Unhealthy Foods

Should You Be Eating a Gluten-Free Diet?

You see “gluten-free” everywhere you go: on restaurant menus, cakes and breads, flour and baking mixes. But do you really need to avoid gluten? What is Gluten? Gluten is a type of protein. It’s found in wheat, rye and barley, so is in a lot of bread products; it’s what gives our bread that chewy…

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Soy – The Unhealthy Health Food

Soy: the ultimate health food. Or is it? For years, we have been told that soy is so much healthier for us. So called “health nuts” went purely soy; soy milk, soy bars, tofu…unfortunately, yet again the food industry lied. Soy is so incredibly bad for our bodies, especially those of our children! If you…

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Animal Crackers – An Unhealthy Snack?

Remember eating Barnum’s Animal Crackers as a snack when you were a child? I used to love them! My Mom thought that since they didn’t have sugar in them, that they were a healthy snack. Carrying on this tradition, I have always thought that animal crackers were a healthy alternative (or at least healthier) to…

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