The science is not settled on GMOs

science is not settled on gmos
I have a lot of issues with the way the term “science” has been used to push GMO agenda over the last few years.

Skeptical about GMOs? You’re anti-science. You’re now lumped in with climate change deniers. But is that fair?

Hardly so.

“Science” is used to prove GMOs are safe, but it’s the very same “science” showing how little we actually know. I think it should be re-phrased as:

“The science that can be linked, in one way or another, to Monsanto is settled. GMOs are safe.”

Independent research? Not so much.

Science from government and corporate funded studies should not hold more value than independently researched science, in fact, much the opposite. The conflicts of interest in science are immense.

According to a cellular biologist (referenced here), “Funding, much of it from the companies that sell GM seeds, heavily favors researchers who are exploring ways to further the use of genetic modification in agriculture. He says that biologists who point out health or other risks associated with GM crops—who merely report or defend experimental findings that imply there may be risks—find themselves the focus of vicious attacks on their credibility, which leads scientists who see problems with GM foods to keep quiet.”

“Science” is being used as a term to justify the use of GMOs, by belittling people and labeling them anti-science. But to refer to the term science, as if it’s one thing and not something immensely complex, is anti-science in itself. It’s anti-science is say that science is settled. The science is never settled, we should always be pursuing further information and evaluating risks and benefits to everything, always. You can cherry pick science all day long and get whatever result you’d like… painting science with a broad brush as a reason to be for or against something is misleading.

Just because a short term study looking at a specific number of factors doesn’t find anything egregious about GMOs does not mean they are safe. We don’t know their true impact and we probably won’t for a long time. This “it’s safe until proven otherwise” mentality needs to stop. It’s UNSAFE until proven otherwise.

I’m tired of being an experiment.

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Research into GMOs is in relative infancy, there are many health risks that we have yet to fully understand, and it’s naive to think otherwise. I prefer to err on the side of caution. For me as a consumer, besides a minor dent in the pocketbook, there are no actual benefits to buying GMO (eating real food makes that dent much smaller, which I’ll discuss later). I confidently believe that feeding the world is simply a myth perpetuated by big agriculture. I’m not the only one who thinks that, here’s a report from the Environmental Working Group on how GMOs don’t feed the world and in fact, helping small farmers is the right approach.

Most of Europe doesn’t want anything to do with GMOs. A lot of times when I look at health decisions I step outside my American box and think about the rest of the world. Most of the world is skeptical, yet in American culture you’re supposed to just accept them because science says so? There’s enough science in Europe to warrant debate, but why not here?

But don’t trust me, let’s look at some science (from Europe, of course).

According to a consensus statement of 300 independent scientists published in the Journal, Environmental Sciences Europe:

“This statement clearly demonstrates that the claimed consensus on GMO safety does not exist outside of the above depicted internal circle of stakeholders. The health, environment, and agriculture authorities of most nations recognize publicly that no blanket statement about the safety of all GMOs is possible and that they must be assessed on a ‘case-by-case’ basis. Moreover, the claim that it does exist – which continues to be pushed in the above listed circles – is misleading and misrepresents or outright ignores the currently available scientific evidence and the broad diversity of scientific opinions among scientists on this issue. The claim further encourages a climate of complacency that could lead to a lack of regulatory and scientific rigour and appropriate caution, potentially endangering the health of humans, animals, and the environment.”

Simply put: THE SCIENCE IS NOT SETTLED.

Their conclusion?

  • There is no consensus on GM food safety
  • There are no epidemiological studies investigating potential effects of GM food consumption on human health
  • Claims that scientific and governmental bodies endorse GMO safety are exaggerated or inaccurate
  • List of several hundred studies that purportedly show GMOs are safe do not show GM food safety “Examination of the studies listed reveals that many do not provide evidence of GM food safety and, in fact, some provide evidence of a lack of safety.”
  • There is no consensus on the environmental risks of GM crops
  • International agreements show widespread recognition of risks posed by GM foods and crops

The safety of GMOs is misleading and misrepresented. And I’m not even getting into the fact that glyphosate is used alongside GMOs, which California has recently decided to label as “possibly carcinogenic.” Glyphosate is reason enough to avoid GMOs, but alas, that’s for another day.

So here’s where a real food diet comes in. The debate as to the safety of GMO’s will rarely affect you if you don’t eat processed foods. What foods are most commonly GMO? Corn, soybean, canola, sugar, and cotton.

