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Rice and How to Cook it

Wikipedia says “Rice is the seed of the monocot plants Oryza sativa or Oryza glaberrima. As a cereal grain, it is the most important staple food for a large part of the world’s human population, especially in East and South Asia, the Middle East, Latin America, and the West Indies. It is the grain with …

Diets or “A diet that makes sense”

I think we’ve discussed before that weird diets don’t work. Sure, you might lose 10 or 15 lbs on the cabbage diet, then wham, a plateau and you’re stuck. That’s because your body adjusts to your new calorie intake and if it is too low your body shifts into “starvation” mode to keep you from starving …

Morning After

Soooooo, how did it go yesterday?   Hope your introduction to a new way of eating got off well.  Today I’m just going to reiterate a couple of standards. 1.  SUGAR is the enemy.  It changes the glucose level in your blood and triggers your pancreas to secrete insulin which in turn will make your body store …