What is longevity: Why the food we eat plays an essential part

What is longevity? It is long life. But, the way you want it is a long life of health, not in the hospital in pain from cancer or something else wrong with you. I am a strong believer diet can and Continue reading “What is longevity: Why the food we eat plays an essential part”

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Why empty calories cause weight gain

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 Continue reading “Why empty calories cause weight gain”

Weight loss before and after: It’s the food!

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 Continue reading “Weight loss before and after: It’s the food!”

Human Longevity: Why the ‘few’ outlive the ‘masses’

Diet isn’t everything. We know that. We have to be happy, too. Yet, bad foods can clog our arteries. Therefore, we need to educate ourselves as to what food benefits our health and to that which brings Continue reading “Human Longevity: Why the ‘few’ outlive the ‘masses’”

Best diet for longevity: Why your mother told you to eat your ‘veggies’

What is the best diet for longevity? In my opinion, it is a way of eating and lifestyle you adopt keeping you the happiest and healthiest. With the many healthful results I’ve experienced, I wouldn’t suggest any other way of eating except a Continue reading “Best diet for longevity: Why your mother told you to eat your ‘veggies’”

Low Carb Diet: Why high ‘complex’ carbs are healthier

There are so many diets, it makes your head spin. For example, there’s low fat diets. But, what do they mean when they say ‘low carb diet’? Does this mean no Continue reading “Low Carb Diet: Why high ‘complex’ carbs are healthier”

What should I eat: Here’s your healthy food list

What should I eat? I would focus upon nutritional quality of the food itself. In other words, learn which foods are highest in nutrients and those with empty calories. When you are young and healthy, you don’t think so much about your health and what you eat. But, if you could die from eating peanuts, you would absolutely want to Continue reading “What should I eat: Here’s your healthy food list”

Good food: In the ‘produce’ isle, not the meat counter

What is good food? Or, what food is good for you? There are people who seem healthy who eat everything they want, don’t see a doctor and don’t gain a pound. I am not one of those lucky ones.

There are many foods we have been told by the media and elsewhere that’s Continue reading “Good food: In the ‘produce’ isle, not the meat counter”

Foods that cause acid reflux: Avoid these for better health

There are certain foods that cause acid reflux. What are they? The list below is not exclusive, yet one should avoid highly Continue reading “Foods that cause acid reflux: Avoid these for better health”

Addicted to food: How to eat healthier

Are you addicted to food? Obesity is a medical condition. I think we all have our favorite foods which we know are bad for us. But, unfortunately, we find a way to eat them anyway. For example, did you know wheat products are addictive? Furthermore, wheat acts upon the Continue reading “Addicted to food: How to eat healthier”