What's the connection between refined grains and weight gain? There is a connection, because when I excluded all refined grain I lost weight. I was stuck until I stopped all refined carbs. It's from my own personal experience. And, the weight stays off as long as you avoid processed food and refined carbohydrates. Stopping all … Continue reading Refined grains and weight gain: How to win the ‘battle of the bulge’
How do you stop sugar cravings? Do we even want to? We were born with taste buds that prefer sweet to bitter. So, we naturally crave the sweet over the not so sweet. We were made that way. This protects us from eating something poisonous in nature. But, refined sugar is not nature's product. It's … Continue reading How to break those sugar cravings
You have just found the healthiest food lover's diet! You can eat all you want. Portion control is a stupid way to eat. If you are going to eat, why not choose health and be satisfied with enough to eat at the same time? Why not eat all you want? We all love to eat, … Continue reading Food lover’s diet: Eat all you want and still lose weight
It's only natural to want to lose weight quickly. That's human nature to want fast results! Be careful, you can get yourself trapped into a fad diet which could bring great harm to your body. Wouldn't natural weight loss be better over a longer period time to guarantee your health won't be destroyed? I know it's hard to … Continue reading Natural weight loss eating all you want!
What are empty calories? See the photo? I think you probably have a good idea. But, it isn't plant-based whole food like fruits and vegetables. Empty calorie foods are highly processed usually containing lots of fat and sugar. Did you know low-fat snacks have added sugar because when the fat is taken out, it doesn't taste as … Continue reading What are empty calories: A contributing factor to obesity
Eating more refined grain can cause weight gain. This page should be titled 'weight GRAIN'. You don't want empty calories. Everywhere you look, you see advertising that says how good 'whole wheat' and other grain is for you. It's easy to buy into it. They do make the packaging pretty. But, they claim it's heart healthy … Continue reading How to stop weight gain by eating whole food
What are empty calories? Doesn't that doughnut look good! Anything 'empty' couldn't be healthy, right? When you get more calories than you need, you know what happens. You gain weight. This is especially true with the calorie ridden American diet most of us are used to. We love our pizza! But, olive oil is empty … Continue reading Why empty calories cause weight gain
You can easily see my weight loss before and after, above. They are not full pictures, but you get the idea. One is 'roly-poly slovenly' boy looking for his first heart attack and the other is the much better looking healthier more energetic slim classy gentleman I am today! These photos will be you as soon as you make a few simple … Continue reading Weight loss before and after: It’s the food!
If you don't feel well, it's probably a good time to take a quick look at what things you eat. Senior whole health isn't just diet and exercise. But, how many overweight seniors have you seen who seem healthy? You probably also have seen seniors who are not overweight, but don't appear to feel that good. Lower weight doesn't … Continue reading Senior Whole Health
Extreme weight loss doesn't require extreme exercise. Moderate exercise the way you define it is OK. The big problem is that refined flour acts like sugar in that it makes your blood sugar rise just as high. If sugar isn't used as energy right away, it is converted into stored body fat. The lower the food … Continue reading Extreme Weight Loss