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. If you were to ask me if you couldn't get organic that you shouldn't eat fruits and vegetables … Continue reading Is Eating ‘Organic’ Fruits and Vegetables Essential for Good Health?
If you are overweight and making progress losing weight, that's a good thing. But, if you aren't feeling better in the process, you might be missing something in your lifestyle and diet. But, what is a healthy diet? Protein deficiency is not a risk on a whole food plant based diet! There are government sources … Continue reading What is a healthy diet? The potential ‘health destroying’ deficiencies!
You might need to improve your dental health as a vegetarian by changing a few things you eat. Vegan and vegetarian teeth might not be in better shape than meat eaters. Those who eat healthier than those who eat animal products may still get sick too much, have high blood pressure, bad cholesterol levels possibly … Continue reading Good dental health: What your dentist won’t tell you
What are the best foods to eat? It depends upon how you define 'best'. In my opinion, the best foods for you are the 'healthiest'. Foods we were all brought up on that taste good are not necessarily best for us. It's our culture. Some call this the 'standard American diet'. It's mostly processed and … Continue reading Best foods to eat: A ‘must know’ for every beginner vegetarian
How you eat can help you lose weight. I have found that healthy meals are composed entirely of fruits and vegetables. The healthiest anyone can eat is consuming a whole food plant based diet. Healthy means are also delicious and satisfying. They fill you up and make you feel content. I eat very simply. My … Continue reading Healthy Meals
You probably knew snacks and junk food made you gain weight. But, did you know what is hidden in many processed foods that is as addicting to the receptors of the brain as Opium? A good reason to avoid wheat products altogether. Have you noticed you have cravings for sweets and junk food? Sometimes, it seems we can't control ourselves. It's … Continue reading Food Addiction: It can make you unhealthy and gain weight
Will I lose weight becoming a Vegetarian? There's probably not an exact definition of vegetarianism everyone will agree on. But, it's more than simply eating green salads. This is because you can't survive on vegetables alone. But, you can't survive on just fruit, either. Each one is deficient in something the other has more of. There seem to … Continue reading Vegetarian
What is a Vegetarian? I seem to hear so many conflicting things about what one is and isn't! In the sixties and seventies I didn't have a clue except I knew they probably didn't eat meat. But, that's about all I knew. So, I mistakenly thought they were war protesters, hippies or some kind of bohemian people … Continue reading What is a Vegetarian?
Have you heard eating more fruits and vegetables can make you lose weight? Becoming a vegetarian is not like you joined some kind of weird cult. You don't turn strange. But, there are those vegetarians who preach who come off as judgmental. I have seen those same vegetarians with a soft drink in their hands and a … Continue reading Becoming a Vegetarian