Posts Tagged: metabolism

Grounding To Boost Your Metabolism & Lose Weight

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  Directly touching the earth impacts your metabolic functions, and as I found out, can even help you lose weight.   The first study to look at the basal metabolic rate of grounding was published in 2010.  In this study, half of the participants were grounded and half were sham-grounded in a double-blind placebo-controlled study. … Read more »

Your Brain On Mother Earth

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  There is a beautiful relationship that our brain has with the energy of mother earth.  This helps support everything our brain helps us to do — from enhancing our mood to maintaining a healthy weight to deepening our restorative sleep.    Most people believe that our circadian (day/night) rhythm is dependant on sunlight to… Read more »

Tired All The Time? Can’t Lose Weight? How Background Noise Impacts Your Health

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This weekend I took my daughter out shopping for a bridesmaids dress to wear to her dear friend’s wedding.   And even though it was so wonderful to spend that special time with her, I left the crowded store feeling completely exhausted, and so did she. As we were driving home I realized that I… Read more »

Are You Kidding Me? What Diet Drinks Are Really Doing To You

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File this under: I’m not surprised.   But all the same, a new medical study shows us the disturbing proof that eating foods and drinking diet drinks with artificial sweeteners in them actually changes how your body is able to handle glucose… increasing your risk for Type 2 Diabetes. Makes sense… you are basically training your body to… Read more »

Hand Sanitizers Linked To Thyroid Cancer — Here’s Your Safer Alternative

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Thyroid disorders affect 20 million Americans alone… and metabolic and growth issues affect countless more. How many of you use hand sanitizers at least occasionally to clean your hands? Turns out, this is a problem for our thyroid glands.  And not just for women… …in fact, the hormone disruption that hand sanitizers have on our… Read more »

Prevent Diabetes with Magnesium Supplementation

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Several recent studies suggest that a high intake of magnesium can cut your risk of developing diabetes in half!   Prediabetes (fasting glucose in the 100 – 125 mg/dL range) has been thought to progress almost invariably to diabetes without major lifestyle changes in diet, activity level and even sometime prescription drug intervention. But is… Read more »

Thoughts On Health… Cell Phones

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This one is a disturbing one. If you want to think happier thoughts, just click on over to Martha Stewarts blog or some craft blog… because today’s topic is a bit of a downer. I wanted to share with you a very recent, hot off the press research finding that was published only two weeks… Read more »