As you may have already gathered, I love potatoes! I talk about them all the time. Actually, they're my all time favorite food. Why so? I don't know, they just have that taste, I crave... They can be fried, baked or mashed. I bake potato wedges in the oven once in awhile and love dipping … Continue reading 3 Healthy Reasons To Read Ingredient Labels On Salsa, Ketchup, Mustard And Other Condiments…
I think we all have a sweet tooth. But, I believe there's a good reason for it. We are lacking energy. I have found that sugar is sugar no matter where you find it. But, I believe some is worse for you than some others. For example, from sources I've read, your pancreas doesn't seem … Continue reading Why Limit Sweets like Fruit, Real Maple Syrup and Raw Uncooked Honey?
You might be wondering what the 'common denominator' is to lose weight. As far as I can see (from what has worked for me) is calorie intake. You have to burn up more calories than you take in. Exercise or physical activity helps. But, when you eat high calorie snacks that have a lot of … Continue reading The ‘secret’ to weight loss revealed: What to eat and not
The exact cause of insulin resistance is not yet fully understood. Insulin is a hormone created by our pancreas and is essential to our body's metabolism. Digestion breaks down carbohydrates (sugars and starches) in foods into glucose (a form of sugar) which then can enter our bloodstream. Our body cells receive energy through absorbing glucose. When … Continue reading Insulin resistance: Why eating ‘real whole food’ can save your bacon!
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?
It's natural to crave something sweet. But, why do I crave sugar? Refined sugar is unnatural and gets absorbed into the blood too quickly. Fruit has fiber and absorption is delayed. Have you ever wondered why candy bars are so addicting? They don't satisfy, you always want more. It's like ice cream. Try to eat … Continue reading Why do I crave sugar: How to break this unhealthy habit
Eating more refined grain can cause weight gain. This page should be titled 'weight GRAIN'. You don't want empty calories. Everywhere you look, you see advertising that says how good 'whole wheat' and other grain is for you. It's easy to buy into it. They do make the packaging pretty. But, they claim it's heart healthy … Continue reading How to stop weight gain by eating whole food
You don't want to lose weight and get cavities eating the wrong foods. So, you might want to know how to get rid of cavities. What you put in your body does affect your teeth. It's the first place food goes. Benefits of a plant based whole food diet is better health, weight loss and longer … Continue reading How to get Rid of Cavities?
Flour can be made from grinding any grain. White flour from wheat uses all of the wheat kernel. In white flour, only the starchy part is used. Refined flour is missing nutrients found in whole wheat flour. White flour is an added ingredient in many processed foods. Most people usually like their wheat grains ground up forming bread, cereal and crackers, etc. Regular whole … Continue reading White Flour
You probably knew snacks and junk food made you gain weight. But, did you know what is hidden in many processed foods that is as addicting to the receptors of the brain as Opium? A good reason to avoid wheat products altogether. Have you noticed you have cravings for sweets and junk food? Sometimes, it seems we can't control ourselves. It's … Continue reading Food Addiction: It can make you unhealthy and gain weight