You might have adopted a vegetarian diet, but crave sweets and fatty food. You may even feel hungry shortly after your meals. But, how can this be if eating fruits and vegetables is so healthy? This is exactly what happened to me in the beginning soon after I left the dinner table... 'How many calories … Continue reading I’m Eating Healthy! So, Why Am I Craving Sweets and Fats?
I think we all have a sweet tooth. But, I believe there's a good reason for it. We are lacking energy. I have found that sugar is sugar no matter where you find it. But, I believe some is worse for you than some others. For example, from sources I've read, your pancreas doesn't seem … Continue reading Why Limit Sweets like Fruit, Real Maple Syrup and Raw Uncooked Honey?
As one gets older, he thinks more about things like having teeth to eat with. We know the obvious things not to eat so we don't get cavities, don't we? It's sugar. But, we knew that. What I didn't used to know was other food causes cavities. What is this food? Did you know that … Continue reading Why Diet is as Important as Brushing your Teeth in Preventing Cavities
You might need to improve your dental health as a vegetarian by changing a few things you eat. Vegan and vegetarian teeth might not be in better shape than meat eaters. Those who eat healthier than those who eat animal products may still get sick too much, have high blood pressure, bad cholesterol levels possibly … Continue reading Good dental health: What your dentist won’t tell you
It's natural to crave something sweet. But, why do I crave sugar? Refined sugar is unnatural and gets absorbed into the blood too quickly. Fruit has fiber and absorption is delayed. Have you ever wondered why candy bars are so addicting? They don't satisfy, you always want more. It's like ice cream. Try to eat … Continue reading Why do I crave sugar: How to break this unhealthy habit
How do you stop sugar cravings? Do we even want to? We were born with taste buds that prefer sweet to bitter. So, we naturally crave the sweet over the not so sweet. We were made that way. This protects us from eating something poisonous in nature. But, refined sugar is not nature's product. It's … Continue reading How to break those sugar cravings
How to stop sugar cravings? This is a question I can only answer by how I deal with it. Sometimes, you don't do too well and eat what you shouldn't. Give yourself a break, as we are only human. Yet, after a lifetime of eating candy and drinking soft drinks, where would you ever turn … Continue reading How to stop sugar cravings for good!
Is there an easy way 'how to stop eating sugar' when sugar is a hidden or obvious largest ingredient in almost every single refined or processed food product? First of all, sugar pervades almost everything we put in our mouths in the American society. Secondly, you have to realize (if you don't already know) that sugar in its … Continue reading How to stop eating sugar: You’d never guess it was so easy!
Fructose (high fructose corn syrup or HFCS) is one of the worst. The body doesn't know what to do with it. Yet, fructose is healthy in fruit because it is in relatively low amounts and the fruit has fiber which slows sugar absorption into the blood stream. When fructose is joined molecularly to glucose, it becomes sucrose. Sucrose is in sugar cane, … Continue reading Why you should stop eating high fructose corn syrup
When you grind a whole grain into a powder, something happens you don't want to happen. It becomes broken down so it is absorbed into the bloodstream quickly like sugar and makes the blood sugar rise too fast. In other words, the grain ceases to be a resistant starch like the whole grain, beans, nuts, … Continue reading Refined Carbohydrates