Whole Foods and Your Health, Part 3: Preservatives

If you haven’t read part 1 (Biblical Aspect), part 2 (Physical Perspective: MSG), and “What Are Whole Foods?”, you should do so before reading this!

I. Biblical Aspect
II. Physical Perspective
       A. Additives
             1. MSG
             2. Preservatives
                 a. BHA and BHT
                 b. Aluminum
                 c. Nitrates and Nitrites

A group of additives you should know about are preservatives. I’ve only touched on this topic in this post. There are many more preservatives – both good and bad – that I will write about later. As a general rule, any artificial preservative is bad.  Continue reading Whole Foods and Your Health, Part 3: Preservatives

Whole Foods and Your Health, Part 2: MSG

I’ve had an awful time breaking this down into small sections. I’ll keep posting every day or so until I’ve posted all of “Whole Foods and Your Health.”

The Biblical perspective dealt with the spiritual reasons for healthy eating; the physical perspective deals with the health reasons. I see eating healthy as a lifestyle change, not a “do-it-for-a-few-months-to-lose-weight.”

I. Biblical Aspect
II. Physical Perspective
       A. Additives
             1. MSG

The first things to learn about are additives. great accessory in my research has been a book titled “What’s in YOUR Food?” It’s by Bill Statham. It lists additives in alphabetical order, their side effects, and gives it a good/bad rating. You can get it for about $5 online. I highly recommend it if you want to eat whole foods. Continue reading Whole Foods and Your Health, Part 2: MSG