Posts Tagged ‘Good’

Wheat Belly Basics: Aren’t Whole Grains Good for You?

We’ve been told for decades that whole grains are healthy, healthier than processed white flour products. Is that true?

And why does the Wheat Belly lifestyle in which grains, whole and white, are eliminated, yield such spectacular results such as substantial weight loss without limiting calories, reversal of inflammation and many autoimmune conditions, relief from joint pain and acid reflux, relief from skin rashes and water retention, and relief from hundreds of other health conditions—if we are eliminating a necessary nutritional source?

Good Sleep = Enhanced Weight Loss.

You have to face a basic health truth: If you compromise on quantity or quality of sleep, you will not lose weight. Sleep deprivation has numerous health implications beyond just crabbiness and daytime sleepiness. The physiologic disruptions of sleep deprivation include increased risk for high blood pressure, asthma, arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.

SleepLack of sleep increases cortisol and insulin, impairs the effects of insulin, and effects appetite-regulating hormones such as leptin and ghrelin. Remember, the hormone leptin is meant to shut off appetite when the physical need to eat has been satisfied. This results in an increased calorie intake of 300 to 559 calories per day.

The Post Mardi Gras, Good Grief I Need To Get It Together, Valentine’s Day Blues, Or Something Like That

I’ve sat down to blog several times lately, and I’ve been almost immediately distracted by other things. I wanted to share the details of my food intake during the week of Mardi Gras. In short, I ate a lot of random junk that can barely be considered food. If you follow me on Instagram, then you […]