Next time you’re reaching for that jar of peanut butter, at least take the time to read the ingredients. You may be brand-loyal and always buy the same thing, but it may have four, five or even twenty ingredients on the label when it should only have one: peanuts. The same thing goes for oatmeal, egg whites and many other packaged foods. It’s time that we go back to basics.
This segment of the blog will feature single-ingredient foods. Not only will I focus on the pros and cons of including these foods in your daily diet, but hopefully also shed some light on healthy portion sizes or my preferred alternatives.