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The top 5 ‘unhealthiest’ foods you should stop eating today

Yes, I lost almost fifty pounds, but there is more to it than that. We also want to feel better and get healthier, too. There are plenty of unhealthy skinny people. I'll bet if you want to lose a few pounds, you probably have a few aches and pains you want gone. Eating plant based … Continue reading The top 5 ‘unhealthiest’ foods you should stop eating today

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how I lost almost fifty pounds, nutrition, vegetarian, health, longevity

How I lost fifty pounds eating more! (and, got healthier…)

I lost fifty pounds. I never knew it's the food. Yet, no matter where I turned, there was conflicting, false and misleading information about health and weight loss. I didn't want to try out another expensive unnecessary and potentially health destroying fad diet plan! 'Fad diets are not the best way to lose weight and keep it off … Continue reading How I lost fifty pounds eating more! (and, got healthier…)

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Gluten free grains: How healthy are they?

Gluten-free grains do not exist. This is a misnomer. Below, these are so called 'gluten-free flours'. But, even these have their own 'gluten'. I will explain, below. Gluten free flours Almond Coconut Cassava root Flax seed Garbanzo bean Tapioca Arrowroot Tiger nut Green banana Chestnut Wheat flour can contribute to inflammation in our bodies. This … Continue reading Gluten free grains: How healthy are they?

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Weight Loss Blogging’s special ‘Zesty’ avocado dressing (and, dip)

I like avocados, so I make sure I eat about one to two every week. I wanted to experiment with making an avocado dressing because I love guacamole. I thought an avocado salad dressing would be a great addition to my salad dressing arsenal. So, here is what  came up with since I am my … Continue reading Weight Loss Blogging’s special ‘Zesty’ avocado dressing (and, dip)

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Remember, you eat all you want to lose weight

Remember, this isn't a starvation diet. You may have to count calories to make sure you are getting enough rather than keep an eye on getting too many. Really. I had to do that in the beginning. But, now I know what to eat and not. We want to feel satiated and full after every … Continue reading Remember, you eat all you want to lose weight

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Elimination diet: Finding foods ‘hurting’ you

When I was trying to figure out what was wrong with me, (mysterious aches and pains all the time) I had to examine and compare ingredients in foods I ate to narrow down possibilities about what exactly was causing the problem. From everything I had studied about right and wrong food, I concluded it had … Continue reading Elimination diet: Finding foods ‘hurting’ you

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If you suffer from Inflammation or aches and pains: You might want to avoid eating these

If you suffer from generalized aches and pains, you should probably see your doctor. But, what I do is avoid eating certain foods that may be causing arthritis like symptoms. Foods can make you healthy through weight loss. But, eating the wrong foods such as junk and snack foods can make you miserable. For example, … Continue reading If you suffer from Inflammation or aches and pains: You might want to avoid eating these

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Nutrition and you: Allergic reactions, health and weight gain

Let's talk about nutrition and you (me, too.) I have learned nutrition is directly related to weight loss and health. It is also related to living longer, such as those thousands of people here and throughout the world who eat a plant based whole food diet. Go to living to 100 and beyond. The good … Continue reading Nutrition and you: Allergic reactions, health and weight gain

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Save money: Safe list of ‘Non-organic’ fruits and vegetables

We all want to save money, yet you will soon discover that eating plant based whole foods is saving money. Meat costs a lot more, and you'll see your grocery bill go way down as soon as you adopt a plant based whole food diet. I know my health immediately improved when I stopped eating … Continue reading Save money: Safe list of ‘Non-organic’ fruits and vegetables

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What is the ‘Healthiest diet’ on the planet?

What is the healthiest diet on the planet? There is research by authorities proving it. I honestly believe it's how I eat. You knew I was going to say that, right? Of course, I have to believe that, as I have received many benefits from eating a plant based whole food diet. I lost almost … Continue reading What is the ‘Healthiest diet’ on the planet?

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Your ‘Vegetarian’ guide to healthy weight loss

The research is there proving you can lose weight, get healthier and live longer eating a vegetarian based diet. It works for me. My weight loss story, here. Yet, in the meantime, we can change our ways of eating if you are willing to adopt a new lifestyle. Eating more fruits and vegetables is recommended … Continue reading Your ‘Vegetarian’ guide to healthy weight loss

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The importance of Acid/Alkaline balance in diet

Vibrant or poor health depends upon what foods we eat. You might have lost weight and feel somewhat better, but not have all the energy you need. Somehow, you know you could be healthier, but don't understand what the problem could be. It might be the acid/alkaline balance of the foods you eat. You might … Continue reading The importance of Acid/Alkaline balance in diet

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My extra-special Italian spaghetti sauce over quinoa and flax noodles

My extra-special Italian spaghetti sauce over quinoa and flax noodles is really delicious. I love spaghetti and sauce, but I like it thick with a lot of chunky ingredients in it. But, do chop them all to the size you like. Everything will though, shrink down as you cook it. I avoid wheat products and … Continue reading My extra-special Italian spaghetti sauce over quinoa and flax noodles