Yup, we don’t eat those foods. (but we do eat zucchini, yellow squash and papaya, so watch out there and buy organic if you can afford it)

Eat real food, buy organic if you can afford it, and be on your way.

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By |2018-01-25T18:00:05+00:00July 25th, 2017|Nourish|3 Comments

You don’t need a diet… you need a lifestyle

Ditch the diets and join a lifestyleIt’s pretty simple.
“Diets” are about losing weight, not gaining health.

What most people need is not a diet… but a lifestyle.

Losing weight is a poor motivator because it’s superficial and assumes that there are no other reasons why one would “diet.” It’s easy to give up when motivations are superficial, more than two thirds of Americans are overweight or obese after all… it’s normal (NIH obesity stats).

When you’re eating healthy and making lifestyle changes in order to gain health, everything changes.

Suddenly that candy bar is not just that thing you can’t eat because it makes you fat. It’s an item that is full of processed chemicals and high sugar that are not contributing to your optimal health.

They are making you sick.

Whether you feel it or not, by providing your body with something that doesn’t nourish, you’re negatively influencing your health. The sugar and random artificial ingredients in that candy bar aren’t directly or immediately causing diabetes or a host of other preventable chronic diseases. But over time, the cumulative result of making the “it’s ok” choice day after day might. It’s like the analogy of the frog in the water: put a frog into boiling water and it immediately jumps out, however, slowly turn up the heat and eventually the frog will die. Slowly by slowly we are making ourselves sick. (Just to be clear, I’m not saying a candy bar here or there is going to kill you).

You want to put things into your body that bring wellness, reduce disease risk, and make you feel vibrant. Luckily, losing weight is a much appreciated byproduct. When you change your line of thinking towards wellness, your motivations change. It’s easier to be motivated by the whole picture than simply a part.

Dieting misses the mark entirely.

You can “diet” by taking weight loss pills, eating processed NutriSystem or Slim Fast meals every day. While those diets may help you lose weight, they are deleterious to your overall health.

Moving beyond food, lifestyle changes encompass so much more.

While you should nourish yourself with nutrient dense food, optimal health also requires sleeping well, living purposefully, exercising the right way, and minimizing exposure to toxins through air, water, beauty and everyday products in the home. That’s where the lifestyle comes in.

When the focus is on gaining health, it includes more than just food and that’s when true health arises. It’s amazing what diet and lifestyle changes can do to heal (and lose weight… we all know that’s a happily accepted perk!).

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By |2017-12-19T17:10:05+00:00June 26th, 2017|Clean, Live, Nourish|1 Comment

Dairy free pesto recipe

This is a guest post from Wendy at www.PlantsAreMyMedicine.com.

Wendy is an herbalist and publisher who homesteads in Southern Georgia. She teaches herbs, plant medicine methods, and how to make herbal remedies for your family.

Let’s get to the recipe

There are moments in your life when clarity of just how Alive you are comes crashing into your kitchen. Ok, well, it does for me anyway. One thing I love about living in the south is that I can grow my favorite basils for so much longer than I could in the Pac NW. There just isn’t enough sun up there.

I’ve made a TON of pesto, in many forms, many ingredients, and this is my favorite. I am a Pesto Junkie. To save yourself from becoming a Pesto Junkie, just pass this recipe over. I wouldn’t want to be a bad influence. (Evil Grin)

In your food processor throw in:

1 and 1/4 cups of basil (pack in there, stems and all)

1/3 cup of raw nuts of your choice (for the one pictured, I used a combo of cashews and walnuts)

2 Tablespoons of Olive Oil

1 Tablespoons of water (sometimes I’ll use coconut water or orange juice)

1/2 teaspoon of good salt (not table salt… think Himalayan Pink Salt, chunky Sea Salt)

1 clove of garlic (or more if you like)

Zest of 1/2 a lime

Squeeze juice from half a lime right into the processor.

Turn it on and let it whirrrrrrl.

*Freeze in small batches to add to winter soups. (I’ve seen people use ice cube trays?) I just create dollops on a cookie sheet and then put them in a freezer bag after they have frozen.

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By |2017-08-10T23:25:27+00:00July 5th, 2017|Nourish, Recipes|1 Comment

Top 5 “healthy” foods that aren’t healthy at all

There are many foods that people typically view as “healthy” that are far from it.

