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Breakfast cereal banished for good

Even though hubby and I have been very committed to eliminating grains from our diet for a while now, I have been less strict with my kids, especially when it came to breakfast. In hindsight, I believe I was making excuses  for a number of reasons. Not being the best morning person, I opted for convenience  …. and to be honest I just didn’t want to deal with the nuclear fallout that I assumed would happen if I told them they could no longer have cereal for breakfast. Read the rest of this entry

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5 big fat lies we are fed

Unfortunately there is a lot of misinformation out there that continues to cause confusion for people with regards to what they should or shouldn’t be eating, e.g. butter or margarine ? I understand when people say to me, “Oh well opinions about these things change everyday, I can’t keep up!”

I understand that  sentiment, but if we look at progress and research more positively we can begin to understand that new information becomes available every day thanks to the scientists involved in finding out the truth about things.

Camels-smoke-a-fresh-cigarette-doctorIf you are old enough  – think back to the days when doctors used to appear in print ads stating that smoking was good for you. Well, we know better now and have changed our behaviours accordingly.

We just need to approach new information with an open mind. Check the source(s) and do some of your own research until you are satisfied to accept or reject it . But please don’t throw it out from the get go just because it is new or different to what you have previously been told. Click here to read what the 5 lies are