What is a healthy diet? You will hear differing opinions. Many proclaim you need meat and dairy, while others will swear on their life olive oil is good for you. Is whole wheat good for you, too? We hear much bad about gluten. There are a multitude of questions with just as many answers of which could be … Continue reading What is a Healthy Diet?
Who are the oldest people that are also the healthiest? Which country are they from? For example, there's a town in Italy where people reach one hundred years. They also live into their mid eighties in Okinawa, Japan. In the US, the Seventh Day Adventists are those tending to live the longest. In some parts of Greece, some of its … Continue reading Oldest people: What do they eat?
If you don't feel well, it's probably a good time to take a quick look at what things you eat. Senior whole health isn't just diet and exercise. But, how many overweight seniors have you seen who seem healthy? You probably also have seen seniors who are not overweight, but don't appear to feel that good. Lower weight doesn't … Continue reading Senior Whole Health
You don't want to lose weight and get cavities eating the wrong foods. So, you might want to know how to get rid of cavities. What you put in your body does affect your teeth. It's the first place food goes. Benefits of a plant based whole food diet is better health, weight loss and longer … Continue reading How to get Rid of Cavities?
Flour can be made from grinding any grain. White flour from wheat uses all of the wheat kernel. In white flour, only the starchy part is used. Refined flour is missing nutrients found in whole wheat flour. White flour is an added ingredient in many processed foods. Most people usually like their wheat grains ground up forming bread, cereal and crackers, etc. Regular whole … Continue reading White Flour
Extreme weight loss doesn't require extreme exercise. Moderate exercise the way you define it is OK. The big problem is that refined flour acts like sugar in that it makes your blood sugar rise just as high. If sugar isn't used as energy right away, it is converted into stored body fat. The lower the food … Continue reading Extreme Weight Loss
This site is about how to lose weight. When you lose weight eating whole food first, you receive an unexpected benefit: improved health. I lost nearly fifty pounds eating plant based food. I share what I eat and why I eat that way throughout this site. Above all else, and probably the most important thing to remember … Continue reading The truth about whole grains: How healthy are they?
Fructose (high fructose corn syrup or HFCS) is one of the worst. The body doesn't know what to do with it. Yet, fructose is healthy in fruit because it is in relatively low amounts and the fruit has fiber which slows sugar absorption into the blood stream. When fructose is joined molecularly to glucose, it becomes sucrose. Sucrose is in sugar cane, … Continue reading Why you should stop eating high fructose corn syrup
Not all carbs are created equal. This is the good carbs vs bad carbs. You want to avoid spikes in blood sugar because it's not healthy in the long run. Eat plant based whole foods such as brown rice, vegetables and beans to avoid extreme blood sugar highs and lows. The carbs in whole foods take longer to break down making you … Continue reading Good Carbs vs Bad Carbs
When you grind a whole grain into a powder, something happens you don't want to happen. It becomes broken down so it is absorbed into the bloodstream quickly like sugar and makes the blood sugar rise too fast. In other words, the grain ceases to be a resistant starch like the whole grain, beans, nuts, … Continue reading Refined Carbohydrates