Baked potato butter lettuce salad: Potato lover’s unite!

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If you happen to like my red cabbage, cucumber, quinoa and onion salad with balsamic dressing, you just might also like my baked potato butter lettuce salad. This is not your 'normal' potato salad with eggs and mayo! Of course, like the 'genuine' potato salad, it will 'stick to your ribs' more than a regular …

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Rheumatism and vegetarianism: My gout and rheumatoid arthritis symptoms disappeared!

rheumatism, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, vegetarian, health, nutrition

If you are trying to lose weight, you might wonder why I am talking about different ailments, conditions and diseases so often. While healthy weight loss of unneeded pounds is good, often what comes with losing weight is better health. It happened to me when I lost almost fifty pounds through eating plant-based whole food. …

Foods can cause aches and pains: What to eat

aches and pains, inflammatory diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, nutrition, vegetarian

Weight loss is no good if you suffer from mysterious aches and pains. Food is very powerful medicine, often more than medicine itself. Pain pills can damage our organs, even causing other health issues. Pills cover up symptoms, but why not get to the cause and get rid of the misery for good? If you …

Rheumatoid arthritis: Forks and spoons can help cure what’s ailing you

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Although, I never did go to a doctor and get a diagnosis, I learned on my own (through studying my symptoms) I likely suffer from bouts of (inflammation) rheumatoid arthritis and gout shortly after I consume the wrong foods. I created my own rheumatoid arthritis diet for vegetarians I abide by. I make sure I …

Is rice good for you? Depends where it’s grown (hint: arsenic)

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Is rice good for you? Diets containing white rice, fruit and juices have cured disease in the past. Many cultures eat huge amounts of rice and are thin. I used to eat rice, but when I found out this very popular grain had a bad ingredient, I began to doubt its long term health benefits. …

Is bread bad for you? Why wheat got such a ‘bad rap’

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You might have wondered: is bread bad for you? I have talked a lot about grain products throughout my site, not just bread. I have read quite a lot about refined grains. As you know, I don't recommend them. But, why is this? As far as weight gain goes, there is something about grain when …

Refined grains and weight gain: How to win the ‘battle of the bulge’

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What's the connection between refined grains and weight gain? There is a connection, because when I excluded all refined grain I lost weight. I was stuck until I stopped all refined carbs. It's from my own personal experience. And, the weight stays off as long as you avoid processed food and refined carbohydrates. Stopping all …