Easy weight management: Here’s the trick

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

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

sugar cravings, fructose, nutrition, weight gain, blood sugar

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 …

Good food: In the ‘produce’ isle, not the meat counter

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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 …

Addicted to food: How to eat healthier

food addiction, gluten, junk food, nutrition

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 …

White Flour

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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 …

The truth about whole grains: How healthy are they?

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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 …

Why you should stop eating high fructose corn syrup

high fructose corn syrup, sugar, diabetes, health, whole food, vegetarian

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, …