Category Archives: Wellness

L-Tryptophan the Obesity, Depression & ADD Silver Bullet Solution?

What is dietary Tryptophan and how can it help you lose weight and reduce anxiety? It is one of the 8 essential amino acids our bodies require to function correctly. It is found naturally in varying degrees within food we eat, such as red meat, milk, eggs, turkey, bananas and chocolate, etc. How does Tryptophan work to produce benefits for our bodies that could promote natural weight loss, reduce anxiety, increase happiness, remove depression, and (more…)

Toxic Versus Healthy Cookware Knowledge

“If barbequing foods was more convenient and healthy…  I’d eat this way everyday.”  Carcinogens are released and absorbed into foods through high heat smoke temp exchange. Updated:  11 March 2019, by Marc Woodard Throughout the years toxic cookware products have fueled consumer safety and health risk concerns abroad.  Although cookware technology has made great strides in decreasing health risk factors, those risks still exist in inferior cooking vessel products. Cookware safety concerns stem from the fact metals and (more…)

Steve Jobs, Swayze and Landon’s Cancer Deaths Avoidable?

Updated: 2/17/2019, Marc Woodard Florida a popular place to retire – with the second highest state cancer cases nation wide. Years ago I  was motivated to learn more about Pancreatic Cancer after hearing of Patrick Swayze’s diagnosis. Eighteen years earlier I recalled how shocked I was to hear about Michael Landon’s death from the same type of cancer in 1991.  And Steve Jobs in 2011.  I thought “what a loss of such talented and productive people.” These events highlighted the insidious nature of cancer in general.  But especially brought national attention to pancreatic cancer. I (more…)

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…)

“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…)

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…)

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…)

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 that (more…)