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How does sugar affect our health?

lump sugar 549096 640Back in the late 1970s a study came out showing that a high intake of saturated fat is correlated with an increased risk of heart attack. This study alone launched the multi-decade low fat health movement, responsible for flooding the market with a plethora of low fat food products.
 
By removing fat from food flavor was compromised and sugar was added to compensate. This trend, instead of making the general population healthier, backfired into rising rates of obesity, diabetes and heart disease. The low fat movement didn’t seem to work.
 
In the last few years, new information has emerged about the real culprit behind these diseases: the use and abuse of sugar. The World Health Organization has found that the added sugar in our food and drinks is mainly responsible for the rise in weight gain, diabetes and heart disease. A 2013 study from a university in Madrid even found a connection between sugar consumption and increased risk of cancer. Excess sugar consumption can cause insulin resistance, which has a well-documented link to cancer.
 
Sugary drinks are particularly a problem a health problem for children, according to endocrinologist Dr. Robert Lustig. In his research, Lustig found that added sugar is 11 times more likely to cause diabetes than the consumption of too many calories.
 
And sugar consumption continues to rise. Since 2009, yearly worldwide sugar consumption has increased by almost 20 million tons.
 
For this reason many communities are considering a tax on sugary beverages to reduce consumption. Mexico has implemented a 10 percent tax on sugary drinks, which resulted in a 12 percent decrease in consumption. Countries like France and Chile have followed suit. In the US, the medical costs resulting from obesity and weight issues are estimated to be almost 10% of total healthcare expenditure. That’s billions of dollars that could be saved or offset by a beverage tax.
 
The World Health Organization recommends that the average adult consume no more than 25g, or six and a half teaspoons, of sugar per day. Studies have shown that an average American consumes 126 grams of sugar per day.
 
It is easy to exceed the daily recommendation for sugar consumptions with just a few sugary drinks.
 
Recently, cardiologists who used to advise against a high fat diet are now encouraging patients to embrace full fat foods like dairy and other saturated fats. Saturated fats feed the brain and help balance hormones and mood. They also fill you up and leave less room sugary snacking.
 
If you’re concerned about your health don’t wait for a beverage tax to motivate you.
 
Unfortunately quitting sugar is difficult because it’s highly addictive. Don’t do it alone. The 21-Day Body Makeover uses supplements, shakes and a specifically designed diet to reset your body’s cravings.
 
You will learn how to use healthy fats (the ones recommended by cardiologists), fiber, and whole foods to slim down and satisfy your appetite and hunger. After 3 weeks your body will crave nutritious food and you can experience life free of your sugar addiction.
 
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Glyphosate - Probable Human Carginogen

corn field 440338 640In modern times, with the pollutants and agro-chemicals in our environment, detoxing the body is as important as cleaning a house.
 
Take glyphosate for example. This popular herbicide weed killer was introduced by Monsanto in 1996 and sold under the name ‘Round Up’. Monsanto also created and popularized the use of GMO crops to go with their weed killer. While glyphosate has been around since the 1970s, most of it (about 75 percent) has been sprayed in the last 10 years, about 2.4 billions pounds in just the U.S.
 
Last year the International Agency for Research on Cancer, an arm of the World Health Organization, classified glyphosate as a probable human carcinogen.
 
This made big news, raising concerns about the safety of farmworkers who apply massive amounts of Round Up to fields. It also raised questions about the health of people living in agricultural communities where Round Up is heavily used.
 
Unless you eat a clean, 100 percent organic diet, most likely you’ve eaten Monsanto’s GMO crops that have been sprayed with glyphosate.
 
The idea behind Round Up was to reduce the amount of herbicide farmers needed to spray on weeds. Instead the use of glyphosate have created “super weeds” that are resistant to most herbicides. Monsanto is working on a new chemical combination of herbicides and new GMO crops to combat this problem.
 
Some health experts have correlated the sharp rise of conditions like autoimmune disease and inflammatory bowel disease with the introduction of GMO crops. However, no one knows to what extent GMO crops and glyphosate can harm human health.
 
