Friday, March 25, 2011

In my wanderings, I came across some info on the Hunza people, who live in the mountains of Pakistan. I was reading a book on composting, actually, and it mentioned them. So I did some web-surfing. They seem to be a very healthy people, without much sickness, who live a full life - even at ages past 100 years! Here is an article about it:

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Sugar Detox: Part 2

Now, I am the sort of person who believes in moderation. Sugar is no exception. So I bought natural forms of sugar... e.g. molasses, honey, maple syrup. Eating a moderate amount of those sypes of sugar would be healthier than processed sugar.

Have you ever looked for sugar in your food labels? Sugar is in everything! Even some canned veggies. Finding foods without sugar is much harder than I thought. I still did ok, though -  well, for a few weeks. Then the holidays came.

Every once in awhile, I think it is ok to break your diet. But doing so should be done cautiously, because as I have found out, it sometimes causes you to fall off the bandwagon. Well, guess who fell.

Though I am eating less sugar now, and using more natural forms, I have a ways to go. Eventually, I would like to cut it out completely for a week or two, just to try it. Until then, I will keep trying recipes and consume information! If anyone has a good bread recipe, please share... so far mine is disaster.

In the meantime, here is an interesting article about sugar: