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Fat – The good and the bad

What is Fat? Fat is a wide range of compounds found in mammals.  Fat can be either a liquid or a solid at room temperature and is oily, not mixing with water.   Chemically, fats are triglycerides, triesters of glycerol and any of several fatty acids.  In animals fat is also know as adipose tissue. Why do we need fat? Mammals use fat in their bodies […]

What’s Next?

In the past few months, let’s see, we’ve talked about: Milk and Lactose Intolerance, How to prevent and reverse heart disease, Sodium and Salt. How to properly set a table and  Is diet soda good or bad. I introduced you to Matcha tea and tea in general. I explained that there are things that you shouldn’t put in the freezer  […]

Milk – Are you Lactose Intolerant? Want to know why?

This is rather simple to answer actually.  Most people have no problem drinking and digesting milk and dairy products when they are young, usually until they are late teenagers.  Then for no explicable reason, a glass of milk or two or a bowl of rich ice cream will cause digestive problems and an upset stomach, […]

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

You may have the inclination to pass over this blog because of the subject matter.  Please don’t, it is short and to the point and it may save your life. – Jughandle   Dr. Esselstyn’s 20 year study Dr. Esselstyn’s 20 year study has proven that changing your diet can reverse heart disease. Still the leading cause […]

Nov 1 marks 5 weeks of my Plant-based diet and counting

5 weeks I told you that I’d weigh in on November 1 to let you know if eating a plant-based diet helps me lose weight as well as improves my health.  I just weighed in 14 pounds lighter than I was on September 27th when I started this thing.  14 pounds is no great feat, […]

Diet Soda – Good or Bad?

Whether it’s zero or one calorie, if it still tastes sweet it has been flavored with artificial sweeteners.  More and more information is being gathered on the harmful effects of aspartame and sucralose among others.  Sure they help you avoid the calorie intake from naturally sweetened drinks if you are in the “habit” of drinking […]

Plant Based Diet Progress Report

Three Weeks It has been close to 3 weeks since I ventured into the realm of meatless eating.  The results so far have been surprisingly good.  I’ve told a few people that I’ve been meatless for 3 weeks and they instantly laugh, like that is no big deal.  Try it, I respond.  I’ve even been […]