Maintaining Healthy Micro-Biome: Leaky Gut Syndrome/Autoimmune Disease Connection

I believe I’ve had a so called leaky gut in the past. That’s why I had aches and pains all over. I had RA symptoms (Rheumatoid Arthritis.) I also have suffered from Gout. And, I have to be careful what I eat and drink, because the agony can return with a vengeance. For me, certain things I eat have a ‘yes and no’ label on them. Continue reading “Maintaining Healthy Micro-Biome: Leaky Gut Syndrome/Autoimmune Disease Connection”

Keeping Acid/Alkaline Foods In Balance For Improved Health (With Helpful Charts)

Everyone knows eating more fruits and vegetables is healthier than eating snack and junk foods, eating out at restaurants and grabbing a bag of burgers and fries at the fast food window. Continue reading “Keeping Acid/Alkaline Foods In Balance For Improved Health (With Helpful Charts)”

Liven Up Your Potatoes (And, More) With This Tasty Lime Flavored Spice Called ‘Tajin…’!

If you like my avocado boats recipe, you might be interested in using a new spice I found at the store. It’s made by ‘Tajin‘. I love it on potatoes and added to guacamole I make every few days. I think this is a ‘Mexican’ spice. It’s truly great tasting… Continue reading “Liven Up Your Potatoes (And, More) With This Tasty Lime Flavored Spice Called ‘Tajin…’!”

Research Confirms 5 Potential Healthful Benefits Of Pistachios

I have always loved eating salted pistachio nuts, but don’t like them in ice cream. These days, I like knowing what something does for my body when I eat it. Apparently, eating seeds and nuts does increase Continue reading “Research Confirms 5 Potential Healthful Benefits Of Pistachios”

Craving Fresh Pineapple? Your Body Might Need What ‘Bromelain’ Can Do…

I always loved pineapple, my favorite fruit. But, it has something in it called ‘Bromelain’. You might wonder why you have certain cravings for particular foods. Of course, snack and junk foods are addictive in nature, yet Continue reading “Craving Fresh Pineapple? Your Body Might Need What ‘Bromelain’ Can Do…”

I Feel Lousy And Have No Energy! Could It Be Food Poisoning? Maybe, Here’s Why…

I didn’t feel well for decades and didn’t have the slightest clue why. And, then I had a ruptured appendix in my early thirties almost dying. A two week hospital stay costing over $20,000 with thousands out of my own pocket as co-pay was my reward for previous years of eating Continue reading “I Feel Lousy And Have No Energy! Could It Be Food Poisoning? Maybe, Here’s Why…”

Our Search For Late Night Healthy Snacks: Warmed ‘Rice’ Cereal

We have always heard brown rice is healthier. Yes, it has more nutrients than white. These are vitamins, minerals and fiber. Yet despite this fact, you might wonder why do I continue eating white rice over brown? Answer: It’s that the Continue reading “Our Search For Late Night Healthy Snacks: Warmed ‘Rice’ Cereal”

Reasons Why Research Says ‘Refined Sugar’ Can Cause Cardiovascular Trouble And Obesity

I used to have a ‘sweet tooth’. But, eating refined sugar gave me cavities. What I learned reduced my sugar craving was eat more beans, rice and potatoes. This is real food, that has resistant starch, which gives long lasting energy. I don’t suffer sugar highs and lows and am not tempted for sugary snacks in between meals. Continue reading “Reasons Why Research Says ‘Refined Sugar’ Can Cause Cardiovascular Trouble And Obesity”

Why Research Says Plant Based Whole Food ‘Is A Powerful Prescription For Optimal Health’

What exactly is plant based whole food? I am glad you asked! This is a very good question that needs a good answer. Here’s how Wikipedia defines it, and I couldn’t do a better job of it myself… Continue reading “Why Research Says Plant Based Whole Food ‘Is A Powerful Prescription For Optimal Health’”

Should We Be Strict Or Have A Junk Food Cheat Day?

Although I lost 50 pounds, the cravings for my favorite junk and snack food didn’t all disappear. For example, I still crave potato chips and buttered popcorn. Continue reading “Should We Be Strict Or Have A Junk Food Cheat Day?”