Trying the "Real Foods" diet...
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|Mon, 03-12-2012 - 3:49pm|
DH & I have had a growing fascination with food over the past few years. First we stopped eating meat as the centerpiece of every meal. We started making more foods from scratch, stopped eating as many canned items, boycotted anything with HFCS, and branched out to things like quinoa, brown rice and whole wheat pastas instead of bleached white everything.
To make a long story short, we've decided to try out the Real Foods Diet~
And also cut out corn. DH is allergic to it (it affects his asthma) but he still eats it. We've been wondering how he would feel if he truly stopped eating it, not just in corn-on-the-cobb and popcorn form, but also cutting out cereals with corn, corn syrup, starch, etc.
Eventually, he'd like to cut out dairy and meat too...which I guess would make him vegan! (Crazy, since he was a meat-is-all-I-need-in-life guy when we met.) Not necessarily permanently, but he'd like to see what it can do for his health. We've watched so many documentaries lately that I think he's really convinced that a plant-based diet can do wonders for ones health.
So today I did our weekly shopping and bought all real foods: free range eggs, free range / organic / grass fed / humanely raised ground beef and chicken, organic veggies, whole wheat flour, whole wheat pasta, quinoa and organic milk.
Some good movies we've seen lately via Netflix, if you're interested~