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4 Key Strategies for Killing Food Cravings

Guest Author Chad Tackett, CPT
Founder of Fast Track to Fat Loss

Beat cravings with these tricksWhen you’re constantly hungry, it makes choosing the right foods at the right times really challenging.

Staying full and energized while eating fewer calories—that’s the secret to long-term fat loss success.

Here are 4 key strategies for feeling satisfied after a healthy meal and staying full longer. You’ll not only have a lot more energy, you’ll crave (and eat) less later. . .

1. Eat your water. Yes, eat. Drinking water is great, and you should throughout the day, but it doesn’t provide the same level of feeling satisfied as when you eat foods high in water.

There is a separate mechanism in the brain that controls hunger and thirst. If the food you eat contains water, it will stay in the stomach longer while it’s being digested.

PLUS, foods high in water are naturally very low in calories – making them ideal for fat loss.

Many fruits and vegetables contain 90 – 98 percent water! The following are some of the most hydrating foods. . .

Watermelon contains 92% water and electrolytes, such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, and sodium – all of which (positively) influence your metabolism!

Grapefruit contains only 30 calories and is comprised of 90% water!

Cucumbers are 96% water and contain just 14 calories in an entire cup!

Cantaloupe is 89% water and contains only 27 calories per 1/2 cup!

Strawberries contain just 23 calories per 1/2 cup and are made up of approximately 92% water. Plus, strawberries rank as the 4th strongest antioxidant-rich fruit!

– Broccoli contains 90% water and anti-cancer nutrients that help to detoxify the vast number of potential toxins that we encounter each day. Plus, it’s a great source of fiber!

You may have noticed that these water-dense foods are all carbs. Because they’re natural (and not processed), I’d suggest the portion being about the size of your fist. So, a small grapefruit or a cup of sliced strawberries, for example, would work well.

2. Fill up on fiber. Fiber is critical to fat loss in several ways: first, fiber contains only 1.5 to 2.5 calories per gram, while other carbs contain 4 calories per gram (fat contains 9 calories per gram). Essentially, you can pile your plate with plenty of high-fiber foods without worrying about caloric-overload.

In addition to being low-calorie, high-fiber foods are more filling. Fiber is absorbed by our bodies more slowly than other foods, which means we feel full longer.

Foods high in fiber are fruits and vegetables, beans, lentils, legumes, and natural whole grains. Aim for at least 25-35 grams each day to help reduce your caloric intake and keep you feeling full and energized longer.

3. Include protein at every meal. A meal with carbs alone causes blood sugar spikes and crashes, which leave you feeling tired, hungry, and weak. Protein helps slow this from happening, so that the carbs you eat aren’t converted to body fat, and allows for energy to be released slowly.

Great protein sources are lean meats, fish, lowfat dairy, legumes, and unprocessed soy products.

Your choice of protein should be approximately the size of your palm. For example, a medium-sized chicken breast.

4. Don’t leave out healthy fat. Since fat is so calorie-dense, it’s important that you eat it in moderation . . . BUT in small amounts, it provides flavor and has a positive impact on slowing insulin response, like protein.

My favorite healthy fat source are nuts and seeds because they are also a great source of protein and fiber. Other excellent fat sources are avocados, olives, and fatty fish (e.g., salmon).

The fat source you choose should be about the size of your thumb. This is about 5 almonds for the average-sized woman or 7 almonds for the average man.

Putting this into Action

Now that you know which foods keep you feeling full and satisfied throughout the day, here are some great ideas that combine them all together for one super fat-burning snack or meal:

1. Stir in a little peanut butter (healthy fat) and protein powder (protein) into oatmeal (fiber), topped with strawberries (water).

2. Dip cucumbers (water) in hummus (fiber and healthy fat) and cottage cheese (protein).

3. Marinate broccoli (water and fiber) and boneless, skinless chicken breast (protein) in a little olive oil (healthy fat) and balsamic vinegar and wrap it in aluminum foil on the BBQ.

4. A bowl of Greek yogurt (protein) with pieces of watermelon (water), topped with flaxseeds (fiber and healthy fat).

These meals will make you FEEL completely different.

Your mood and energy will stabilize. You won’t have that gnawing, dissatisfied feeling anymore.

You’ll feel a lot more self-control when it comes to what you eat and when you eat it.

If you want to REALLY kick those cravings to the curb, check out the video I made below:

OVEREAT these foods to kill your cravings << Click here

It teaches you 5 foods that have a particularly craving-killing effect, and how you should OVEREAT these foods to get a new level of freedom from cravings.

