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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.
One type of pill studied for the last decade shows promise of extending life span well over 100 years of age; while reducing disease and unhealthy body weight. The oldest recorded person to date lived 122 years and 164 days. Animal research proves a phenol substance in high concentrate has the potential to extend life beyond that number. While protecting us against cardiovascular,diabetes,cancer and Alzheimer’s disease, etc. Although animal research shows promise for humans it is controversial to say the least. However as recent as March 2013 science has focused it’s research in genetic targeting which looks promising. Continue reading →
It’s not well known by those looking to lose weight, high intensity aerobic exercise is not the best way to do it. Instead the metabolism prefers low intensity aerobic exercise like walking, biking or dance to burn more body fat as opposed to stored carbohydrate fuel. If your fitness goal is to lose more weight, feel well, become more mobile and have more energy… give daily walking activity a try and reap the benefits. Continue reading →
“Nothing has changed much after years of health risk warnings from consumer safety advocates, epidemiologist and independent lab studies, etc. Chemicals used in consumer products are on the rise and so is disease.” So why after years of warning the public our food, home cleaners and hygiene products have disease causing agents in them… Not been banned or replaced by organic ingredients, or labeled with more consumer warning over time? I was convinced it was all about the money eight years ago. I was partly right. I missed a very important economic ingredient, consumer convenience supply and demand. Now years later I’m positive we have no body to blame for increasing disease and health care costs but ourselves. Continue reading →
Living without plastic and rubber polymer products is not likely in developed countries. With that being said, one would be prudent to understand the potential health risks of such convenience products and how to mitigate relative chemical exposure from these products. Consumer prevention in knowing how to reduce this risk is especially important for healthy growth of infants and young children. Continue reading →
It appears there are a lot of nutritional and research information at our finger tips that supports honey and cinnamon as very good for us. Both Chinese and folk medicine practitioners have used honey and cinnamon in combinations for years to cure, or heal what ails them. Common conditions this organic sweetener and spice provide when used are claimed to remedy and/or cure: Upset Stomach, immune system, colds, cholesterol, bladder infection, indigestion, longevity, gas, toothache, influenza, skin infections, weight loss, cancer, fatigue, bad breath, general infection, etc. Continue reading →
Is it possible to drink too much water and as a result die from it? The answer… Yes it is! Over hydration is known as hyponatremia. The worse case medical outcomes: seizures, coma or death. You ask yourself, how is it possible to get sick, or to die from drinking too much water? When your internal cellular electrolytes sodium, potassium, chloride, calcium and phosphate are overwhelmed with liquid in the body, the inner cells swell up. Continue reading →
Inherently you know your appetite always seems voracious and the extra calories are going somewhere. You now consider you’ve been receiving mixed messages and begin to question whether or not you’re fat. You begin a process of discovery to find the truth ever so carefully; because you fear it and know you’ll have to make drastic changes with your addictive food choice habits. Once again you look at yourself in the mirror and begin to wonder if you’d be considered fat by some standard outside of your subjective thought process. You bite, and in comparison to larger people in your area and most noticeably on many TV reality shows you are satisfied your body weight is average for your age. So you continue on with the daily habits and behaviors for some undefined time while you ponder upon this new discovery…
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