Embracing The Low Glycemic Diet: No Potatoes And Grain? Reasons For Doing So…

I lost 50 pounds a few years back, but I think some things I am eating are not health promoting. I asked someone who is in good physical shape, what they ate. It appears they favor a low glycemic diet. She said, 'I eat very little meat, potato, bread, and pasta'.  She has a positive … Continue reading Embracing The Low Glycemic Diet: No Potatoes And Grain? Reasons For Doing So…

‘6’ More Foods Like Wheat You May Have An ‘Allergic Reaction’ To…

I think I've probably written a million and one pages about gluten and lectin. At least, it feels like it. I know this is a weight loss site, but in addition, it has evolved into a health and longevity site since I lost my 50 pounds. And, I really feel if you eat the way … Continue reading ‘6’ More Foods Like Wheat You May Have An ‘Allergic Reaction’ To…

Rice Bowl With Veggie Crumbles And Cooked Spinach Recipe

I still have reservations about eating rice. But, if you eat white rice, the arsenic level will be universally lower than the brown, no matter where it comes from. We all have to eat something and for me, if it's a choice between meat and rice, I will choose the rice every time. Of course, … Continue reading Rice Bowl With Veggie Crumbles And Cooked Spinach Recipe

Reflections on being the ‘you’ that you are…

Who doesn't want to be accepted the way he is, right or wrong? Although, it isn't quite that way, we may wish it were. But, there is always room for improvement, as we are often our most severe critic. We are what we are and most of us don't change that much. I am not … Continue reading Reflections on being the ‘you’ that you are…

The Essentiality of Mindfulness in Everyday Life…

Are you happy with the direction your life is taking? We can change that, you know. But, how do we do so? We tend to go on 'automatic pilot' often on how we think throughout each day. We think in habitual patterns. It may be positive, negative or usually a combination of the two. Many … Continue reading The Essentiality of Mindfulness in Everyday Life…

Did You Know Healthy Vegetarian Foods Can Cause Aches And Pains, Maybe More?

You might be surprised that so called healthy vegetarian food could cause you problems. And, certain plant based whole food can and does, at least for some of us. But, which ones can possibly be culprits? This is a good question that takes a lot of study and research. Furthermore, if one goes to this … Continue reading Did You Know Healthy Vegetarian Foods Can Cause Aches And Pains, Maybe More?

For Best Health, Don’t Eat Too Much Of These Fruits And Veggies…

One thing (besides sugar and oil) you have to watch is salt. Be sure to know what your limit is daily. For example, mine is about 2,300mg a day, which is about a teaspoon. But, if you have high blood pressure, it is reduced to 1,500mg. I found this out from USDA choose my plate. … Continue reading For Best Health, Don’t Eat Too Much Of These Fruits And Veggies…

Easier Pressure Cooker Style 30 minute Split Pea Soup Recipe

My favorite soups are my own homemade pea soup and minestrone soup. When you buy soups from the store, they often have ingredients you don't want. One ingredient they put too much of in soup is sodium. Most people in the USA consume way over the recommended daily dose. For example, they recommend no more … Continue reading Easier Pressure Cooker Style 30 minute Split Pea Soup Recipe

A Handy Guide You Pin On The Fridge For Healthiest Fruits And Vegetables!

If you want to choose fruits and vegetables with the least pesticides, I have the list for you. It's by EWG.Org. Once there, you can sign up. I use their what's clean and dirty guide, but sometimes I mess up and forgetfully buy a regular bag of potatoes or tomatoes. I love grapes, and this … Continue reading A Handy Guide You Pin On The Fridge For Healthiest Fruits And Vegetables!

Why Sodium Sneaks Up Affecting You More Than You Realized…

I have always loved eating salty snacks and junk food like corn and potato chips. Nothing went down better than a salty pretzel and bottle of beer. But, I don't do that anymore. That was in the day I was young. Now, my body has changed and I can't abuse it without severe consequences! My … Continue reading Why Sodium Sneaks Up Affecting You More Than You Realized…