Aluminum Foil Dangers

Martha Wrap - Foil Parchment

Did you know that our bodies are not designed to absorb the amounts of aluminum that we absorb? From aluminum foil, deodorants, antacids, aspirin to prescription medication and more. Aluminum is not a heavy metal, but it can be toxic. If we use these items on a regular basis we have a degree of aluminum toxicity in our bodies. Learn aluminum toxicity symptoms and how to prevent aluminum poisoning in your kitchen. Continue reading “Aluminum Foil Dangers”

Why Soak Nuts, Grains, Beans, Peas, Before Eating?

In one of Ani Phyo’s Raw Food Kitchen YouTube videos she mentioned the importance of soaking nuts and rinsing nuts and explained a little about them containing enzyme inhibitors. This made me wonder more about why we should soak nuts before eating them? My research shows that all nuts and seeds contain enzyme inhibitors which will neutralize some of the enzymes our bodies produce. Your body needs enzymes to survive. I learned a lot from reading several articles on this topic and share my findings below. Continue reading “Why Soak Nuts, Grains, Beans, Peas, Before Eating?”