Check out this article. It’s fascinating; I had no idea that processed “gluten-free” products were less healthy than gluten-containing products. Apparently, they have more saturated fats.
Buying organic is always good. I often don’t have the money, but maybe someday I can eat a more organic diet.
Check out this Food Revolution article on sugar, how bad it is for you, and some of the most popular sugar substitutes and their health benefits (or lack thereof). Here are the five best sugar substitutes:
- Stevia, from a bush native to South America.
- Yacon syrup, from a plant in the Andes
- Date sugar
Of course, the article says that fresh fruit is the best sweetener.