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Defining Processed Food and Its Problems

Giving your body what it needs to live a healthy life is easier when you understand the difference between processed and unprocessed foods. The industry has them organized into three different groups. Group 1 foods are the most pure, Group 2 foods are cooking ingredients, and Group 3 foods are what we’re going to talk about today! Group 3: Ultra-Processed Foods Group three foods are the least healthy class of foods available. They are ultra-processed, which means they take Group 2 foods that have already been processed and combine them with more Group 2 foods. The Group 2 foods include sugars, fats, oils, and meat remnants. Group 3 processes include curing, pickling, smoking, baking, deep frying, and adding synthetic vitamins...

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Unprocessed Food: What Exactly is It?

We’ve all heard that we should avoid processed food. There are thousands of articles on the internet about how to eat an unprocessed diet on a budget and more. It’s important to understand exactly what people are talking about when they say “unprocessed.” Sure, it’s easy to understand “processed” versus “unprocessed” when you hold an apple next to a Twinkie, but what about olive oil, yogurt, or flour? Is it even possible to tell if they are processed or not? The good news is, there is a general system for differentiating foods based on how processed they are. In our next few blogs, we’re going to explore how it works. Today, we’re starting with the good stuff: unprocessed foods. Group...

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Take Your Hot Dog Around the World! Part 2

There’s nothing like chowing down on hot dogs at the end of a long summer day. Unfortunately, some people have cut hot dogs out of their diets, though not for good reason! Too often, hot dogs are made of mystery meat that can’t be trusted. Keller Crafted Meats is here to help you introduce hot dogs back into your menu. Our hot dogs are made with sustainable, humanely-raised meat and you will absolutely love the taste! A little ketchup, mustard, and relish can make a hot dog into a feast. However, if you want to change things up a little, why not bring other countries to your table? In our last blog, we talked about how to garnish your hot...

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Take Your Hot Dog Around the World! Part 1

When you sit down to eat a hot dog from Keller Crafted Meats, you’re in for a treat. Anyone who has tried our gourmet sausage products wants more, and we are confident you will, too! One of the best things about any hot dog is that you can pair it will a simple bun, ketchup, and mustard … or you can go crazy and get creative! Hot dogs are the perfect canvas for anything you can dream up. At Keller Crafted Meats, we love thinking outside the box, and that is why we’re going to share ways to bring international flair to your humble hot dog meal! Let’s Visit Korea! Fun Facts: In Korea, they believe that discrepancies between the...

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Why You Should Consider the Paleo Diet - Part 1

Chances are good you’ve at least heard of the Paleo diet. It has experienced a surge of popularity that is still increasing right now. If you aren’t sure what the Paleo diet is, it takes your meals back to times when processed foods, dairy, and grains weren’t even a concept. You eat like an early human, which means meat, fish, fruit, and vegetables. We would like to be your source of meat! Like any diet, the Paleo diet has its pros and cons. However, it brings some of the best benefits we’ve seen. In the next few blogs, we are going to review the reasons you should consider the Paleo diet! Minimize Fat Cell Size Did you know that everyone...

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