Reflections on being the ‘you’ that you are…

Who doesn't want to be accepted the way he is, right or wrong? Although, it isn't quite that way, we may wish it were. But, there is always room for improvement, as we are often our most severe critic. We are what we are and most of us don't change that much. I am not … Continue reading Reflections on being the ‘you’ that you are…

Did You Know Healthy Vegetarian Foods Can Cause Aches And Pains, Maybe More?

You might be surprised that so called healthy vegetarian food could cause you problems. And, certain plant based whole food can and does, at least for some of us. But, which ones can possibly be culprits? This is a good question that takes a lot of study and research. Furthermore, if one goes to this … Continue reading Did You Know Healthy Vegetarian Foods Can Cause Aches And Pains, Maybe More?

For Best Health, Don’t Eat Too Much Of These Fruits And Veggies…

One thing (besides sugar and oil) you have to watch is salt. Be sure to know what your limit is daily. For example, mine is about 2,300mg a day, which is about a teaspoon. But, if you have high blood pressure, it is reduced to 1,500mg. I found this out from USDA choose my plate. … Continue reading For Best Health, Don’t Eat Too Much Of These Fruits And Veggies…

A Handy Guide You Pin On The Fridge For Healthiest Fruits And Vegetables!

If you want to choose fruits and vegetables with the least pesticides, I have the list for you. It's by EWG.Org. Once there, you can sign up. I use their what's clean and dirty guide, but sometimes I mess up and forgetfully buy a regular bag of potatoes or tomatoes. I love grapes, and this … Continue reading A Handy Guide You Pin On The Fridge For Healthiest Fruits And Vegetables!

Why Is Eating Plant Based Whole Food A Proven Healthy Weight Loss Tool?

Why is eating plant based whole food its own weight loss program? Plant based food as a whole is high fiber and low in calories. This means you can eat as much as you want because the fiber content will make you feel full. 'Ultimately, it is a win-win situation—for patients, and for health care … Continue reading Why Is Eating Plant Based Whole Food A Proven Healthy Weight Loss Tool?

Are You Sure Wheat Actually Bothers You? Or, Is The Culprit Other Ingredients In Your Bread?

I am still not sure if wheat bothers me, in that it causes leaky gut and then inflammation throughout my body. It is possible other ingredients within the bread are causing it, not simply the gluten. You might be buying 100% whole wheat, but it may have other ingredients causing you pain. You might want … Continue reading Are You Sure Wheat Actually Bothers You? Or, Is The Culprit Other Ingredients In Your Bread?

When Do You Know Your Diet Is ‘Helping or Hurting’ You? What To Look For…

There are a few obvious clues as to whether your diet is helping you or not. How do you feel? Do you feel as good as you used to? Maybe, you really never felt that good at all. Do you go to the doctor all the time with every ache and pain? Are you too … Continue reading When Do You Know Your Diet Is ‘Helping or Hurting’ You? What To Look For…

No Hassle Homemade Minestrone Vegetable Bean Soup Without Pasta

As I learn what is best for me to eat and not, I adjust my menu items. I love soup and always have, it's just that certain soups have ingredients that aren't too healthy to consume. For example, I ate a can of minestrone soup the other day I bought from the store and negligently … Continue reading No Hassle Homemade Minestrone Vegetable Bean Soup Without Pasta

Easiest, Tastiest Way Ever using Tahini and Balsamic Vinegar for a Salad Dressing

I have a few recipes using tahini as a salad dressing. It's made out of sesame seeds, and I believe it's a favorite ingredient in middle eastern food dishes. I know it's an ingredient added it to hummus. Yes, it's very oily, but it has that pungent taste you just might love. At least, give … Continue reading Easiest, Tastiest Way Ever using Tahini and Balsamic Vinegar for a Salad Dressing

What! No Cheese on my Pizza? Here’s why You Won’t Miss it…

Health, diet and weight loss has been for me at least, an ongoing study where I am learning all the time. It's so easy to get fooled into buying something you know for certain you shouldn't eat at the grocery store, especially if you haven't learned to not shop hungry. 'I make my wife a … Continue reading What! No Cheese on my Pizza? Here’s why You Won’t Miss it…