How Food Provides Energy

*information obtained from Human Body by D.K Energy is needed for the functioning of body cells. This energy is produced by the breaking down food molecules in various chemical reactions, in particular the Krebs cycle that takes place within a cell's mitochondria. Because the energy cannot be used directly by the cell, it is stored … Continue reading How Food Provides Energy

Are you too LOYAL?

*information obtained from a “The Potter’s House of Fort Worth” People remain loyal in relationships that are hurting them due to wanting to be LOYAL. They are staying LOYAL to relationships because of the past meaning because they have history; people stay loyal to individuals because their share a history. Sometimes people force others to … Continue reading Are you too LOYAL?

Emotions affect the HEART

*information obtained from Eight Weeks To Optimum Health by Andrew Weil, M.D The sympathetic (arousing) branch of the involuntary nervous system dominates at the time of heart attacks; during that time the heart muscle might be predisposed (inclined) to go into ventricular fibrillation, which is when the heart muscle goes into a chaotic useless movement … Continue reading Emotions affect the HEART

What’s Inflammation?

*information obtained from Eight Weeks To Optimum Health by Andrew Weid, M.D Inflammation despite the discomfort it causes us, is a natural component of the body's healing response. It is the visible and perceptible aspect of the immune activity intended to contain infection and injury and promote repair of damage tissue. However, too much of … Continue reading What’s Inflammation?

Second Guessing…..Saturated Fat

Saturated Fat "so named by the chemists for the way it is fully saturated with hydrogen atoms, without the double-bonded carbons that characterize unsaturated fats; has long been associated with heart disease" (Salt, Sugar & Fat) It is a primary cause of high cholesterol in the bloodstream, a waxy substance that leads to heart attacks … Continue reading Second Guessing…..Saturated Fat

BLAME THE SHAREHOLDERS

*information obtained from Salt, Sugar & Fat by Michael Pollan Food companies are DEEPLY OBLIGATED toward their shareholders. When companies like Campbell say they will not compromise on taste in lowering the salt, sugar or fat content of their products, they're not thinking about the consumer's welfare; they're thinking about consumption and sales. (truthfully you … Continue reading BLAME THE SHAREHOLDERS

Dangers of Gastric Bypass Surgery

*information obtained from Salt, Sugar & Fat by Michael Pollan DID YOU KNOW: every year, two hundred thousand obese people in the United States; including kids as young as nine; have their stomach surgically shrunk to help them cut back on eating which is known as Gastric Bypass Surgery. Gastric Bypass Surgery has inherent surgical … Continue reading Dangers of Gastric Bypass Surgery