Is Salt bad for you? Naturally occurring salts in plant based whole food should be OK for most of us. For example, Celery. Salt extracted from other sources could be a toxic irritant to our bodies (at the cellular level.) It can upset the sodium/potassium ratio... Salt, like spices does tend to pervert our taste buds in that we … Continue reading Is Salt Bad for You?
Why is sugar bad for you? Or, how can something be so bad and taste so good? It's like a moth to a flame. Sweet poison. Addictive. You just can't resist that second piece of pie! It's in just about everything we eat that's refined or processed. It's hidden within what we eat and we … Continue reading Why is Sugar Bad for You?
Is there a healthy cooking oil? Throughout this site I consistently tell my readers refined and processed oils are not healthy. Furthermore, I don't recommend cooking with oils or drizzling them over a salad. Use a few seeds or nuts instead, but not handfuls. Try Chestnuts, as they are very low in fat. Is oil in general good … Continue reading Healthy cooking oil: Why all are unhealthy
Because of the insidious nature of some food, it is sometimes easy to get lost in which foods are healthy foods and not. And, then we pay the price not knowing exactly what's wrong with us. For example, the signs and symptoms of Celiac disease can vary greatly and differ in adults and children. The problem … Continue reading Healthy Foods
You don't want to sacrifice your health to lose weight. If you are unhealthy, you are not going to be happy no matter what you weigh. You want better health, too. Without good health, we all have nothing. The greatest health care or insurance in the world isn't better than having good health. Misdiagnosis is a … Continue reading Better Health
Beware: If you ate nuts and seeds the day before and the next day you experience joint, muscle or any mysterious pain anywhere this could be lectin's effects on your body. What about Seeds and Nuts? Are they healthy for you? It's a yes and a no at the same time. Just don't eat too … Continue reading Lectin based food poisoning: Foods to cook more and eat less of
I cook my pinto beans in a large crock pot overnight with two to three cloves of garlic and one medium onion. It's nice to be able to let the food cook itself. I think this recipe is better than cooking it in a pot. You set it and forget it. The beans take care … Continue reading How to Cook Pinto Beans
I never dreamt I'd love cats as much as I do. My older cat was having problems. He had Diarrhea and lost it seemed half his weight. I was really worried about him. I tried giving him homemade cat food that was raw, but it made matters worse. He threw up on the floor during the … Continue reading Homemade Food for Adult and Senior Cats
Why am I always hungry all the time on a whole food plant based diet? Answer: you probably need to take in more calories. Calories are fruit and more nutrition is vegetables. Don't forget you need to get a certain amount of daily calories. If you crave processed or refined carb snacks, fats and sweets, try eating more fruit. … Continue reading Why am I always Hungry?
Is there a valid case against all grain? Why shouldn't I eat grain, they say it's good for me! Yet, grain is used for feed to Cows, Horses and Pigs who have flat teeth to chew it and the stomachs to digest it. Am I against all grain? Not exactly. But, I only eat brown rice, potatoes (tuber) and beans … Continue reading Against All Grain: The good, bad and ugly truth