This blog is about a garden located in Melbourne, Australia, where summer heat and long periods without rain can make gardening a challenge. It is the gateway to a series of blogs showing you how to deal with these conditions__________________________________John Ashworth 22/04/2017.
If you want to enjoy excellent health,
eat nutrient dense organic food, and if you really want to be sure you are
getting all the nutrients you need, grow your own food.
Modern farming and food processing practices have resulted in products which looks good on the supermarket shelves, but do they provide all the nutrients we need? I don't think so.
Modern convenience foods are often laced with sugars and salts and are heavilyrefined. They are designed to maximise flavour and get you to eat more than you need.
High use of these foods alters the microbe mix in your small intestine, and studies show beneficial microbes, that help us with important bodily functions, are depleted as a result. These foods are usually deficient in essential nutrients, vitamins and fibre, and because your body is not getting what it needs you feel hungry.
It seems to be the main driver of obesity these days, and some of the other modern illnesses like diabetes, food allergies and worse.
A crude way of controlling these food deficiencies is to consume vitamin and mineral supplements in the form of pills. A much better way is to consume great tasting, wholesome organic fruit, vegetables and meat products containing all the protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals you need for excellent health ....More