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Both Diet and Exercise are Helpful in Weight Loss Programs

submitted by: admin on 09/19/2013
Both exercise and dieting are helpful in weight loss programs. Being thin is insufficient in maintaining good health; exercise is also necessary. Fitness is still possible for people who are overweight. Even relatively thin people who do not exercise can have a high percentage of body fat.      

Do Universities Abuse Their Athletes

submitted by: admin on 03/31/2014
A study done at Indiana University and published in the March 2014 issue of the American Journal of Sports Medicine tracked 232 university elite athletes when they were between 40 and 65 years of age and found that many of them had sustained injuries during their athletic careers that led to having difficulty staying physically active. They also found that...

Gut Microbes Linked to Weight and Metabolic Syndrome

submitted by: admin on 09/22/2013
  Scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine published in the August 2012 issue of PLoS a study showing that there are at least 26 species of bacteria linked to obesity and the metabolic syndrome traits such as body mass, triglycerides, cholesterol, glucose levels, CRP, insulin resistance, and high blood pressure. We know that many...

Hypothyroidism

submitted by: admin on 08/21/2016
Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland makes insufficient thyroid hormone. It is characterized by slowed metabolism that is expressed by dry skin and hair, constipation, sluggishness, fatigue, weight gain and slowed concentration. The condition is described and the physiology reviewed. The basis for the BioEnergy test is explained.              

Hypothyroidism Overview

submitted by: admin on 10/09/2013
  Hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland makes insufficient thyroid hormone. It is characterized by slowed metabolism that is expressed by dry skin and hair, constipation, sluggishness, fatigue, weight gain and slowed concentration. The condition is described and the physiology reviewed. The basis for the BioEnergy test is explained.              

Most Cancers are Preventable Today

submitted by: admin on 07/06/2016
An article published in Science Translational Medicine in March of 2012 concluded that 1/3 of all cancers were caused by smoking and another 20% from being overweight or obese. However, diet, exercise, sleep, and exposure to environmental toxins likely account for another 30-40% of all cancers. Genetic factors are not that common. The American Cancer Society...

Potatoes Lower Blood Pressure

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
In people who are overweight that have high blood pressure, potatoes lowered their blood pressure about 4% and did not cause weight gain over a 30 day period. It is the condiments that lead to weight gain. Most foods that are unadulterated are healthy for us.      

Preview, Type 2 Diabetes and Weight

submitted by: admin on 07/17/2019
\ Being overweight leads to inflammation, which causes insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, and its complications. It also leads to leptin resistance, which leads to increasing our appetite center in our brain. High fructose corn syrup is especially powerful in causing resistance of insulin and leptin. Exercise is another huge factor that leads to being over...

Reversing ED Without Drugs

submitted by: admin on 04/09/2014
Erectile dysfunction is often the presenting symptom of a number of diseases such as arteriosclerosis, diabetes, hypertension, low testosterone, many neurological disorders, and much more according to a University of Adelaide study that was published in the March 2014 issue of the Journal of Sexual Medicine.  There are an amazing number of drugs...

Sodas Linked to Stroke

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
The April of 2012 publication of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reported that a greater consumption of sugar-sweetened and low calorie sodas is linked to a higher risk for stroke. Soft drinks have been associated with weight gain, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, gout and coronary artery disease. Those people consuming the most...

Stroke Overview

submitted by: admin on 07/17/2019
  This is an extensive overview of stroke. The cause of most strokes is the result of interrupted blood flow to the brain from plaque, clots, and bleeding. Transient ischemic attacks are often the warning of an impending stroke and it is a medical emergency. Guidelines for recognizing and managing stroke are reviewed. The importance of a healthy lifestyle...

Super Natural Home with Beth Greer Part III

submitted by: admin on 07/17/2019
The FDA does not regulate skin care products. Cosmetic companies have an association that is supposed to monitor the ingredients that are put on our skin, but there is a conflict of interest that corrupts its regulation. Women use between 15 and 25 products every day! Most department store brands are toxic and unsafe to put on our bodies. Natural organic skin...

Sweets Increase Inflammation

submitted by: admin on 10/16/2013
High glycemic foods, which tend to cause a brisk elevation in sugar levels in the blood stream, cause a 22% increase in inflammation in overweight and obese adults. This was measured based on CRP (C reactive protein) levels. Low glycemic foods tend to have more fiber and are not processed and don't cause a rapid increase in blood sugar levels. This also raised...

The Importance of Sleep

submitted by: admin on 07/17/2019
Sleep is one of the most important lifestyle factors. Prolonged insomnia leads to inflammation and a whole host of illnesses that include hypertension, type 2 diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, overweight, and suppressed immunity. There are hormonal imbalances as well, that include insulin, leptin, ghrelin, adrenal hormones and neurotransmitters that cause profound...

The Negative Effect of Weight-stigmatizing Messages

submitted by: admin on 01/27/2014
A study published in the January 2014 issue of the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology showed that when women who perceive themselves as overweight are exposed to weight-stigmatizing information, they are less able to control their eating afterward.  One group of young women was asked to read a mock article in the NY Times titled "Lose...