Archive for June, 2014

Glands and Grains

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We live in a world in which endocrine disruption–the disruption of endocrine gland function–is a growing health threat.

Endocrine disruption can take many forms. It can take the form of thyroid disease provoked by industrial chemicals, such as perchlorates, the residues of synthetic fertilizers in produce. Or it could be provoked by the polybrominated dipheyl ethers flame retardants in your carpeting. Or it could be the triclosan in your antibacterial soap and hand sanitizer. It can also take the form of causing young girls to experience menstrual cycles and breast growth prematurely due to exposure to estrogens in commercial dairy products, herbicides, and plastics. It could involve disruption of pituitary gland function from the head trauma of a car accident.

Solid Advice For New Mom’s Trying To Lose Weight

While many people view weight loss as a difficult to impossible task, that is only because they do not know how to approach weight loss in the right manner. As with anything else in life, you need to know what you are doing to get the best results when trying to lose weight. Read this article to learn tips about losing weight that will allow you to reach your goals.

You should only be losing 1 or 2 pounds weekly. Those who are extremely obese may achieve two times this amount of weight loss early on, but it is important to lose pounds gradually.

Tieks and Tory Burch and Why Target Won

Last week I wrote a post about Tieks and Tory Burch because I desperately needed new flats.  I love Tory Burch, but when I was searching for a replacement for my latest, doomed pair, I didn’t see anything as cute or versatile my last pair.

While I was at Target with my friend, Ariel, we decided to take a look at the shoes.  I don’t often buy shoes from Target, but I have been happy with the ones that I’ve had in the past so I looked too.

What is gluten?

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In an effort to expose how little most people claiming to adhere to a gluten-free diet actually know about gluten, late night talk show host, Jimmy Kimmel, posted this interview of everyday people claiming to be gluten-free. Clearly, among those not familiar with Wheat Belly, there is an astounding lack of understanding. This is unfortunate, because it allows people like Jimmy Kimmel–yeah, all meant in fun–to discredit what is proving to be one of the most powerful movements in nutrition in health to come along in thousands of years.