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How to Quit Eating Sugar: 4 Simple Steps
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How to Quit Eating Sugar: 4 Simple Steps

Sugar may taste sweet but its health effects are the reason why it is very important for us to stop eating sugar. The excessive consumption of sugar unbalances the pH levels of the body, which makes it difficult for us to lose weight and maintain good health. The sugar and the acidity it creates provides an internal environment that is ripe for the overgrowth of yeasts, fungi, and dangerous bacteria.

In turn, these pathogens feed on sugar, multiply and expel the toxic waste that makes us feel even worse. Because these bad bacteria feed on sugar, our body begins to crave more sugar in the form of sweets, bread, pasta, and so on. We end up feeding these microorganisms and promote their growth and place more toxic acid in our body.

As this vicious circle continues, we not only feed these toxin-producing microorganisms, but we also ingest huge amounts of high-calorie foods, nutrient voids, and sugar-laden foods. Over time, excessive consumption of calories through sugar obviously affects our health and leads to an increase in weight.

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Fix Metabolism and Hormonal Imbalance with the Keto Diet

People often have issues with the digestion of fats and the glucose contained in carbohydrates. They are usually advised to try out the ketogenic diet. This is a diet that apart from being healthy and safe, it is a good recommendation if you happen to be diabetic or have a history of it.

This specific diet contains more fat and fewer carbohydrates. The keto digests the fats in a process called ketosis to get the energy that is being used in the whole body.

Ketosis occurs by endogenous meaning that the body produces its own ketones a process achieved by eliminating carbohydrate intake. The glucose in the fats will also balance the sugar levels in the body that is why it is perfect for people with diabetes and metabolic syndrome issues, among others. It is a form of replacement for carbohydrates, which is known to cause harm to a lot of people.

There are different types of groups of people who are often advised to try out this diet. It may not be necessarily a cure but a control measure to manage the effect it will have on the affected. I have been able to highlight a few of the issues and how this diet benefits them.

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How the Adrenal Glands Trigger Menopause Symptoms
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How the Adrenal Glands Trigger Menopause Symptoms

Women have significant phases of hormonal changes throughout life starting with puberty, then pregnancy and breastfeeding. Then, just as significantly perimenopause, menopause, and post-menopause. We go from teens to having children and before you know it, menopause hits.

Female hormones govern very specific times of change and they determine so much of how we experience life on a daily basis. Simultaneously, there is another gland in the body that plays a pivotal role in their energy and stress levels, and that is the adrenal gland.

As the hormone levels drop in the ovaries, the adrenal glands help to take over female hormonal production. While at the same time, they continue to produce hormones, such as testosterone, cortisol, and adrenaline. The hormones that give us the drive to wake in the morning; and deal with ongoing stressors of the day. 

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Women Weight Loss Fail: Hormone and Gut Connection
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Women Weight Loss Fail: Hormone and Gut Connection

Most people want a slimmer and toned body. Many women go to extreme lengths to make sure they get an amazing look so they can fit in that little black dress in the summertime. As they fail to lose weight they turn to “cure-all pills” sold at exorbitant prices. 

Different programs are created every year to make sure that these people get what they want through fad diets, cutting calories, and an imbalance of macro-nutrients. We have even heard of individuals going through surgery just to get rid of the extra pound. 

However, the sad truth is, most of these tricks don’t work if the body is not receiving an adequate amount of healthy macro and micronutrients. This is why it becomes easier to gain back twice the amount of weight that they previously had. 

To lose weight and keep the extra pound off, it is best to know why it is not happening and what strategies and approaches to use. In this article, we are going to review the top 10 reasons why most people fail to lose weight and keep it off.

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How to Say Good-Bye to PMS with Lifestyle Change
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How to Say Good-Bye to PMS with Lifestyle Change

Fоr many years, people thоught that PMS was “all in your head kind of thing”. A woman on her period hаvіng mооd ѕwіngs was labeled as being crazy. In more recent years, most women started taking more anti-depressants, and /or OCD drugs to manage their mood problems. However, according to experts, and my point of view as a woman, I can tell you that thаt PMS is muсh more than just сrуіng аnd mооd swings.

Some days, the symptoms are just so severe thаt it can асtuаllу interfere wіth daily tasks; not оnlу fоr the wоmаn going through it, but аlѕо fоr еvеrуоnе аrоund hеr. Furthermore, there іѕ аn еvеn more ѕеvеrе fоrm оf PMS саllеd Prеmеnѕtruаl Dуѕрhоrіс Dіѕоrdеr оr PMDD.

If you suffer from PMS or if you are diagnosed with PMDD then there is no quick fix to the situation. You have to change your lifestyle. Consider an anti-inflammatory living or even doing a short term keto diet; if you suspect a yeast infection. 

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