We arrived in Scotland with two small children and a dog in tow, and I will never forget the first time I went grocery shopping. I had a sinking realization that all the food I bought on autopilot every week was gone.
I've compiled all the stories from readers we've featured here on the blog into this one convenient page. These stories range from victories in weight loss, to overcoming sickness, and to helping family members get on board with real food. Enjoy!
Studying up on my parents' diseases opened my eyes to the connection between food and health and completely changed my approach to food. I was too late to save them, but not too late to save me!
Our journey started in 2012 when my oldest son was getting ready to start solid food. The more I read up on our choices, the more it seemed so easy to make baby food and such a waste of money to purchase those tiny jars that often had more additives than actual food.
Read about Larah's journey back to health thanks to a Low FODMAP Diet, created to help improve symptoms caused by Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
Eating real food has helped me break free from dieting. I’ve learned to tune into my body and eat foods that work for me and tune out the latest diet fads. I don’t have to memorize a new set of diet rules every couple of months.
Today’s inspiring reader story is by Adrianne, a stay-at-home mom who lives with her husband and three sons in Wasilla, Alaska. She recently started a blog where she shares recipes and stories about the joy of ordinary days after a battle with childhood cancer. If you’d like to submit your own real food story, you can …
This is the first in a series of reader stories that I'll be sharing this month ... and maybe even beyond depending on how much you guys like them! Today's story of weight loss is by Emily Allen with That's What I Eat.
Guest post from Amy Taylor: I have had a fairly contentious relationship with food for much of my life. As a child I was overweight and ate a lot of standard American junk food. As a teenager, I would often hear, “You have such a pretty face” which only left me wondering what was so bad about the rest of me.
After getting better acclimated to Lisa's real food rules, I did decide to start making some changes. This didn't happen overnight, however. Now, jump back to today, two years after not only being a solid follower but a member of the team.