Welcome to the Team. You may also want to check out "Eat To Live" by Dr. Joel Fuhrman. He is all about eating for health. He also has a new book out called "Eat for Health." But start with "Eat to Live" it has the basics. Many people have improved the very health issues you are dealing with. There is also a SparkTeam based on his eating plan. Good luck.
I stay on my road and I don't change lanes. ~ "If your lifestyle doesn't control your body, your body will eventually control your lifestyle." Ern Baxter ~ I AM more powerful than the temptations I face today. I AM stronger than my addictions. ~ I AM nurtured and nourished. I AM healthy, happy and energized. ~ I AM calm, patient and peaceful. Nothing can disturb my serenity. ~ “Silence is a source of great strength.” Lao Tzu
I've been cleaning up my diet act for a while now. I have been through a lot in the last two years, struggling to lose weight with diet and exercise with limited results. I finally found a doctor who is getting to the bottom of some of the health issues that have been inhibiting my weight loss. I have been treated for a systemic bacterial infection, internal fungal infection (candida) and am now going through heavy metal detox (I tested very high for mercury) and hormone balancing with a nurse practitioner he recommended. All have helped. One step at a time.
I started the way back to health and wellness with a book called Ultrametabolism by Dr. Marc Hyman. I was encouraged by his approach to weight loss through balancing your health.
I am hooked now and whenever I do eat something that I know isn't good for me, I feel so blah and yuk that it isn't worth it. I have even eliminated many of the toxins I ingest by changing soap, shampoo, deodorant and toothpaste. It's amazing how far we've come from the originals!
Right now I am working on balancing my pH, so I am interested in that thread in this group.
Good luck to all of you here. I look forward to getting and giving lots of support when needed!
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