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Eating Habits: Loreta’s Tips

Health chal­lenges often respond well to the use of clean, prefer­ably organ­ic, whole foods, that are cooked from scratch. When your body receives all the macro and micro nutri­ents it needs from whole foods, crav­ings for junk food or sug­ar will be dras­ti­cal­ly reduced.


Keep organ­ic whole grains around to cook from scratch. You can use them whole, in sal­ads, or fresh­ly ground to a pow­der for quick-cook­ing por­ridges. All whole grains are high in fibre, which helps clean the colon of pos­si­ble toxins.
Give up refined fruit juice and eat your fruit whole, unless you have a juicer.
Give up con­ve­nience foods as much as pos­si­ble: any­thing in a bag, box, or can, or frozen.
Pur­chase a grain mill to grind grains [Con­tin­ue read­ing…]

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Weight Loss

Weight loss is a nev­er-end­ing debat­ed top­ic. With­out assess­ing the whole health of the indi­vid­ual it is like putting the “cart before the horse”. Gen­er­al­ly there are oth­er fac­tors at play in life; it is not just a mat­ter of an indi­vid­ual sim­ply overeat­ing. Stress, as men­tioned in oth­er blog posts, can lead to too much cor­ti­sol pro­duc­tion which impedes thy­roid func­tion and will aggra­vate weight gain. And often stress means less qual­i­ty and quan­ti­ty of sleep which also impairs glu­cose metab­o­lism there­by alter­ing blood sug­ar as well as decreas­ing the secre­tion of thy­roid stim­u­lat­ing hor­mone and again increas­ing blood lev­els of cor­ti­sol. Every­one is a dif­fer­ent meta­bol­ic type; some indi­vid­u­als are slow oxi­diz­ers and some are fast oxi­diz­ers; there [Con­tin­ue read­ing…]

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