We now know there are strong associations between gut health, inflammation, and slow metabolism, weight gain, and diabetes. Although we have known there was a connection for quite a while we weren’t sure was exactly how this was happening.
Could I eat these almond joy bars every day? Absolutely. Which is why the two times I’ve made them, I’ve gotten them out of my house immediately. First time, I took them to a girls potluck night, then to a Super Bowl party. And so far, they were loved by all females involved. And my husband chowed down on them too!
Have you read the ingredients on store bought mayo, BLECH! Soybean oil… nope that’s not on the approved list. It’s best if you make your own food with ingredients you know and trust.
Spring is a time where we hear a lot of people talking about detoxes. Beauty magazines, health and wellness bloggers, and more are all talking about their favorite detoxes. Detoxes for skin, rapid detoxes, juice detoxes, colon cleanses – you name it! It seems everyone has their own take on how to detox your body.
It’s not just farm workers who are exposed to these chemicals, nearly everyone is now exposed to pesticides on a daily basis. In fact, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has estimated that about 50 million Americans drink groundwater that is contaminated by pesticides. In addition to contaminated drinking water, pesticides are in our food.