Doing regular cleanses is the best way to combat the effects of environmental toxins and pollutants on health. Your body is built so self-clean and does a great job when the channels of elimination and liver are in good shape. Cleansing is the best way to support the liver and elimination channels.
 
Many chronic diseases have links to toxicity, including dementia, heart disease, autoimmune diseases, food allergies, and digestive issues. Lightening the body’s toxic load can prevent disease. Signs you’re carrying a toxic load include fatigue, muscle aches, joint pain, gas, bloating and headaches.
 
Signs that your detox channels and not eliminating properly is fluid retention, bloat, and puffiness. Also, toxins are stored in fat cells so if you are over weight that means your body is carrying its fair share of toxins. Losing weight means getting rid of more than just pounds, it’s like giving your body a deep cleaning. And cleansing can help the body lose weight.
 
There are many ways to detox, like drinking a lot of water, sweating regularly and eating high fiber vegetables. Dry skin brushing and exercise will also help get the lymphatic system moving.
 
A detox program can often jump start a sluggish and tired system. The 21 Day Body Makeover is a detox plan that is gentle and easy to follow with minimal detox symptoms. The 21 Day Body Makeover is a cleanse that emphasizes eating clean, natural food as well as tasty shakes and supplements that will help the body cleanse.
 
This detox is gentle enough to do a few times a year, which will set your body up to be a mean, lean, self-cleaning machine.
 
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Effects of Dehydration

water 747618 640Did you know that not drinking enough water can make you sick, tired and fat? Dehydration can masquerade as a wide variety of physical symptoms, including hunger. Next time you feel hungry, cranky or fatigued, try guzzling a tall glass of water and notice how you feel 10 minutes later. Many of the issues for which pharmaceuticals are prescribed can be quickly and easily fixed by drinking more water, eating real food and moving your body. And if you need more motivation to get in your glasses of water read about the surprising and eye open article below about the 11 ways dehydration can affect your body.
 
Did you know that dehydration can cause symptoms of fatigue, hunger, joint pain, high cholesterol, constipation and high blood pressure, to name a few.
 
The body alerts you with thirst when it needs more water, but by then it’s already too late, you’ve become dehydrated. And even more confusingly, the body can also signal that it needs water with pangs of hunger, as food can also be a source of hydration.
 
Because of this, people often eat when they are actually thirsty. And because the body is asking for water instead of nourishment, these extra calories can add up and turn into weight gain.
 
People are often prescribed medications to deal with the issues caused by chronic dehydration, like headaches or dizziness. But before popping that pharmaceutical, or reaching for a snack, make sure your body isn’t asking for water instead. Mysterious health issues like dry skin or mouth may be cured by sipping water throughout the day, before thirst begins to set in.
 
On the other side of the equation, it’s important to not drink too much water. Over hydration can cause it’s own problems and will send you to the bathroom multiple times. And while proper hydration can be helpful in weight loss or weight maintenance, drinking water also slows metabolism and dilutes stomach acid.
Drinking just the right amount of water is key. The golden rule is to drink half your weight in ounces. So if you weigh 130 pounds that means drinking 65 ounces or approximately 8 glasses of water.
 
Unfortunately, drinking coffee and soda does not count towards your recommended daily water consumption. On the contrary these beverage can dehydrate you due to the caffeine content and will require more water consumption to make up for it.  Also, other factors can affect how much water you need from day to day, including how hot it is and how much exercise you’ve gotten.
 
It’s always a good idea to start the day by drinking a large glass or two of water when you get up in the morning. And if you don’t like the taste of water, jazz it up by adding carbonation, a squeeze of lemon, a drop of peppermint essential oil, sliced cucumber or fresh berries.
 
Adding a pinch of salt to your water bottle can also support mineral balance and adrenal health. So if you’re feeling tired or want to lose weight, swap that diet soda or energy drink for a tall glass of filtered water.
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Heal with Food, Not drugs

raspberry 1172230 640Sadly, the statin drugs your doctor prescribed to lower your cholesterol have side effects that are as bad or worse as the problem they solve. Statins are popular cholesterol lowering drugs that are prescribed as preventative medicine for cholesterol-related health problems like heart disease. A new study published in the American Journal of Physiology sheds more light on the dark side of statins. The study found that statins can advance the aging process and long-term use can lead to neurological side effects, increased risk of diabetes and skeletal muscle weakness.

