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What are we eating ?

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How can we eat better and still become healthy? I was intrigued by this article by  Mike Caldwell, writer with Self Improvement. Read and find out something that you may not be aware.

When  it comes to fruit and vegetables the problem is what is now missing from them.  When it comes to meat and animal based food (eggs, milk, cheese, etc.) the  problem now is what is being added. Food production is now big business.  Instead of our beef coming from a farm it comes from a Concentrated Animal  Feeding Operation (CAFO). Just like with the fruit and vegetables, animal  products are no longer produced for nutrition, they are produced for profit.

Today, I want to talk about out meat based foods and explain that the problem  with these is not with what they are lacking, but what is being added.

Let’s look at beef as an example. Personally, a good steak or a slice of prime  rib is one of my favorite meals. But where does beef come from?

** To read the full article, go here.

What I learned from this article, is that I have begun to research more about growing my own foods and having a protein source.  There was a time not too long ago, people grew foods in their gardens and kept a few chickens.  There is no accident there is a resurgence of backyard gardens and becoming more frugal. Buying less instead of more is the new wealthy motto.

Wishing you health, happiness and wealth

Chari Ogogo

I help people nearing retirement understand their finances via one on one coaching, webinars and blogging.

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