I Lost My Strength Regaining It Eating 1-1/2 Cup Of This…

Recently, I got weak. I mean, I lost much of my strength and couldn’t figure it out. What was I doing wrong? I forgot to eat something very important. I am not what you’d call a vegetarian or vegan. But, I don’t eat meat. I eat 80-90% plant based whole food. Continue reading “I Lost My Strength Regaining It Eating 1-1/2 Cup Of This…”

Relieving Bodily Aches And Pains: Everyday ‘Offending’ Food Removal Checklist…

I have found food very powerful for good or bad health. We can leave responsibility for our health totally to doctors who know little about nutrition and prescribe pills to ease our symptoms. Continue reading “Relieving Bodily Aches And Pains: Everyday ‘Offending’ Food Removal Checklist…”

The Unhealthy Snack Trap: Why Do I Keep Eating ‘Bad’ Food I Know I Shouldn’t?

Why do we all eat that which we know better not to eat? I think we all do it. Who wouldn’t start eating from a bag of open chips on the kitchen counter if he had the craving? I know I would. Continue reading “The Unhealthy Snack Trap: Why Do I Keep Eating ‘Bad’ Food I Know I Shouldn’t?”

Why Healthy Food You Thought Was Good For You May Make You Feel Unhealthy

I know food I heard was OK doesn’t always make me feel good. What could that be? One example is pistachio nuts. Nuts do happen to be on the ‘no eat’ list if you happen to have a food allergy. Here’s a list they of common triggers. You go on an ‘elimination diet’ to test which foods individually cause you problems. Continue reading “Why Healthy Food You Thought Was Good For You May Make You Feel Unhealthy”

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…”

Why You Need Polyphenols And What Foods They Are In…

Polyphenols are amazing. Why? They do many beneficial healthful things for you. Does this mean we should adopt a Mediterranean diet and drizzle extra virgin olive oil with no limit? Maybe, maybe not. Continue reading “Why You Need Polyphenols And What Foods They Are In…”