Statins can cause these health problems by interfering with the self-repair process of human cells. This can create nerve problems and damage memory.  Other side effects experienced by statin users have been down played by pharmaceutical companies and doctors and include issues with the liver, cataracts, fatigue and muscle pain.
 
When self-repair is compromised by statins it can cause rapid aging, new health issues or the worsening of existing problems. In light of these findings, taking statins as a preventative measure seems like a questionable strategy. Especially since the relationship between high cholesterol and heart problems have not been scientifically proven yet.
 
No pharmaceutical can compare to the preventative medicine of taking good care of your self. While it’s harder to live a healthy life style than to pop a pill, clean eating and exercise have no negative side effects.
 
Lowering your sugar intake, reducing stress and moving your body is the best medicine for lower cholesterol and boosting heart and overall health. Detoxing the body in a gentle way can do more for overhauling health than any pill, and it promises to reverse the aging process instead of accelerating it.
The 21-Day Body Makeover offers recipes, supplements and lifestyle tweaks that will help repair and restore the body gently and naturally without the risk of neurological side effects or developing diabetes. The only side effect you’ll experience is feeling great!
 
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How to manage food cravings

burger 1 1454846 640x480Food cravings are the usual culprits that derail most diets and detox programs. But these compelling urges are not just signs of weak discipline, they’re messages that your body or emotional state need something.
 
Changing your relationship with your cravings and learning to decode them can make all the difference in sticking to your detox program, diet or healthy eating resolution.
 
Cravings can be tell us that we’re deficient in a certain nutrient.
 
For example, if you’re craving a burger your body could need iron. Knowing this can help you choose healthier sources of iron like oysters, pumpkin seeds, chickpeas and spinach.
 
Understanding what your body is asking for is a great way to turn cravings into helpful friends.
 
Below are a few examples for decoding common cravings:
Chocolate cravings may be a cry for magnesium, which can make you feel calm. Almonds, fish and avocado provide the same calming magnesium without the sugar rush.
 
The desire for salty potato chips may be a sign of dehydration. People crave salt when they’re low on water because salt helps the body hold onto water. Instead of giving into that salty, greasy bag of chips, try a tall glass of water instead.
 
Ice cream is often a powerful craving. Studies show that the cold, smooth texture of ice cream triggers the release of galanin, a hormone that makes you feel relaxed and care free. Create that relaxed feeling instead by going to the park with your child, friend or dog.
 
When you crave sugary carbs it usually means you need a jolt of energy. Sugar provides that second wind by spiking blood sugar, which increases energy. But when blood sugar plummets again it will leave you feeling tired and cranky. Instead of riding the sugar roller coaster, take a rest or a gentle walk for a sustainable recharge.
 
While cravings can be caused by physical and biochemical factors, they can also result from emotional needs.
 
Sometimes we crave certain foods to comfort us in times of boredom, sadness or stress. These are the types of cravings that can lead to binge eating or eating disorders.
 
The secret to decoding cravings is figuring out whether they are physical or psychological in nature. In other words, does the body actually need the food or nutrients you’re craving?
 
The best way to deconstruct cravings is to address physical factors first. Most often we crave sugar and carbs because we eat them regularly. When the body adjusts to eating a high fiber, protein-rich, whole-food diet the cravings for sugar diminish greatly.
 
The 21-Day Body Makeover is the perfect example of a detox program that ends carb and sugar cravings by focusing on foods and shakes that provide the right mix of nutrients without spiking blood sugar. The detox also has some delicious new recipes that will keep you full and satisfied.
 
Having a healthy relationship with your cravings will help you succeed with any eating plan. Understanding cravings will help you ride those familiar craving waves without giving in.
 
Studies have shown that most cravings last under 5 minutes anyway, so knowing how to choose healthier substitutes and knowing what you actually need can take you from feeling deprived to feeling empowered.
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