Is bread bad for you? Why wheat got such a ‘bad rap’

You might have wondered: is bread bad for you? I have talked a lot about grain products throughout my site, not just bread. I have read quite a lot about refined grains. As you know, I don't recommend them. But, why is this? As far as weight gain goes, there is something about grain when … Continue reading Is bread bad for you? Why wheat got such a ‘bad rap’

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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 food 'unaltered' by man. This means what real food isn't is processed or refined food. Something 'genuine' is never 'phony'. Foods that have … Continue reading Real food: Why a plant based diet makes you lose weight

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? … 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 books about it for sale online. Personally, I … 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 it isn't healthy. I know it adds that certain 'flavor'. But, you have to be mindful that everything 'tasting good', isn't necessarily … 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 gain weight. In my opinion, even though I eat a low-fat diet, fat is not the main culprit weight gainer. Nevertheless, do avoid added … 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 low calorie foods. Lower calorie foods … 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 bread, crackers and chips) and oil are a few of the bad guys. … 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 carbs and how quickly they … 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 wrong foods. What we need are alternative healthy snack ideas to help us avoid eating our favorite addicting junk foods. Wine, … Continue reading Healthy snack ideas