Tag Archives: Diet

Bout With Gout

12 March 2020, By Marc Woodard The most common signs of gout are sudden (acute) redness and inflammation around joints with intense pain. Most often people’s bout with gout occurs at the first joint attacked, with arthritis like symptoms at the big toe. Once gout forms, due to the nature of inflammatory properties it can spread throughout the body (medically referred to as poly-articular gout). Patients initial symptoms include – an intense throbbing pain, whereas (more…)

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

Updated by Marc Woodard, 2/27/20 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, (more…)

How Exercise and Weight Gain are Connected

Updated:  2/28/2020, Marc Woodard Although your favorite fitness guru or celebrity may be the picture of health and you want to look just like them…  Keep this in mind, they make a lot of money selling fitness products and services they don’t necessarily use; and may actually cause you to gain weight rather than lose it. Which may be just the opposite of a desired result you hope to achieve. Improve cardio Muscular endurance and fat burning results. (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 (under-active thyroid (more…)

Use the Glycemic Food Index to Lose Weight and Control Diabetes Naturally

Last Updated:  20 January 2018 A good way to manage diabetes and lose weight safely is to understand the connection between the different types of carbohydrate foods consumed…  And the effects unhealthy food choice has on blood sugar levels can lead to illness and disease. Learn how to select healthier food choices listed in a Glycemic Index (GI).  When applying this knowledge consistently – helps to maintain safe blood sugar levels and supports safe and (more…)

Diabetes A Serious Disease

Diabetes Basics 101 – Reduce Health Risk. Last Updated:19 January 2018 An individual with blood sugar levels outside of normal range and diagnosed as having low insulin production… and/or glucose absorption malfunction is best described as a Type 1 or Type 2 diabetic. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas allowing glucose to be absorbed by the body. This hormone is required to stabilize & metabolize the body’s sugar. Insulin triggers cells of the (more…)

Walking is a Superior Fat Burning Activity

What many people don’t know is during low-intensity aerobic exercise like walking the muscles prefer to burn fat fuel. That’s right the metabolic energy needed to walk prefers stored body fat to move the large muscles in the legs and buttocks. But those same muscles used during high-intensity aerobics exercise like running, sprinting or high intensity aerobic dance or boot camp training prefer mostly blood glucose [sugar] and stored liver and muscle glycogen fuel from carbohydrate conversion. When intense (more…)

Natural Weight Loss Secrets Revealed

Is this the secret to safe weight loss?  The answers may surprise you. Updated 22 February 2017, Marc Woodard It seems as we age and for many body fat seems to increase each year. And with that being said, a commitment to improve eating and exercise habits seem to fail miserably each year. We tell ourselves we’re going to get serious this time and lose that excess body weight once and for all.  However for many it is thought easier said than done. But you can easily (more…)