December 11, 2019

Organic produce is more nutritious and healthier

In 1950 there were 100 varieties of tomato grown in New Zealand; today you can expect around 5. In 1903, in the US there were 46 varieties of asparagus, now there are 3; and there were 164 varieties of celery, there are now 3.
December 11, 2019

Eat organically grown vegetables when you can

Eating most red meat delivers antibiotic fallout. New Zealand animal farming uses 80,000 kg of antibiotics every year. Hormone growth promotants (HGPs) are still used in areas of New Zealand even though they have been banned by the EU since 1988.
February 6, 2020

VIDEO: The 4 Causes of Disease (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #3 in a series of 11 from a 2020 podcast covering many different aspects of my Regular Intelligent Fasting® learnings and experience. It is a relaxed fun chat and gives a really good sense of fasting the way I recommend you do it.
November 29, 2019

The Jason Shon Bennett ‘Not-A-Pie’ Chart

Here is a reminder of the basic way we have always eaten. Mostly plants. Mostly wholefoods. Greens dominating the plate. Lots of fibre. Lots of colour. This is how I eat. A plant-based wholefood diet. Very cool for your fridge door or wherever the food is!
November 29, 2019

The Jason Shon Bennett Healthy Food Pyramid

This is a 'Jason' version of the varied and controversial official food pyramids. It is a basic guide, a support, an inspiration, an overview. Print it and stick it up somewhere you will look at it while getting food, preparing food, cooking food or buying food!
December 11, 2019

VIDEO: What about pesticides & herbicides? (2017)

One of the questions I get asked the most is about pesticides and herbicides in vegetables and fruits. People think to avoid them and instead eat more animal foods. Wrong. Toxins and chemicals are concentrated in animals - which are then eaten.
June 9, 2019

Celiac, Gluten & Wheat Intolerances: References

The myriad of research on gluten intolerance: 'White Flour Withdrawal Produces Chemical Response', ‘Impact of A Dietary Change on Emotional Distress', ‘Nonceliac gluten sensitivity: sense or sensibility?’, ‘Infertility and pregnancy outcomes in celiac disease.’
December 10, 2019

VIDEO: Liver & Disease (2014)

Cellulite, fat and the liver are always intertwined and inter-related. Work on one is working on all but it all starts and ends with the liver. How long you live, how youthful you look and your ability to beat any cancer - all depends on your liver. Treat it with respect.
June 9, 2019

Gluten-Free Foods List

Always adjust your foods based on how you feel mentally and physically after consuming them. No one diet works for everyone. Some folks can eat gluten no problem; for others, gluten make them sick and tired. If you feel bloated then question your meal.