Why your grandparents didn’t have food allergies…but you do.

Did your grandparents have food allergies? Mine sure didn’t. A stark comparison to the growing epidemic offood allergies, worsening with every generation.

So why didn’t your grandparents have food allergies? It’s really quite simple…

1. They ate seasonal real food.

Food came from farms and small markets in the early 1900′s, and because food preservatives were not widely used yet, food was fresh. Because of the lack of processed food, their diets were nutrient dense allowing them to get the nutrition they needed from their food.

For babies, breast milk was valued and it was always in season.

2. They didn’t diet , and play restrictive games with their body and metabolism . They ate food when food was available.

Our grandparents did not fall victim to fad diets, food marketing, calorie counting, and other detrimental dieting habits that are popular today (in part because the marketing infrastructure didn’t exist yet). Because of this they had a healthy metabolism, and ate according to their body’s needs and cravings.

3. They cooked food at home, using traditional preparation methods from scratch .

Buying processed food was not an option, and eating out was a rare luxury. Lucky for our grandparents these habits actually increased their health.

4. They didn’t eat GMO’s , food additives, stabilizers and thickeners.

Food was not yet treated with additives, antibiotics and hormones to help preserve shelf life and pad the pockets of food producers in the early 1900′s at the expense of the consumer’s health.

5. They ate the whole animal that included mineral rich bone broths and organ meats .

Animal bones were saved or bought to make broths and soups, and organ meats always had a special place at the dinner table. These foods were valued for their medicinal properties, and never went to waste.

6. They didn’t go to the doctor when they felt sick or take prescription medications. Doctor visits were saved for accidental injuries and life threatening illness.

When they got a fever, they waited it out. When they felt sick, they ate soups, broths and got lots of rest. They did not have their doctor or nurse on speed dial, and trusted the body’s natural healing process a whole lot more than we do today. Their food was medicine, whether they realized it or not.

7. They spent lots of time outside.

Our grandparents didn’t have the choice to stay inside and play on their phones, computers and gaming systems. They played on the original play-station: bikes, swing-sets and good ol’ mother nature!

And what do these things have to do with food allergies?

Nutrition affects EVERY cell in our body. The health of our cells is dependent on diet and lifestyle. Cells create tissues, tissues create organs, and we are made up of a system of organs. If your nutrition is inadequate, the integrity of each cell, tissue and organ in your body will suffer, thus you may be MORE sensitive to certain foods.

Catherine Crow is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and blogs at Butter Nutrition. Her passion is education and her goal is to help guide you to improve your nutrition through strategic eating (not dieting) and without expensive supplements! Because when you know better, you can feel better!

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15 Foods that Kill Belly Fat Fast

Take a look at these 15 foods that can actually help to reduce that stubborn belly fat:
1) Avocados: loaded with two nutrients that are KEY to killing belly fat: hunger-crushing fibre (11 – 17g per avocado) and monounsaturated fats, which studies have shown to actually “spot reduce” belly fat.
2) Peanut Butter: not just peanut butter, but mostly any seeds and nuts: postachios, walnuts, almonds,pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, and flax seeds. Why? They keep you full and satisfied for long periods of time and they are full of healthy fats and minerals.
3) Healthy Oils: extra virgin olive oil and coconut oil actually help burn fat by supplying healthy oils your body needs to burn stubborn body fat.
4) These veggies: cetain vegetables such as broccoli, cauliflower, brussel sprouts, kale and cabbage contain special phytonutrients (fight-o-nutrients), such as indole-3-carbinol (I3C), which help to fight against environmental estrogens that can add belly fat.
5) Omelets: Eggs arent bad!!!, they are nutrient dense and loaded with belly-burning protein, vitamins B6, B12, A, D, E and K, folate, choline, lutein, calcium, iron, phosphorus, zinc and omega3 fatty acids. Plus, they will keep you full for long periods of time. Choose eggs from free-range chickens for more healthy nutrients.
6) Dark Chocolate: It is loaded with anti-oxidants (nearly 8 times that found in strawberries) and contains stimulants that can have a positive effect on fat burning. Make sure to choose 80% or higher cocoa content for best results
7) Oatmeal/Porridge: packed with fibre and whole-grain goodness, you can’t go wrong. Just stay away the processed, high-sugar junk out there and stick to slow cook oats. Add berries, walnuts cinnamon to taste.
8) Green Tea: Contains potent antioxidants and has been linked to increased fat burning, including a report in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that found green tea extract boosted the daytime metabolism of test subjects by 35-43%
9) Beans: Black Beans, navy beans and lima beans all have 6 or more grams of fibre per 1/2 cup. Fibre can clean your system of pounds of “toxic” waste.
10) Berries: strawberries, raspberries and blackberries are loaded with fibre (which slows sugar absorption) and are packed with vitamins that can fight cravings. (cravings can come from vitamin deficiencies)
11) Cinnamon: Researchers have found that cinnamon contains a type of antioxidant that increases insulin sensitivity and effectively helps to stabilize blood sugar. Basically…you’ll store less belly fat.
12) Chili Peppers: Studies have shown that the active ingredient in chili peppers and powder, something called capsaicin, increases calorie-burning, stabilizes blood sugar levels and is a potent antioxidant.
13) Yogurt: Most regular yogurt is bad for your belly. Its loaded with belly-bulging sugar (real or artificial). However, Greek yogurts (plain) are loaded with probiotics that fight that belly bulge.
14) Wild Salmon: One of the best belly-blasting foods because of its protein and high omega-3 fatty acid content. Many people are deficient in omega-3s and when they add them to their diet the fat can really start coming off
15) Meat: Turkey meat ( white preferably) or any lean protein source is a good belly blasting food. This includes the wild, salmon, free-range chicken, whey protein powders, and especially grass-fed beef because it contains natural CLA – a fat that studies have actually shown to burn fat.
The interesting thing about protein is your body will burn off as much as 30% of its calories after you eat it. Take a minute to digest all that info. Then start digesting!! Literally. Adding these foods as part of your regular diet will see you well on your way to destroying that belly fat.
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