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Low Carb Diet Recovery

As with many aspects of life, extremes can be a challenge. Balance of nutrients is the key for vibrant health. There is no question that those who have grown up on a high refined carbohydrate diet experience tremendous benefits from eliminating refined carbohydrates and adopting a diet high in animal fat and moderate amounts of … Learn More

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Cortisol and the Endless Summer

“Cortisol” has become a buzz word among the sleep deprived, the overweight and the WebMD user.  The adrenal glands produce this hormone as a response to stress.  If your stress is immediate, as in “that car just cut me off and I almost died” or as it was for our ancestors, “a saber tooth tiger is chasing … Learn More

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Ahh…Oxygen!

Did you know that deep breathing speeds up your metabolism and helps you lose weight?  In fact, your body needs oxygen to burn fat.  If you are deficient, your body will create the type of cells that don’t need as much oxygen.  These are fat cells.  According to Pam Grout in Jumpstart Your Metabolism, breathing … Learn More

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