Causes of Obesity (Pt.2)

*information obtained from African-American Healthy by Richard Walker Jr, M.D The simple cause of obesity is an increase in the consumption of high-calorie foods with a decrease in physical activity. In other words, you eat more than your body burns, and your body stores the excess as fat. DID YOU KNOW: there is a direct … Continue reading Causes of Obesity (Pt.2)

Ginger Superpowers!

*information obtained from Eight Weeks to Optimum Health by Andrew Weil, M.D DID YOU KNOW: from ancient times, doctors in both China and India regarded ginger as a superior medicine, adding it to combination remedies for its tonifying and spiritually uplifting properties. Ginger is known for its warming effect and ability to stimulate digestion, settle … Continue reading Ginger Superpowers!

Do I Have Health?

*information obtained from Eight Weeks To Optimum Health by Andrew Weil, M.D Health is Wholeness & Balance, an inner resilience that allows you to meet the demands of living without being overwhelmed. If you have that kind of resilience, you can experience the inevitable interactions with germs and not get infections, you can be in … Continue reading Do I Have Health?

The Grocery Store is a BATTLEFIELD

*information obtained from Salt, Sugar & Fat by Michael Pollan We must be PREPARED for war when we enter the grocery store; we must defend ourselves when we walk through those doors. Some of the tricks being used to seduce us are subtle, and awareness is key: the gentle canned music: the in-store bakery aromas; … Continue reading The Grocery Store is a BATTLEFIELD

Compulsive Patterns

*information obtained from Salt, Sugar & Fat by Michael Pollan A research psychiatrist and scientist, she pioneered the use of brain imaging in finding parallels between food and narcotics, and she became convinced that for some people, overeating is as difficult to overcome as some drug addictionsPage 342 Processed sugar in certain individuals can produce … Continue reading Compulsive Patterns