Category Archives: Nutrition

Complete nutrition is in a whole food plant based diet.

Caffeine in coffee

Is the caffeine in coffee hazardous to our health? I would say it is not the only health concern when Advertisements

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Monosodium glutamate

Monosodium glutamate is something worth mentioning. If you read labels, you find it in many things. It is also called by other names. It is an insidious ingredient which wears many ‘hidden faces’. My site is primarily about losing weight. … Continue reading

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Fried potatoes

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

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Lentil soup

You want to find and keep recipes you really like looking forward to cooking. This one is simple. I love lentil soup! And, I like easy. You can cook it all in a

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How to gain weight

You might have lost more weight than planned. This doesn’t happen for most of us. But, to be sure, you might want to make an appointment with

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Is hummus healthy?

Is hummus healthy? I think it depends upon what you add to it. For example, when I make my own red bell pepper hummus I don’t add any olive oil or tahini. You have to read labels at the store … Continue reading

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Meat eater

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

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Optimum nutrition

What is optimum nutrition? It resides within macronutrient (protein, carbs and fats) and micronutrient (vitamins and minerals) content in your food in all the right proportions. The way to better health and weight loss is: you eat a sufficient variety … Continue reading

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What is MSG?

What is MSG (Monosodium glutamate) and why is it so bad for you? Furthermore, how do you avoid it if it’s in nearly everything we eat? This flavor enhancer is added to many foods, especially to Chinese cuisine. You probably … Continue reading

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Grain free diet

Certain foods and drinks are triggers to one another. For example, if something you eat (namely refined grains like crackers, etc.) raises your blood sugar too quickly, you will eventually crash. You then feel hungry and will want to finish … Continue reading

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