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Have you heard that yogurt can help you lose weight? Actually, lowfat yogurt and other common "health foods" might not be the healthiest snacks.
Do you know that some "health foods" are not actually healthy? Common "healthy" foods like milk, cereal, yogurt, wheat bread and even fruit juice can actually harm your health!
Our guide dispels common myths about deceptive foods and gives you some wholesome alternatives:
A better alternative? Nutritious raw milk contains essential fatty acids that boost your immunity to fight disease.
Learn more about the dangers of the pasteurization process and the benefits of raw milk.
Please note: At Body Ecology we do not recommend milk, especially in the first stage of The Diet. Some people never do well on dairy foods usually because the protein casein is difficult to digest and is often dehydrating and constipating. Dairy is often mucous-forming for many as well. If you do introduce dairy into your diet and find you thrive on it, then please ferment it. Kefir is unique in that it can be made with raw milk.
A better alternative? Why not make your own probiotic-rich kefir (as mentioned above) at home? Use a Body Ecology starter to ferment your own raw milk kefir. It is as easy to make as :Kool-Aid…you just have to wait 24 hours before drinking it. Kefir made at home contains much more potent amounts of beneficial microflora. Kefir also contains beneficial yeast that help control pathogenic yeast.
For more information, read: Why Dannon Activa™ and other Mass Market Probiotic Products are Not as Healthy as You Think
A better alternative? For a warm, convenient morning meal, try Body Ecology's Hot Breakfast Porridge recipe.
Conventional whole grains lack vitamins and minerals, can be difficult to digest, and often cause allergenic responses, contributing to autoimmune disorders like Celiac disease.4
For more on Body Ecology's recommended grain-like seeds, read: The Risks of Consuming Typical Gains and the Healthy Grains to Choose Instead
Another good choice is Young Coconut Kefir mixed with sparkling mineral water and flavored with Stevia and lemon or lime juice makes a fizzy and sweet "soda."
Find out how to replace juices and caffeine laden "energy" drinks with healing probiotic liquids by reading: Energy Drink Nutrition: The Dangers You Need to Know and the Best Choices Instead
Follow that with some healthy breakfast ideas from Donna Gates!
A better alternative? Make Young Coconut Kefir cheese or on stage two of the Body Ecology diet, once your gut is populated with dairy-loving microflora, try cheeses made from fermented raw milk to flavor your salads.
A better alternative? Soaked almonds and other nuts are easy and delicious snacks for those on the go! Or try RenewPro for an energizing, gut-healing source of protein. You can mix it in water or even eat a scoop between meals. You'll love the delicious taste of this truly healthy source of protein.
Food advertisements can be deceptive, but you CAN find delicious food that is also good for you. Use this list to help you make decisions about what to feed your family.
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