Category: packaged foods

The Ultimate Healthy Snack Food For Big Hungry Kids

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The Ultimate Healthy Snack Food For Big Hungry Kids

Are you maintaining your body for its best performance? I hope so. We will be talking about the ultimate healthy snack for your big hungry kids. When I say big kids, I don’t necessarily mean children exclusively. In fact, I consider myself a big kid as well. Why shouldn’t I? I find it highly enjoyable to be a big kid at times. We will discuss about healthy snacks and the alternative to sugar and those other chemically-laden snacks which are so readily available on the shelves of the supermarket. What can we do? What can you do for your family, and how can we live and eat a little better in our life? The answer is quite simple: By choosing the correct snacks. When I say snacks, I mean the type of food that you can just grab in between meals, just to tide you over until the next meal. A snack can be anything and we find that there are so many available today and that’s what we will be talking about. We are very excited about the different types because you can literally eat healthy all day, and not worry about what you’re consuming. The question is, “Do you have some great snacks that you’d like to share, which you know are healthy, and are not laden with chemicals or sugar?” I hope so, because so many of them are available out there. So why is it important to talk about snacks? Believe it or not, the reason why a lot of people are overweight and have health issues is because they constantly eat stuff which they are not supposed to. It’s the incorrect types of food that they put into their mouths and the reason why we do this is because we are bored, we need some sort of additional nutrition, some energy level boosts, and many other reasons as well. The main reason why we pick this stuff is because they are easily there, in front of us. What happens then, if you replace these things with other health alternatives? Would it do you better? Absolutely! And if you are part of a family with kids, this is most important because kids are always saying that they’re hungry and would constantly ask for something to eat or something to snack on before lunch or a meal. It’s important since kids have big appetites because they are growing up, not to mention are highly energetic. However, they are not particular with what they put in their mouths. They would just eat when they’re hungry and move on. Feed them with healthy alternatives to keep them fit and in shape. There’s a great way to get around the subject of craving for something sweet, chemically-laden, or your unhealthy choices. We have to think smart, think of great combinations of healthy food, not just plain and boring presentations. It’s all about eating a great variety or taste. After all, since God gave us taste for a reason, we might …

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Real Natural Foods Vs Packaged Foods

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Real Natural Foods Vs Packaged Foods

There are substantial differences between the two. In order to analyse this, we need to consider the MAIN difference if we look at the words, “Real Natural” and also – “Packaged.” Real Natural Foods – Untouched or modified, and straight off the vine or tree. Packaged Foods – Processed and packaged, modified and “enhanced or tampered with.” Now I know these two descriptions are the extreme, and you must realize that if it’s modified or processed, then it is (by definition) not natural – in its natural state. Your body will consume anything you put in it, and deal with it as best as it can. This includes all the processed and modified foods. Some are not bad, and others, not good at all. Now, the real health concerns over what foods to consume is not going to be a big debate today, except to say that everything that we put in our mouth will either do us good, or not good. As you could imagine then, you have to be careful about the processed foods we put into our bodies, and understand that everything has consequences. Whether it is in short term, long term or secondary effect, it will affect your body in some way. Now let’s have a look at the packaged foods. What do we do about research understanding things that are in foods? Do we read the packet to see what adverse elements are actually in them? Do you know how your body reacts to certain processed foods? More importantly – do you know what you are actually feeding your children? We also have to understand that although packaged foods (processed foods) affects us all differently, there are some fundamental ways in which we will react, and it’s usually the degree of the reaction that varies among each of us. Now this is what I want you to do. I want you to consider what is in your pantry and fridge. What is in your food cupboard? Now this is where we have to be honest with ourselves to get the most out of this information. The reason this is important is because we can often “fool ourselves” into thinking that “it’s only a little bit,” or “it’s just a treat.” Here is the real question… Is it a treat? What constitutes the timing of treats? Well, a treat every night is not a treat. It’s really part of your staple diet. Are you consuming too much of the “nasties” that react adversely to your body? Here is a typical list of what is found in most ‘western society pantries’ and fridges: – Potato crisps (chips in a packet) / corn chips – cookies (biscuits and crackers) – rice crackers / rice and corn shapes – cup cakes – donuts – muslie bars / rice bars / nut bars – confectionary – chocolate bars – candy / lollies / sweets on sticks / wrapped sweets / toffee / chew bars – mints / breath mints / …

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