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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. Although, our taste in food modifies itself as …

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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 'not necessarily'. I have watched YouTube® videos of centenarians living almost a decade or more over 100 and they don't eat what I call healthy food. But, I do say that for the most …

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Fire Roasted Tomato Chili and Beans Recipe

Beans are a good source of fiber, vitamins, minerals and long lasting carbs. It fills you up for hours. They also taste good when you make them right. Making good food doesn't necessarily take long, and that's what I like. For example, if you cook your own beans like I do, it takes 2-2 1/2 …

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Who Do We Trust About What’s Healthy To Eat, Losing Weight And Living Longer?

This is a big question. Although, it seems everybody is motivated by money. Let's assume someone wants to market their product. Are they going to tell you the bad things about it if there are any bad things? They will tell you the good and be silent about the rest... It's interesting as you watch …

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Diet Tips For Seniors: Tweaking Your Diet For Weight Loss, Health And Longer Life

As we get older we need to change our young person eating habits. We have to realize we don't have fourteen year old bodies anymore and it simply won't let us get away with eating a bunch of junk like it used to. A years ago I weighed over two hundred pounds. No energy and …

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Why Stop Eating Bread? (And, Other Foods You Thought Were Healthy)

I always loved bread and cold cereal. I could eat a whole loaf of sour dough myself with butter on it. But, what does grain do that's good for you? I know how it makes me feel in the morning when I eat a big bowl of cereal the night before. Here's what happens to …

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Apple Chunk Coleslaw With Soft Bean Tacos Recipe

This is a quick dinner idea. One day I was working on the yard and realized I was getting famished. Some nights you just don't want to do a lot of preparation for dinner. I needed some food in me pronto, so I opened up a handy bag of coleslaw and heated two corn tortillas …

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Green Leafy Nutrition: ‘Thou’ Art Commanded To Eat Thy Daily Essential Large Salad

Even before I knew anything about healthy food, I always loved my green salads. Unfortunately, I also used a lot of Roquefort and blue cheese dressings! It's almost like I ate a teaspoon full with every bite of salad. Currently, I use a tahini dressing which is lower fat than the cheesy dressings I used …

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‘Get Down’ With Veggie Shish Kabob Recipe

I forgot about the veggie shish kabob I used to BBQ. I also used to make a portabella mushroom burger. Each is superb and fun to cook outdoors! But, I used to make veggie burgers from processed soy patties too, but no longer do this. Yes, they tasted good, but they aren't the best thing …

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Cutting Down On Hidden Health Destroyers: Added Salt, Sugar And Oil

I'm no different than anyone else when tempted eating foods I know I shouldn't. This is despite knowing snack and junk foods are responsible for creating ailments, conditions and diseases. We all have our reasons or justifications buying unhealthy foods like on holidays, birthdays and special occasions. Who doesn't like chips and dip? 'Obesity is …

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