Sweet is normally a very positive word. We talk about the sweet old lady and the sweet smelling flowers. We even speak of sweet dreams. But when we speak of sweet in relation to food it is not always all positive, especially if this sweet is as a result of overuse of sugar. Are … Read more How Much is Too Much Sugar
Everybody except for babies and some small children have the ability to make a choice as to what he or she will eat. And every choice has its consequences. Although the circumstances may be somewhat different, we see the consequences of food choice way back in the beginning of time. Ever heard of Eve, … Read more How To Eat For Health
So many of us are plagued with cholesterol problems and are often told that our LDL or “bad” cholesterol is too high. We need to get it down. There are medications that can do that but they sometimes come at a great cost, both physically (side effects) and financially (cost of drugs). Fortunately, there is … Read more How to Lower LDL Cholesterol Naturally
Not everyone likes vegetarian or vegans. I am sure you are aware of that. But how do you convince your friends amid all the negative feedback that vegetarianism is great. I have a theory in my mind that one of the reasons why some people don’t like vegetarians/vegans is that they are convinced of the … Read more Vegetarianism is Great but how do you Convince Your Friends?
Please note this post may contain affiliate links and ads, read my full disclosure here. It has been a hard journey trying to give up cheese. If I had to list one favourite food, that would be it. For me, everything tastes better with cheese. If the meal is not too great, add some cheese. I … Read more Nutritional Yeast Flakes; The New Cheese on the Block
I love cheese. As a child growing up I ate quite a lot of cheese. If I didn’t like what was prepared for dinner, I would add some cheese to it. After all, everything tastes better with cheese. Can you relate to this? But nowadays, studies and research show that our beloved food might not … Read more Why is Cheese Bad For You?
Did you know that there is a link between Lifestyle and Disease? There certainly is. In times past, many people died from communicable diseases and there was not much they could do to prevent this. Nowadays, communicable diseases are not so much the problem. What we are dying from are non-communicable – or lifestyle – … Read more Lifestyle and Disease. Do You Know the Link?
Are you eating enough whole grains? Chances are you are not. As a matter of fact, with all the hype around these days about low carb diets, you have probable been afraid to eat up your grains. Also, if the only grains you can think of are rice and oats, you will certainly get tired … Read more Best Whole Grain Foods For a Healthy You
Up until a few years ago, I had very little knowledge and no interest whatever in dehydrating food. I heard people talking about dehydrators and I couldn’t figure out why they would want to have their food in this machine for hours on end. But recently the light bulb went off in my brain. This … Read more Nesco FD 75A Snackmaster Pro Food Dehydrator
There are hundreds and hundreds of snack items available, but for the person who wants to eat healthily, not so much. Have you ever had the munchies but all you can find are snacks which are high in sugar, high in salt, high in saturated fats… just generally unhealthy. What should a health conscious person … Read more Boost Your Health With a Food Dehydrator Machine