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The Dangers of Obesity

Unhealthy burger to show the dangers of obesity.

Obesity rates are on the rise, and many health conditions are on the rise with it. Being overweight or obese takes a toll on every part of the body, and can increase the risk of developing many different conditions. Obesity is incredibly common, with estimates placing the obesity rate in the U.S. at over 38%…

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Obesity – The National Plague

Microphone and computer; timing is everything for health.

Obesity is on the rise, and many health conditions are on the rise with it. This excess weight takes a toll on every part of the body, increasing the risk of developing many different conditions. Obesity is incredibly common, with estimates placing the obesity rate in the U.S. at over 38% of the population aged…

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Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism

Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are conditions that affect the thyroid gland. The thyroid is responsible for releasing hormones that are crucial to many important functions like regulation of metabolism, heart rate, breathing, and body temperature. It also effects cholesterol levels, mood, energy, and weight management. Let’s take a look at the differences between hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism,…

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The Aging Effects of Stress

Stress is affecting your quality of life by: It is messing with your brainIncreases risk of heart attack, heart disease and strokeStress dials down your immune systemChronic stress contributes to agingContributing to weight gain and digestive disordersChronic stress affects your mood and relationshipsStress increases painStress affects sexuality and reproductive functionsChronic stress affects your skin, hair…

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Oxalates, Lectins and Nightshades…Oh, My!

An oxalate are chemical compounds found in many green vegetables and other “healthy” foods. Your body produces them as waste products as well. Glutathione is your body’s master antioxidant and detoxifier. It is vital for metabolizing the toxins. Some examples of the damage that can be done by glutathione deficiency include: Inability to repair DNAToxin…

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Probiotics – The Next Big Thing!

5 Benefits of a Probiotic Supplement: Improves Mental HealthSupports DigestionBoosts Immune FunctionPromote Weight LossEnhances Skin Health How do you choose the right probiotic? Brand QualityHigh CFU countSurvivability and strain diversityPrebiotics and supplementary ingredientsStability and organism typesSugarLiving vs. dead Probiotics mentioned in todays show: Probiotic 225 – is a maximum-strength probiotic for cases of acute gastrointestinal…

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Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome is the name given to a group of risk factors that greatly increase your chances of experiencing diabetes, stroke, and heart disease. These risk factors include high blood sugar, high triglycerides, low HDL (“good”) cholesterol, excess body fat – especially abdominal fat – and high blood pressure. These are common issues, but having…

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Keto, Paleo and Weight Loss

The Paleo Diet and the Ketogenic (Keto) Diet have become very popular over the last few years. You’ve probably tried at least one of them yourself, or you know someone who has. People often believe these are the healthiest diets, but this is not always true. As with everything, there are pros and cons to…

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Fish Oil Fat or Fiction

Janet Lewis:                        Hello and welcome to this week’s edition of the Green Wisdom Health Show. I’m Janet Lewis. Dr. Lewis:                            And I’m Dr. Lewis. Janet Lewis:                        And we are bringing you an exciting show about fish oil, which I’m sure all of you know something about or at least have heard of so this is…

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