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My Personal Health Plan: Weight Loss Maintenance, Improved Health and Increased Lifespan

After I had found my solution to losing weight, I also wanted to become healthier and live longer. Although, there are no guarantees in life, one can look to other cultures and compare. I wondered who on this earth lived the longest and was healthiest. Furthermore, what foods did they eat? Continue reading “My Personal Health Plan: Weight Loss Maintenance, Improved Health and Increased Lifespan”

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Foods That Skyrocketed My Health After Losing 50 Pounds

The foods I listed below are those I have learned through my own research and trial and error best support my health. It could work for you too if you were willing to change over to a Continue reading “Foods That Skyrocketed My Health After Losing 50 Pounds”

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After All These Years: I May Have Just Stumbled Upon The ‘Ultimate Diet’

How do you know the best fruits and vegetables to eat? There are foods you may still have a reaction to. For example, the nightshade varieties may bother you. These are vegetables like the tomato, cucumber, eggplant and various peppers. All this information can make your head spin… Continue reading “After All These Years: I May Have Just Stumbled Upon The ‘Ultimate Diet’”

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‘No Fat’ (Slightly Hot) Plain Jane Hummus

Now, this hummus is my favorite. Not too many spices in it. I never tried it plain like this one. It’s not as ‘good looking’ as my Continue reading “‘No Fat’ (Slightly Hot) Plain Jane Hummus”

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How to Pick the Healthiest Food to Eat

Your mind can play tricks on you when it comes to food. What I mean is that if you have a favorite food and you are trying to eat healthier, your addiction to it will soon lead you down the ‘primrose’ path to eating it. Continue reading “How to Pick the Healthiest Food to Eat”

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My Quickest Food Guide: I Lost 50 Pounds, Got Healthier and will Likely Live Longer

I wanted to make a quicker more compact guide to what I eat. I lost 50 pounds and got healthier. The food below is what worked for me. So, it’s never too late and doesn’t matter how old you are. Continue reading “My Quickest Food Guide: I Lost 50 Pounds, Got Healthier and will Likely Live Longer”

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How I lost 5 pounds a month

Welcome! Glad you decided to learn how I lost 5 pounds a month. It is my hope that when you change your diet to largely plant based whole food, you will lose the weight you want, get healthier and live longer. Continue reading “How I lost 5 pounds a month”

What’s Healthy To Eat? The Internet Is Full Of Truth, Half Truth and No Truth

I think there are many ‘well meaning’ people out there writing health and weight loss articles on their websites. But, after all the posts written, then you find out something that’s not quite accurate, what does one do about it? Do you just pretend you are right and forget about it? Continue reading “What’s Healthy To Eat? The Internet Is Full Of Truth, Half Truth and No Truth”

Saving Your Teeth Without Fluoride: Which ‘Bad Sugars And Carbs’ To Get Rid Of Now

Along with all refined sugar drinks and food, I stopped using real maple syrup and uncooked unfiltered raw honey because they caused inflammation and cavities. I researched my options for a substitute sweetener. One was Continue reading “Saving Your Teeth Without Fluoride: Which ‘Bad Sugars And Carbs’ To Get Rid Of Now”

Pinch of Dill Dash of Vinegar Salad Dressing Recipe

I always like to find new salad dressing recipes. Have you ever tried to eat a salad without a dressing? I used to love ranch, Roquefort and bleu cheese dressings, but they all have dairy and lots of fat. Sure, they taste good, but do we want to take the chance of a future heart attack? Is the taste of oily salad dressings worth damaging our cardiovascular system? Continue reading “Pinch of Dill Dash of Vinegar Salad Dressing Recipe”

Love Olives And Their Virgin Oil? Both Can Cause Painful Inflammation

What is an inflammation? I still get it from time to time when I slip and eat the wrong foods. It even happens eating totally ‘vegetarian foods’.  A good example is eating olives which I still absolutely love. But, now I know for sure I cannot have them in my diet… Continue reading “Love Olives And Their Virgin Oil? Both Can Cause Painful Inflammation”

‘Egg-less’ Scramble with Onions and Mushrooms Recipe

I used to eat eggs, but after a while when I tried them again, they didn’t taste right. For me, the same goes for meat. All the animal products have the bad cholesterol. I don’t ever want to have a heart attack! I can’t believe I’m still alive from all the fat laden cholesterol filled unhealthy foods I ‘used to’ eat! Continue reading “‘Egg-less’ Scramble with Onions and Mushrooms Recipe”

Giving Up Eating All Grain: 5 Healthy Reasons

I am not going out of my way to ‘bash’ all grains. I ‘used to’ love eating the majority of them. Although, I have not been tested for a ‘sensitivity’ to Continue reading “Giving Up Eating All Grain: 5 Healthy Reasons”

Why ‘Oldest’ People Don’t Need To Exercise

People who live the longest don’t necessarily exercise. But, I have noticed they stay busy physically and mentally. They do what they do naturally, what they love doing. Continue reading “Why ‘Oldest’ People Don’t Need To Exercise”

Why Positive Thoughts Are Essential To Better Health, Weight Loss and Longevity

Although, I have learned essential things about losing weight and getting healthier eating plant-based whole food, I also learned something extremely valuable we need in order for our lives to work out for the better.  And, without it, we won’t be nearly as healthy as we could be. Continue reading “Why Positive Thoughts Are Essential To Better Health, Weight Loss and Longevity”

Why ‘Low Glycemic’ Foods Are Healthiest

I try to ‘stick with’ eating the lower glycemic fruits and vegetables. I have learned those with diabetes,  must be careful about the type of carbs and amounts of fats he eats. If you eat the right carbs you will not be eating snack and junk foods. What can one eat as a substitute to combat our bad food cravings? Continue reading “Why ‘Low Glycemic’ Foods Are Healthiest”

Green Tea May Help Protect Against Rheumatoid Arthritis

As I’ve revealed earlier, I drink organic Japanese green tea. I buy loose leaf and brew it by the pot from scratch every morning. That’s the best way, much better than tea bags. And, I think it has worked wonders when I stray and eat the wrong thing (holidays, birthdays, etc.) and suffer from bouts of inflammation soon after. Continue reading “Green Tea May Help Protect Against Rheumatoid Arthritis”