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
Are potatoes good for you? Maybe, the real health question is: is starch good for you? Nevertheless, I eat one or two organic baked white russet potatoes every day. I fry one in the morning usually eating a baked potato at night. Did you know that regular potatoes are notorious for being sprayed with pesticide? … Continue reading Are potatoes good for you? Yes, if you buy these…
Is wheat bad for you? Wheat has been picked on a lot as the Devil. Additionally, I have talked about it at length on these two pages: gluten free diet and against all grain. Just because something you eat tastes good and seems healthy doesn't mean it is. Furthermore, you have heard many times that wheat is … Continue reading Is Wheat Bad for you?
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