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”

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?”

5 Real World Tips To Help Offset Bad Food Temptation…

Honestly, I never stopped loving how I used to eat. But, there is a difference. I simply don’t eat and drink the way I used to because I am aware of the Continue reading “5 Real World Tips To Help Offset Bad Food Temptation…”

Reasons Why I Feel Like I’m In My 20’s @ 68…

When you change your diet as dramatically like I did, you sometimes get lost. It’s an ongoing learning process. What I mean is that you forget things. A healthy diet is dual in nature in that it is entirely simplistic yet at the same time complex in how it works to make you lose weight and maintain it, get healthier and live longer. Continue reading “Reasons Why I Feel Like I’m In My 20’s @ 68…”

Why I Closed My Experiment: List Of What I Stopped Eating And Drinking, Forever (My Explanation May Surprise You…)

I wanted to give a heads up on what things I’ve stopped eating and drinking. To make it clearer, I have made a list of the most important ones and explain why I stopped consuming them. What I have to say might help you decide to quit certain drinks and food. I certainly hope you will benefit at least in some small way. Continue reading “Why I Closed My Experiment: List Of What I Stopped Eating And Drinking, Forever (My Explanation May Surprise You…)”

4 Reasons Why Research Says To Reduce Salt, Sugar And Fat…

When one eats largely plant based whole food, he naturally reduces all three (salt, sugar and fat.) Eating too many seeds, nuts and avocados will cause weight gain (they are heart healthy eaten in ‘moderate’ amounts.) Continue reading “4 Reasons Why Research Says To Reduce Salt, Sugar And Fat…”

Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Delayed, Even Prevented? What Research Says…

With all the misinformation out there, you might not think Diabetes was curable. Yet, a question more appropriate may be, is it preventable in the first place? It’s much easier preventing something bad from taking hold instead of allowing it happen and then trying to fix it. Continue reading “Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Delayed, Even Prevented? What Research Says…”

Is There Life Without Snack And Junk Food? Why It’s A Yes And A No…

We’ve been brought up in cultures eating a certain way. There is junk and snack food in every society. I might want to ask another valid question. Remember the old expression ‘you can’t teach an old dog new tricks’? There’s always an exception to every rule. Continue reading “Is There Life Without Snack And Junk Food? Why It’s A Yes And A No…”

Healthful Versus Unhealthful Plant-Based Diets

You would think from all the press that being a vegetarian or vegan is the healthiest way to eat. But, it’s not necessarily so. I would get preached to about how I ate. But, they rarely looked healthy. Continue reading “Healthful Versus Unhealthful Plant-Based Diets”

Should We Eat Processed And Refined Foods With Ingredients We Can’t Pronounce?

We all know a balanced diet is healthy for us. But, what defines a balanced diet? There’s an opinion that’s different no matter who one asks. My idea of a balanced diet is a whole food plant based diet. Continue reading “Should We Eat Processed And Refined Foods With Ingredients We Can’t Pronounce?”