Will Eating Starchy Food Make You Fat?

I know I keep bringing up starch. It’s because I keep wondering if eating starchy foods is healthy for us humans. I really want to know for sure if it’s really good for me or not. But, which foods are the good starchy foods? Continue reading “Will Eating Starchy Food Make You Fat?”

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After Holiday Feasting: Handling Painful Inflammation Blues

We all have our family and cultural traditions and often it centers around food. In other words, what’s a good life without good food? When man evolved I don’t think inflammation caused by food he ate was his main concern. I think starving or not was. Continue reading “After Holiday Feasting: Handling Painful Inflammation Blues”

How to Find the Healthiest Path to Weight loss, Better Health and Longer Life

As I have said before, this is my personal journal. I am sharing my own weight loss and improved health. I have replaced things I ate and drank with healthier alternatives. Continue reading “How to Find the Healthiest Path to Weight loss, Better Health and Longer Life”

The Diet You Love: Is it ‘really’ Loving You back?

In my articles on losing weight, getting healthier and living longer, you will remember me saying that what tastes good isn’t necessarily good for you. Continue reading “The Diet You Love: Is it ‘really’ Loving You back?”

Does Eating Starch Help Me Lose Weight?

Which starch is better to eat for weight loss? If high spikes in blood sugar is not healthy, then slowly digested starch (which is fermented in the large intestine by bacteria) should provide ‘extended energy release’ which will make us feel satiated longer than refined carbs. Continue reading “Does Eating Starch Help Me Lose Weight?”

A Diet Designed by Nature: Plant Based Whole Food

I have noticed in the past that foods I eat affect my moods for good or bad. And, how we feel affects the clarity of our thinking. In other words, if you eat unhealthy food, you won’t feel good and probably won’t be thinking right. Food affects our sense of well-being. Continue reading “A Diet Designed by Nature: Plant Based Whole Food”

The Essentiality of Mental and Physical Exercise

You’ve heard of the old saying, ‘use it or lose it’. I believe there is some truth to this. For example, when I stopped working out, it seemed my muscles shrank. You lose muscle mass, and I lost strength. I think they are right saying this. Continue reading “The Essentiality of Mental and Physical Exercise”

Secrets to Living to 100 and Beyond

Do you want to live to 100 and beyond? I think we all do only if we are healthy and feel good. No one wants to be bed ridden, in a wheel chair or a burden on anyone. We all want to live independently and not have to depend upon anyone to help us if we can avoid it.
Continue reading “Secrets to Living to 100 and Beyond”

Quick Mexican Meatless Tostada with Beans Ole’!

As you probably know, if you’ve taken a look at my recipes, I like quick and easy. I don’t make too much of a fuss about food. I eat simply. I didn’t used to. I made a big occasion out of every gourmet meal. I used to go out to eat at the finest restaurants. Continue reading “Quick Mexican Meatless Tostada with Beans Ole’!”

In the Beginning Fruit was our Staple Food (it still is)

I forget exactly when I decided to become a vegetarian or how long I have been one. But, things just got reaffirmed about why I eat the way I do. I had dabbled in it for years, but didn’t make the firm commitment until about twenty years ago. Continue reading “In the Beginning Fruit was our Staple Food (it still is)”