http://bigstory.ap.org/article/ee122665cf6d49478c6eef72d3bb8035/fda-bans-antiseptic-chemicals-soaps-cites-no-evidenceI urge you to read the article, link above.If you do not have time, please know this: washing with plain old soap and water is all you need. Your skin has good germs which protect you from the harmful germs. When you start killing everything off, with chemicals, none the less, you do more harm than good. The harm is hormone disruption and the creation of superbugs. Sound familiar?
I often encounter people who do not realize how important or life changing taking the correct supplements can be for their health. Many MD's will not encourage or suggest them because they were not trained on supplements in medical school. The fact is an MD is trained in Pharmacology. Hence, they prescibe medications to treat patients. Ahhh..now that makes sense. Patients trust the Doc, they go to the Doc and the Doc gives them medicine......
OK...so, the long holiday weekend is over! Time to get back to the grind! Many clients have asked me about detoxing/cleansing, etc. after several days (or weeks!) of binging. While I don't advocate for detox diets or special cleansing drinks, I do have a few tips that I hope will help:
Functional medicine nutritionist Dana James shares how she helps her clients shift their mindset to create healthier eating patterns. Food is medicine, and your mind is the cure. As a functional medicine nutritionist and cognitive behavioral therapist, she is privy to the inner workings of a client’s mind and behavior around food.
I'm sure you've heard the saying.......results are 70% what you eat and 30% exercise (or some variation of this). Well, I'm here to tell you that this is NOT true....I'm not sure where this math came from....but results are 100% dedication to BOTH what you eat and what you do!
The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, it’s also a time when any people eat too much and gain weight. Of course you can control whether you overeat or allow yourself to gain weight.