There’s so much misinformation out there, particularly about whole wheat products, low calorie products, and low fat products.

Here are just some of the many grocery store items that are often perceived as healthy but are anything but:

1. Triscuits

Triscuits sound healthy right? Let’s examine the ingredients:

Whole Grain Wheat: if you’ve read anything from me you know my opinion on wheat, but that’s not the point of this article so let’s move on to the rest of the processed crap:

Vegetable Oil (Soybean or Canola): Vegetable oils are high in omega 6 inflammatory oils, are typically genetically modified, and usually laden in pesticides. Petroleum is often used to extract the oil, yum. As for soy, the highly processed form found in soybean oil is hazardous to health. It is full of phytoestrogens which serve as estrogen mimickers in the body. Excess estrogen levels increase your risk of cancer, PCOS, and other hormone-related disorders. Approximately 90% of soy is genetically modified. In addition, its high levels of phytic acid make it difficult for your body to absorb vitamins and minerals.

Here’s a list of 160 studies compiled showing adverse effects of soy.

Maltodextrin (and dextrose): A highly processed thickener, filler or preservative which is often derived from corn (genetically modified) and is high on the glycemic index. In studies it is associated with autoimmune disease and an inappropriate immune response to bacteria (leading to diseases such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease). A few studies looking at those effects:

Crohn’s disease-associated adherent-invasive Escherichia coli adhesion is enhanced by exposure to the ubiquitous dietary polysaccharide maltodextrin.

Deregulation of intestinal anti-microbial defense by the dietary additive, maltodextrin.

Hydrolyzed Corn, Wheat & Yeast Protein: Hydrolyzed is ultra processed by definition. This creates free glutamic acid, AKA MSG. MSG is an excitotoxin that many believe plays a role in the development of neurodegenerative disease.

Disodium Inosinate and Disodium Guanylate: A flavor enhancer. Is it bad for you? Maybe, maybe not. It’s generally associated with MSG and was certainly made in a lab somewhere. It’s certainly not food.

Natural Flavors: This can literally be anything as there is no regulation on the use of the term.

Granted, the plain versions of Triscuits are much cleaner. So if you’re gonna eat it, don’t buy a flavored variety.


2. Yoplait Yogurt

Don’t you love the Yoplait yogurt commercials where women are trying to get into their itty bitty teeny weeny pocka dot bikini’s and eat yogurt all day? Sure, if that’s all they eat all day they may lose weight, but at what expense?

Low fat milk: That’s a debate for another day. Fat is healthy, great for your brain cells, yada yada. The milk in this yogurt comes from cows who don’t have 2 inches to spare and shoved full of antibiotics. Same goes for all commercial diary.

Sugar: Sure, sugar in moderation is fine. 30 grams of sugar in a “healthy” yogurt? I’d save my sugar for a real dessert that tastes good.

Corn starch: Corn in my yogurt? Lovely.

Natural Flavors: Oh, the always elusive “natural flavors.” Again, this could be literally anything.

Let’s get real people. This stuff is junk. It’s no health food.


3. Basic wheat bread from the supermarket

Of course as a person of the paleo persuasion I don’t advocate eating wheat at all, but again, that’s for another time and place. Let’s assume you believe wheat is good for you. Bread should be flour, eggs, salt, yeast, and maybe some spices and an oil. Am I missing something? Here’s what’s in this “heart healthy” whole grain bread:

Cane Refinery Syrup: A heavily refined sugar that is used to replace high fructose corn syrup. There’s not much information on its health effects, but I wouldn’t trust the stuff. Why there needs to be multiple forms of sugar in bread, I’m not sure.

Soybean oil: Please see above.

Dough conditioners: Dough conditioners make it faster and cheaper for companies to make bread. Monoglycerides and diglycerides may contain trans fat but legally don’t have to label it. I don’t think I need to argue that trans fat is bad for human health.

According to a lot of misinformed people, this stuff is one of the healthiest foods out there. The average whole wheat item from the grocery store is chock full of processed ingredients. If you’re gonna eat bread, at least buy or make the real stuff.


