Millet: The unknown ‘gluten free’ grain

I’ll bet I forgot to tell you I eat millet before I go to bed. Grain by its own nature is acid. So, watch how you feel. You don’t want to get acid reflux, because it can wear away the Continue reading “Millet: The unknown ‘gluten free’ grain”

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

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

Insulin resistance: Why eating ‘real whole food’ can save your bacon!

The exact cause of insulin resistance is not yet fully understood. Insulin is a hormone created by our pancreas and is essential to Continue reading “Insulin resistance: Why eating ‘real whole food’ can save your bacon!”

Easy weight management: Here’s the trick

It’s not easy losing weight, but sooner or later we have to take matters into our own hands and confront our eating addictions. If we wish to shed pounds, we have to alter our Continue reading “Easy weight management: Here’s the trick”

Is gluten bad for you: The tasty alternatives

Is gluten bad for you? Wheat has gotten a good and bad rap. They say wheat fiber is good for you. But, did you know that every type of Continue reading “Is gluten bad for you: The tasty alternatives”

How to stop weight gain by eating whole food

Eating more refined grain can cause weight gain. This page should be titled ‘weight GRAIN’. You don’t want empty calories. Everywhere you look, you see advertising that says how good ‘whole wheat’ and other grain is for you. It’s easy to buy into it. They do make the packaging pretty. But, they claim it’s Continue reading “How to stop weight gain by eating whole food”

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”

White Flour

Flour can be made from grinding any grain. White flour from wheat uses all of the wheat kernel. In white flour, only the starchy part is used. Refined flour is missing Continue reading “White Flour”