There's an article here about 100 Super Foods (http://www.sparkpeople.com/ resource/nutrition_artic les.asp?id=307). I read it and felt incredibly motivated, so I decided to challenge myself to bring more variety to what I eat. So, over the next few weeks, I'm going to try my best to check off every one of the 100 super foods. It's like my "to do" list - only better!
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When I come across foods that are so-called super foods, I go immediately to Sparkrecipes to find ways to use them. The latest super foods are quinoa, chia seed and kale. I've never cooked with those foods, so it's a new culinary adventure. It's great that I have a husband that will try anything new! 252
r Mark Hyman aunthor of Ultra Metabolism says " We know that foods with a high glycemic index make people store belly fat, trigger hidden fires of inflammation in the body, and give you a fatty liver leading the whole cascade of obesity, pre-diabetes and diabetes. Not only does wheat contain super starch and super gluten – making it super fattening and super inflammatory, but it also contains a super drug that makes you crazy, hungry and addicted.
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