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Just chew it

April 5th, 2012 | Posted by whole shift in food - (1 Comments)

Digestion begins in the mouth. The majority of us are not digesting properly because we are not chewing properly! If you are eating fatty, refined foods, they generally have minimal taste and texture after a few chews. (more…)

Salt that’s meant for the table

February 7th, 2012 | Posted by whole shift in food - (0 Comments)

We hear it all the time: cut back on salt. It is true that the average person gets far too much sodium. This is mostly due to eating too much salt (sodium chloride) and not enough potassium and magnesium. What happens then? (more…)

Will the real nut please stand up?

November 14th, 2011 | Posted by whole shift in food - (1 Comments)

almonds_vs_peanuts chart

Peanuts are a popular snack packed with protein. In fact, the average American consumes more than six pounds of peanuts and peanut butter products each year! Although peanuts can be found in the nut aisle, they are actually legumes and can be hard to digest. (more…)

White vs. wheat

October 18th, 2011 | Posted by whole shift in food - (1 Comments)

Whole wheat flour uses all three parts of the flour grain: the bran (outer layer), germ (inner layer), and endosperm (starchy part in between), while white flour uses only the endosperm. (more…)