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Food Processing Made Simple on DrCarney.com

Food Processing Made Simple on DrCarney.com
We just published a topical article entitled Food Processing Made Simple that has been mulling around in our minds for a long time. The article was written because we see so many food fads and so much misinformation floating around on subjects such as Smoothies, Juicing, Raw Foods and more. To us the real issue should be about food processing. To meet this head one we have endeavored to provide a sort of "Food Processing 101" article. This should help you to understand the bigger picture which is really about how processed the food you are consuming is. We hope by the time you finish the article it will be readily apparent what foods are processed and what foods are not processed. We also ho...
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Wild Claims

Wild Claims
Do wild claims about foods made on marketing websites annoy you?  Here’s an example that disturbed me.  http://www.smoothiehealthyrecipes.com/healthy-smoothie-recipes/weight-loss-smoothie-recipes/almond-butter-smoothie-for-weight-loss/ It’s a smoothie “for weight loss”.  It's probably ultra yummy, but would it be effective?  Let’s look at the ingredients: One cup of coconut milk: 445 calories, 48 grams of fat, 43 grams of which is saturated fat ¼ cup almond butter:       384 calories, 35 grams of fat. One banana:                    &nb...
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