Why Slight Weight Loss May Bring Big Health Benefits…

As I've said earlier, I lost 50 pounds in a year. That's sizable weight loss. But, losing even less could bring big health benefits. It's encouraging once you begin seeing the pounds peel off. Shirts and pants fit better and belt notches loosen. "Healthy weight loss isn’t just about a 'diet' or 'program'. It’s about … Continue reading Why Slight Weight Loss May Bring Big Health Benefits…

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)

Why To Not Eat Bread Anymore, And Other ‘So Called Healthy Foods’ You Didn’t Expect…

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…

Health Giving Reasons To Make Tahini Salad Dressing

Tahini is very fatty, yet surprisingly nutritious unlike most refined oils which are strictly empty calorie. For example, it has Omega 6 fatty acids, but you don't want to over do it with this one. Omega 3 fatty acids will help keep things in balance. 'Tahini is ground sesame seeds having nutrients like Thiamine, Vitamin … Continue reading Health Giving Reasons To Make Tahini Salad Dressing

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

Cutting Down On Hidden Health Destroyers: Added Salt, Sugar And Oil

I'm no different than anyone else when tempted eating foods I know I shouldn't. This is despite knowing snack and junk foods are responsible for creating ailments, conditions and diseases. We all have our reasons or justifications buying unhealthy foods like on holidays, birthdays and special occasions. Who doesn't like chips and dip? 'Obesity is … Continue reading Cutting Down On Hidden Health Destroyers: Added Salt, Sugar And Oil

Love Olives And Their Virgin Oil? Both Can Cause Painful Inflammation

What is an inflammation? I still get it from time to time when I slip and eat the wrong foods. It even happens eating totally 'vegetarian foods'.  A good example is eating olives which I still absolutely love. But, now I know for sure I cannot have them in my diet... I ate a few … Continue reading Love Olives And Their Virgin Oil? Both Can Cause Painful Inflammation

Were We ‘Designed’ to Eat Meat, Grain, Oils and Sugar? Maybe, not. Here’s Why…

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…

Is ‘olive oil’ good for you? The surprising answer…

Is olive oil good for you? The quick answer is NO! But, why do I say it isn't healthy when everyone else says it is? Because, everyone likes to hear good news about their bad eating habits. People are sensitive about their food and don't want to be told how to eat. Yet, you see … Continue reading Is ‘olive oil’ good for you? The surprising answer…

The best ‘no oil’ fried potatoes you’ve ever tasted

By now, you should know I love my potatoes. Fried potatoes! I cook them in a 'Teflon coated pan', but without oil. Yes, you heard me right. I don't use any oil, because it isn't healthy. I know it adds that certain 'flavor'. But, you have to be mindful that everything 'tasting good', isn't necessarily … Continue reading The best ‘no oil’ fried potatoes you’ve ever tasted