Category Archives: GENERAL HEALTH

The low glycemic diet: Why it is healthier

There’s so many fad diets your head will spin. If you are wondering about what a low glycemic diet is, you may want to familiarize yourself with the glycemic index possibly even glycemic load. It won’t hurt to educate yourself. What GI is, is a ranking of foods that contain carbs and how quickly they affect your blood sugar… Read More »

Grain free diet: Is ‘no grain’ healthiest?

Certain foods and drinks are triggers to one another. For example, if something you eat (namely refined grains like crackers, etc.) raises your blood sugar too quickly, you will eventually have an energy crash. You then feel hungry and will want to finish the whole bag or box! Do we continue eating what we think tastes good and… Read More »

Your healthy grocery list: What foods to buy

What exactly is a healthy grocery list? You will get a million and one different opinions about what you should eat and not wherever you look on the internet. This site is not a scientific study, but totally layman in nature. Yet, don’t make the mistake of underestimating the value of the information presented. I explain to you… Read More »

Salt substitute: Which is healthiest and tastes the best?

I have always loved salt. But, as I got older I began to pay dearly for it. I would overdose on it. My body wouldn’t be able to handle any more of it and my lower back would start aching (kidneys.) My ears would start ringing (tinnitus?) and feel plugged up. It would affect me for days until… Read More »

How much sodium per day is good for you?

How much sodium per day is healthy or safe? It is said the body requires less than 500 milligrams of sodium (salt) each day to function healthily. This amounts to less than a quarter of a teaspoon. Not an awful lot. So, it’s easy to overdo it if you are not watchful and don’t read labels carefully. The ideal… Read More »

The ‘essentials’ of a Healthy Diet are these…

A healthy diet includes real whole food. Furthermore, eating this way will likely make you lose all weight you ever dreamt about. Of course, you will hear differing opinions on this subject wherever you look; be it on TV, internet, YouTube, friends and family, or wherever. I tell you throughout this site what a healthy diet is for me. It could be healthy for… Read More »

Is There A Healthiest Diet On This Planet? What The Experts Are Suggesting We Eat…

It’s essential for maintaining vibrant health and promoting graceful aging to not eat foods causing inflammation. Continuing doing so over the years can create various ailments, conditions and disease. ‘Americans get too much Omega 6 (in many refined oils.) Research says it causes inflammation’ Through my own trial and error I found eating a majority of plant based whole food… Read More »