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Common Nutritional Mistakes: How To Avoid Them

Nutrition is something that should be on each and every one of our minds. While many individuals today try to eat healthy, exercise and do the right things to stay in shape, there are still many mistakes that are made. One of the things that has gotten so tricky when it comes to nutrition is the fact that there are so many things in the grocery store that are filled with chemicals, preservatives, and all sorts of toxic chemicals.

Many people think in terms of “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but in reality, an apple that is not organic has a huge amount of pesticides and there is a good chance that if you eat that apple, it is not going to do a lot of good for you. Apples are on the dirty dozen list, and you should buy them organic if you can. Going organic may cost a bit of extra money, but it is well worth it in the long run.

Another massive nutrition mistake is not filtering your drinking water. Most people know about the fluoride that has been in water in the United States for an extremely long time, which can cause many negative effects to the body. Fluoride is toxic and yet a large part of the population drinks it each and every day. If you are concerned with nutrition, it may be healthier in the long run to switch to a water filter that filters out fluoride and other harmful chemicals, even before you try to eat a healthier diet.

Another big mistake that people make is consuming diet sodas, and other things that many individuals believe are healthier than their counterparts. Most diet sodas use fake sugars that are extremely bad for the body and if consumed over a long period of time, can cause many different types of negative things to happen to the body. Even though there are more calories in sugar and regular sodas, they are far better for the body, which is strange when you consider the fact that so many people think that diet sodas and diet options are superior nutritionally. If you want to be truly healthy, the best thing you can do is continue to check the news and stay up to date when it comes to the things that we as a society are eating, as things constantly change.


So What Is Whole Food Anyway?

Who isn’t into health these days? If it is information that you are seeking then check out these whole food blogs for up to the minute health food advice.

The Healthy Home Economist is a must read blog that keeps the health conscience consumer aware about trendy new health drinks and much more. Just put your request into the search box and you will be rewarded with a plethora of articles on that particular subject. Punch in raw milk and you can learn from any of the 5 articles that come up. The Healthy Home Economist is featured in several well-known venues from Dr. Mercola’s Take Control of Your Health site to the New York Times.

The Healthy Green Kitchen is another blog not to be missed. Winnie Abramson is the developer and she talks about everything from recipes to e-books Abramson has it all.

The Whole New Mom’s Healthy Living is another great blog by a mother named Adrienne. All of her recipes are sugar free and mostly grain free. She also talks about personal care items which is more in demand these days. Adrienne even goes so far as to have a special tab for health concerns such as adrenal and thyroid. This is a very comprehensive blog which has something for every health conscious person’s needs.

Simply Sugar and Gluten-Free is another blog that health enthusiasts cannot miss. It is written by Amy Green. She shares her journey from being a fat child to becoming a healthy adult. Obviously she condemns sugar and gluten for her weight issues in her younger years. Amy offers decadent desserts that are sugar and gluten free, but taste amazingly delicious. She also talks about essential oils which have become the rage as of late.

The Food Renegade has a unique feature for a whole food blog. It lists a fairly comprehensive shopping guide that allows the consumer to locate quality vendors that offer whole foods and supplements.

101 cookbooks is another interesting whole food blog. This blog features a shop where you can purchase cooking ingredients and paraphernalia that might be needed to cook with. From pans to brushes to knives this site can save you time by offering everything anyone might need for their gourmet cooking needs. Another feature of this blog are the many genres of cookbooks offered. No matter if you’re looking for a certain ethnic cuisine or a healthy way to bake this blog offers it.