Aug 022015
 

It was late, almost 9 at night, when Justin Holden pulled the icy pizza box from the refrigerator at the Brookville Supermarket in Washington, D.C.

He stood in front of the open door, scanning the nutrition facts label.

A close relative had recently had a heart attack, and in the back of his mind there was this idea stalking him: If he put too much salt in his body, it would eventually kill him.

For this reason the information in the label wasn’t exactly soothing: 1,110 milligrams of sodium seemed like a lot.

But there was even worse-sounding stuff at the bottom of the label. Continue reading »

Jul 192015
 

Your thought and beliefs are the single most important indicator of your state of health. Your beliefs and thoughts are wired into your biology. They become your cells, tissues and organs. There’s no supplement, no diet, no medicine, and no exercise regimen that can compare with the power of your thoughts and beliefs. That’s the very first place you need to look when anything goes wrong with your body.”

– Christiane Northrup, M.D., Goddesses Never Age

Christiane goes on to explain that when something does go wrong in your body, it’s a wake-up call to pay attention. Perhaps you haven’t been conscious of the issue or emotion until it shows up physically. Have the courage to go deep within yourself and honestly look at what is going on in your life, what are your thoughts and beliefs that you keep repeating in your mind.

I love reading anything by Dr. Northrup – her insight is invaluable.

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Jun 212015
 

Your lifestyle choices, your sleep, your diet and stress level have the ability to turn “on” or “off” your genes which can point you in the direction of health or disease.

 

This exciting new field is called Epigenetics – simply meaning that you can influence your genes by what you put in your mouth and how you think (very simplified)

Researchers at the Stanford Prevention Research Center found that of the trillions of dollars spent on health care annually; at least 50% goes towards chronic disease that is totally preventable or even reversible with lifestyle changes.

 

 

Are you EMPOWERED by this knowledge???

Yes? No? Hey, I know, you just want looser fitting pants and the scale moving south…I want those things for you too, but I also want you to feel fantastic, to have energy to spare, to feel empowered so that you can choose where you want to be.

 Every cell replaces itself with a new cell…your body builds a new: Continue reading »