Are Food Labels Truthful About Trans Fats?

As I research more and more about trans fats, I am astonished by what I find, or should I say didn't find on nutrition labels.   I discovered that there can be enough trans fats hiding in our food to exceed the recommended maximum daily limit of 1 to 2 grams per day. Keep in mind that zero grams of trans fats are ideal and as you increase your intake the risk of diabetes, heart disease,  and even some cancers also increase. Most individuals who suffer from hypothyroid … Read More →

The Self-Image Concept – Overcoming an Inferiority Complex

Improving Self Image It’s estimated that approximately 90 percent of the general population suffer from some form of inferiority complex. This means that about 9 in every 10 persons feel that they are inadequate in some way. Why should you focus on the negative, when the positive is so much more exciting and rewarding? The Self-Image – Key to a Better Life I recently came across a book by Maxwell Maltz, M.D., F.I.C.S., entitled “Psycho-Cybernetics, A New Way to Get … Read More →

Study Shows you can Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease by 70%!!

Queensland institute of Medical Research (QIMR) one of Australia’s largest medical research institutes, have just released a report and found that people  may have a lower risk of cardiovascular-related death by  consuming full-fat dairy . The study was reported by Dr Jolieke  van der Pols. This is what she said in her report;   “We found that people with the highest intake of full-fat dairy had 70 percent less chance of death by heart disease or stroke than those who … Read More →

Magnesium for Constipation

Benefits of Magnesium If you are experiencing constipation due to low thyroid, try taking 600 mg of magnesium before bed and 300 mg upon waking until you reach bowel intolerance and have a loose stool. Then cut back on your dose to 450 mg at night and 150 mg. in the morning. Magnesium, in the form of tablets or powder, relaxes the system and is an important mineral that plays a role in all metabolic actions in the body. Like … Read More →

Oil for Frying

  Coconut Oil for Everday Use When frying food, use coconut oil instead of butter or olive oil. Coconut oil is more heat resistant and therefore is more unlikely to go rancid when frying at a higher temperature. It is a medium chain fat therefore the body can break it down into fuel much easier than the longer chain fats and according to extensive research, it supports the thyroid. When buying your coconut oil, the cold pressed extra-virgin is the … Read More →

Which Foods to Choose?

Fundamentals to a Good Diet Choose foods that are whole, as close to their natural state as possible. If you can incorporate this basic principle into your life, you will reap great benefits. What does "whole" mean? When you select a food, think about how it grows in nature; the closer you can get to that state the better. The Earth has been providing balanced wholesome foods since the beginning of time and will continue to do so if we … Read More →

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