Reasons Why Good Health Is Determined By How Well Your Digestive System Works (Maintaining A Healthy Gut)

Although I lost 50 pounds I learned the hard way how essential my own gut health is. You may have heard the old saying ‘Death begins in the colon’? It could save your life knowing what to eat and not. Continue reading “Reasons Why Good Health Is Determined By How Well Your Digestive System Works (Maintaining A Healthy Gut)”

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…”

Maintaining Healthy Micro-Biome: Leaky Gut Syndrome/Autoimmune Disease Connection

I believe I’ve had a so called leaky gut in the past. That’s why I had aches and pains all over. I had RA symptoms (Rheumatoid Arthritis.) I also have suffered from Gout. And, I have to be careful what I eat and drink, because the agony can return with a vengeance. For me, certain things I eat have a ‘yes and no’ label on them. Continue reading “Maintaining Healthy Micro-Biome: Leaky Gut Syndrome/Autoimmune Disease Connection”

Are You Sure Wheat Actually Bothers You? Or, Is The Culprit Other Ingredients In Your Bread?

I am still not sure if wheat bothers me, in that it causes leaky gut and then inflammation throughout my body. It is possible other ingredients within the bread are causing it, not simply the gluten. You might be buying 100% whole wheat, but it may have other ingredients causing you pain. Continue reading “Are You Sure Wheat Actually Bothers You? Or, Is The Culprit Other Ingredients In Your Bread?”

Were We ‘Designed’ to Eat Meat, Grain, Oils and Sugar? Maybe, not. Here’s Why…

When we are wondering what’s wrong with us, it’s a good idea to keep things in perspective. I always drop back to the ‘great apes’ in that we are almost identical ‘genetically’. Therefore, to understand what we should be eating, I look to their Continue reading “Were We ‘Designed’ to Eat Meat, Grain, Oils and Sugar? Maybe, not. Here’s Why…”

Sticking to a Healthy Diet during the Holidays

This is how easy it is to slip up as a vegetarian and vegan: Before I knew it, I was eating green and black olives by the can full. I was also feeling bouts of inflammation in general all over my body. I didn’t figure out what the source was, even though it should have been obvious. Continue reading “Sticking to a Healthy Diet during the Holidays”

Health, Weight Loss and Longevity: More than Simply Good Nutrition?

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. Continue reading “Health, Weight Loss and Longevity: More than Simply Good Nutrition?”

Can I Eat Bread and Still Lose Weight?

So, you are a bread lover, too? I used to love eating bread. I mean lots of bread. Sourdough bread was my favorite. I went ‘hog wild’ over it, and I abused it. I used to get the whole grain. Really good. Loved that sourdough taste. And, I loved butter on it. Wonderful! But, I didn’t want to suffer from a Continue reading “Can I Eat Bread and Still Lose Weight?”

The Layman’s Guide to Health and Wellness

Firstly, I am not a health professional. But, I can read and decipher information and put it together in an understandable fashion.

Although, I have lost fifty pounds and have cured myself of Gout and Rheumatoid Arthritis, (and, likely have prevented a host of other diseases, ailments and conditions from occurring in the first place) I nevertheless am a layman in weight loss and health matters. Continue reading “The Layman’s Guide to Health and Wellness”

Improving Gut Health with Probiotic Foods

If you want to try to ensure you keep good gut health, try eating probiotic foods. Fiber rich foods I eat every day are beans and basmati rice. I eat about a cup of each.

These high fiber foods help regulate the speed at which Continue reading “Improving Gut Health with Probiotic Foods”