The Foods You Choose May Be Genetically Determined

The Foods You Choose May Be Genetically Determined My father-in-law had heart disease. He died at sixty-three of heart related issues. He once said to me, ‘I quit drinking and smoking and gained fifty pounds. He also ate a half a pound of bacon every day. He did not eat fast food – was notContinue reading “The Foods You Choose May Be Genetically Determined”

3-“I ALREADY ATE”

Horrors. I had no idea. Of course I had no idea, I didn’t weigh myself. Sure my clothes were a little snug, a lot snug, but that ‘I’ll do it tomorrow’ mentality kept creeping in: the old procrastination trick so I can have today what I promise I won’t have tomorrow. THE LAST SUPPER – beforeContinue reading “3-“I ALREADY ATE””

Can Your Fat Think?

Can Your Fat Think! Does your fat have a brain? If it has nerve networks running through it, then yes. Can it make decisions? Where a nerve meets another nerve as in a tree, junctures I call them, decisions are made through the chemicals the nerves secret at the junctures (aka synapses). The chemical interactionContinue reading “Can Your Fat Think?”

2- It was like I was IN A wide awake coma.

I hit the wall after about 4 hours of methodical mild to moderate activity – always with purpose, something I knew needed to be done, while simultaneously enhancing my environment. I’m in the perpetual motion of redesigning my living space – never satisfied with the way it looks or functions, always finding a better way.Continue reading “2- It was like I was IN A wide awake coma.”

WHY WE GET STUCK

The body tends to want to stay where it’s at – for survival reasons. If you’re alive now then something is right. Something might also be wrong, but survival mechanisms are fairly simple. How not to be dead this minute is where the brain operates from, not if you’ll be dead next year or nextContinue reading “WHY WE GET STUCK”

Sharon’s Way

CHEF SHARON’S WAY TO WEIGHT LOSS On 12-18-2020 I weighed in at 165.6 = DIET TIME. Rather than focus on the short term weight loss plan that inevitably resulted in regaining the weight, all the while putting me into a state of discomfort, I made an executive decision. BUMPER STICKER = SHORT TERM WEIGHT LOSSContinue reading “Sharon’s Way”

Your Fat Body Is Telling You You’re Wrong

If you’re fat, your body is overloaded with nutrients and it’s trying not to absorb them all, because your body doesn’t require as much as you’re telling your body it does. Your body is telling you you’re wrong. The proof is in the fat. It’s storing what you don’t need, which means you’re on nutrientContinue reading “Your Fat Body Is Telling You You’re Wrong”

10 Beet Root Powder Benefits

10 BEET ROOT POWDER BENEFITS 16 NOV, 2019 Beet root powder is a versatile herb that can be used in cooking to color dishes and to provide extra nutrition or taken as a supplement in a high concentration capsule. Beet root, or just beets as they are commonly called, are root vegetables that are knownContinue reading “10 Beet Root Powder Benefits”

DELAY GRATIFICATION

If you’re not sick and just ate thirty minutes ago and are compelled to eat again and can’t stop yourself while your brain is signally you just ate, and you feel full, then the ‘delay gratification’ mechanism in your brain is out of whack and needs an adjustment to slow it down. TUNE UP TIME.Continue reading “DELAY GRATIFICATION”

Caffeine Allergy & Coffee Intolerance: What You Need to Know

FFC ClipBoard: To add to the article on coffee: “…Green Tea May However Contain Mycotoxins Several studies were reviewed for an idea of how much aflatoxin and ochratoxin was commonly in Green tea on the market. Green tea is largely from China and India where heavy metals, pesticides and mycotoxins are more often found on foods.Continue reading “Caffeine Allergy & Coffee Intolerance: What You Need to Know”

Brain Health: 8 Important Resources To Help You Protect Your Brain

Ask someone how to prevent heart disease, and they might tell you to avoid trans fats and animal products. Liver disease: Moderate alcohol intake. Lung ailments: Breathe clean air, and don’t smoke. But what about your brain? What can you do, right now, to optimize your brain health — and protect your brain from diseasesContinue reading “Brain Health: 8 Important Resources To Help You Protect Your Brain”

