The stomach has no brains. It is content to be filled with almost anything.
It is your brain, controlling your appetite, that dictates your diet. And if your brain is accustomed to choosing junk foods, soon only junk signals that you are satisfied. With a little forethought, this can be changed.
Keeping your stomach satisfied with fruit and vegetable friends is a big help in fighting the temptation to cheat with the fattening foods which are your enemies.
But there are…Continue
Nuts and seeds have been one of mankind's staple foods for centuries. Because they are highly nutritious, easily cultivated and stored, nuts and seeds are just about as perfect a food as one would wish.
Today we usually think of nuts and seeds as "snack" foods or the garnish on more serious feeds such as bread, but in earlier times the gathering and storing of nuts and seeds was a vital part of mankind's harvest activity.
Not all "nuts" are truly nuts, it…Continue