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The Food Pyramid Story Behind Our Logo

How familiar are you with the dietary guidelines known as The Food Pyramid? We have a new take on that idea. You will see our upside down pryamid logo pop up as an icon on our website, and soon on...

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Why Eating Cheeseburgers Makes You Fat

Eating carbohydrates will make you fat. Eating carbohyrdates in combination with other macronutirients speeds up the process even more. So, it’s not just the fat that is to blame as we have been told. It is the combination of the...

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Whole Food Eating Style Defined

Given the name of our website, we obviously enjoy a “Whole Food Eating Style”. However, what exactly is whole food eating? What does that mean? Is it fruits and vegetables? What about meat? Can you eat grains and cereals? Here...

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Coffee, Fasting, and Weight Stall

I have compiled my results from almost 2 weeks of a personal test of not drinking coffee during certain times of the day to see how coffee affects fasting and weight loss. I finished this test on Coffee, Fasting, and...

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Cardio Is Catabolic

There is a long-standing tradition that cardio training is good for weight loss. People that are into heavy areobic exercise swear by it. It does energize you and make you feel good. Unfortunately, new research, and review of much old...

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Natural Probiotics: Homemade Fermented Foods

We became interested in homemade fermented foods about the same time we started researching whole food eating styles. This is partly because we found out the benefits of prebiotics and probiotics. Naturally, we wanted to find the best way to...

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Prebiotics Versus Probiotics

What is the difference between Prebiotics and Probitotics? Are they both important to good health? Let’s look to “Doctors Health Press”, a health news and advice site, for the answer to Prebiotics Versus Probiotics. Probiotics have become a major feature in...

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Water Water Everywhere: Water Purification Treatment

How Drinking Water Is Treated Drinking water is also “potable water”. Most often, this water is water obtained from a water purification treatment process. In general, this is water that is safe to drink. Also, this water is good for...

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Testing Coffee for Weight Loss

We have been talking about testing, and reporting on the effects of coffee for weight loss. Testing coffee for weight loss should not be a difficult task. You either drink less or more coffee. Then you keep track of the...

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Hidden MSG: The Neurotoxic Flavor Enhancer

Yes, there are many sneaky names for hidden MSG. You should be on the lookout for these in processed foods. Actually, the same is true for ingredients listed on food labels. Food manufacturers like to use MSG. It is a...

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Why Consider The Elimination Diet

We have done elimination diets ourselves. We think it is a good idea for everyone to give this a go (at least once). The purpose here is not to lose weight. An elimination diet is to determine what foods may...

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Will Coffee Stall Weight Loss?

Since dramatic weight loss over a 2 year period, we have esperienced weight loss stalls several times. The more you lose, the harder it gets to lose weight. This is something most people encounter. It is hard to say how...

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Discover The Health Benefits of Coffee

Do you need a cup of coffee first thing when you roll out of bed? How about reaching for a cup of coffee in the afternoon? Also, did you know that supposedly there are several health benefits of coffee? A...

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Tricky Names for Sugar in Your Food

There are so many names for hidden sugar it is not even funny. After just a little online research we find there are close to 60 different names for sugar. Obviously, this is how the food industry hides the truth...

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Is Your Stall Weight Your Ideal Bodyweight?

It sure seems that way. After committing to my weight loss journey (finally with a Ketogenic Diet) the pounds peeled away quite easily. Looking back it was not that hard. Sure, it took around a year, but the weight loss...

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Dukan Diet Attack Hack

Trying to lose a few extra pounds very quickly? Try this Dukan Diet Attach Hack. This hack is on the Dukan Diet, developed by a French doctor over a 30 year period to help his patients lose weight in a...

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Finding The Best Sea Salt

On our Whole Foodist journey we have developed a taste for the best sea salt. Natural salt is not bad for you in most situations. In fact, it is necessary for proper health because of the sodium, trace minerals, and...

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How to Remineralize Dead Water

The Problem with Dead Water Did you know the water you are drinking may be dead?  Many experts believe that some filtered water is “dead water”. Dead water is water with little or no health benefits. All water provides hydration....

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The Search for Best Drinking Water

Do you think you have the best drinking water? Hopefully you can avoid tap water. Tap water, city water, or municipal water, can present some unknown health issues. People flush all kinds of things down the drain, whether at the...

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Suzanne Somers Diet Success Basics

The Suzanne Somers Diet has it mostly right when it comes to eating properly. You may remember that this popular sitcom star from the 70s and 80s had some serious health issues. She made a somewhat miraculous health comeback, and...

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Can You Lose Weight While Eating Six Meals A Day?

The idea is that you will lose weight if you are eating small meals (six meals a day) is of course, a myth. There is a popular weight loss program advertised on TV that makes this claim. However, even WebMD.com...

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The “S.A.D.” Truth About Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome is a group of at least three to five medical conditions. These indicate you are a candidate for major issues with chronic disease as you age. Estimates are that a quarter to one-half of all American adults already...

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Essential Electrolytes: Low-Carb Hacks

Depending on what you read when researching the subject, there are up to 7 essential electrolytes: Sodium (Na+) Chloride (Cl-) Potassium (K+) Magnesium (Mg++) Calcium (Ca++) Phosphate (HPO4–) Bicarbonate (HCO3-) Three Essential Electrolytes First of all, there are three electrolytes...

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Don’t Get Your Saturated Fats from a Factory

Are saturated fats bad for you? Is coconut oil bad for you? There is still an ongoing battle in the research community to answer these questions. All natural foods contain fats. These are various proportions of: saturated fat, monounsaturated fat,...

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Eat The Food. Lose The Weight.

If you watch much TV, you probably see the TV commercials that suggest “You eat the food and lose the weight.” Dig deeper than your high school health class, and you will see that virtually all education about nutrition is...

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Is Inflammation The Cause of All Diseases?

Many researchers now know that disease and inflammation are linked. Inflammation may be the cause of all diseases. In other words, inflammation in the body is the manifestation, or a symptom, of your body attempting to heal itself. This is...

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Practice. Every Day. Forever!

To do anything well you need to do it everyday. It’s true practice makes perfect. I learned this when I decided to master the craft of writing. My goal is to write for at least 30 minutes every day. It’s...

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