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Dr. Mark Hyman says that what you put on your fork dictates whether you are sick or well, slim or fat, depleted or energized. With all that riding on what you eat, it would be easy to feel overwhelmed....
Food blogger Megan Gilmore's second book, No Excuses Detox, focuses on making healthy eating easier with 100 affordable, quick-to-prepare recipes and tips on how to get over our biggest excuses for not eating healthfully. Here, Megan shares the five most common barriers to eating well she's identified in No Excuses Detox: 100 Recipes to Help You Eat Healthy Every Day....
Each of us makes more than 200 daily decisions about eating — most of them unconsciously, according to behavior scientist Brian Wansink, PhD, director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab and author of Mindless Eating and Slim By Design. Clueing in to these decisions can help make them work for you rather than against you. Increase your mindfulness factor with these strategies:...
Do you believe every stupid thought you have? It took me a while to break that bad habit. I used to listen to my own mind like it actually had all the right answers. Sometimes it did and I am grateful for that. I like my mind most of the time. In fact, it has been one of my superpowers when directed at understanding the nature of health and disease and the mysteries of human biology and in translating that into practical approaches to bring Functional Medicine to hundreds of thousands of people and helping them get healthy. ...
Changing your health habits is like driving a speedboat on a lake with your autopilot set to go east. If you want to reverse course, you could try to physically force the wheel in the opposite direction, but you would likely get tired and let go, and the boat would drift back. ...
One of my favorite things about being a chef is taking an existing traditional recipe and playing around with it to make it healthier—without sacrificing any flavor. Here are my go-to swaps for when junk food cravings hit:...
In March of this year, I knew our health was in crisis-mode. My husband Erich and I, and our 18-year-old son Tim, were EACH more than 100 pounds overweight. Erich was 241 pounds (5’8”), Tim was 303 pounds (5’10”), and I was 222 pounds (4’11”). My son is planning to enlist in the military, but was devastated when told by the recruiter that he would have to lose a considerable amount of weight (at least 80 lbs.) before they would let him enlist. ...
Are you having trouble sticking with The Daniel Plan? Don't beat yourself up. The Daniel Plan is designed to help you rewire your brain so you can get thinner, smarter, and happier. But don't expect it to be as easy as flipping a switch....
Yours, Lord, is the greatness and the power and the glory and the majesty and the splendor, for everything in heaven and earth is yours. —1 Chronicles 29:11 NIV...
Nearly everyone could improve their health by reducing the levels of inflammation in their body. Inflammation is one of the major forces behind aging and disease, yet most of us are unknowingly fueling it through the foods we eat and the lifestyle we live. Poor diet choices, a stressful lifestyle, pollution and lack of exercise can all add up and result in chronic inflammation, pain and disease over an extended period....

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