Chad

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1 Weird Diet Tip To Banish Cellulite Quickly

First of all, before attempting to help banish cellulite through the use of diet, in order to achieve the most effective results, it is important that you attempt to shed any excess weight. Even though thin people can just as easily have cellulite as larger people, if you carry several extra pounds of fat, this can definitely make the cellulite problem much worse. These diet tips will prove much more effective after you’ve worked to lose the weight. Obviously, it doesn’t hurt to try to balance out the hormones for other reasons too, but you’ll see better results when you attempt the reduction diet at a healthy weight.

In the battle to get rid of cellulite, it is important to consider the hormone estrogen. High levels of estrogen can actually increase the development of cellulite. Estrogen is responsible for softening fibrous tissue, and acts to weaken the connective tissue where the fat deposits collect. Estrogen levels can be significantly increased by foods you may not even suspect, such as coffee. Coffee can actually raise the levels of estrogen by up to 70%. Other culprits that raise estrogen levels include all cooking oils except coconut oil, and anything that contains non- fermented soy, as soy is a phytoestrogen.

* Beneficial Foods In The Battle Against Cellulite

In the quest to balance hormones and steer clear of foods that raise estrogen levels, here are some foods that can assist you in winning the battle against cellulite. Eat plenty of foods that are rich in fiber, and rich in sulfur. Organic foods are also a very good choice.

Add ground flaxseed to your diet. Even though flax itself is considered to be a phytoestrogen, this is canceled out by the fact that the lignans found in flax contain anti-estrogen properties. Keep in mind that flax tends to lose these anti-estrogen properties if pressed into an oil, so stick with organic ground flaxseed and stay away from any flax oils.

Other grocery items to add to your menu are chia seeds, which are high in fiber, quinoa, and sulfur rich foods such as cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, watercress, hemp seeds, onions, pumpkin seeds, radishes, kale, brussel sprouts, and spirulina. Sulfur is an important mineral essential to building healthy connective tissue. It also acts to build the connective tissue and repair damage to it, thus improving the dimply look of cellulite.

By following this 1 diet tip to banish cellulite, you can be on your way to improving the appearance of that undesirable, dimply look. One of the biggest secrets we have found was discovered in East Africa over a thousand years ago and has been shown to get near instant results. Want to learn more?

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How To Melt 0.71 Pounds Per Day

Guest Author Dr. Kareem F. Samhouri

Fat loss isn’t complicated — the methods behind fat loss and weight loss can be — instead of focusing on ‘which’ method is the most important or most reliable, think about your health logically.  Weight loss (or gain) is all about peaks and valleys, and there’s a physiological reason for this:  homeostasis.

Homeostasis is a fancy term for describing when your body is efficient, or in a state of equilibrium.

When your body reaches a new weight and stays there for a little while, it becomes incredibly good at protecting this ‘zone’ of weight.  The reason being that every fluctuation in your body results in a multi-system approach to adapt to new demands — your heart requires a different strength per beat to get blood to your toes and fingers, your lung capacity changes depending upon the size of your belly, and your digestive tract gets re-positioned slightly depending upon the distribution of fat on your body.

When your body finally adapts to its new position and its new demands, it gets very efficient — the goal of your body is to use the least amount of energy for any given process — this way, you never run out of energy and end up passing out.  This state of ‘body balance’ is referred to as ‘homeostasis’ and is well understood in all scientific research to be how our bodies work.

Naturally, we need to disrupt ‘homeostasis’ for weight loss to take place; otherwise, your body will actually seek to put the weight back on, as every time it has to adjust, it becomes inefficient all over again.  The time period for ‘body adaptation’ to take place is 6 weeks, during which time ‘plasticity’ takes place.  Plasticity refers to a permanent neurological change in your body that allows your body to recognize something new as its own.  Here’s a common example of plasticity that you probably already know, but without the fancy terminology:

Muscle memory — “It’s like riding a bike.” — Despite many years without riding a bike, we seem to be able to re-learn this skill within a couple of minutes.  This is a result of our brains recognizing that we’re attempting to ride a bike and choosing nerve tracts to carry out the movement that are highly efficient and were used in the past.

Riding a bike is easy for life once you learn it properly.

Now, what happens when we apply ‘plasticity’ and ‘homeostasis’ to weight loss?

First, your bodies adapt to a new demand (diet and exercise program), which causes you to lose weight.

Second, we sustain your new weight for 6 weeks, helping your body recognize this new bodyweight as ‘normal.’  Your body responds by creating ‘homeostasis,’ or a balanced state where it becomes efficient at this weight.

Third, we disrupt the balance of your body all over again and start on a new weight loss or body image goal.

