Why Eating Simply Can Bring Extraordinary Health Benefits

Eating simply is what I do all the time. I can vouch for the weight loss, health benefits and what I see will be longer life than would have been. If you are young, you probably don’t worry too much about a year passing by. But, when one gets older time seems to speed up and before you know it you wonder how you got so old so quickly. Continue reading “Why Eating Simply Can Bring Extraordinary Health Benefits”

Balancing Alkaline/Acidic Foods: Healthy Body pH Maintenance (And, Feeling Better)

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. Continue reading “Balancing Alkaline/Acidic Foods: Healthy Body pH Maintenance (And, Feeling Better)”

How Improved Health And Longevity Relates To Weight Loss Caused By Plant Based Whole Food Diets

When I lost my 50 pounds I soon discovered another aspect to improving my own health and longevity. Although, you may be losing weight, you may need to start eating different food to get healthier. Continue reading “How Improved Health And Longevity Relates To Weight Loss Caused By Plant Based Whole Food Diets”

A Layman’s Explanation To Understanding Weight Loss, Health Improvement And Longevity

As you may or may not know, I use USDA ChooseMyPlate as my diet guide. I don’t follow it exactly because they suggest we eat dairy and meat. I do essentially none of that. But, fortunately they show alternate foods for vegetarians and vegans. Continue reading “A Layman’s Explanation To Understanding Weight Loss, Health Improvement And Longevity”

Sick And Tired Of Dieting? Good News! You Can Now Eat More! Here’s How…

I lost 50 pounds one year and the weight has stayed off automatically. Why? I pretty much eat by USDA ChooseMyPlate. For my age, weight and activity level it says there that I need about 2200 calories a day. It’s probably more like 2000 because I putter around the house. Continue reading “Sick And Tired Of Dieting? Good News! You Can Now Eat More! Here’s How…”

I Lost My Strength Regaining It Eating 1-1/2 Cup Of This…

Recently, I got weak. I mean, I lost much of my strength and couldn’t figure it out. What was I doing wrong? I forgot to eat something very important. I am not what you’d call a vegetarian or vegan. But, I don’t eat meat. I eat 80-90% plant based whole food. Continue reading “I Lost My Strength Regaining It Eating 1-1/2 Cup Of This…”

Relieving Bodily Aches And Pains: Everyday ‘Offending’ Food Removal Checklist…

I have found food very powerful for good or bad health. We can leave responsibility for our health totally to doctors who know little about nutrition and prescribe pills to ease our symptoms. Continue reading “Relieving Bodily Aches And Pains: Everyday ‘Offending’ Food Removal Checklist…”

The Unhealthy Snack Trap: Why Do I Keep Eating ‘Bad’ Food I Know I Shouldn’t?

Why do we all eat that which we know better not to eat? I think we all do it. Who wouldn’t start eating from a bag of open chips on the kitchen counter if he had the craving? I know I would. Continue reading “The Unhealthy Snack Trap: Why Do I Keep Eating ‘Bad’ Food I Know I Shouldn’t?”

Why Healthy Food You Thought Was Good For You May Make You Feel Unhealthy

I know food I heard was OK doesn’t always make me feel good. What could that be? One example is pistachio nuts. Nuts do happen to be on the ‘no eat’ list if you happen to have a food allergy. Here’s a list they of common triggers. You go on an ‘elimination diet’ to test which foods individually cause you problems. Continue reading “Why Healthy Food You Thought Was Good For You May Make You Feel Unhealthy”