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 Continue reading “How many calories do I need to lose weight?”

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How to gain weight, get healthier and live longer?

You might have lost more weight than planned. This doesn’t happen for most of us. But, to be sure, you might want to make an appointment with Continue reading “How to gain weight, get healthier and live longer?”

Vegetarian restaurants: Why they are not healthy

I could be wrong, but don’t think there’s enough demand for a vegetarian restaurant anywhere in the states for it to stay in business. Therefore, I wouldn’t worry too much about finding one.

Most establishments have decent ‘salad bars’ these days. That’s enough to help you Continue reading “Vegetarian restaurants: Why they are not healthy”

Why eating low calorie foods can make you gain weight

The average American eats high-calorie meals. This site is about healthy food which also happens to be low-calorie foods. It is very low in fat, salt and sugar compared to the average American diet. Processed foods or refined grain (especially refined carbs like Continue reading “Why eating low calorie foods can make you gain weight”

Weight loss for seniors: How you can get healthier and live longer

Who said an ‘old dog’ can’t learn new tricks? Not true! This sixty-six year old ‘hound dog’ did it! I searched decades for answers to health, weight loss and longevity.

Recently, within the last few years (through my own research) the pieces of the weight loss and health puzzle began fitting together. I discovered late in life there was Continue reading “Weight loss for seniors: How you can get healthier and live longer”

How to detox your body: Forget all you’ve heard

Be careful choosing ‘how to detox your body’. Why? A so called fad detox diet can be hazardous to your health.

It makes no sense taking a chance on an unproven and untested Continue reading “How to detox your body: Forget all you’ve heard”

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 Continue reading “Is hummus healthy?”

Low fat diet: Becoming ‘heart attack and stroke proof’

There’s still much debate whether a low fat diet is healthiest. Some say it’s not excess fat which leads to premature death, it’s carbs like refined carbohydrates. It has been proven eating more fruits and vegetables will make you healthier, lose weight and increase life span. Don’t forget, when they take the fat out, they add more Continue reading “Low fat diet: Becoming ‘heart attack and stroke proof’”

The gout diet: ‘Could you please pass me the vegetables’?

What is the best gout diet? It is possible that low or moderate levels of purine in the foods we eat won’t trigger gout or symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. I believe this is true of Continue reading “The gout diet: ‘Could you please pass me the vegetables’?”

Anti inflammatory foods: Can cure what’s ailing you

What are the anti inflammatory foods? There is a term called ’cause and effect’. Our actions cause things to happen, good or bad. As for health, prevention is the best Continue reading “Anti inflammatory foods: Can cure what’s ailing you”