September 29, 2016 @ 1:07 PM
By Jane Wakefield and Sherry Jones
The body is designed to have an optimal weight and shape. During our life, choices in lifestyle decisions, eating habits, available foods, and our environment work together to move us away from that optimal position.
Many nutritional and herbal companies' approach to solving the excess fat out of the body is to get the fat out using ways that are not generally healthy for the body. They use procedures, colonics, herbs, or other ingredients, such as Ma Huang (ephedra) and Guarana (high caffeine content) to this intent. While these herbs will decrease appetite and increase energy, they do it for the wrong reasons. The means is as important as the end. We at BestHealthFoodStore.net recommend, the way to......
September 22, 2016 @ 11:02 PM
How to naturally prepare for the cold and flu season.
By: Jane Wakefield
Yes, it’s only September, but pretty soon you’ll start seeing commercials on TV about cold and flu remedies. Right before the annoying holiday commercials will come the onslaught of fear tactics encouraging us to power through our colds. Have you noticed that the most frequent commercials on TV are those from drug companies promising to treat whatever ails you?
I’ve heard my friends say, “There are so many side effects to those drugs, who in their right mind would take them?” Sure, that is one observation, but there’s something else worth mentioning. Many of the drugs advertised on TV are so expensive it is quiet probable that......
September 16, 2016 @ 2:26 PM
By Jane Wakefield
Food addiction is a disease characterized by obsession with weight and body image. Food addiction is similar to drug and alcohol addiction. Very often for a food addict, refined sugar, flour and fats become what alcohol is to the alcoholic, or cocaine to the cocaine addict. When eating food in this group, the addict sets the phenomenon of "craving" into motion. Like the drug addict, the food addict experiences withdrawal when attempting to cut down on foods that trigger cravings. They can experience both physical and emotional withdrawal such as tremors, cramps, depression, teary periods and self-hatred, which leads to self abuse.
Binge Eating Disorder
(Compulsive overeating) Binge eaters are part of the ......
September 9, 2016 @ 2:47 PM
By Jane Wakefield and Valene
We may not even be aware that certain foods are directly affecting our moods. Often, it’s not until we make a conscious effort to quit eating the possibly troublesome foods that we see the connections. (And this usually only happens when a doctor encourages it, after all else has failed to find the “cause” of our miseries). Many times, our reaction to foods can actually be the symptom of a food allergy.
An allergic reaction occurs when the immune system responds to an “innocent" substance, such as cow’s milk, in the same way it would to a harmful substance, such as bacteria or viruses. This sets off a chain reaction, which begins with the production of antibodies to the ......