I lost 50 pounds a few years back, but I think some things I am eating are not health promoting. I asked someone who is in good physical shape, what they ate. It appears they favor a low glycemic diet. She said, 'I eat very little meat, potato, bread, and pasta'. She has a positive … Continue reading Embracing The Low Glycemic Diet: No Potatoes And Grain? Reasons For Doing So…
I still have reservations about eating rice. But, if you eat white rice, the arsenic level will be universally lower than the brown, no matter where it comes from. We all have to eat something and for me, if it's a choice between meat and rice, I will choose the rice every time. Of course, … Continue reading Rice Bowl With Veggie Crumbles And Cooked Spinach Recipe
You might be surprised that so called healthy vegetarian food could cause you problems. And, certain plant based whole food can and does, at least for some of us. But, which ones can possibly be culprits? This is a good question that takes a lot of study and research. Furthermore, if one goes to this … Continue reading Did You Know Healthy Vegetarian Foods Can Cause Aches And Pains, Maybe More?
One thing (besides sugar and oil) you have to watch is salt. Be sure to know what your limit is daily. For example, mine is about 2,300mg a day, which is about a teaspoon. But, if you have high blood pressure, it is reduced to 1,500mg. I found this out from USDA choose my plate. … Continue reading For Best Health, Don’t Eat Too Much Of These Fruits And Veggies…
My favorite soups are my own homemade pea soup and minestrone soup. When you buy soups from the store, they often have ingredients you don't want. One ingredient they put too much of in soup is sodium. Most people in the USA consume way over the recommended daily dose. For example, they recommend no more … Continue reading Easier Pressure Cooker Style 30 minute Split Pea Soup Recipe
So, you want to go vegetarian or vegan? It's not so hard, but you will get 'hooked' on it once you find plant based whole foods you like eating. All you have to do after that is 'repeat'. You also might want to go to the USDA's Choose my plate to devise a meal plan. … Continue reading Easy Tips For Becoming A Vegetarian: You Can Be One, Too!
I wanted to pay homage to one of my first informational sources concerning health, weight loss and longevity. This was way before the internet, that when you wanted to do your research, you had to go to your local library or bookstore and buy a book. Now, information is at your keyboard. First of all, … Continue reading Dr. Norman Walker Health, Weight Loss and Longevity Pioneer
I am still not sure if wheat bothers me, in that it causes leaky gut and then inflammation throughout my body. It is possible other ingredients within the bread are causing it, not simply the gluten. You might be buying 100% whole wheat, but it may have other ingredients causing you pain. You might want … Continue reading Are You Sure Wheat Actually Bothers You? Or, Is The Culprit Other Ingredients In Your Bread?
As I learn what is best for me to eat and not, I adjust my menu items. I love soup and always have, it's just that certain soups have ingredients that aren't too healthy to consume. For example, I ate a can of minestrone soup the other day I bought from the store and negligently … Continue reading No Hassle Homemade Minestrone Vegetable Bean Soup Without Pasta
I have a few recipes using tahini as a salad dressing. It's made out of sesame seeds, and I believe it's a favorite ingredient in middle eastern food dishes. I know it's an ingredient added it to hummus. Yes, it's very oily, but it has that pungent taste you just might love. At least, give … Continue reading Easiest, Tastiest Way Ever using Tahini and Balsamic Vinegar for a Salad Dressing