The Layman’s Guide to Health and Wellness

Firstly, I am not a health professional. But, I can read and decipher information and put it together in an understandable fashion.

Although, I have lost fifty pounds and have cured myself of Continue reading “The Layman’s Guide to Health and Wellness”

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Improving Gut Health with Probiotic Foods

If you want to try to ensure you keep good gut health, try eating probiotic foods. Fiber rich foods I eat every day are beans and basmati rice. I eat about a cup of each.

These high fiber foods help regulate the speed at which Continue reading “Improving Gut Health with Probiotic Foods”

‘All disease begins in the Gut’ Why it’s true

Hippocrates once said, ‘All disease begins in the Gut’. How can this be true? He is historically believed to be the ‘father of medicine’. That being said, there are more and more modern day medical professionals who have researched food in relation to disease.

It has been found bad food may actually Continue reading “‘All disease begins in the Gut’ Why it’s true”

9 Reasons to not eat Whole Wheat Crackers

I don’t eat wheat crackers anymore. Why? Yes, they taste good. And, I still love them. But, what tastes good isn’t necessarily good for you. They are so addictive, I can’t stop until I eat the whole darned box! Really! They are designed to make you not stop Continue reading “9 Reasons to not eat Whole Wheat Crackers”

Why healthy food can make aches and pains go away

Some people don’t feel good and can’t figure out why. They may have been to the doctor, and still don’t have the answer. You might be suffering from mysterious aches and pains and not even know why. Continue reading “Why healthy food can make aches and pains go away”

Is ‘olive oil’ good for you? The surprising answer…

Is olive oil good for you? The quick answer is Continue reading “Is ‘olive oil’ good for you? The surprising answer…”

What is quinoa and why it replaces rice (hint: arsenic)

What is quinoa? Pronounced [ˈkēnwä]. It’s an alternative to eating wheat products and other grains you might be sensitive to. When you hear the word ‘gluten’, they are actually referring to grains such as Continue reading “What is quinoa and why it replaces rice (hint: arsenic)”

Is rice good for you? Depends where it’s grown (hint: arsenic)

Is rice good for you? Diets containing white rice, fruit and juices have cured disease in the past. Many cultures eat huge amounts of rice and are thin. I used to eat rice, but when I found out this very popular grain had a bad ingredient, I began to doubt its Continue reading “Is rice good for you? Depends where it’s grown (hint: arsenic)”

Grain free diet: Is ‘no grain’ healthiest?

Certain foods and drinks are triggers to one another. For example, if something you eat (namely refined grains like crackers, etc.) raises your blood sugar too quickly, you will eventually have an energy crash.

You then feel hungry and will want to finish the whole bag or box! Do we continue eating what we think tastes good and harms us or do we learn to Continue reading “Grain free diet: Is ‘no grain’ healthiest?”

Is gluten bad for you: The tasty alternatives

Is gluten bad for you? Wheat has gotten a good and bad rap. They say wheat fiber is good for you. But, did you know that every type of Continue reading “Is gluten bad for you: The tasty alternatives”