4. Nutrigrain bars

That’s a lot of ingredients for one bar, especially a bar that arguably doesn’t even taste good (I mean who actually likes this stuff?). Soy and canola, per the usual for processed food. There are a few new items yet to be discussed:

Carrageenan: This additive causes intestinal inflammation in the following studies:

Exposure to common food additive carrageenan leads to reduced sulfatase activity and increase in sulfated glycosaminoglycans in human epithelial cells

Prolongation of carrageenan-induced inflammation in human colonic epithelial cells by activation of an NFκB-BCL10 loop.

Guar Gum: not much available on this but some link it to gastrointestinal distress.

Artificial food dye: is linked to hyperactivity in children:

Artificial Food Colors and Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Symptoms: Conclusions to Dye for

What’s the point in eating it?


5. Alternative milks

Alternative milks are something even those natural minded tend to drink. Will it kill you? Certainly not but it does have more emulsifiers and preservatives than I’m comfortable with. It also has the ubiquitous natural flavors. All in all, it doesn’t compare to some of the crap on this list but it needs to be brought to light because of its view as a healthy drink. Malk milk does not use artificial ingredients and there may be others but this is the only brand I’m familiar with without artificial preservatives.

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By |2017-12-19T17:12:30+00:00May 17th, 2017|Nourish|2 Comments

Why the Natural Health movement isn’t so natural

Nothing natural about veganismNatural living and natural health are very important to me.

However, in many of my natural health groups I often find that I have opposite viewpoints to a large faction of the group on a few key aspects. One is the high conspiracy woo factor, but that’s for another time and place. The second is something that isn’t natural at all but for some reason is toted as THE thing to do when going natural.

The movement is largely dominated by plant based diets

We are biologically omnivores, there’s nothing natural about veganism.

Hear me out.

First, I’d like to say that I respect those who choose to live a plant based diet on ethical grounds. While I don’t think it’s necessary because there are options of exclusively eating meat raised on local farms that you self procure – that’s another story for another article. But even if it’s an ethical decision with merits, it’s not natural.

Natural: existing in or caused by nature; not made or caused by humankind (Thank you Merriam-Webster)

The human race is an omnivorous species. That is a biological fact. We are born with biological needs from animals.

Hence, the idea that we can live as vegans is a modern concept created by humankind.

The entire history of the human species has evolved eating plant and animal products. Eating meat makes us human, it’s how we’ve evolved into the advanced creatures we are today. According to the journal Nature, we were able to evolve larger brains because we ate meat. No traditional culture has ever subsisted on a purely vegan diet.

There’s nothing natural about many vegan foods (I understand not every vegan eats these foods) and there’s nothing natural about plant based agriculture.

Vegan diets often replace meat and dairy with artificial substitutes. The creation of meat free dairy free foods usually requires thickeners, stabilizers, and highly processed additives. There’s nothing natural about fake foods such as most veggie burger and butter substitute brands.

On top of that, cereal grains and soy are often a major component of the diet.  Not only are they not optimal for human health, they aren’t farmed naturally. Grains and soy are mono crops that have depleted soil across the planet through mass farming techniques. Alternatively, sustainable agriculture through grass grazing animals helps nourish soil, a system that is used in most traditional cultures. Do you have your own garden? Do you use manure or buy compost with manure already in it? Most likely. Why? Because it helps the soil! Soil is naturally supposed to have animal byproduct, which comes from naturally grazing animals.

If you’re living a natural lifestyle it absolutely does not mean that you need to or should be a vegan. It does mean that you shouldn’t eat meat or animal products that come from animals treated unethically and not raised on a proper pasture eating their natural food.

 

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By |2017-08-10T23:27:33+00:00June 23rd, 2017|Nourish|2 Comments

4 sources for ethical meat

sources for ethical meatIn most places in America it isn’t difficult to procure ethical meat. My family lives in the Denver metro area… which lucky for us is full of choices. Some of the meat we’ve purchased over the last few years include a ¼ cow, ½ hogs, full chickens, lamb meat by the pound and large orders of grass fed ground beef. All the animals we source come from small farms implementing sustainable practices. Our animals are treated well and live good lives.

There are numerous ways to access sustainable meat but it varies by where you live:

1. Purchase by the animal from local farms

This is the best option, however it requires a large investment up front and freezer space, so this option isn’t for everyone.

Local farms often sell animals whole or by the ¼ or ½. This is the most economic option because you will get the best price per pound. Price is often by hanging weight, which is the animal weight before being butchered. Make sure to understand how the individual farmer prices their meat, as it does vary.

