After Holiday Feasting: Handling Painful Inflammation Blues

We all have our family and cultural traditions and often it centers around food. In other words, what’s a good life without good food? When man evolved I don’t think inflammation caused by food he ate was his main concern. I think starving or not was. Continue reading “After Holiday Feasting: Handling Painful Inflammation Blues”

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Health, Weight Loss and Longevity: More than Simply Good Nutrition?

Through my own research I found it is not necessarily the food you eat that makes people live past 100. It surprised me what all the elders had to say. Continue reading “Health, Weight Loss and Longevity: More than Simply Good Nutrition?”

Can I Eat Bread and Still Lose Weight?

So, you are a bread lover, too? I used to love eating bread. I mean lots of bread. Sourdough bread was my favorite. I went ‘hog wild’ over it, and I abused it. I used to get the whole grain. Really good. Loved that sourdough taste. And, I loved butter on it. Wonderful! But, I didn’t want to suffer from a Continue reading “Can I Eat Bread and Still Lose Weight?”

Healthy lettuce wraps: Wave ‘bye-bye’ to bread!

My wife doesn’t eat much bread these days. I congratulate her for it. Bread is made from refined grains and can raise your blood sugar too quickly. It can also affect you because of the wheat gluten itself. And, I have my doubts about how healthy Continue reading “Healthy lettuce wraps: Wave ‘bye-bye’ to bread!”

Is eating Grain worth the risk: Why it may be healthier to ‘skip’ it

There’s a lot of good and bad talk about about grain in that innocent looking bowl of cereal we may eat everyday. But, how do you know what you should believe? Foremost, you should learn to trust how your body feels after you eat grain.

For example, if you eat bread, do you Continue reading “Is eating Grain worth the risk: Why it may be healthier to ‘skip’ it”

The truth about whole grains: How healthy are they?

This site is about how to lose weight. When you lose weight eating whole food first, you receive Continue reading “The truth about whole grains: How healthy are they?”

Refined Carbohydrates

When you grind a whole grain into a powder, something happens you don’t want to happen. It becomes Continue reading “Refined Carbohydrates”

Are Resistant Starch Foods like Potatoes Good for You?

Are resistant starch foods good for you? Potatoes and rice are essential staples in many societies. But, is all starch healthy? It seems to depend upon if Continue reading “Are Resistant Starch Foods like Potatoes Good for You?”

Is Wheat Bad for you?

Is wheat bad for you? Wheat has been picked on a lot as the Devil. Additionally, I have talked about it at length on these two pages: gluten free diet and against all grain. Just because something you eat tastes good and seems healthy Continue reading “Is Wheat Bad for you?”