whites are high in protein and low in calories, making them a good option to consider. Always use pasteurized eggs in the smoothie to avoid any problems.
The stealthy way is by putting more nutritious items when cooking your normal food. You can add nutrition to your children’s meals using a stealth method of including vegetables into meals. To give you an idea of how this would work, you could use dry milk powder in things that you bake and drinks prepared in your blender. You could also try slipping 1/2 a cup of white beans, or any amount to your personal taste, into a batch of cookies or the next cake you bake. The best part is that no one will notice that they are eating so healthily!
No matter how much space you have, you can grow vegetables and fruit if you truly want to. It is possible to grow strawberries and tomatoes in a small space, in much the same way as peppers, beans, lettuces and other items can be cultivated in convenient container gardens.