Healthy food ‘longest living’ people eat

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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 …

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How much fruit, vegetables, beans and grains should I eat everyday?

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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 …

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

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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. …

What to eat to lose weight fast: ‘Avoid the big 3’

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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, …

Low carb breakfast recipes: Shed the pounds

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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. …

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 …

Longevity: Weight loss and better health eating plant based whole food

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If we are not sick and in pain, I think anyone would agree to live forever. I have always been interested in the 'secrets to health and longevity'. When I was young, I always wanted to live to become a centenarian. Most aren't lucky enough to attain that age, yet on this earth there exist …

Quick weight loss: Why you never need a ‘fad diet’

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Quick weight loss can be dangerous to your health. Natural weight loss, is best. You know, all those fad diets you see on the internet and TV? They talk a good story. But, personally, I wouldn't trust them. I found through my own experience it's better to lose weight slower over time than lose extreme …

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

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The exact cause of insulin resistance is not yet fully understood. Insulin is a hormone created by our pancreas and is essential to our body's metabolism. Digestion breaks down carbohydrates (sugars and starches) in foods into glucose (a form of sugar) which then can enter our bloodstream. Our body cells receive energy through absorbing glucose. When …