How do you know the best fruits and vegetables to eat? There are foods you may still have a reaction to. For example, the nightshade varieties may bother you. These are vegetables like the tomato, cucumber, eggplant and various peppers. All this information can make your head spin... We all have heard about wheat gluten. … Continue reading After All These Years: I May Have Just Stumbled Upon The ‘Ultimate Diet’
When we are wondering what's wrong with us, it's a good idea to keep things in perspective. I always drop back to the 'great apes' in that we are almost identical 'genetically'. Therefore, to understand what we should be eating, I look to their diet. Somehow, animals are born knowing what to eat by 'instinct'. … Continue reading Were We ‘Designed’ to Eat Meat, Grain, Oils and Sugar? Maybe, not. Here’s Why…
We all know bad food tastes good. Who doesn't like ice cream? Who doesn't like hamburgers, fries and pizza? Everyone knows these are not health foods. They are considered comfort foods. Of course, I still like these, but don't eat them because I know they cause ailments, conditions (weight gain) and disease. Here's a valid … Continue reading Battle of the Will: Healthy Food Benefits or Bad Food Consequences?
I wanted to compile a list of foods I noticed the 'longest living' people eat everyday. My list is not all-inclusive, but essentially a 'whole food plant-based diet'. I haven't listed food items regularly eaten by millions around the world like grain, meat and dairy, or refined oils to cook with or to drizzle over … Continue reading Healthy food ‘longest living’ people eat
So, you might be wondering: 'How much fruit, vegetables, beans and grains should I eat everyday' as a vegetarian? Eating this way is a lifestyle more than it is a diet, because there is actually no or very little portion control. It's basically all you want to eat until full. I have learned over time through … Continue reading How much fruit, vegetables, beans and grains should I eat everyday?
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. … Continue reading Rheumatism and vegetarianism: My gout and rheumatoid arthritis symptoms disappeared!
Years ago, I wanted to know 'what to eat to lose weight fast'. In my younger days, I was kind of 'vain' about blow drying my hair, what fancy 'stylish' clothes I wore, and how big my stomach was. I didn't want to bend over revealing that dreaded 'plumber's crack' to those standing by. Now, … Continue reading What to eat to lose weight fast: ‘Avoid the big 3’
Everyday, I start myself off eating a simple breakfast. Although, it is basically a low carb breakfast, the berries I eat are packed with superior nutrition. I begin with a fried potato followed by berries. The berries I buy depend upon the price. When berries go for two for five dollars, I'm there; I buy. … Continue reading Low carb breakfast recipes: Shed the pounds
When I was overweight and not feeling well, I often wondered 'what to eat to lose weight' and at the same time, get healthier. I didn't want to get sick and die at an early age, I wanted to trim down and not have my belly hang over my belt. I always desired to live … Continue reading What to eat to lose weight and gain health
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 … Continue reading Rheumatoid arthritis: Forks and spoons can help cure what’s ailing you