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

I lost almost fifty pounds. I never knew it’s the food. Yet, no matter where I turned, there was conflicting, false and misleading information about  Continue reading “How I lost almost fifty pounds eating more! (and, got healthier…)”

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Daily 'do' fruit and vegetable list for weight loss and health, nutrition, health

Your daily fruit and vegetable list: Add these for weight loss and health!

I wanted to make a daily to ‘do’ list with nutritious foods and things I’ve learned which seem to bring much benefit to my health. You might want to know what I eat, so you can do it, too. What it does for me, it could very well do the same for you.

For example, when you eat nuts in modest amounts, you don’t Continue reading “Your daily fruit and vegetable list: Add these for weight loss and health!”

how much fruit, vegetables, beans and grains should I eat everyday, nutrition, health, weight loss, longevity

How much fruit, vegetables, beans and grains should I eat everyday?

So, you might be wondering: ‘How much fruit, vegetables, beans and grains should I eat everyday’ as a vegetarian? Eating this way is a lifestyle more than it is a diet, because there is actually no or very little portion control. It’s basically Continue reading “How much fruit, vegetables, beans and grains should I eat everyday?”

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Baked potato butter lettuce salad: Potato lover’s unite!

If you happen to like my red cabbage, cucumber, quinoa and onion salad with balsamic dressing, you just might also like my baked potato butter lettuce salad. This is not your ‘normal’ potato salad with eggs and mayo! Of course, like the ‘genuine’ potato salad, it will ‘stick to your ribs’ more than a regular skimpy wimpy salad because all of the above have Continue reading “Baked potato butter lettuce salad: Potato lover’s unite!”

red cabbage and cucumber salad, recipe, nutrition, health, vegetarian

Red cabbage, cucumber, quinoa and onion salad with zesty balsamic dressing!

Since I eat only plant based whole food, I want to be sure I consume the most nutritious vegetables possible in my salads. I changed from eating a basic green salad with butter lettuce because I began to feel I wasn’t Continue reading “Red cabbage, cucumber, quinoa and onion salad with zesty balsamic dressing!”

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Rheumatism: I have cured my gout and rhumatoid arthritis with food!

If you are trying to lose weight, you might wonder why I am talking about different ailments, conditions and diseases so often. While healthy weight loss of unneeded pounds is good, often what comes with losing weight is Continue reading “Rheumatism: I have cured my gout and rhumatoid arthritis with food!”