Whole Grains, Nuts, Seeds, Legumes the best way to get enough calories

What, are you kidding?

While those of us both having access to the internet and deeply interested in evidence-based nutrition are probably wealthy enough to worry about obesity, most of the world now and in the past suffered period starvation, whether it was from crop failures the past 10,000 years, or failing to spear the deer before that.

Since agriculture began, grains and legumes have been the main source of calories.  Only the wealthy could afford to have meat whenever they chose.  That’s why I’m so mad about white flour — the nerve of stealing most of the nutrition from the staff of life!

Even now, there are so many suffering in this country.  Nearly 1 in 6 Americans are on food stamps, and most of the food is crappy industrial food, more expensive than buying raw beans and grains and making them from scratch.  Here’s a recent article I ran across about this: 21 Statistics About The Explosive Growth Of Poverty In America That Everyone Should Know

About Alice

I've milled and baked with whole grains for many years, because whole grains are delicious, and white flour is missing the nutrition that protects you from cancer, stroke, heart disease, diabetes and many other diseases. Plus it's a good emergency food.
This entry was posted in Calories. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *