The Spiritual Aspect Being Vegetarian

I don't know if it's because I'm getting older or that I have been a vegetarian for many years that it seems I have become more spiritual. I seek spirituality much of the time. Did I turn into a feeble old man who is filled with regrets? I sometimes wonder... Did the way I eat … Continue reading The Spiritual Aspect Being Vegetarian

Why To Not Eat Bread Anymore, And Other ‘So Called Healthy Foods’ You Didn’t Expect…

Some of us have a reaction to certain foods we eat. And, when we finally identify which ones they are for certain, we will know to always avoid them. I think at least, for me, the gluten in wheat bothers me in a couple of ways... Wheat may possibly affect you the same, but you … Continue reading Why To Not Eat Bread Anymore, And Other ‘So Called Healthy Foods’ You Didn’t Expect…

11 Healthy Reasons To Add Onions To Your Diet

I haven't always loved onions. When I was a kid, I had to eat them on top a salad with a dressing I couldn't stand. But, since then, I have overcome that hindrance and fell in love with their taste. Although, I do however prefer eating sautéed over raw. Nevertheless, onions are healthy either cooked or … Continue reading 11 Healthy Reasons To Add Onions To Your Diet

How I Finally Knew I Was Consuming Too Much Salt And Needed To Cut Back

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

Why Eat ‘Sprouted’, Not Refined Grain?

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?

Cutting Down On Hidden Health Destroyers: Added Salt, Sugar And Oil

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

Health Conscious Reasons To Keep ‘GMO’ (Genetically Modified) Food Off Your Plate

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

‘3’ Simple Things I Stopped And My Health Got Even Better

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

How Safe Is Eating Rice? Teaspoon Of Arsenic, Anyone?

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?

Love Olives And Their Virgin Oil? Both Can Cause Painful Inflammation

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