Crisis in My Life ?

*information obtained from “Welcome to your crisis” by Laura Day Most life crises are more subtle (difficult to perceive or understand) but no less dangerous to our well-being. A seemingly tranquil life (free from disturbance; calm/peaceful) can mask an acute existential crisis (an bad, difficult or unwelcome situation) Questions you could ask yourself to see … Continue reading Crisis in My Life ?

Elimination of the 3 Systems

The New Deal has eliminated the three systems: Legislative, Judicial and Executive Now it has been divided into political and administrative states. The administrative state now exercises the power of making the laws under which we live. Regulations are made not for the benefit of the people, but to benefit the corporations who depend upon … Continue reading Elimination of the 3 Systems

What’s DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) ?

Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) is an omega-3 fatty acid that is a primary structural component of the human brain, cerebral cortex, skin, and retina. In physiological literature, it is given the name 22:6(n-3). It can be synthesized from alpha-linolenic acid or obtained directly from maternal milk (breast milk), fish oil, or algae oil. DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) … Continue reading What’s DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) ?

Whole-Food Based Supplements

*information obtained from African-American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D Whenever possible, buy whole-food based supplements due to synthethic vitamins and minerals lacking the complentary elements that help your body reconginze and use each nutrient properly. Due to this supplements being filled with synthetic ingredients, your body has a hard time recognizing and processing this … Continue reading Whole-Food Based Supplements

Hypothyroidism

*information obtained from African-American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D Located in the neck, the thyroid gland is responsible for producing hormones that regulate the body's metabolism. Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid gland) can cause fatigue, dry skin, poor memory, and weight gain. In order to lose weight, sometimes you must consider more than just the typical … Continue reading Hypothyroidism

Environmental Toxins

Chemical pollutants can effect the regulation of weight in a number of ways. From the pesticides used in food production to the chemicals used by the plastic industry such as phthalates and bisphenol A, which are harmful synthetic substances that find their way into the human body daily; which slowly alter the body's ability to … Continue reading Environmental Toxins

STRESS

The human body reacts to perceived threats by secreting hormone such as cortisol as part of the natural fight or flight response. In short bursts, this hormone is beneficial, providing energy, increased immunity, and heightened memory. However, prolonged periods of raised cortisol activity are very destructive, resulting in high blood pressure, lower immunity and impaired … Continue reading STRESS