How to get Rid of Cavities?

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?

White Flour

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

The truth about whole grains: How healthy are they?

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?

Why you should stop eating high fructose corn syrup

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

Good Carbs vs Bad Carbs

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

Refined Carbohydrates

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

Essential Nutrients

What are the essential nutrients? There are actually two types. One is macronutrients; which are carbs, proteins, fats and water. We need these in larger quantities. On the other hand, we require smaller amounts of micronutrients; such as vitamins, phytochemicals, fibers, and minerals. It seems the focus within many diets is increasing or decreasing either carbohydrates, proteins, and … Continue reading Essential Nutrients

How to lose weight and keep it off, forever!

The US is a youth based culture. Being trim and fit and looking good is the number one priority for many of us. Everyone wants the secret to lose weight. But, the secret is simple and free to those who look beyond all the weight loss hype. The surprise is, that it costs only what … Continue reading How to lose weight and keep it off, forever!