There are a few obvious clues as to whether your diet is helping you or not. How do you feel? Do you feel as good as you used to? Maybe, you really never felt that good at all. Do you go to the doctor all the time with every ache and pain? Are you too … Continue reading When Do You Know Your Diet Is ‘Helping or Hurting’ You? What To Look For…
I eat this particular brand of salad each day. Their lettuce is washed and always fresh. I use it up pretty fast, as I use one bag at a time requiring a very big bowl. Many people don't even eat one small salad a week. For that matter, they may eat little fruit if any … Continue reading Why Eating 2 Bags Of 5 Leaf Salad A Day Is A Healthy Habit Worth Keeping…
When young you know you have a lot of time left. As you get older, at least for me, time becomes more precious. If you've experienced pain and you learn it was caused by food, your menu choices diminish. But, in a way, you get more when you decide to go vegetarian. 'You might have … Continue reading Why They Don’t Teach Healthy Eating On TV
Whether we think so or not, life actually is one big experiment. And, it seems to me at least that by the time you 'get it' you are old and gray like me and can't do anything about it. You only get one stab at life and can't replay it to undo all the mistakes … Continue reading Going Vegetarian for 1 Week: Is Losing Weight and Getting Healthier For You?
I know I keep bringing up starch. It's because I keep wondering if eating starchy foods is healthy for us humans. I really want to know for sure if it's really good for me or not. But, which foods are the good starchy foods? For example, there are tubers like potatoes, grains and legumes like … Continue reading Will Eating Starchy Food Make You Fat?
In my articles on losing weight, getting healthier and living longer, you will remember me saying that what tastes good isn't necessarily good for you. We can make a quick analogy. If you married someone pleasing to the eye and they had a habit of cheating on you, that would not be a good marriage. … Continue reading The Diet You Love: Is it ‘really’ Loving You back?
Thanks for joining me! Why are you here? To feel better, lose weight, all of the above? So why eat healthy? Good question. There are plenty of us in the US who don't eat healthy. And, what that brings is ailments, conditions and disease, much of which is caused by inflammation. Just take a look … Continue reading Why Eat Healthy? 4 Life Saving Reasons
Vibrant or poor health depends upon what foods we eat. You might have lost weight and feel somewhat better, but not have all the energy you need. Somehow, you know you could be healthier, but don't understand what the problem could be. It might be the acid/alkaline balance of the foods you eat. You might … Continue reading The importance of Acid/Alkaline balance in diet
I don't know about you, but I just love cabbage. On the other hand, my wife hates it, so it's hard to cook for her, as I am the self-appointed chef around the house. As I write, I have finished eating these cabbage rolls. I was the Guinea pig! So now, I think they're good … Continue reading Steamed vegetarian ‘spicy’ peanut spring cabbage rolls
There are so many diets, how would anyone know which one was healthiest? So, what about a 'low carb high fat diet'? All tastes for food are acquired. But, you can change your taste buds gradually, even though culture dictates which foods we eat. For example, you can add less and less salt to your … Continue reading Why a ‘low carb high fat’ diet fails and ‘high carb low fat’ wins every time