Don’t Let Go Of The Bad Stuff; Release The Good Stuff

People are always saying, ‘let it go’, but nobody knows how to do that, so why keep saying it? Release the good stuff instead of letting go of the bad. It’s easier and once done, it magically takes care of the bad too. Where did it go? Who cares. A lot of people don’t relaxContinue reading “Don’t Let Go Of The Bad Stuff; Release The Good Stuff”

Soy Products Reduce Risk for Dementia

A metabolite produced in the gut from consuming soy products known as equol may reduce the risk for dementia, according to a study published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia. Researchers examined brain magnetic resonance imaging for white matter lesions associated with cognitive disease in 91 elderly participants and tracked serum equol levels. Those who produced more equolContinue reading “Soy Products Reduce Risk for Dementia”

Big Butt Big Gut

I carry my weight in my middle. People don’t think I’m fat, because I’m not fat all over. I was a skinny lanky thin muscled kid. Kids in the neighborhood used to call be ‘bag a bones’. My mother thought I had a tape worm – because of my big appetite. Now it seems thatContinue reading “Big Butt Big Gut”

Top 10 Best And Worst Foods For Brain Health

FFC ClipBoard: Of particular interest to me are the herbs and spices category listed in the top 10 Foods For Brain Health, seeings though I use a lot of them in my animal-free recipes. At 71 years old I take no medication, the spine doctor said “there’s nothing wrong with your memory” and I canContinue reading “Top 10 Best And Worst Foods For Brain Health”

Heart Attacks, Strokes, Body Fat CHILI PEPPERS

Eating chili peppers may prevent fatal heart attacks and stroke Elise Solé December 17, 2019, 3:25 PM EST Chili peppers have significant cardiovascular benefits. (Photo: Getty Images) Chili peppers aren’t for the faint of heart, but maybe they should be. Scientists in Italy say the spice slashes the mortality rate from heart attack and cerebrovascularContinue reading “Heart Attacks, Strokes, Body Fat CHILI PEPPERS”

8 Health Benefits of Copper & 7 Ways Excess Copper is Bad

Health Benefits of Copper & 7 Ways Excess Copper is Bad By Maja Stanojevic, MD March 16, 2017. Reviewed by Nattha Wannissorn, PhD (Molecular Genetics) Copper is an important trace mineral. We need it for normal growth, bone strength, immune function, and cardiovascular health. However, too much of it can be toxic. Read this postContinue reading “8 Health Benefits of Copper & 7 Ways Excess Copper is Bad”

6 Ways Seeing Clutter Changes Your Brain, According To Science

  6 Ways Seeing Clutter Changes Your Brain, According To Science By JR THORPE We’ve all been there: a bedroom filled with piled-up clothes, books you’re definitely going to read one day, and four hundred socks, or a living room strewn with old tea cups and an apparently infinite number of magazines. Seeing clutter regularlyContinue reading “6 Ways Seeing Clutter Changes Your Brain, According To Science”

Working It Out With The Main Brain

If my brain gets that I’m unpredictable in my food consumption choices within the category of animal-free, then that’s what it will expect as being okay with me. I’ll stay in the unpredictable category and my brain will rest easy with that, since there’s a lot going on there to focus on without needless worryContinue reading “Working It Out With The Main Brain”

Boost Brain Power With Carrot Juice

Boosts immunity Juicing carrots gives us its concentrated form with all its essential nutrients. Having a glass a day is said to work wonders in boosting immunity. Apart from helping the body against free radical damage, it also protects it against harmful bacteria, viruses and inflammation. Carrot juice also contains various vitamins and minerals such as B6,Continue reading “Boost Brain Power With Carrot Juice”

How losing weight affects your body and brain

Special thanks to John Gunstad, Professor with the Department of Psychological Sciences at Kent State University, for speaking with us about his cutting-edge research on how losing weight affects brain function. Following is a transcript of the video. Here’s what losing weight does to your body and brain. During the first week you may find itContinue reading “How losing weight affects your body and brain”

Even moderate drinking linked to changes in brain structure

By Kate Kelland | LONDON Drinking even moderate amounts of alcohol is linked to changes in brain structure and an increased risk of worsening brain function, scientists said on Tuesday. In a 30-year study that looked at the brains of 550 middle-aged heavy drinkers, moderate drinkers and teetotallers, the researchers found people drank more alcohol had a greaterContinue reading “Even moderate drinking linked to changes in brain structure”