The World Yin & Yang Centers believes not only in the Personal Development of The Mind & Spirit, but of the Body as well. We wanted to share with you some tips and information that we feel will help you live a healthier lifestyle. We will update this page frequently with new information.
Please conduct your own research accordingly. Knowledge is Power.
When possible, Buy Local, Buy Organic, Buy Wild Caught, Buy Grass-fed as much as you can. ORGANIC, ORGANIC, ORGANIC.
Try and have a 80% Vegetable/Fruit, 20% Meat Diet as much as Possible.
Ingredients to Avoid in Any Food You Consume:
Hydrogenated/Fractionated Oils, Corn, Monosodium Glutamate (MSG), Potassium Benzoate/Sodium Benzoate, Sugar, Enriched Wheat, Artificial Coloring (Dyes), Canola Oil, Acesulfame-K, Polysorbate 80, SOY, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Artificial Flavors, ASPARTAME, Propyl Gallate, BHA and BHT, Sodium Chloride, Potassium Sorbet, SOY LECITHIN, Sucralose
-Fun Fact: More than 90% of Corn and Soy are now Genetically Modified (GMOs)
-Foods labeled “Fat-Free”, “Diet” or “Light” should always be avoided because in order to make them that way they are replaced with dangerous chemicals
Top Current GMOs:
Corn, Soy, Cotton Oil, Papaya, White Rice, Canola Oil (Rapeseed), Potatoes, Tomatoes, Dairy Products, Peas, Salmon/Tilapia (Farm Raised), Sugar Beets, Squash
-Fun Fact: A Majority of the Major Cancer Illnesses are Estrogen Receptive. Soy and Soy Lecithin (Estrogen) are in a majority of products now.
Top Fruits (Be Mindful of Pesticides/GMOs):
Blackberries, Blueberries, Raspberries, Apples, Pomegranate, Citrus Fruits, Goji Berry, Acai Berry, Dragon Fruit, Grapes, Kiwi, Avocado, Noni, Mangosteen, Soursop, Figs, Apricots, Pineapple, Bananas
Top Vegetables (Be Mindful of Pesticides/GMOs):
GARLIC, Broccoli, Kale, Green Leafy Veggies, Onions, Asparagus, Sea Veggies, Brussel Sprouts, Cauliflower, Sweet Potatoes, Leeks, Bok Choy, Tomatoes, Celery, Chaga Mushroom, Spinach, Beet Root, Cucumber
Top Nuts/Seeds/Grains (Be Mindful of Pesticides/GMOs):
Almonds, Cashews, Walnuts, Pumpkin Seeds, Flaxseed, Sesame Seed, Brown Rice, Barley, Buckwheat, Quinoa, Oats, Rye, Ezekiel Bread, Chia Seeds, Hemp Seeds, Sprouts
Top Seafood/Poultry/Meats (Be Mindful of Pesticides/GMOs/Antibiotics):
Cod, Salmon, Sardines, Scallops, Shrimp, Tuna, Bison, Elk, Goose, Venison, Ostrich, Chicken, Lamb, Turkey
-Make sure all Fish is Wild Caught and Meat is Grass Fed with NO Antibiotics (Organic)
-Be Mindful of what Country certain foods come from and how its processed
Top Herbs and Spices (Be Mindful of Pesticides/GMOs):
Basil, Black pepper, Chili Pepper (Dry), Thyme, Sage, Turmeric, Garlic, Cilantro, Dill, Cloves, Cinnamon, Ginger, Mustard Seeds, Oregano, Parsley, Rosemary, Peppermint, Fenugreek, Fennel, Cayenne Pepper (Dry), Paprika, Curry