You can read everything about weight loss, health and longevity you want until your eyes cross. But, in the end who is your best judge? Even when we go to the doctor, he or she will ask you how you are feeling. In other words, you always will be the final expert how you feel,Continue reading “Best Judge For Choosing A Healthy Diet Is… Body Wisdom Or Health Research?”
One day my wife told me I was looking old. I’ve written a post about the 25 bad things alcohol does to your body. I started thinking about what she told me and knew she was
We live in a very competitive economy. You may not know who your friends are when it comes to keeping your job. So, sometimes transparency or complete honesty should stay optional?
Does snack and junk food really taste that good? It seems there is trouble stopping eating it. Why? I don’t think it satisfies the appetite. Is there something behind the addiction to eating such bad food that we don’t see?
I still eat a very small amount of meat throughout the year (birthdays, holidays, special occasions.) The rest of the time, I substitute beans and lentils for animal protein. Through my own studies, I have found our bodies don’t need to eat meat (despite what you hear.)
The only way I can learn is by making mistakes. There’s so much misinformation out there in almost any media that things only get confusing. Where is truth? We have to weed it out for ourselves. Firstly, believe in you over all the ‘noise’ you hear to the contrary.
Ever since I can remember, I loved lots of salt on my food. I still do, but the difference now is that I notice it makes me feel differently. I swell up when I didn’t used to. It also makes me ache all over. Too much salt has become a problem needing a solution.
If you eat plant based whole food you will naturally be avoiding much of the acidic food. I have a chart I use to remind me which foods are alkaline and which are acidic. It’s a good guide to keep handy: Alkaline and acid food list.
When we want to get healthier by losing weight, we need to develop ‘better’ eating habits. We have a way of ‘forgetting’ things we may not want to do. For example, if you are not ‘used to’ eating a salad everyday, you might go ‘unconscious’, skipping it during lunch or dinner.
I like bean and lentil soup I make myself. It’s really very easy. You push the buttons on the pressure cooker and forget it. An hour later it’s done.