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Why is it that instead ofomittingcertain known causes of chronic diseases we choose to live indenialand continue consuming things that are known to causehavocon our bodies. Then we put so much trust in our medical professionals and they take care of us by prescribing us meds that treat oursymptomsbut cause us more side effects. We are only recently finding out about GMO's andpesticidesin our foods but all the other substances listed above have been known to cause major chronic healthissue. We have turned our heads to the factsregardingthe harmful side effects of these substances until it is to late to do anything about it. I have gone round and round with doctors telling me that Crohn's had nothing to do with what I ate and everything to do with the environment and genetics. As a matter of fact every GI doctor ivisitedas a child and young adult expressed to me that Crohn's had nothing to do with my diet which was full of boxed and processed foods cheese burgers and pizza. Heck i even used to say if its in a box Juli rocks. I have done a 180 when it comes to my diet. I amliterallya food Nazi now but I still mess up knowing that these things areawfulfor me. I cringe when i hear people tell me we are all going to die one day so do and eat what you enjoy. And also when I hear, it is what it is. I think it is what you make it.

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Mar 07, 2017 8:45 AM
WAB : Check out food babe.lots of info to what is in you food......and what restaurants are serving

Mar 07, 2017 8:52 AM
weewee : yes all the chemicals its hard to avoid if you are able and have a green thumb you can grow a lot in your house in buckets many need some sun or if you have room in your yard build a green house then you can control little better on what you eat i have chickens and this year i am hoping to build my green house and yes i live in a small city your meat is better when you find a partner to go in half and buy a farm raised animal that doesnt dope their stock you pay little more but way better taste or if you know of any hunter that dont want the meat you can get it from them also some give it away for the price of paying for the process fees
Mar 07, 2017 11:32 AM
thisgirlyisbusyliving : Thanks for the help WAB! Very information website! I added it to my bookmarks! :)
Mar 07, 2017 11:32 AM
thisgirlyisbusyliving : Thanks for the tips weewee! I am going to check out a local co-op and hopefully get signed up.
Mar 07, 2017 12:47 PM
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Mar 07, 2017 2:20 PM
thisgirlyisbusyliving : Thank you Mike! I agree there are too many special interest influencing the literature!!
Mar 08, 2017 1:45 AM
Bill : Great post! Thanks. I grow a lot myself and don't indulge in processed food very much. mainly because certain common preservatives have always upset my stomach. I think it is good to listen to other ostomates on what they find are 'problem' foods but it is down to each individual to experiment and establish what they can and cannot eat without coming to harm. Being sensitive to what our bodies are telling us is surely the key to finding out what we should avoid and being aware of what 'foods' are mildly addictive can help to make us wary of overdoing things like sugar, chocolate and other treats. Also there are the psychologically enticing things like advertising, peer pressure and fads, which draw people towards eating and drinking things they don't really need and can sometimes cause harm. For years I wondered why, occasionally I would start shaking as if I was suffering from Parkinsons disease. Then I stopped drinking tea and coffee and started drinking plain water instead and have never suffered those symptoms again. Apparently it was the caffeine content, but nobody tells you that it can have those sorts of effects.
Best wishes
Mar 08, 2017 2:07 AM
weewee : here is a simple rule if its in a store its got preservatives in it or on it here is a read for those that like to read and find out info some are natural and most are man made. here is the link http://creativebioscience.com/blog/what-are-preservatives-the-good-the-bad-and-t he-chemically-ugly/
Mar 08, 2017 6:12 PM
Winnie The Pooh : The Food Babe is a fraud. She sells stuff at high cost which contains, under other names, the very chemicals and additives she rants about. She belongs to the same schools of bunkum as "Dr" Oz and Mercola. Here's one site that debunks her profitable nonsense: http://www.csicop.org/si/show/the_food_babe_a_taste_of_her_own_medicine
Mar 28, 2017 7:22 AM
WAB : Sorry Winnie the Pooh.fame and influence ...............she made a few mistakes......is normal..nothing is perfect..and nothing is pertfectly safe............

but she is doing the right thing..informing us to be careful................what they put in our food..........Is like Oprah..or Dr OZ.you do not have to believe everything they say...........and well they have made mistakes also............so......Food Babe is trying to make us aware.........and I agree with that...........too many chemicals touch everythign we eat these days.................and most people would agree.........
Apr 03, 2017 9:15 AM
thisgirlyisbusyliving : Thanks WAB! I researched food babe too and it seems she didn't realize that a line of deodorant she backed had aluminum in it. Her site is very informational! I dig it!!