What is healthy?
Monday, June 25, 2012
Today, I am listening to a debate called, "Should Meat be Off the Menu?"
I think that both sides present a case against factory-farm raised animals for meat. However, Adrian Richardson gave an example healthy - get rid of the processed foods.
While talking with certain people in my life, I find that the term "healthy" is often viewed as being subjective and every one has a different definition as to what healthy is. My view is that a healthy diet is one that consists of foods that are close to it natural state as possible and not full of chemicals and addictives. Also, if a food is healthy, then it will be health supporting.
Just yesterday, my daughter and I were at the store and we sarted to read the ingredient list of so-called healthy protein bars. Even the ones that were claiming to be organic were full of things - I am not sure exactly what becuase even organic foods add things to products.
Comparing those "healthy" protein bars to a Larabar - what a difference in ingredients. At least with the Larabars it is easy to know AND understand what the ingredients are. In my opinion, the Larabar is a healthier choice.
My challenge for myself this week is to focus on what eating healthy - that is foods as close to its natural state as possible with limited addictives.
How about your definition of healthy?