We have been talking about a healthy diet for the past two weeks. Time for a cocktail break to wash away some of the stress from a hectic website. You may ask, “Alcohol? Isn’t this website supposed to be about a healthy lifestyle and healthy lifestyle choices? Shouldn’t you (meaning me) be abstaining from alcohol altogether?” Read the rest of this entry »
Let’s talk about the Atkins Diet. I am not an expert on Atkins, or even on dietary needs in general. I may err more than a little. If I do (when I do), I apologize. Still, I think I will get enough right that I will convey something important.
The Atkins Diet is known as an “eat meat and cheese and do not eat fruits and vegetables” diet. This belief is somewhat erroneous, and Atkins bears some of the responsibility for getting it wrong. Read the rest of this entry »
My sister Cheryl has diabetes. As a result, she has had to change her diet. Interestingly, all she really has done is eat healthier, (something we all should do, but do not). Cheryl wrote a letter that I think offers great insights, both for the diabetic patient and for the rest of us, so I am reprinting her letter as an article today. Read the rest of this entry »
I have often written about my food choices and a healthy diet plan. I do my best to avoid fake food products like artificial cheese, coffee whitener, non-dairy whipped toppings, and artificial sweeteners. Just last week I posted a beat down on white flour and white rice because they were so over-processed I was not sure they fit my natural food guidelines. Read the rest of this entry »