I never used to think about food other than wanting to put it in my mouth to stop my stomach from growling. I never thought about where it came from; whether it was fresh or not, local or not, frozen, fast food, drown in pesticides, or so on…I simply didn’t care. If I was going to be completely honest about it I would also tell you that didn’t change until I was 30 years old and met my wife.
You see, my wife was the first person that came into my life and showed me that food matters. She showed me how food was crucial to being healthy as well as the lifestyle that food is and that it can create. Now, fast forward five years later and I’m 35 years old and have taken a more active role in the food that I eat due to my wife and the other education I have received via reading and listening to others…especially some online folks like Trent Bown (@bowndairyman), Ray Prock (@RayProck), Janice Person (@JPlovesCotton), and Jeff Fowle (@JeffFowle). These people are great to follow, if only simply to learn from the tweets they send out as well as the fact that they’re available for questions any time.
I am amazed at all the things that come through in the media. An example would be that they say something like apples are the healthiest things for us one week but the following week they’re telling us they could lead to cancer or something crazy like they could cause shrinkage of the family jewels. What gives? » Read more..