Is Eating ‘Organic’ Fruits and Vegetables Essential for Good Health?

When growing fruits and vegetables the organic farmer avoids using synthetic fertilizers and pesticides. This is a good thing. But, if you are eating organic milk products and meat, being organic doesn’t make these healthier to eat. Continue reading “Is Eating ‘Organic’ Fruits and Vegetables Essential for Good Health?”

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I’m Eating Healthy! So, Why Am I Craving Sweets and Fats?

You might have adopted a vegetarian diet, but crave sweets and fatty food. You may even feel hungry shortly after your meals. But, how can this be if eating fruits and vegetables is so healthy? This is exactly what happened to me in the beginning soon after I left the dinner table… Continue reading “I’m Eating Healthy! So, Why Am I Craving Sweets and Fats?”

Health & Weight Loss: The Short Version

Go and try to find a diet you can eat all you want of. You see diet programs on TV all the time. But, from what I can see of them, they are not healthy. Those foods are processed and refined and not plant-based whole food. Continue reading “Health & Weight Loss: The Short Version”

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…”

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…”