On Richardcyoung.com we have consistently warned you about the dangers of over processed, genetically modified, antibiotic ridden, big box store food. To help you find your path toward a healthier gastronomy, here are the top 5 pieces from Richardcyoung.com’s archives. Reread these with care for a healthier life. Click each title for the full story.
Wow! Free Range Chickens – “Have you finally found the fresh food jackpot? No, not by a long shot. The designation “free-range” is among the biggest frauds in the food industry.”
The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth – “Read about how Brussels sprouts may ward off colon cancer, how cabbage keeps breast cancer at bay, and why allergy and asthma sufferers benefit from onions. You may not know about the power of purslane, the prostate-cancer-fighting benefits of tomatoes, and why your liver loves turmeric. And of course you will find a special section on all the good there is to say about grass-fed beef. Sound good to you?”
A Quarter-Acre Bounty! – “On just one quarter acre, you can harvest 1,400 pastured eggs, 60 pounds of fruit, 2,000 pounds of vegetables, 75 pounds of nuts, and, if you’re into barbecue, 280 pounds of pork. And that’s just for starters.”
The 3 Best Oils – “The three good guys from my last quiz on fats are high-oleic safflower, high-oleic sunflower, and olive oil. Safflower, corn, sunflower, cottonseed, and corn oils are all super high in omega-6. The problem is the imbalance between omega-6 fatty acids and omega-3 fatty acids. All are polyunsaturated fatty acids that go rancid easily. They should not be heated for frying or even sautéing.”
The Queen of All Herbs – “I have long been impressed by the dietary supplements supplied by New Chapter, Inc., of Battleboro, Vermont. I search out their many terrific offerings, packaged in the familiar purple boxes. Here’s what the folk at New Chapter have to say on the world’s most important herb.”