Healthier Living in Today’s World

Those of us who are old enough to remember the 40’s and 50’s can remember a time when preservatives were not the norm. The meats and vegetables were purchased on a weekly basis and sometimes daily. We knew what was in our food because we saw it being prepared. Personally, I never used a ‘mix’ to bake a cake or a pie until I was well into my teens. In most cases, it only takes a few extra minutes to bake using the ‘old fashioned’ method. In addition, I can’t remember any of my classmates with allergies or asthma… today everyone is worried about health problems… could there be a connection?
Today, most of our food comes pre-packaged and filled with preservatives to keep it ‘fresh’. For some of us this is not acceptable and we have started preparing and serving healthier meals and restricting our intake of ‘junk food’. …