I used to eat organic potatoes because I learned regular potatoes were sprayed with toxic chemicals. But, I kept getting green potatoes when I bought them organic. So, I went back to regular potatoes and made sure I peeled them. But, when you peel fruits and vegetables you are peeling away nutrients. 'I experimented eating … Continue reading Why I Decided Not To Eat Organic and Regular Potatoes (green or not) Anymore…
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
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…
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 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?
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
Did you know that sprinkling a few nuts and seeds on your green salads everyday increases vitamin and mineral absorption? Yes, it does. Not only that, it enhances your salad flavor and variety making it taste even better. No one wants a 'boring' repetitive salad. Try adding red peppers and olives on it, too. 'A … Continue reading There’s Healthy Magic in those Nuts and Seeds!
Through my own research I found it is not necessarily the food you eat that makes people live past 100. It surprised me what all the elders had to say. Centenarians do not usually seek perfection. Some of them smoke cigars, drink whiskey, coffee, milk, eat cookies, ice cream and small amounts of meat during … Continue reading Health, Weight Loss and Longevity: More than Simply Good Nutrition?
I have discussed lectin in foods before on my site. I have found I am sensitive to lectin in that it can cause leaky gut or intestinal permeability in me. Lectin could be problematic for you too, and you may not even realize it is. But, what is lectin and which food is culprit? Even … Continue reading Lectin poisoning: Limiting nuts, seeds, beans and more…
There's a lot of good and bad talk about about grain in that innocent looking bowl of cereal we may eat everyday. But, how do you know what you should believe? Foremost, you should learn to trust how your body feels after you eat grain. For example, if you eat bread, do you feel like … Continue reading Is eating Grain worth the risk: Why it may be healthier to ‘skip’ it