Two-Thirds of Americans Don’t Drink Enough Water!

Two-Thirds of Americans Don’t Drink Enough Water!Two-Thirds of Americans Don’t Drink Enough Water!

The body is made up of over 70% water. Water is part of all body fluids and is vital to the proper function of the body’s organ systems.

Two-thirds of Americans do not drink the recommended 8-10 glasses of water daily or half your weight in ounces.

Continual loss of water from the body can slow down the metabolic rate by as much as 3%.

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Eating Almonds Make Me Sleepy!

Eating Almonds Make Me Sleepy!Eating Almonds Make Me Sleepy!

Since diabetes runs in my family I decided to start a diet geared towards preventing diabetes after my last visit to the doctor who said that my blood sugar numbers were high. (Oh crap!) After our appointment, he instructed me to make an appointment with a dietitian to help me with my food plan (not fun.) After sitting with her for an hour, she informed me that it will be important to cut out as many carbohydrates, and focus on  low-glycemic diet.

The goal to a diabetic diet is to keep the blood sugar levels even without having low and high spikes. The right meal plan will help to improve blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol numbers and also help keep your weight on track.

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What are the 6 Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalance That Can Cause Health Change

What are the 6 Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalance That Can Cause Health ChangeWhat are the 6 Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalance That Can Cause Health Change

Hormones work as chemical messengers in the body by telling the body’s organs and tissues to fulfill their functions. Since hormones have key capabilities in the body, these six warning signs of hormonal imbalance may cause unintended changes in the body.

Sleep problems – Many women have the problem of difficulty sleeping before getting their period due to the sharp drop in the hormone progesterone. Since progesterone has relaxing properties, a sharp drop or imbalance may cause problems with sleeping.
Constant hunger and persistent weight gain.

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Why Almonds Can Make You Sleepy?

Why Almonds Can Make You Sleepy?Why Almonds Can Make You Sleepy?

Since diabetes runs in my family I decided to start a diet geared towards preventing diabetes after my last visit to the doctor who said that my blood sugar numbers were high. (Oh crap!) After our appointment, he instructed me to make an appointment with a dietitian to help me with my food plan (not fun.) After sitting with her for an hour, she informed me that it will be important to cut out as many carbohydrates, and focus on  low-glycemic diet.

The goal to a diabetic diet is to keep the blood sugar levels even without having low and high spikes. The right meal plan will help to improve blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol numbers and also help keep your weight on track.

Continue reading →