Category Archives: WEIGHT LOSS TIPS

How to lose weight in a week: Here’s what to eat…

You know you want to keep any weight off you lose. But, with ‘fad diets’, this will never happen. Losing weight and gaining it back is an unhealthy roller coaster ride. We also don’t want highs and lows in blood sugar over time. To break the food addiction and junk food cycle we must find healthy food substitutes! You will notice people who live the longest are the ‘slim’ ones. I’ve… Read More »

How many calories do I need to lose weight?

Do you want to know ‘how many calories do I need’? There is a way. I discovered I need about 2000 each day while my wife requires less at 1800. Did you know that the best way to lose weight is to change what you are eating? I eat low calorie foods. Lower calorie foods will help you lose… Read More »

Is hummus healthy?

Is hummus healthy? I think it depends upon what you add to it. For example, when I make my own red bell pepper hummus I don’t add any olive oil or tahini. You have to read labels at the store very carefully when you buy processed hummus dip because they usually add oil. You can add just about anything you want… Read More »

Flat belly diet for permanent weight loss

If you want to get rid of that ‘spare tire’ you need to adopt a ‘flat belly diet’. What is that? It’s nothing complicated at all. You eat ‘real food’. No portion control. But, what the heck is real food? I was one who used to laugh at it. It’s not an ‘official diet’ more than it is… Read More »

Healthy weight chart: Why keep an eye on your BMI?

Something told me that if I didn’t start eating healthier and lose weight, I’d eventually have a heart attack or stroke. This was scary! After I started eating fruits and vegetables as my primary foods, I wanted to know what my absolute ‘healthiest’ weight should be. I decided I wanted to learn how to get healthier and lose weight… Read More »

Tasty Non-Fat Hummus (Hold The Olive Oil!) Recipe

You can use canned garbanzos or cook yours from dry beans in your pressure cooker. This is what I do, but either way does the job just fine. This is what I call a ‘healthy snack’. ‘Try to buy celery organic, as it’s sprayed with pesticide. I can usually get it at the store, but sometimes you don’t… Read More »