After Holiday Weight Gain Blues

Travel and Food Go Together – Pacing oneself is the challenge. Last updated 22 Jan 19, by Marc Woodard Another year has gone by with all the Holiday decor and cheer with it. I understand some of you had a tough time with the food choices and amount that you consumed; and last year’s weight loss resolution didn’t work out so well. With that being said, should I dare say some of you are not only (more…)
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How did They Live Past 116

Healthy relationships contribute to long life spans Updated:  22 December 2018 How do average people live well past 100 years of age and significantly longer with a  95 year average lifespan? Does it have anything to do with genetics, environment, habit, diet, exercise or something more or absent thereof? First let’s examine some of the longest living centurion biographies on record. And after reviewing these biographies, we’ll connect the dots to make a correlation to their longevity lifestyle secrets. (more…)
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Weight Loss through Body Chemical Activation

Any aerobic activity will release addictive body chemicals to burn more body fat and benefit health and fitness levels. Updated 15 November 2018, Marc Woodard Any type of physical activity will stimulate the body’s natural release of feel good chemicals to help you lose weight and experience daily wellbeing. It is the activation of muscle metabolism during low impact aerobics exercise that will activate these feel good chemicals – while simultaneously melting away body fat. Once you relate to and apply the information that follows (more…)
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“FDA Bans Hydrogenated Trans Fats”

Be sure to eat healthy and get your daily walk exercise on. It does a body good. Updated:  14 Nov 2018, Marc Woodard In order to understand how unhealthy Trans Fats are it is necessary to first define and relate to them and how this unhealthy fat got into our food in the first place.  And why the FDA agrees it’s not fit for human consumption. Hydrogenated Trans fats were invented in the 1890s.  What took the FDA so long to put a ban (more…)
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Recreation Saves Lives and Cities

“City recreation is now the policy maker in partnership with city leaders, especially as health and recreational access disparity grows.” Updated: 14 October 2018, Marc Woodard Today’s cities compete for residents and business by offering state of the art recreation facilities services and programs, developed parks and greenway trail systems, safe walkways and open green space and for good reason.  It is the tremendous economic, social, wellbeing and fit healthy benefits these recreational amenities bring to community.  Once (more…)
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Personality Disorders, Treatment and Homeless Connection

Maintaining a healthy relationships is challenging enough under the best circumstances. A personality disorder  exponentially multiplies the risk of relational loss. Updated:  14 October 2018, by Marc Woodard Personality disorders (PD) are long-term chronic patterns of erratic behavior that will likely require a lifetime of care.  Often this is a result of people who don’t seek behavioral therapy and drug intervention early on. Or are misdiagnosed and treated irrelevantly.  Or don’t comply with prescribed treatment program(s). (more…)
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The Thyroid a Powerful Weight Regulating Gland

Updated 22 September 2018 The thyroid is a small gland in the neck no bigger than a buckeye butterfly.  But this glands hormone also influences other hormone producing glands which have much to do with our weight and other important metabolic interactions and bodily functions.  Just because these glands are small, does not mean they are insignificant. Walk More to Burn Additional Calories It is seen through patient and animal research that hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid (more…)
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Disease Scientifically Linked to Genetic Engineered Food Crops

  Fast food’s consumed likely contain GMO’s (Genetically Modified Organisms) Updated:  22 September 2018 I remember long ago our family would plant hundreds of vegetable seeds in mid May on the family farm.  This annual planting would produce a multitude of organic vegetables for meals. Also one of our main crops (pumpkins) would be sold at the local market in October. What we didn’t sell or consume would then be canned as a provisional food source (more…)
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