My recommendation for finding farms:

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This site lists farms in the United States and their various products. You can search by location and by the specific item you are looking for. Not only can they help source meat but eggs, dairy, honey, fruit and vegetable products! In addition, their site covers grass fed basics, reasons to choose healthier animals, environmental benefits, benefits for farmers and more.

Not everyone has 3 freezers and can store large quantities of meat. So that’s the major downfall of this method.

2. Farmer’s markets

This isn’t available to everyone but some cities have great farmers markets where you can purchase ethical meat. The main caveat is that this option is usually more expensive. When you buy by the pound it tends to be that way. I would visit all your local markets and see what you can find. I often buy chicken meat from farmer’s markets because chicken is cheaper in general so I find it more affordable. I’ve also splurged on some goat meat and wild caught salmon! Don’t be afraid to ask questions, just because it’s at a farmers market doesn’t necessarily mean it’s sustainable. I wouldn’t fret over the “organic” label, small farms often can’t afford to get certified but they still might be following organic practices. Again, just ask questions.

3) Delivery Services

This is typically the most expensive option but the most convenient. Various farms sell their meat online and ship regionally or nationally. I’ve never found an economical option that compares to the prices we get from local farms, which is why we have never used this option.

Eat Wild has a list of farms that ship sustainable meat.

Some other options include:

U.S. Wellness Meats

Butcher Box

And many many more!

4) Grocery Store

This is my least favorite option as it’s tough to know the source. Usually if they sell to a grocery store they are mass producing which means it’s less likely to be as sustainable as a local farm. This isn’t a guarantee as some grocery stores will sell from local farms, it’s just more likely. That being said, you can almost always find grass fed ground beef, wild caught fish and organic chicken. Some of the other meats may be more difficult.

Sometimes I buy mussels from the standard grocery store. After doing some research, I think it’s OK to buy oysters and mussels that come from farms instead of being wild caught. For more on why I came to that conclusion, read Mark Sisson’s article, Farmed Seafood: What’s Safe and Nutritious. Basically the gist for these particular animals that are farmed live similar lives to the wild caught animals and don’t need to be fed soy or corn as these animals fend for themselves.

Well that’s it folks. I’m sure there are other sources out there but these are the most common.

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By |2017-08-10T23:29:35+00:00June 19th, 2017|Nourish|1 Comment

Misconceptions about the paleo diet

paleo misconceptions

I have never read an article criticizing the paleo diet where the author actually understood what the diet is. They always list what they think the paleo diet is – and get it grossly wrong or provide common misconceptions.

It is frustrating to say the least.

The diet is about nutrient density and eating real foods that your body understands. It’s not about replicating the diet of the caveman, it’s about utilizing ancestral wisdom to guide and influence our decisions. It’s not a one size fits all diet, it’s not meat heavy (at least it shouldn’t be), and there are many shades of paleo.


It mainly involves eating meat

This is the most common misconception and the one I hear the most. Does the paleo diet include high quality, ethically treated animals foraging on natural food? Yes, it does. Is that all we eat? Nowhere close.

In its essence, the paleo diet isn’t a high meat diet, it’s a high veggie diet. Or at least it’s supposed to be.

Sure, many people eat too much meat, but that doesn’t describe the diet as a whole.

But isn’t red meat bad for you…

Yes, red meat from cows shoved full of antibiotics and hormones, put unnaturally into small spaces, and fed processed food their bodies don’t understand is bad for you. When you see a study touting the dangers of red meat it almost universally does not account for the difference between a pasture raised animal ruminating on a natural diet and the sad state of the meat that comes from factory farms.


It’s a fad diet

Eating whole real food that our bodies understand is not a fad diet. Most people that I know who choose to eat a diet that resembles the paleo diet began due to health issues. Eating real food heals, plain and simple, and that’s no fad. The paleo diet focuses on optimal human nutrition through eating foods that are nutrient dense.


It’s unhealthy because cutting out entire food groups is unhealthy

Paleo asian dishHumans have evolved for hundreds of thousands of years yet only in recent history introduced grains and even more recently introduced many of the processed foods you see today. Consequently, there is no biological basis for needing these foods.

