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What Drs and Others Are Saying

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Obesity is linked with low blood levels of Vitamin D--Julian Whitaker, MD
Studies show that chewing gum reduces appetite and cuts caloric intake -- JW, MD
According to a recent survey, 56 percent of Americans exercise, 78 percent don't smoke, and 39 percent control their weight--but only 18 percent do all three--JW, MD

"Based on growing scientific research and what I've seen with my own eyes, I'm convinced that wheat elimination is a powerful tool for rapid weight loss and a total health transformation." Wm Davis, MD. (Author of Wheat Belly)

Under active thyroid is one of the reasons people on low-carb diets cannot lose weight.

Many times we eat when we are not hungry but are sad, depressed, discouraged, bored,or anxious. Emotional stress triggers can cause cravings for sweets and starches. "Comfort" foods have both emotional and chemical triggers.

It is reported that 95 million Americans suffer from some sort of digestive disorder. When not functioning correctly, essential nutrients are not adequately absorbed. This can lead to nutrient deficiencies, cravings, overeating, weight gain, and general poor health.

Studies show that Paleo dieting lowers cholesterol by 22 percent and is also linked to lower blood pressure.

German researchers found that drinking 16 oz of water bumps up your metabolic rate by 30%
in the hour afterward.

Grass fed beef has 33% less fat than the usual grain fed beef and has fewer calories and more nutrients which keep your metabolism up.

Olive oil in place of mayo causes you to have fewer cravings and a smaller appetite reports a University of CA study.

In conclusion: Lots and lots of info out there. Let's search until we find what is right for us individually and stick to it!

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    1986 days ago
    Thanks for sharing!


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    1987 days ago
    Thanks for all of the info Barb!
    1987 days ago
    Keep Sparkin'!!
    1988 days ago
    sort of off topic from the obesity and wheat, but cattle are less likely to have ecoli when they're grass fed and not corn fed.
    1988 days ago
    Sugars are my triggers and when I eliminate all but natural sugars that are in fruit, I do much better. I've been hearing a lot about the paleo diet and may look into it. I have cut out most breads and do love it but usually only eat it for breakfast. I'm thinking of going to oatmeal and yogurt for breakfast. I already do olive oil and we eat venison more as hubby is hunter so would consider them even healthier than beef or pork. I do not like mayo or margarine but do like real butter. I also know that fat free milk has to be fortified with calcium as whole (3.5%) milk is better for you as you absorb the calcium better. Your body needs the fat to absorb the calcium properly. I drink 1 cup a day and usually in my tea.
    1988 days ago
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