Is olive oil good for you? The quick answer is NO! But, why do I say it isn't healthy when everyone else says it is? Because, everyone likes to hear good news about their bad eating habits. People are sensitive about their food and don't want to be told how to eat. Yet, you see … Continue reading Is ‘olive oil’ good for you? The surprising answer…
You might need to improve your dental health as a vegetarian by changing a few things you eat. Vegan and vegetarian teeth might not be in better shape than meat eaters. Those who eat healthier than those who eat animal products may still get sick too much, have high blood pressure, bad cholesterol levels possibly … Continue reading Good dental health: What your dentist won’t tell you
How many statements have we heard about whole grain foods being healthy? Quite a few. Medical professionals have talked about its health benefits so many times, it must be true? Right? Why would those in the health industry try to mislead us or not know all the facts? Or, is there just so much misinformation … Continue reading Whole grain foods: Are they really better for you?
In my opinion, the perfect health diet is how we used to eat thousands of years ago. Genetically speaking, we are almost exactly like the great apes. The diet we were made to eat promotes healthy weight loss, provides maximum natural energy, brings better health and longer life. If you look at what chimpanzees eat, … Continue reading Perfect health diet: You eat all you want
What is holistic health? It has everything to do with the 'whole person'. It's the psychological, physical and social aspects of ones life which should seriously be taken into account and viewed as a whole. If one does not, he will likely suffer quality of life consequences. In other words, it's not just food that … Continue reading Holistic health: Why it takes more than healthy food?
Is the caffeine in coffee hazardous to our health? I would say it is not the only health concern when drinking it. Depending upon the source, 'caffeine' can either hurt your arteries or improve endothelial function (interior lining of arteries.) All I know is when I stopped drinking coffee, 'it felt' as though my cardiovascular system … Continue reading The unhealthful truth about caffeine in coffee: Is one cup too much?
If you are going to pick up from a drive through window, what is the 'best fast food' sandwich you can eat? I would say the best choice is the healthiest, which are those sandwiches or meals containing the most vegetables with no oils or fats like mayonnaise. Probably, eating a 'vegetarian sandwich' would be … Continue reading Where is the best fast food take out window?
If you want to get rid of that 'spare tire' you need to adopt a 'flat belly diet'. What is that? It's nothing complicated at all. You eat 'real food'. No portion control. But, what the heck is real food? I was one who used to laugh at it. It's not an 'official diet' more … Continue reading Flat belly diet for permanent weight loss
From time to time, beginning in my twenties and decades later, I was overweight. I was always a big 'meat eater'! How would I ever know back in the 1970's that eating a lot of meat actually caused poor health? For example, all the beef commercials said you needed beef! Same went for milk. I … Continue reading American ‘meat eater or vegetarian’: Who’s healthier?
How much sodium per day is healthy or safe? It is said the body requires less than 500 milligrams of sodium (salt) each day to function healthily. This amounts to less than a quarter of a teaspoon. Not an awful lot. So, it's easy to overdo it if you are not watchful and don't read … Continue reading How much sodium per day is good for you?