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

Keeping Trim And Fit: Reducing Risk Of Heart Disease With Plant Based Diets

Vegetarians can make the mistake of not getting enough calories during the day. To compensate, they may crave fatty foods like eating more seeds, nuts and avocados. But, if you eat salads and drizzle olive oil, you are in the same boat. We don't want to let our health sink. You might be feeling tired … Continue reading Keeping Trim And Fit: Reducing Risk Of Heart Disease With Plant Based Diets

Why Eat These With Those And Not With That?

In my twenties, I found I got heart burn after eating meat with potatoes. And, then there was the Sunday greasy breakfast of pancakes or waffles with butter and syrup, hash browns, sausage, bacon and egg and cheese omelette. I am surprised I survived to a ripe old age through all the abuse of my … Continue reading Why Eat These With Those And Not With That?

4 Healthful Reasons To Eat Berries Everyday

You've heard the old expression 'you are what you eat'? It is so true. Your health and life depends upon what you eat. While we are bombarded by pizza and hamburger commercials, it makes us think this food is OK for human consumption. After all, everyone eats it, right? So, it must be healthful. They … Continue reading 4 Healthful Reasons To Eat Berries Everyday

Want To Be ‘Fit For Life’? What I Found…

Again, where does one go to get the right information on weight loss, improving ones health and living longer? It's anyone's guess. There are many sources that claim they have all the answers, but be sure to take a look at what you think is motivating them. Are they a big company and what are … Continue reading Want To Be ‘Fit For Life’? What I Found…

Healthy Reasons Why To Eat Tofu

I include tofu daily because I learned there were apparent health benefits for a very large cultural population. The Okinawan people eat tofu everyday (if they haven't Americanized their diet.) They are one of the longest living people besides the seventh day Adventists here in the US.  'I mimic eating habits of the healthiest, trimmest, … Continue reading Healthy Reasons Why To Eat Tofu

Common Sense Tips About Those Who Live Longest

The older one gets, the more concerned he is about how much longer he's going to live. No one wants to think about his own demise. It's scary. And, many wonder if there is an afterlife or not. Regardless, we must take care of these bodies of ours or they at some point will break … Continue reading Common Sense Tips About Those Who Live Longest

Can We Increase Our Lifespan? 3 Things Oldest People Do…

From what I've researched on my own about weight loss, better health and longevity, I have come to the conclusion that a plant based whole food diet is best for promoting all three. How do I know this? Good question. I learned from my own experience. I lost 50 pounds in a year and my … Continue reading Can We Increase Our Lifespan? 3 Things Oldest People Do…

Quick And Easy Happiness Tips

This post is about mental health the way I see it. If you are not happy, there is a reason. It's because of the state of health, emotions or mind we are currently in. Life, and people although we have influence we cannot control. But, I believe we can learn to monitor what thoughts we … Continue reading Quick And Easy Happiness Tips

Looking Toward Our Future: Insuring Good Health In Our Later Years

When we were 14 years old, it seemed we could eat anything we wanted. Time was on our side and we didn't have to worry much about our health. But, there often are changes coming to our health as we age that will be getting our attention. Although, our taste in food modifies itself as … Continue reading Looking Toward Our Future: Insuring Good Health In Our Later Years