Spicy Hot Brown mustard and vinegar salad dressing recipe

I have never eaten a salad without a dressing. Who could? In the past, my dressings have always been loaded with fat. Fat adds that unique flavor we all can’t seem to resist, like ranch dressing. Continue reading “Spicy Hot Brown mustard and vinegar salad dressing recipe”

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Why a Traditional Okinawan Diet is Healthier than a Mediterranean

As far as I know, the Okinawan people who abide by their traditional diets are among the longest living people in the world. But, which diet is healthier? An Okinawan or Mediterranean diet? As I’ve observed, the Okinawan diet is Continue reading “Why a Traditional Okinawan Diet is Healthier than a Mediterranean”

How to Pick the Healthiest Food to Eat

Your mind can play tricks on you when it comes to food. What I mean is that if you have a favorite food and you are trying to eat healthier, your addiction to it will soon lead you down the ‘primrose’ path to eating it. Continue reading “How to Pick the Healthiest Food to Eat”

Spicy Brown Basmati Rice, Peas, Mushroom and Onion Bowl Recipe

As I’ve said many times, you don’t have to get fancy with millions of things to eat. You pick out a few things you really love and then repeat. For example, I like peas, brown rice, mushrooms and onions. So, what do I do? I Continue reading “Spicy Brown Basmati Rice, Peas, Mushroom and Onion Bowl Recipe”

Why Health and Weight Loss Depends Upon Eating Only Real ‘Alkaline Whole Food’

I have talked in previous posts about the importance of an alkaline versus acid diet. A plant-based whole food diet is basically an alkaline diet. If you don’t eat meat, use oils and drink alcohol this should help prevent an overly acid condition in the body called, acidosis. Continue reading “Why Health and Weight Loss Depends Upon Eating Only Real ‘Alkaline Whole Food’”

Feeling Tired, No Energy? Try Eating More of These…

If you feel tired on a vegetarian diet, you may need to eat more plant-based whole food. Your solution may be as easy as adding more calories. But, where do you get healthy calories when you used to get ‘bad’ calories in abundance from foods like meat, dairy and oils?
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Shopping for the Healthiest Bread

In my house, I am the designated cook (I guess, at some point, I might have volunteered because I love to prepare meals and cook.) Often, for lunch I make sandwiches for my wife. But, sometimes she says it makes her tired. And, I know why it does, because Continue reading “Shopping for the Healthiest Bread”

Healthiest Natural Diet: Alkaline or Acid pH?

I feel I have extensively studied diet as it affects heath. But, one never will know it all. Because as soon as you think you do, food throws a curve at you and you find out you were wrong about something. Weight loss, health and longevity has to be approached through reason, common sense and an open mind. Continue reading “Healthiest Natural Diet: Alkaline or Acid pH?”

Will Eating Starchy Food Make You Fat?

I know I keep bringing up starch. It’s because I keep wondering if eating starchy foods is healthy for us humans. I really want to know for sure if it’s really good for me or not. But, which foods are the good starchy foods? Continue reading “Will Eating Starchy Food Make You Fat?”

Why you might not feel good when you lost all that weight

Even though you lost your weight, you still may not feel good. With me, I found I was eating things that had sugar and oil, which in me (and, others) causes inflammation. Continue reading “Why you might not feel good when you lost all that weight”