Do We Have To Become Vegetarians To Be Healthy, Lose Weight And Live Long?

Does Everyone Have To Be A Vegetarian To Be Healthy, Lose Weight And Live Long? The quick answer is a resounding 'not necessarily'. I have watched YouTube® videos of centenarians living almost a decade or more over 100 and they don't eat what I call healthy food. But, I do say that for the most … Continue reading Do We Have To Become Vegetarians To Be Healthy, Lose Weight And Live Long?

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USDA My Plate: Daily Nutrition Guidelines for Vegetarians?

Although, I am not a professional health researcher, doctor or scientist, I back up what I say with citations often from the NIH, but not always. There are other government agencies I go to validating in my own mind the facts and non-facts that are spreading around the internet. Furthermore, I don't want to contribute … Continue reading USDA My Plate: Daily Nutrition Guidelines for Vegetarians?

‘3’ Simple Things I Stopped And My Health Got Even Better

I knew I was on to something when I lost fifty pounds. I simplified my diet eating basic foods. It is not complicated and I am positive anyone who eats plant based whole food will stay trim, retain their health and live longer. I admit sometimes I miss hamburgers and pizza, etc.. And, when a … Continue reading ‘3’ Simple Things I Stopped And My Health Got Even Better

Vegetarian Weight Loss Benefits for Young and Older

We all want to eat food that tastes good. But, I think most of us would like to eat healthy. Unfortunately, our taste buds are used to eating the wrong food. Animal products, refined and processed foods loaded with salt, sugar and oil do not promote excellent health, even though they taste good. No one … Continue reading Vegetarian Weight Loss Benefits for Young and Older

Why We Can’t Stop Eating Unhealthy Food

Sometimes, it takes a while to learn which foods are those that are bringing you harm. I know because I have experimented over and over again returning to wrong foods. For example, I know now that I can't eat refined grain like bread, oatmeal and cold cereal. This includes quinoa and millet, etc. Why? They … Continue reading Why We Can’t Stop Eating Unhealthy Food

Before Going Vegetarian, Do This One Thing to Succeed

Before you become a vegetarian or vegan and begin eating plant-based whole food, you should know the 'reasons' you are doing it. Although, we can have good intentions, knowing why we do what we do is essential to success in anything in life. 'A growing body of scientific evidence indicates that wholesome vegetarian diets offer … Continue reading Before Going Vegetarian, Do This One Thing to Succeed

The Benefits of a Daily Health Journal for Weight Loss and Health Improvement

I have kept written records about my past weight loss and current health progress. I made one on Word in 2015 and currently have a big note pad I jot everything down on related to my health and how I feel every day. Doing so daily has guided me as to what to eat and … Continue reading The Benefits of a Daily Health Journal for Weight Loss and Health Improvement

Criteria for Choosing Foods for Weight Loss and Better Health

In the beginning, you will want to choose the healthiest foods from what you are eating now. Change can be good or bad, but most of us don't like it. We get set in our ways and like the routine. But, once we see we must change our ways or keep suffering, that then becomes … Continue reading Criteria for Choosing Foods for Weight Loss and Better Health

Will Eating More Raw Fruits and Vegetables make me Healthier?

We somehow know we all should be eating more fruits and vegetables than we currently do in our diet, and that doing so will make us healthier. I believe, most everyone knows this, but very few will actually change what they eat. And, if they do, it won't be for long. They will soon slip … Continue reading Will Eating More Raw Fruits and Vegetables make me Healthier?

The Most Important Health and Weight Loss Focus: Calories or Nutrition?

When one calculates his calorie intake, carbs should be at the top of the list. Then, protein and fats should be a lot lower, like how we would eat in nature. Man has abundant food because of farming. It's that man cooperates and when he works with others cooperatively, good things can happen. But, bad … Continue reading The Most Important Health and Weight Loss Focus: Calories or Nutrition?