weight management, diet, nutrition, health, vegetarian, whole food

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 lifestyle putting our own weight management back to where it belongs: under our own control and direction. After all, whose responsibility …

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How to break those sugar cravings

How do you stop sugar cravings? Do we even want to? We were born with taste buds that prefer sweet to bitter. So, we naturally crave the sweet over the not so sweet. We were made that way. This protects us from eating something poisonous in nature. But, refined sugar is not nature's product. It's …

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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 good for …

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Addicted to food: How to eat healthier

Are you addicted to food? Obesity is a medical condition. I think we all have our favorite foods which we know are bad for us. But, unfortunately, we find a way to eat them anyway. For example, did you know wheat products are addictive? Furthermore, wheat acts upon the brain receptors similar to opium. But, it isn't …

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How to get Rid of Cavities?

You don't want to lose weight and get cavities eating the wrong foods. So, you might want to know how to get rid of cavities. What you put in your body does affect your teeth. It's the first place food goes. Benefits of a plant based whole food diet is better health, weight loss and longer …

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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 nutrients found in whole wheat flour. White flour is an added ingredient in many processed foods. Most people usually like their wheat grains ground up forming bread, cereal and crackers, etc. Regular whole …

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Extreme Weight Loss

Extreme weight loss doesn't require extreme exercise. Moderate exercise the way you define it is OK. The big problem is that refined flour acts like sugar in that it makes your blood sugar rise just as high. If sugar isn't used as energy right away, it is converted into stored body fat. The lower the food …

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The truth about whole grains: How healthy are they?

This site is about how to lose weight. When you lose weight eating whole food first, you receive an unexpected benefit: improved health. I lost nearly fifty pounds eating plant based food. I share what I eat and why I eat that way throughout this site. Above all else, and probably the most important thing to remember …

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Why you should stop eating high fructose corn syrup

Fructose (high fructose corn syrup or HFCS) is one of the worst. The body doesn't know what to do with it. Yet, fructose is healthy in fruit because it is in relatively low amounts and the fruit has fiber which slows sugar absorption into the blood stream. When fructose is joined molecularly to glucose, it becomes sucrose. Sucrose is in sugar cane, …

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Refined Carbohydrates

When you grind a whole grain into a powder, something happens you don't want to happen. It becomes broken down so it is absorbed into the bloodstream quickly like sugar and makes the blood sugar rise too fast. In other words, the grain ceases to be a resistant starch like the whole grain, beans, nuts, …

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