How to become a vegan is similar to becoming a vegetarian. Converting over to a whole food plant based diet from the traditional American diet would be much more of a challenge. If what we want to do is lose weight, feel better, get healthier and live longer in the process, eating more fruits and … Continue reading How to become a ‘vegan or vegetarian’ the right way
I have always loved soup. But, I didn't favor healthy soup recipes. Not salty enough. The saltier it was the better. Soup is salty enough, but I can't believe I used to add even more to it with the shaker. But, now I watch the salt I eat. My salty days are over. I don't … Continue reading Healthy soup recipes you will love
How long have you been wondering how to lose weight in a week? How to lose weight fast for women and men was something I had studied for decades. I got stuck on the weight loss roller coaster ride since my early twenties. How did I get off? I got tired of the beer belly … Continue reading How to lose weight fast eating all you want!
Confused about what to eat for weight loss? I learned how to lose weight changing foods in my daily diet. I got stuck losing weight because of eating refined grain products like bread, crackers and cookies. They never satisfied, but left me feeling empty always craving more and more. I couldn't eat just one. I … Continue reading What to eat to lose weight, gain health and live longer!
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’
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
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!
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
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
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!