I have been experimenting with stevia, monk fruit and erythritol sweeteners. I pay close attention to how any sweetener affects my teeth. There is little study on effects of these sweeteners on our teeth and health in general. I tried a sweetener with stevia and erythritol and I don't feel it affects my teeth as … Continue reading Which Sweetener is Healthier: Stevia, Monk Fruit or Erythritol?
I did my tests eating grain and came to a conclusion through taking notes about how I felt, weighing evidence for and against. But, it's so easy to forget and fall back eating something you know you shouldn't. I always loved eating anything made from grain. This includes cereal, bread, crackers, tortillas, snack and junk … Continue reading Why Eat ‘Sprouted’, Not Refined Grain?
I recently wrote a couple posts on cereal and bread. You hear good and bad all day long about grain. It gets really confusing. I was getting my hopes up about eating lots of bread and cereal again. But, then I remembered one thing. Carbs get turned to sugar in your mouth by your saliva … Continue reading Yes, More Grain Brain Belly Bashing: Update On Bread And Cereal Products
I stopped using fluoride toothpaste decades ago. Why? Because I discovered it's poisonous to our bodies. Unfortunately, I still had cavities and felt that what I had learned was a bunch of mumbo jumbo and I began using fluoride toothpaste once more. But, come to find out recently, it wasn't a bunch of malarkey. I … Continue reading Fluoride In Our Water And Toothpaste: A Toxin Our Teeth And Bodies Are Healthier Without?
Along with all refined sugar drinks and food, I stopped using real maple syrup and uncooked unfiltered raw honey because they caused inflammation and cavities. I researched my options for a substitute sweetener. One was Stevia. You might think whole fruit jam is OK, but if you read the ingredients closely you'd likely find fruit … Continue reading Saving Your Teeth Without Fluoride: Which ‘Bad Sugars And Carbs’ To Get Rid Of Now
What's next after you trim down? I didn't realize I would become more sensitive to how food affected me. My wife was intuitive about that she should eat 'broccoli' every day. I realized I needed to eat more of something too. It was 'kale'. You will 'sense' what you need to eat more of after … Continue reading ‘Automatically Maintaining’ Weight Loss Without Counting Calories
Through my own research I discovered early humans had very few cavities. This was probably before man learned to cultivate grain. Grain is acid as it is, but when gummy carbs stick to the teeth, bacteria pour out acids that begin eating them away. 'Farmers growing grain had more cavities than the hunter-gatherers. But, eating … Continue reading Want To Help Save Your Teeth? What To Avoid Eating and Drinking Immediately
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