Rheumatism and vegetarianism: My gout and rheumatoid arthritis symptoms disappeared!

If you are trying to lose weight, you might wonder why I am talking about different ailments, conditions and diseases so often. While healthy weight loss of unneeded pounds is good, often what comes with losing weight is better health. It happened to me when I lost almost fifty pounds through eating plant-based whole food. … Continue reading Rheumatism and vegetarianism: My gout and rheumatoid arthritis symptoms disappeared!

Alkaline foods: Weight loss, better health and longer life

You have probably heard an alkaline diet is beneficial over the acidic. I have discovered that alkaline food is better for my health and well-being. From what I understand, from a scale 1 to 14, seven would be in the neutral range. In other words, the lower numbers to the left would be more acidic … Continue reading Alkaline foods: Weight loss, better health and longer life

Foods can cause aches and pains: What to eat

Weight loss is no good if you suffer from mysterious aches and pains. Food is very powerful medicine, often more than medicine itself. Pain pills can damage our organs, even causing other health issues. Pills cover up symptoms, but why not get to the cause and get rid of the misery for good? If you … Continue reading Foods can cause aches and pains: What to eat

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 long term health benefits. … Continue reading Is rice good for you? Depends where it’s grown (hint: arsenic)

Anti inflammatory foods: Can cure what’s ailing you

What are the anti inflammatory foods? There is a term called 'cause and effect'. Our actions cause things to happen, good or bad. As for health, prevention is the best 'tool' preventing many irreversible diseases. How we eat can either 'heal' us or 'destroy' our health. Personally, I have experienced bouts of gout and rheumatoid … Continue reading Anti inflammatory foods: Can cure what’s ailing you

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 grain has its own gluten? Did you also know that grain is not very nutritious, that's why they add vitamins and minerals to processed cereals. They … Continue reading Is gluten bad for you: The tasty alternatives

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 … Continue reading The truth about whole grains: How healthy are they?

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, … Continue reading Why you should stop eating high fructose corn syrup

Lectin based food poisoning: Foods to cook more and eat less of

Beware: If you ate nuts and seeds the day before and the next day you experience joint, muscle or any mysterious pain anywhere this could be lectin's effects on your body. What about Seeds and Nuts? Are they healthy for you? It's a yes and a no at the same time. Just don't eat too … Continue reading Lectin based food poisoning: Foods to cook more and eat less of

Against All Grain: The good, bad and ugly truth

Is there a valid case against all grain? Why shouldn't I eat grain, they say it's good for me! Yet, grain is used for feed to Cows, Horses and Pigs who have flat teeth to chew it and the stomachs to digest it. Am I against all grain? Not exactly. But, I only eat brown rice, potatoes (tuber) and beans … Continue reading Against All Grain: The good, bad and ugly truth