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

Ultimate Food for Health and Weight Loss: Plant Based or Dash Diet? Facts I Found Out…

What's more important? Is it how our food tastes or good health and weight loss? Why not all the above? People see everything differently and place their own importance on what they want out of life. I can only talk about my viewpoint. So, what matters most to me since I am the writer for … Continue reading Ultimate Food for Health and Weight Loss: Plant Based or Dash Diet? Facts I Found Out…

Key Elements To Permanent Healthy Weight Loss (Simplified)

This is just an updated reminder that if we follow a few proven principles, we will lose weight and keep it off. How so? Maintaining the weight you lost is kind of a balancing act. You need to basically burn up more calories than you take in. And, how I do it is eating foods … Continue reading Key Elements To Permanent Healthy Weight Loss (Simplified)

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

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