Real food: Why a plant based diet makes you lose weight

What is real food? To compare, you could ask; what is a real person? He (or she) is someone who doesn’t try to be like someone else. As for food, it is Continue reading “Real food: Why a plant based diet makes you lose weight”

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Weight loss motivation: Why your life depends upon it!

Where do you get ‘weight loss motivation’? Good question, especially since most of us are so ‘addicted’ to snack and junk foods! And, once you know what you should eat, you then have to learn how to fight those cravings for the wrong foods! Not so easy…

Don’t we all love crackers, chips and cookies? Sure we do. How do we not eat them? The answer is: Continue reading “Weight loss motivation: Why your life depends upon it!”

Why low carb foods are not the way to permanent weight loss

Low carb foods like Kale is about the most nutritious vegetable you can eat. ‘Fad diets’ come and go with the breeze, just about as fast as you gain all the weight back you lost. There are low carb diets and low-fat diets among a hundred other Continue reading “Why low carb foods are not the way to permanent weight loss”

The best ‘no oil’ fried potatoes you’ve ever tasted

By now, you should know I love my potatoes. Fried potatoes! I cook them in a ‘Teflon coated pan’, but without oil. Yes, you heard me right. I don’t use any oil, because Continue reading “The best ‘no oil’ fried potatoes you’ve ever tasted”

How many calories should I eat to lose weight? It could be less than you think!

If you eat certain foods, you will lose weight and not have to count calories. And, if you eat refined carbs, acquiring more calories than you burn up, you will surely Continue reading “How many calories should I eat to lose weight? It could be less than you think!”

How many calories do I need to lose weight?

Do you want to know ‘how many calories do I need’? There is a way. I discovered I need about 2000 each day while my wife requires less at 1800. Did you know that the best way to lose weight is to change what you are eating? I eat Continue reading “How many calories do I need to lose weight?”

Why eating low calorie foods can make you gain weight

The average American eats high-calorie meals. This site is about healthy food which also happens to be low-calorie foods. It is very low in fat, salt and sugar compared to the average American diet. Processed foods or refined grain (especially refined carbs like Continue reading “Why eating low calorie foods can make you gain weight”

The low glycemic diet: Why it is healthier

There’s so many fad diets your head will spin. If you are wondering about what a low glycemic diet is, you may want to familiarize yourself with the glycemic index possibly even glycemic load. It won’t hurt to educate yourself.

What GI is, is a ranking of foods that contain Continue reading “The low glycemic diet: Why it is healthier”

Healthy snack ideas

I wanted to talk to you about what drinks may trigger eating junk food snacks you know you shouldn’t. For example, if you drink wine, coffee and tea, these can cause hunger for the Continue reading “Healthy snack ideas”