Are we reinventing the wheel?

I guess may be so ! Our parents and grandparents mostly cooked at home and hardly encouraged eating out. Now a days we like to say they are old fashioned and are ready to eat out. Our kitchen gets outsourced sometimes. The result we don’t know what is in our food from the packages.

Of course there are labels that list the ingredients. Do you really know what are the causes and effects of these ingredients in your pocket book and health and future generations? Do you really have enough time to analyze it and reinvent the wheel?

Certain facts, that I have seen, the effects with my own kids are, eating anything with food colorings makes them hyper, causes congestion and makes them throw up and they get slight rashes.

Food colorimgs cause hyperactivity. High fructose corn syrup messes with the hormone that lets you know when you are full. MSG is a neurotoxin which is used in almost all packaged foods under the guise of  natural flavors, glutamic acid, glutamate or artificial flavors. It causes food addiction and cravings so you don’t stop eating even though you are full. Partially hydrogenated oils should not be in your diet either. These are the ones I am familiar with.

These are some of  the ingredients list which are so common and what about the others in the list. To see more, cause and effect of all the ingredients and make yourself aware visit

When I came to know about the above site, I was awe stuck about the wisdom of  our ancestors. I did think how smart they were “Old is Gold”. They wouldn’t let us eat out for the sake of  cleanliness and for the reason of adulterations that could be lurking in the form of  food.

Stay at home spouses be proud of the job you are doing. You are not only following the traditions but you are taking care of  your family’s health and not wasting your time reinventing the wheel. If  health is lost living life to its fullest potential is lost. This is not about longevity or boring life. It is about enjoying every moment of your precious short life with energy , zest and ultimate enjoyment that’s true to your heart and soul.

This kind of enjoyment is not a fleeting one but the real kind where you should feel it from within yourself. No one else can teach or make you feel it. So enjoy taking care of  yourself and in the process enjoy saving your hard earned money and enjoy your cooking! As well as a healthy retirement as an added bonus.


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