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Which Stevia is the best stevia?
Stevia is a something I'm happy to consume. I'm a sweet person ;) but if I'm going to use one it will actually be Stevia. And derived from a trusted source in a trusted ethical way. As with almost all foods, when food marketing and food marketers get their sticky little brains on to it it can become confusing... Watch this video for an insight into food marketing:
I'm currently LOVING Omica Organics Stevia which I believe is one of the high integrity stevia sweeteners available today.
Stevia, the stevia leaf...
Are you TOO vegan or TOO paleo?
When does health become an obsession?
Could your healthy way of eating become a new kind of eating disorder? Too much ‘control’ and aversion? Too much thinking and energy spent on your next meal…
David Wolfe is always fun to interview, we chatted more about the paleo diet, the vegan diet and how mindset plays such a huge role in…. well in everything! If your mind is causing you tension it can undo all of the good foods that you’re nourishing your body with.
A quote from our forthcoming book “Your body doesn’t care what your food philosophy is, it needs what it needs”. That’s not to say don’t be vegan or don’t be paleo… it’s just how you think about it and feel when you’re eating and who you’re judging while you’re getting on with your meal/life.
If you’re vegan and a paleo hater or paleo and a vegan hater I’m going to suggest you’re not adding the kind of energy to yourself or the planet you might think you are. We are all on our journey making mistakes, learning and growing… the person in the ‘opposite’ food-religion as you needs you hating them as much as you do them.
Granted there are some very important questions and changes to be made in the way animals are treated but if you’re vegan and feeling anger and tension towards paleo peeps then that anger is only doing you an injustice. If you’re paleo hating on vegans…. same deal.
The fact that paleos and vegans both consider the integrity of their food and how it affects them, in my opinion, is a brilliant thing. Where each person grows from there is their own journey. Learn, encourage, share, be passionate, give yourself a break and ease up on the hate.
PS. I speak on this from my very own strict, fairly intense Paleo past.