Activate Your Nuts

What are activated nuts? Nuts and seeds contain natural chemicals, called phytic acid and enzyme inhibitors. This makes nuts hard to digest. Phytic acid can bind to minerals, such as iron, zinc, manganese and calcium, and slow or prevent their absorption. This makes the minerals and their beneficial qualities less available to the body. Soaking …

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Why I love Ghee

What is Ghee? I am a big fan of ghee and saturated fats that come from happy, healthy animals, raised on their natural diet. I believe these are the only fats safe for cooking with high temperatures. As my dear friend explains on her website: “Ghee is an extra clarified butter, rendered through the long, slow application …

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The Art of Chewing

Chewing Eating begins with the simple art of chewing. Chewing leads to smooth digestion and greater assimilation of nutrients because it initiates the release of digestive enzymes and breaks down food. Carbohydrate digestion begins in the mouth. Chewing turns grains and other complex carbohydrates into satisfying sugars and makes oils, proteins and minerals available for …

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