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Skinny Without Willpower: A Must Read For Anyone Interested in Weight Loss and Wellness

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My book “SKINNY WITHOUT WILLPOWER: “How eating more and exercising less can help you lose weight and keep it off” is now available for purchase. This book will change the way you think about weight loss.

This book shows you how you can reprogram your hormones for effortless weight loss. Beyond weight loss this book shows how you can prevent chronic disease (diabetes, heart disease, age related dementia and cancers) and premature aging via diet and lifestyle changes. Exercising is optional!

For more information visit www.skinnywithoutwillpower.com

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Can Exercise Keep You Young?

 

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At a cellular level aging involves the shortening of telomeres found on the ends of our DNA which protect the DNA from damage during cell division. As the cell divides during the course of its lifetime the telomeres reduce in length. Scientists can measure the length of telomeres to determine the cells biological age.

In a relatively large study[1], over 6000 subjects between the ages of 20-84 years were surveyed for their physical activity level and subdivided into 4 exercise sub-categories: moderate exercise, vigorous exercise, walking/cycling for exercise and muscle strengt…

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The Cost of Modern Technology in Human Evolution

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Throughout 2 million years of evolution, humans have been hunting, climbing, lifting, hiking, crawling and being physical for a good part of their waking hours. Thanks to modern technology we no longer need to do all that in order to survive.  But sitting at our desks slouched over bright monitors for 8-10 hours a day isn’t sustainable either. Besides all the processed factory foods this is one of the biggest reasons why chronic disease is on the rise. So get up every hour or so and walk around, do something with your hands, lift something heavy and sprint full speed once in a while and pl…

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The Benefits of Anthocyanins in Disease Prevention

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Anthocyanins are plant pigments found in deep colored fruits (cherries, berries, blackcurrant, apples, grapes, plums and nectarines), vegetables (eggplant, red radish and red cabbage) and nuts (pistachios and almonds) that have shown enormous benefits in disease prevention and overall well-being.  Recently they have become the focus of obesity research as they have shown to lower insulin spikes post-meal.

Insulin spiking from eating too many easily digested (processed) carbohydrates is the sole cause of insulin driven weight gain. It is well known that adding fat and protein to a carboh…

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Can Statins Cause Heart Attacks?

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According to a group of Japanese researchers statins deplete Coenzyme Q10 in the heart that impairs muscle function. Statins also function as mitochondrial toxins and deplete vitamin K2 which protects arteries from calcification. So essentially statins impair heart function and also make the arteries more prone to plaque formation. Both these conditions increase your likelihood of getting a stroke or heart attack. Publication link here.

Furthermore, statins cause muscle loss, memory loss and increase blood sugar, making you prone to Type II diabetes. One thing’s for sure though, that st…

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