People over complicate weight loss. When I have thought about weight in my own life, listened to the components of what it took for my patients to lose weight and hearing the stories of other people in the world who have lost and maintained their desired weight, I have learned that weight loss boils down to a couple of simple things.
Consuming large amounts of fat has been popularized today with the ketogenic diet. A ketogenic diet is one where very few carbohydrates are consumed daily. When carbohydrates are not consumed, the body still needs a source of fuel. Ketones are byproducts of the body breaking down fat for energy that occurs when carbohydrate intake is low.
I grew up as a child truly believing that I was ugly and unacceptable.
These emotions didn’t magically change as I grew older either. When puberty came, acne was right there as a reminder of how unacceptable I really was. I couldn’t wait for the day when puberty was over and the acne would go away.
Financial issues (fears, worries, and concerns) stress so many people out. Financial stress can lead to physical health problems.
Are you one of those people?
I know that I have stressed about financial things in my life. When I got out of medical school my student loans totaled $63,000. I remember looking at this number and thinking how in the world I was going to pay it back!
I have been burned lobster red (as seen here) before and in less than 2 days been completely back to normal. You can arm yourself with this knowledge as well with these unknown nutritional secrets.
I am definitely not advocating for you to go out there and get burned on purpose,
What is the secret to a healthy diet and longevity?
Okinawa is an island located south of the mainland of Japan. It is 466 square mile island and is known as a “Blue Zone”, which is a place in the world where people live much longer than average and are much healthier than the general population.
Do you chew gum on a daily basis? Have you ever questioned the impact that chewing gum can have on your health?
As with many things that we expose our bodies to on a daily basis, let’s take a moment and analyze the ingredients of chewing gum and ask some important questions that pertain to whether it contributes to good health.
Did you know that you can learn to let your emotions go and be free?
The most overlooked aspect of health today for humans is with our emotions. When I have asked people on the street, “What is the actual process of letting an emotion go?”, most look at you like a deer in headlights.
In the clinic today, aside from digestive issues, the other organ that is affected the most in the people I see is the liver. Symptoms that arise that are associated with the liver in Chinese medicine are depression, insomnia, all cancers, difficult concentrating, obesity, diabetes, brain fog, headaches, migraines, dry skin, numbness, tingling, chronic pain,