‘6’ More Foods Like Wheat You May Have An ‘Allergic Reaction’ To…

I think I've probably written a million and one pages about gluten and lectin. At least, it feels like it. I know this is a weight loss site, but in addition, it has evolved into a health and longevity site since I lost my 50 pounds. And, I really feel if you eat the way … Continue reading ‘6’ More Foods Like Wheat You May Have An ‘Allergic Reaction’ To…

Rice Bowl With Veggie Crumbles And Cooked Spinach Recipe

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

Did You Know Healthy Vegetarian Foods Can Cause Aches And Pains, Maybe More?

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?

For Best Health, Don’t Eat Too Much Of These Fruits And Veggies…

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…

Easier Pressure Cooker Style 30 minute Split Pea Soup Recipe

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

A Handy Guide You Pin On The Fridge For Healthiest Fruits And Vegetables!

If you want to choose fruits and vegetables with the least pesticides, I have the list for you. It's by EWG.Org. Once there, you can sign up. I use their what's clean and dirty guide, but sometimes I mess up and forgetfully buy a regular bag of potatoes or tomatoes. I love grapes, and this … Continue reading A Handy Guide You Pin On The Fridge For Healthiest Fruits And Vegetables!

Why Sodium Sneaks Up Affecting You More Than You Realized…

I have always loved eating salty snacks and junk food like corn and potato chips. Nothing went down better than a salty pretzel and bottle of beer. But, I don't do that anymore. That was in the day I was young. Now, my body has changed and I can't abuse it without severe consequences! My … Continue reading Why Sodium Sneaks Up Affecting You More Than You Realized…

Easy Tips For Becoming A Vegetarian: You Can Be One, Too!

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!

Why Aren’t We All Trim, Healthy And Live Beyond 100? Genetics! Well, Not Exactly…

The information about what a healthy diet is, is out there. It's taken years, but with the help of the internet, the truth has come out. There is quite a lot of misinformation out there, of which one has to weed through. Someone's truth may not be another's. But, how does one know truth from … Continue reading Why Aren’t We All Trim, Healthy And Live Beyond 100? Genetics! Well, Not Exactly…

Is All ‘Starchy’ Plant Based Whole Food Healthy? Not Necessarily. Here’s Why…

I contemplated giving up eating white potatoes, brown rice and wheat bread because I had doubts about their nutrition, effects on my blood sugar and if they gave me energy or simply made me feel tired. Yet, the most important aspect was I thought eating these might be causing me a 'leaky gut'. For me, … Continue reading Is All ‘Starchy’ Plant Based Whole Food Healthy? Not Necessarily. Here’s Why…