I want you to imagine something for a second.
Imagine that everything you know about food – or you think you know about food – is now gone. It’s no longer there. That part of your brain has been erased.
To you, there are no such things as calories or carbs. You’ve never heard of vitamins, minerals, nutrients, digestion, or anything related to food consumption.
To you, food is just, well, food.
Now, with that in mind, let me ask you a question…
If I give you a random food to eat, something you’ve never seen or eaten before, how would you know whether that food is ‘good’ or ‘bad’?
If you knew absolutely nothing about a food or its ingredients, how would you know whether to classify it as good (as in, sure I’ll eat it again) or bad (as in, I’ll never touch this again)?
Think about that for a second because it’s very important.
Hint: there’s a bit of biology involved.
The answer is actually fairly simple.
But, what you’ll soon discover might scare you.
Let me explain. [Read more...]