Category Archives: Weight Loss

6 Remarkable Powers of Sleep and How to Get There

When life gets busy, we squeeze our sleep. (How well I know.) Sounds like a fine idea, but short sleep: – weakens the immune system and makes it easier to catch a cold; – messes up our appetite hormones and … Continue reading

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5 Easy Ways to Eat Healthy

You already know, you already heard how to eat healthy, but doing it is a whole ‘nother ball of wax, right??  (Whoa – wax??  I dunno, it’s calorie-free, but it might backfire  . . .) Here’s the thing. Your taste … Continue reading

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Frozen Yogurt or Ice Cream?

Golly Gosh, frozen yogurt might kill us quicker than ice cream. Who knew? Low-fat products backfire on us. Why? Because when they remove the fat, the product doesn’t taste so good, so they add sugar. Bad idea. Frozen yogurt is … Continue reading

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Swell Belly

Something has come between us, she/he says. A swell belly. It’s swollen. Tight. This isn’t fat.  This is swelling.  From leaky gut.  The membranes of your intestines are inflamed.  There’s a war exploding inside.  Clumps of antibodies, allergens, toxins, yeast, … Continue reading

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Your Microbiota are Hungry! Feed ’em!

Your good bugs depend on you for their survival.  We each have, if we are lucky, 100 trillion mouths to feed, down inside our belly. The “human microbiota” includes all the bugs on our skin and everywhere inside us. Our … Continue reading

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Eeek! Sweeteners!

Aspartame is scary. We want sweetness, we want fun. But like a Jekyll-and-Hyde potion, the end result can be misery and death. In 1965 a pharmaceutical chemist absently licked his finger and found it 200 times sweeter than sugar. It … Continue reading

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Chew Long

What’s the hardest thing to do? Chew! Who knew we could be overweight and malnourished, because we don’t chew well enough to get nutrients.  So we’re still hungry and without energy.  Food went down our chute, but we didn’t absorb … Continue reading

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