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…
I pan fry my hash browns without oil in a 'no stick' coated pan. I didn't realize you could actually make hash browns and cut up potatoes have a crusty coating cooking with no oil. But, you can. Living without oil to fry your food isn't hard doing. Just don't buy it at the store … Continue reading Why Pan Frying Hash Browns With No Oil Is Healthier And Just As Tasty
The number one reason I eat potatoes is because I simply love them. They fill me up and keep me satisfied. I know they are high on the glycemic index, and sometimes I feel tired after eating more than one, but eating fruits and vegetables alone just doesn't doesn't do the trick in making me … Continue reading Why Eating Potatoes Everyday Is Nutritious And Helps You Lose Weight…
I made a big bowl full of potatoes, beans, onions and broccoli tonight and I'd like to share my recipe with you. I steam broccoli for my wife every night and I get any spillover. Personally, I like everything mixed together in one bowl. I eat simply, but I make my food tasty and it's … Continue reading Tasty Nutritious Big Bowl: Fried Potatoes, Beans, Sautéed Onions And Steamed Broccoli
I cut my potato consumption down because I felt I might be sensitive to 'solanine'. But, I still do eat potatoes. I just don't eat french fries, potato chips or baked potatoes anymore. Why, you ask? 'High-glycemic index foods fuel the production of advanced glycation end (AGE) products that stimulate inflammation [1 ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4779479/]'. Acrylamide and … Continue reading Should We Eat More Potatoes Or Less?
I know I keep bringing up starch. It's because I keep wondering if eating starchy foods is healthy for us humans. I really want to know for sure if it's really good for me or not. But, which foods are the good starchy foods? For example, there are tubers like potatoes, grains and legumes like … Continue reading Will Eating Starchy Food Make You Fat?
Which starch is better to eat for weight loss? If high spikes in blood sugar is not healthy, then slowly digested starch (which is fermented in the large intestine by bacteria) should provide 'extended energy release' which will make us feel satiated longer than refined carbs. Carbs in potatoes, rice and beans is called 'resistant starch' … Continue reading Does Eating Starch Help Me Lose Weight?
In Dr. Norman W. Walker's book 'Become Younger', he claims the body cannot utilize starch, that starch is not water-soluble. So, does that mean we shouldn't eat potatoes and grains like rice, etc.? It very well could mean that for superior health we may want to limit or stop eating starchy foods altogether. 'If you … Continue reading Are there Scientifically Validated Reasons to Avoid Eating Starchy Food?
You hear so much conflicting information it's hard to know the truth about which food is healthy and not. We have all heard sugar is bad for us, red meat, carbs and fat. So, what's left to eat? It gets so confusing about what's true and not about our food. And, if we hear something … Continue reading Good and Bad Carbs, Fats and Sugar
You have heard that potatoes make you fat. But, this isn't necessarily true. It depends more upon what you top them off with. Sour cream and butter can add unwanted calories. Although, fat will make you fat, too many refined carbs like refined grain based junk and snack foods will add unwanted pounds. I know … Continue reading Will Starchy Vegetables Make Me Lose Weight?