By using peaks and valleys in your weight loss approach, we are nearly eliminating any chance of rebound weight gain.  Plus, you’ll be able to lose a lot of weight quickly, which feels good — losing weight quickly, balancing out, and then doing it again allows you to see a result in the mirror, stay motivated, and continue to progress.

Weight loss also becomes easy for life once you learn how to communicate with your body and sustain any results you get.

From now on, let’s ‘Interval Train Weight Loss’ — use peaks and valleys to communicate with your body that it’s time for change, how to cope with the change, and then how to produce some more.  Let your body learn over time that when you want to lose weight, you mean it, and you’re going to get results you can handle.  Your body will stop fighting with you when you allow it enough time to balance out your hormones, movement planning, digestive issues, respiration, and circulation.  This all starts with something I’ve termed ‘Body Self-Communication’ — learning how to tell your body when you’re ready for change, and how to listen when it responds.

Losing 0.71 pounds per day and keeping it off is as simple as developing a short-term plan, holding onto your results for 6 weeks, and then repeating the plan.  During your peak periods, losing up to a pound per day should be very doable with the right plan — and, most importantly, you’ll be able to hold onto your results by cycling in valleys along the way.

Want To Look 10 POUNDS Lighter in just 14 Days? — Click to read the exact formula.

(Dr. Kareem’s exact method — available for a limited-time only)

 

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Is Your Exercise Routine Actually Making You FATTER & Looking OLDER?

Guest Article by: Rob & Kalen Poulos

PROBLEM #1: The So-Called “Fat Burning Zone” Is Fool’s Gold

When you exercise at a moderate pace for extended periods of time (as in the typically recommended percent of your target heart rate, or the “fat burning zone”), your body does burn fat during the exercise.
But while this may sound good, it’s actually bad news.

As is often the case with the “alarm/response” mechanisms in your body, over time, this can actually send a signal to your body to keep a certain amount of stored fat available for your next workout.

You’re essentially telling it that it needs fat available to burn, because you’ll be doing this exercise again soon. So while we may be burning some calories during this exercise, after the exercise is over, our body can begin storing up some fat for the next workout.

To make matters worse, the amount of calories burned during even an hour of this exercise is not enough to make a dent in your body’s fat stores, even over the long term.

And typically this type of exercise will just make you hungrier and you’ll end up eating those calories back and more at the end of the day.
Obviously not what we’re looking for!

PROBLEM #2: You’re Not Getting Healthier & You WILL Look Older!

The other big problem with moderately paced aerobic exercise performed several times per week is that it trains your body (heart, lungs, muscles, etc.) to become efficient.

Again, this may SOUND good, but what is actually happening is bad for your long term health and will make you look older.

This is because you are working only within your existing aerobic LIMITS, without improving your aerobic CAPACITY.

Why is that so important?

Because it is your capacity that determines how your body responds in times of physical, emotional, and mental stress. You are effectively training your body’s vital systems to be weaker, not stronger.

Maybe even worse is the fact that hours of this exercise each week has been shown to increase the production of “Free Radicals” in your body.

These scavenging nastys eat away your body’s nutrients and tissues cause you to LOOK and FEEL up to 10 years OLDER than you actually are.

All of that work to look worn out and older?

Yikes.

But don’t worry, this is easily fixed…

My wife Kalen and I REVERSED this process and on the way lost over 101 pounds by using these tips (along with a few other techniques), and you’ll also find it interesting that:

We did it by enjoying delicious foods several times a day, every day, almost never hungry!

We DID NOT do one minute of ‘cardio’, but still lowered our resting heart rate and re-captured that near boundless energy of our 20s.

I also lost nearly 10 inches of stomach flab, and Kalen dropped 8 dress sizes, going from a 12 to a 4.

We put together a little presentation where you’re going to learn everything else you need to know (including our inspiring before & after pics) here:

Unusual Tips And Unique Tricks That Fight Fat Fast <<< Click Here To See

You also learn the 5 biggest mistakes you’ve probably been making trying to fight the flab, among all the tricky little details of our truly life-changing discovery.

You’re going to be blown away when you learn the REAL reasons you’re still flabby, out of shape, or just plain fat.

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14 alternative uses for honey that you may have never thought of:

Honey has many household uses1. Antiseptic – Hydrogen peroxide is a chemical used for cleaning wounds and helping them heal quickly. Honey happens to contain a good amount of the chemical. It only needs to be released by diluting the substance in water or body fluids. When applied on an open wound, the glucose, contained by honey, is diluted and gradually releases hydrogen peroxide. The substance facilitates your wound’s faster healing. Due to its viscous consistency, it also prevents wounds from sticking to the dressing and the appearance of scars.

