Why High And Low Salt Diets Can Be Unhealthy

Just like most Americans, I was using too much salt. This was iodized sea as well as Himalayan pink. Too much of these so called 'healthier' salts can be as unhealthy as regular table salt. Eating the way most Americans do makes sodium add up a lot faster than you might think. Did you know, … Continue reading Why High And Low Salt Diets Can Be Unhealthy

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Healthy salads: Lowering risk of heart attack, stroke and cancer

What ingredients are in healthy salads? I guess, it just depends upon who you ask. I always loved my salads, but also had to have my ranch dressing, olive oil and vinegar, Roquefort or blue cheese. Even though I enjoy these to this date, I don't use them, anymore. Why? Remember, just because something tastes … Continue reading Healthy salads: Lowering risk of heart attack, stroke and cancer

Whole grain foods: Are they really better for you?

How many statements have we heard about whole grain foods being healthy? Quite a few. Medical professionals have talked about its health benefits so many times, it must be true? Right? Why would those in the health industry try to mislead us or not know all the facts? Or, is there just so much misinformation … Continue reading Whole grain foods: Are they really better for you?

American ‘meat eater or vegetarian’: Who’s healthier?

From time to time, beginning in my twenties and decades later, I was overweight. I was always a big 'meat eater'! How would I ever know back in the 1970's that eating a lot of meat actually caused poor health? For example, all the beef commercials said you needed beef! Same went for milk. I … Continue reading American ‘meat eater or vegetarian’: Who’s healthier?

Salt substitute: Which is healthiest and tastes the best?

I have always loved salt. But, as I got older I began to pay dearly for it. I would overdose on it. My body wouldn't be able to handle any more of it and my lower back would start aching (kidneys.) My ears would start ringing (tinnitus?) and feel plugged up. It would affect me … Continue reading Salt substitute: Which is healthiest and tastes the best?