Health, diet and weight loss has been for me at least, an ongoing study where I am learning all the time. It's so easy to get fooled into buying something you know for certain you shouldn't eat at the grocery store, especially if you haven't learned to not shop hungry. 'I make my wife a … Continue reading What! No Cheese on my Pizza? Here’s why You Won’t Miss it…
Some of us have a reaction to certain foods we eat. And, when we finally identify which ones they are for certain, we will know to always avoid them. I think at least, for me, the gluten in wheat bothers me in a couple of ways... Wheat may possibly affect you the same, but you … Continue reading Why To Not Eat Bread Anymore, And Other ‘So Called Healthy Foods’ You Didn’t Expect…
I did my tests eating grain and came to a conclusion through taking notes about how I felt, weighing evidence for and against. But, it's so easy to forget and fall back eating something you know you shouldn't. I always loved eating anything made from grain. This includes cereal, bread, crackers, tortillas, snack and junk … Continue reading Why Eat ‘Sprouted’, Not Refined Grain?
Which starch is better to eat for weight loss? If high spikes in blood sugar is not healthy, then slowly digested starch (which is fermented in the large intestine by bacteria) should provide 'extended energy release' which will make us feel satiated longer than refined carbs. Carbs in potatoes, rice and beans is called 'resistant starch' … Continue reading Does Eating Starch Help Me Lose Weight?
Through my own research I found it is not necessarily the food you eat that makes people live past 100. It surprised me what all the elders had to say. Centenarians do not usually seek perfection. Some of them smoke cigars, drink whiskey, coffee, milk, eat cookies, ice cream and small amounts of meat during … Continue reading Health, Weight Loss and Longevity: More than Simply Good Nutrition?
Are resistant starch foods good for you? Potatoes and rice are essential staples in many societies. But, is all starch healthy? It seems to depend upon if the food is processed or not. For example, wheat crackers can make you gain weight because they can raise your blood sugar too high, too quickly. Opt for the resistant starch foods, instead. This type … Continue reading Are Resistant Starch Foods like Potatoes, Rice and Beans Good for You?
Is there a valid case against all grain? Why shouldn't I eat grain, they say it's good for me! Yet, grain is used for feed to Cows, Horses and Pigs who have flat teeth to chew it and the stomachs to digest it. Am I against all grain? Not exactly. But, I only eat brown rice, potatoes (tuber) and beans … Continue reading Against All Grain: The good, bad and ugly truth