Research May Prove Lower Caloric Intake Increases Lifespan In Rats (But, What About Us Humans?)

Did you know that fat has twice as many calories as carbs? But, then there’s the bad cholesterol which can clog your arteries and make you have a heart attack or stroke. I struggled with weight loss on that roller coaster ride up and down for years. This was until I began eating plant based whole food. Continue reading “Research May Prove Lower Caloric Intake Increases Lifespan In Rats (But, What About Us Humans?)”

Want To Be ‘Fit For Life’? What I Found…

Again, where does one go to get the right information on weight loss, improving ones health and living longer? It’s anyone’s guess. There are many sources that claim they have all the answers, but be sure to take a look at what you think is motivating them. Are they a big company and what are they trying to sell you? Continue reading “Want To Be ‘Fit For Life’? What I Found…”

Healthy Reasons Why To Eat Tofu

I include tofu daily because I learned there were apparent health benefits for a very large cultural population. The Okinawan people eat tofu everyday (if they haven’t Americanized their diet.) They are one of the longest living people besides the Continue reading “Healthy Reasons Why To Eat Tofu”

Common Sense Tips About Those Who Live Longest

The older one gets, the more concerned he is about how much longer he’s going to live. No one wants to think about his own demise. It’s scary. And, many wonder if there is Continue reading “Common Sense Tips About Those Who Live Longest”

Looking Toward Our Future: Insuring Good Health In Our Later Years

When we were 14 years old, it seemed we could eat anything we wanted. Time was on our side and we didn’t have to worry much about our health. But, there often are changes coming to our health as we age that will be getting our attention. Continue reading “Looking Toward Our Future: Insuring Good Health In Our Later Years”

The Real Reasons I Write Posts For My Weight Loss, Health And Longevity Site…

You might have wondered, why did I start this site? I guess, it’s a public service kind of thing. I am not rolling in the dough because of my writing. But, it does give personal satisfaction, of which money in itself can never give. Continue reading “The Real Reasons I Write Posts For My Weight Loss, Health And Longevity Site…”

Do We Have To Become Vegetarians To Be Healthy, Lose Weight And Live Long?

Does Everyone Have To Be A Vegetarian To Be Healthy, Lose Weight And Live Long? The quick answer is a resounding Continue reading “Do We Have To Become Vegetarians To Be Healthy, Lose Weight And Live Long?”

USDA My Plate: Daily Nutrition Guidelines for Vegetarians?

Although, I am not a professional health researcher, doctor or scientist, I back up what I say with citations often from the NIH, but not always. There are other government agencies I go to validating in my own mind the facts and non-facts that are spreading around the internet. Furthermore, I don’t want to contribute more misinformation. Continue reading “USDA My Plate: Daily Nutrition Guidelines for Vegetarians?”

Vegetarian Weight Loss Benefits for Young and Older

We all want to eat food that tastes good. But, I think most of us would like to eat healthy. Unfortunately, our taste buds are used to eating the wrong food. Animal products, refined and processed foods loaded with salt, sugar and oil do not promote excellent health, even though they taste good. Continue reading “Vegetarian Weight Loss Benefits for Young and Older”