Body Wellness

One of the laughable aspects of modern so-called “science” is when some science-trained twit makes a pronouncement—which is nothing more than an opinion—and then this is passed off as actual science. Case in point: the place of oxytocin in interpersonal reactions. Who doesn’t know this is the “love hormone” or the “cuddle chemical”? Yet seriously […]

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If you suffer from bizarre symptoms that seem to have no identifiable cause, your body could be dealing with the effects of toxic burden. What Is Toxic Burden? This is when contaminants such as heavy metals, pesticides, pharmaceuticals, food impurities, fluoride, and so on have gradually accumulated in your tissues.  Your fatigued system loses its […]

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I haven’t talked about the dangers of GMOs (genetically modified organisms) in a while. It seems the public outcry has died down a bit as even bigger problems swamp the world’s attention.  While that’s good news for companies who make enormous profits on them, it’s not such good news for you (or your table). GMOs […]

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The keto diet isn’t a new thing…it’s just new to mainstream media. An endocrinologist named Rollin Woodyatt made a fascinating medical discovery in 1921.  He learned that the human liver manufactured specific water-soluble compounds (acetone, beta-hydroxybutyrate, and acetoacetate) at only two times. The first was when patients fasted.  The second was when the patient eliminated […]

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Arthritis relief is a desperate need for so many.  In the United States alone, more than 50 million people suffer from steady degradation of their joints. That number only includes the men and women who’ve had their condition diagnosed – experts estimate there are many millions more who disregard their “aches and pains” and never […]

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You probably know about the importance of fiber in your diet, but do you know how fundamentally fiber and weight loss are linked? While you might use scales and apps to count calories, portions, or points, one essential nutrient that’s often overlooked in the pursuit of weight loss is fiber. What is Fiber? Once referred […]

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Still believe that processed food products are mostly pretty wholesome and, as they often like to claim, ‘full of natural goodness’? Well, they’re certainly full of something, but perhaps not what you believe. None of us would really choose to eat some of the truly disgusting ingredients that have been cunningly packed inside a strawberry-flavored […]

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You can get carpal tunnel relief without surgery.  Approximately 8 million people in the United States suffer from this condition. What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)? This condition affects the nerves of your wrists (not the muscles as so many think).  Once again, we’re dealing with an inflammatory disorder that can affect one or both […]

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Protecting your gut health is critical to the well-being of your entire body.  It isn’t called the “second brain” for nothing! Your Magnificent Microbiome Much more than a food processor, the intricate and fascinating microbiome that exists inside you is where many of the neurotransmitters used by your brain are produced.  This is called the […]

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People around the world grow sicker every year.  A growing number of researchers point to the toxic body burden so many are plagued by. What is Toxic Body Burden? Every day, your system is overrun by toxins that attack your immune system, wreak havoc at the cellular level, and drastically increase your serious disease risk. […]

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A big issue when you’re trying to control your weight is finding foods that help you feel fuller so you consume fewer calories throughout your day.  If you’re hungry, you’re thinking about food – not the hundred other things you need to be focused on! Proper management of portions can be a real challenge when […]

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When you’re diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, figuring out the diabetic foods you’re allowed to eat (and want to) can be a challenge.  I’m a firm believer in foods that fill the gap.  Not just fill you up but actually satisfy.  These are foods that give you more than a meal item. If you have […]

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Have you heard of whole-body vibration (WBV) therapy?  It’s a machine found in some gyms and there are versions that can be used at home. You sit, stand, or recline on a platform that vibrates for 15 minutes, conducting energy into your entire body.  Your muscles react to the input by contracting and relaxing rapidly […]

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Here’s Vivien at the Temple Of Hephaestus in Athens. The building is pretty ruined but Vivien is timeless and lovely! Now, to business: I’ve been called a liar. The F-word (again!) The topic of marijuana, like the one on alcohol, has really brought the flies crawling out of the furniture. There are laughable individuals who […]

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