Pardon my French here, but no other words can sum it all up. Anyone who is close to me knows exactly why I started this blog. For those that don’t, it was an effort to share information with those who needed and wanted to change their lifestyle in order to feel better. My reason for … Continue reading Shit Just Got Real.
Reversing the damage done by antibiotics, and boosting the strength of your immune system is simple.
With cold and flu season still bearing its ugly head, I thought it would be a great time to get out some useful information about Vitamin C. It can prevent, and significantly shorten the duration of both the flu and the common cold! Vitamin C Vitamin C is such an important part of health maintenance … Continue reading Prevent Colds & Flu This Season
Fat and Water Soluble Vitamins After reading the post about EPA & DHA (our very important Omega-3 fatty acids) we know that supplements often work together to do their job effectively. Today I want to go over some fairly common vitamins and supplements and what they might need to do their job better! After all, … Continue reading Oil in Water
Fitness and Chronic Fatigue I’m so tired, the last thing I want to do, is work out. How am I supposed to start a workout plan? Anyone who suffers from an illness whose roots lie somewhere in a chronic inflammatory response, knows all too well that long bouts of fatigue are a frequent occurrence (as … Continue reading How To Add Fitness When You Are Too Tired!
EPA & DHA. Some Essential Fats. Previously I discussed how important it is to achieve a balance between your Omega-6 and Omega-3 intake. Currently in America, our diet is full of Omega-6 fatty acids but very little Omega-3 fatty acids. In order to increase their intake of Omega-3 fatty acids, most people find it easier … Continue reading The Mind, Body, & Soul
Essential Fats Inflammation is a response in the immune system to infection and injury. It begins the process of killing the microbes that are a threat and begins the process of repair. Acute inflammatory processes are short lived, and resolve when the issue resolves. These processes are vital to our survival. When these processes fail … Continue reading Nutrition & Disease Processes.
Roasted Serrano Peppers. . . That is what the inside of a person suffering from chronic inflammation could be compared to, or at least that’s what it can feel like! You’re body constantly experiencing something like a slow, steady, burn. Some of the most common medical diagnosis today are a direct result of chronic inflammation. … Continue reading The Diabetes II Connection.
Well maybe not everything, but it can improve a lot! In the previous post I talked a little about what inflammation is and how it can affect us. Because it can affect us in so many ways, I want to take time to address as many of those issues as possible. Why? Well, not everyone … Continue reading Sleep Solves Everything. . .
For this week’s first (the blog's first) post I want to introduce myself in a way that will explain where my beliefs and thoughts on lifestyle choices come from. I think it’s important to say that I didn’t always live the way I do now. I most certainly did not make smart choices, and at times … Continue reading It’s Exhausting Being Exhausted…Could it be Inflammation?