Sugar, grains, and refined vegetable oils are three of the most offensive and over-emphasized foods in the modern diet. In fact, it’s been estimated that over 70 percent of a typical Westerner’s calories come from these nutrient poor foods (or more accurately, “food-like products”).
What’s so bad about sugar, grains, and refined vegetables oils? I’m glad you asked.
In a nutshell, they make you fat, hangry, sick, inflamed, and wrinkly. Upon ditching these modern offensive foods for even a week, people often report more stable energy levels, improved sleep quality, and reduced cravings for sugar. Imagine how they’d feel after two weeks, months, or years!
Over the next few weeks, we’ll dive into how sugar, grains, and refined vegetable oils (and of course trans fats) compromise your health. [Read more…]