My body was trying to tell me something. When I used to eat bags and bags of chips each week, I was also overdosing on sodium. Getting rid of the excess salt is taxing on the body. 'I remember getting remarks when I was young salting my food heavily. I think that was because my … Continue reading How I Finally Knew I Was Consuming Too Much Salt And Needed To Cut Back
I did my tests eating grain and came to a conclusion through taking notes about how I felt, weighing evidence for and against. But, it's so easy to forget and fall back eating something you know you shouldn't. I always loved eating anything made from grain. This includes cereal, bread, crackers, tortillas, snack and junk … Continue reading Why Eat ‘Sprouted’, Not Refined Grain?
I'm no different than anyone else when tempted eating foods I know I shouldn't. This is despite knowing snack and junk foods are responsible for creating ailments, conditions and diseases. We all have our reasons or justifications buying unhealthy foods like on holidays, birthdays and special occasions. Who doesn't like chips and dip? 'Obesity is … Continue reading Cutting Down On Hidden Health Destroyers: Added Salt, Sugar And Oil
It seems that whenever you let your guard down, some other kind of health destroying dilemma comes along. Now, it's GMO's (genetically modified organism.) This means it's genetically engineered food. Why would anyone want to eat something where there's a chance you could find out it causes cancer or some other dreadful ailment, condition or … Continue reading Health Conscious Reasons To Keep ‘GMO’ (Genetically Modified) Food Off Your Plate
I knew I was on to something when I lost fifty pounds. I simplified my diet eating basic foods. It is not complicated and I am positive anyone who eats plant based whole food will stay trim, retain their health and live longer. I admit sometimes I miss hamburgers and pizza, etc.. And, when a … Continue reading ‘3’ Simple Things I Stopped And My Health Got Even Better
I'm afraid the responsibility lies with us to judge whether we want toxins in our bodies or not. What kind of wear and tear do poisons bring to our bodies? For example, do we want any of our bodily organs wearing out? 'In 2001, EPA adopted a lower standard for arsenic in drinking water that … Continue reading How Safe Is Eating Rice? Teaspoon Of Arsenic, Anyone?
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... I ate a few … Continue reading Love Olives And Their Virgin Oil? Both Can Cause Painful Inflammation
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 wheat gluten, (and, others like corn, barley and rye) I feel eating any of these causes 'leaky gut' in me. Also, most grains are … Continue reading Giving Up Eating All Grain: 5 Healthy Reasons
I have good reasons giving up most grains and soy products. Why? Although, I did lose fifty pounds, I also searched for ways to feel better. I think that as you get 'healthier' through diet, your body reacts to unhealthful foods quicker than it used to. I noticed I experienced side effects from eating refined … Continue reading Refined Grain & Processed Soy: Better Off Without Both?
When we are wondering what's wrong with us, it's a good idea to keep things in perspective. I always drop back to the 'great apes' in that we are almost identical 'genetically'. Therefore, to understand what we should be eating, I look to their diet. Somehow, animals are born knowing what to eat by 'instinct'. … Continue reading Were We ‘Designed’ to Eat Meat, Grain, Oils and Sugar? Maybe, not. Here’s Why…