When we are wondering what's wrong with us, it's a good idea to keep things in perspective. I always drop back to the 'great apes' in that we are almost identical 'genetically'. Therefore, to understand what we should be eating, I look to their diet. Somehow, animals are born knowing what to eat by 'instinct'. … Continue reading Were We ‘Designed’ to Eat Meat, Grain, Oils and Sugar? Maybe, not. Here’s Why…
The paleolithic era lasted more than two and a half million years. That's a long time. But, no one knows exactly what the caveman ate before then and if our bodies have changed that much since then. The question is, have our bodies adapted to modern foods? If you look at cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease … Continue reading Healthful Reasons for Avoiding a ‘Paleo’ Type Diet
I wanted to explain some of the reasons why I stopped eating meat. If you've read my other articles, you know I believe in the notion that everything that tastes good isn't necessarily good for you. Face it, we love eating and drinking what's bad for us. Why is this so? Mostly, human nature. Some … Continue reading Reasons We Should All Stop Eating Meat
We want to protect our organs. What foods we eat may slow their function even to the point they cease working. Eating some things in moderation can benefit us as well as not eating certain things at all. It has been proven too much protein can harm our kidneys. Additionally, everyone knows drinking alcohol is … Continue reading Why Lower Protein Diets are Better
Yes, I lost almost fifty pounds, but there is more to it than that. We also want to feel better and get healthier, too. There are plenty of unhealthy skinny people. I'll bet if you want to lose a few pounds, you probably have a few aches and pains you want gone. Eating plant based … Continue reading The top 5 ‘unhealthiest’ foods you should stop eating today
A high protein diet can actually hurt you. It has been proven through scientific research those consuming the most animal protein compared to plant protein have a higher risk of death, especially from cardiovascular disease. But, it's not only excessive protein that causes health problems, it's also the cholesterol or fat that brings harm. Did … Continue reading Why a ‘high protein diet’ can endanger your health
From time to time, beginning in my twenties and decades later, I was overweight. I was always a big 'meat eater'! How would I ever know back in the 1970's that eating a lot of meat actually caused poor health? For example, all the beef commercials said you needed beef! Same went for milk. I … Continue reading American ‘meat eater or vegetarian’: Who’s healthier?