Healthier Late Night Snacks: Ice Cream Substitute, anyone?

Me and my wife both like ice cream, but it likes me even less than it does her. I get congested, my ears plug up, I cough up mucus and generally feel lousy the next day. My body gives me a heads up pretty darn quick when I don’t eat right. If I were alone, I wouldn’t do any dairy. Continue reading “Healthier Late Night Snacks: Ice Cream Substitute, anyone?”

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The Essentiality of Mental and Physical Exercise

You’ve heard of the old saying, ‘use it or lose it’. I believe there is some truth to this. For example, when I stopped working out, it seemed my muscles shrank. You lose muscle mass, and I lost strength. I think they are right saying this. Continue reading “The Essentiality of Mental and Physical Exercise”

Secrets to Living to 100 and Beyond

Do you want to live to 100 and beyond? I think we all do only if we are healthy and feel good. No one wants to be bed ridden, in a wheel chair or a burden on anyone. We all want to live independently and not have to depend upon anyone to help us if we can avoid it.
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Quick Mexican Meatless Tostada with Beans Ole’!

As you probably know, if you’ve taken a look at my recipes, I like quick and easy. I don’t make too much of a fuss about food. I eat simply. I didn’t used to. I made a big occasion out of every gourmet meal. I used to go out to eat at the finest restaurants. Continue reading “Quick Mexican Meatless Tostada with Beans Ole’!”

In the Beginning Fruit was our Staple Food (it still is)

I forget exactly when I decided to become a vegetarian or how long I have been one. But, things just got reaffirmed about why I eat the way I do. I had dabbled in it for years, but didn’t make the firm commitment until about twenty years ago. Continue reading “In the Beginning Fruit was our Staple Food (it still is)”

Why Salads and Fruit are so Essential

My whole website is my personal learning experience about weight loss, health and longevity. I am not a doctor, yet I don’t believe many physicians know enough about nutrition. Continue reading “Why Salads and Fruit are so Essential”

Meatless Hard Shell Tacos and Taco Salad Recipe

I am always looking for new recipes. However, I am still experimenting with soy products like soy milk and soy crumbles. But, I love Mexican food minus the lard, other oils and cheese… Continue reading “Meatless Hard Shell Tacos and Taco Salad Recipe”

What is the Secret to Weight Loss, Better Health and Longer Life?

Can I tell you in a few hundred words, What is the Secret to Weight Loss, Better Health and Longer Life? Well, I’m gonna try. But, basically, in a single sentence I have learned, it is this: Avoid eating Continue reading “What is the Secret to Weight Loss, Better Health and Longer Life?”

Low Calorie Foods that can ‘Speed Up’ Weight Loss

Who doesn’t want to take a magic pill and wake up the next day and be healthy for life and body beautiful? No one I know. But, unfortunately, that pill doesn’t exist. And, if it did, it Continue reading “Low Calorie Foods that can ‘Speed Up’ Weight Loss”

Why does Unhealthy Food Taste so Good if it’s so Bad for me?

Why does Unhealthy Food Taste so Good if it’s so Bad for me? When we begin eating food that we were designed to eat, (plant-based whole food) our taste buds begin to change back to their natural state and crave healthier food. Continue reading “Why does Unhealthy Food Taste so Good if it’s so Bad for me?”