Why You Should Listen to Your Mother: Mother Nature, That Is…

When your mother tells you to eat your vegetables, you better listen. And, when mother nature speaks to you about how you should eat, you should definitely listen. There are many theories about how we should eat based upon Continue reading “Why You Should Listen to Your Mother: Mother Nature, That Is…”

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Refined Grain & Processed Soy: Better Off Without Both?

I have good reasons giving up most grains and soy products. Why? Although, I did lose fifty pounds, I also searched for ways to feel better. I think that as you get ‘healthier’ through diet, your body reacts to unhealthful foods quicker than it used to. Continue reading “Refined Grain & Processed Soy: Better Off Without Both?”

Spicy Hot Tofu Vegetable Soup Recipe

I have said in my posts I love soup. I don’t like eating cold food. I like things either at room temperature, warm or hot. It’s good to have more than a few meals to look forward to eating everyday. But, it’s not really necessary to have much on the menu. For example, I eat beans, potatoes and rice every single day. Often, I have soup. I never get tired of these. Continue reading “Spicy Hot Tofu Vegetable Soup Recipe”

Vegetarian Weight Loss Benefits for Young and Older

We all want to eat food that tastes good. But, I think most of us would like to eat healthy. Unfortunately, our taste buds are used to eating the wrong food. Animal products, refined and processed foods loaded with salt, sugar and oil do not promote excellent health, even though they taste good. Continue reading “Vegetarian Weight Loss Benefits for Young and Older”

Going Vegetarian for 1 Week: Is Losing Weight and Getting Healthier For You?

Whether we think so or not, life actually is one big experiment. And, it seems to me at least that by the time you ‘get it’ you are old and gray like me and can’t do anything about it. You only get one stab at life and can’t replay it to undo all the mistakes you made. Continue reading “Going Vegetarian for 1 Week: Is Losing Weight and Getting Healthier For You?”

What I Ate Today that made me feel really Great!

It seems to me that the lighter I eat the better I feel afterwards. But, I don’t eat a lot of things that I used to. When you change your diet, it’s more like evolving rather than an abrupt change. This is because old habits seem to die-hard. Continue reading “What I Ate Today that made me feel really Great!”

Were We ‘Designed’ to Eat Meat, Grain, Oils and Sugar? Maybe, not. Here’s Why…

When we are wondering what’s wrong with us, it’s a good idea to keep things in perspective. I always drop back to the ‘great apes’ in that we are almost identical ‘genetically’. Therefore, to understand what we should be eating, I look to their Continue reading “Were We ‘Designed’ to Eat Meat, Grain, Oils and Sugar? Maybe, not. Here’s Why…”

Going ‘Meatless’ Recipe: Rice and Bean Tacos

I recently stopped eating the ‘crumbled soy’ I made tacos with. And, I just had to find something new because of my love for hard shelled tacos. It’s always difficult to stop something when it becomes habit, especially when it tastes good. What did I do? Continue reading “Going ‘Meatless’ Recipe: Rice and Bean Tacos”

I Had Arthritis Inflammation: You Might Want to Stop Eating These…

I have concluded I must be one of the unlucky ‘prone’ to inflammation. Because, it shows up really fast whenever I eat the wrong foods. There are many things I have learned to eat less or none of unless I want more pain.

If you are inclined to get inflammation of the joints (RA or rheumatoid arthritis) or generalized inflammation like I do on occasion, you might want to Continue reading “I Had Arthritis Inflammation: You Might Want to Stop Eating These…”

Is Soy Healthful? Should We Avoid it? It depends what Recipe…

You hear good and bad about soy products. As I’ve said earlier, I experiment with the food I eat until I know for sure it is healthful. I know I had to stop eating crumbled soy because of how it made me feel. Continue reading “Is Soy Healthful? Should We Avoid it? It depends what Recipe…”