Weight Loss Diet: What Exactly Are The Best Foods For Weight Loss?

Even though I am a self educated layman in terms of health, longevity and weight loss, I can say through my own experience and trial and error that how I eat is a weight loss diet. It took me about a year to lose 50 pounds because I had my ups and downs. But, I … Continue reading Weight Loss Diet: What Exactly Are The Best Foods For Weight Loss?

I Gave Up Vitamin And Mineral Supplements Long Ago: Here’s Why…

I used to take vitamin and mineral supplements in my twenties. This was way before I knew about the weight loss, health and longevity benefits of eating plant based whole food. 'There was a lot of misleading information in the 1970's about the health benefits of taking vitamin and mineral supplements' ~ your author Personally, … Continue reading I Gave Up Vitamin And Mineral Supplements Long Ago: Here’s Why…

Can We Increase Our Lifespan? 3 Things Oldest People Do…

From what I've researched on my own about weight loss, better health and longevity, I have come to the conclusion that a plant based whole food diet is best for promoting all three. How do I know this? Good question. I learned from my own experience. I lost 50 pounds in a year and my … Continue reading Can We Increase Our Lifespan? 3 Things Oldest People Do…

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 … Continue reading Looking Toward Our Future: Insuring Good Health In Our Later Years

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 … Continue reading Do We Have To Become Vegetarians To Be Healthy, Lose Weight And Live Long?

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 … Continue reading Fire Roasted Tomato Chili and Beans Recipe

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

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

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

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 … Continue reading Apple Chunk Coleslaw With Soft Bean Tacos Recipe