Most people think this because of its place on the food pyramid, which was largely the result of heavy lobbying many years ago and not based on any legitimate science. Big Agriculture has a lot of clout in government dietary recommendations; a sad truth, unfortunately. For more information on this topic, check out Denise Minger’s book, Death by Food Pyramid: How Shoddy Science, Sketchy Politics and Shady Special Interests Have Ruined Our Health

There are no essential micronutrients, amino acids, or fatty acids found only in grains, dairy, or legumes. However, these do exist in animal products. Yes, you can live a full life as a vegan but that doesn’t change the fact that plant based diets lack essential nutrients such as Vitamin B12 that cannot be found in plant products. There are health consequences to choosing to go against biology. Choosing a plant based diet for ethical reasons is one thing, but choosing it for health reasons is another. Why I don’t think a vegan diet is natural.

A post from Chris Kresser, Why You Should Think Twice About Vegetarian and Vegan diets.


It’s one thing – you can eat this and can’t eat that

Among paleolithic people, no one group ate the same diet. Diets varied based on availability. No one is claiming to eat an exact diet.

Most of this misconception comes from older books and blogs on the paleo diet. Today, the paleo diet is largely seen as a template. You eat foods based on an ancestral perspective but you’re not tied down rigidly to those principles. I eat bananas, yet I don’t believe there are any natural occurring banana trees in the continental United States. I eat white rice. Oooh it’s a grain, it’s not paleo, I’m a cheat, a lie! Organic white rice is generally clean, not inflammatory like many other grains, and it is a real food without processed additives. My body handles it well, it doesn’t make me sick, and I have no problem occasionally adding it into my eating template.

The paleo diet, lifestyle, template – whatever you want to call it, is not rigid. Its principles are flexible and are based on individual biological needs. Everyone has their own path to optimal health.

The quality of the foods we’re eating and their nutrient density is by far the the most important factor.


The paleo diet is a diet

Yes, I often call it a diet, because that’s how people understand it. But it’s not a diet, it’s a lifestyle.


The paleo diet is literally trying to replicate the caveman diet

That would be impossible. The plants and animals we see today aren’t the plants and animals of the past. The tomato of today did not exist 10,000 years ago. Cavemen weren’t eating cows.

We get it.

It’s not about complete replication, it’s simply about eating foods our bodies can recognize, are nutrient dense and aren’t inflammatory or otherwise harmful to our health (I’m talking to you, white frosting filled donuts of my past).

I, and most of my paleo peers, enjoy modern life. I prefer not cooking my food over a fire and I enjoy flying to exotic destinations on a plane.

I’m perfectly content with the benefits of modern living.

But with modern living comes modern disease. And this is what the paleo lifestyle is about… minimizing the effect of everyday burdens on our bodies.

Didn’t cavemen only live to 30 years old

Yes and no. Was that their average lifespan, yes. Is it fair to compare? No.

These statistics factor in infant mortality and death rates were extremely high under the age of 5. Without modern advances in medicine, minor infections and diseases often had disastrous results. In addition, shelter, weather, predators, etc. played a role.

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By |2017-10-10T22:32:20+00:00June 12th, 2017|Nourish|2 Comments

More about Live Clean Nourish

Live Clean Nourish is about the whole. Health is more than food and exercise. Going even further, it’s more than sleep, stress, and good relationships.

We live in modern times and are constantly bombarded by a world we were not designed to live in.

We’ve evolved over millions of years, but the modern world that our bodies deal with every second of every day has only existed for up to a few hundred years (many of the chemicals we’re exposed to) or a few thousand years (modern agriculture).

As a result, if we want good health we need to treat our bodies and our environment in a way they understand. Our genes don’t adapt that fast.

Obviously, times have changed. The food we see today isn’t the food our ancestors ate. We’d be hard pressed to avoid breathing in polluted air or drinking water without impurities. Modern life is great: I wouldn’t want to be a caveman and I certainly wouldn’t trade it to go back in time. That being said, we can live as optimally as possible with an understanding that perfection doesn’t exist. I don’t live off the grid, and I don’t want to. I like my computer. If I’m in a car accident, I sure as hell want someone to stitch me up. It’s not about perfection, it’s about being realistic about the world that you live in.

There are many lifestyle changes that one can make to optimize yourself for living in today’s world. Live naturally, purposefully, connect with others, enjoy sunshine and spend time in nature. Clean your environment and body from everyday burdens, use clean ingredients in your products, and fuel yourself with ingredients you can pronounce. Nourish with real food that doesn’t come in a box. Let food be thy medicine.

Live Clean Nourish to good health.

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