2. Liquid Allergy Pill – Though still not scientifically proven, the daily consumption of locally harvested honey is said to strengthen your immune system and work to reduce any allergies you have to plant pollen.

3. Skin Moisturizer – Honey, when mixed with eggs and some flour, is an effective skin moisturizer. Best of all, it is gently formulated, so it can be used by people with sensitive skin. Mix four tablespoons of honey with a couple of egg whites and a few tablespoons of flour, depending on your desired consistency. Stir the mixture until it thickens. When the mixture is ready, you can use it as a hand and body lotion or a moisturizing face mask, eliminating the effects of dry skin.

4. Acne Remover – Honey might be a gentle skin moisturizer but it is certainly tough on acne. With constant exposure to the bee fluid, pimples eventually wither and fade. Apply a small amount of honey on the pimply regions of your face. Cover them with adhesive bandages. Soon, your zit attack will be nothing more than a distant memory.

5. Energy Booster – Why buy palpitation-inducing energy drinks when you already have honey? Mix honey with some water then drink the solution. Honey’s glucose content will be absorbed by the brain and in the bloodstream, reducing fatigue in the process. You’ll be healthy and quite happy just by consuming the simple solution.

6. Improves Blood Flow – Honey, being rich in glucose, is known to improve the blood flow through the fortification of blood’s formation. Glucose provides energy in the bloodstream, which is distributed throughout the body. As a result, the blood produced has the proper consistency, flowing smoothly through the blood vessels. Glucose is believed to prevent capillary damage due to its ability to improve your blood flow.

7. Substitute Honey for Sugar in Baking. For every cup of sugar a recipe calls for, replace it with 3/4 cup of honey. For best results, add 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda and reduce another liquid in your recipe by 1/4 cup. Also, reduce the oven temperature by 25 degrees.

8. Relax in the tub – Add a few tablespoons of honey to your bath, for sweeter smelling, softer feeling water.

9. Preserve fruit – Jam is so five years ago; show you’re truly cutting edge by preserving your fruits in a honey sauce. All it takes is one part honey to ten parts water and then covering your berries. Pretty much the closest you’re ever going to get to bottled summer.

10. Treatment for Sore Throat – Some people believe that honey is an even better treatment for coughs and colds than over-the-counter medicine. To create the sore throat-relieving serum, squeeze the juice from a lemon and mix it with some honey. Stir the mixture until both ingredients blend. Drink the solution. After a few moments, you will realize that your sore throat has been cured, or at least reduced. Just continue to make more rounds until you are finally free from colds.

11. Remedy for Burns – A burn is not only painful, the marks also last for a good number of days before healing up. By applying honey on your burn, the hydrogen peroxide released cleans the wound and soothes the inflammation. As a result, the burn marks will heal in a few days with less pain. Use honey as a dressing for maximum results.

12. Antibacterial Solution – Bacteria and germs won’t survive when covered in honey, given its acidic pH balance and viscous base. The microorganisms will be trapped in the sticky acidic base, which is too abrasive for their exteriors, killing them off eventually. Apply honey on a wound, scratches or an inflamed region, in conjunction with an antiseptic. You’ll be surprised at how fast your injury heals.

13. Relaxant for Anxiety and Nervousness – Anxiety and nervousness are the enemies of a healthy mind and in any situation, especially when you are in survival mode, you need to be clear headed and calm. Honey’s nutrients produce a calming effect, especially when taken in significant amounts. No wonder some consider it a part of the breakfast of champions. Honey can also be mixed with a suitable beverage for a good night’s sleep.

14. Condition Damaged Hair – Simply add a teaspoon of honey to your regular shampoo. This will smooth your damaged locks. You can also combine it with olive oil for a deeper conditioning. Let it soak for 20 minutes with your hair wrapped in a towel before shampooing as usual.

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1 Deadly Mistake You’re Making With Your Diabetes

Guest Author: Joe Barton

There are several shocking reasons for this, but let’s focus on one main plunder that’s undoubtedly affecting you right now:

The ONLY Way To Manage Diabetes Is Through Medication

It’s been proven that pharmaceutical drugs only treat symptoms and are not designed to attack the root cause.

This is how Big Pharma reels in Big Profits – they keep you coming back for while the disease slowly destroys you.

So bad is it that when a person is first diagnosed many doctors will begin prescribing these drugs without even considering healthier alternatives.

And most drugs are rushed to market without proper research and development.

Therefore, they effectively turn folks like you into human guinea pigs – “trying out” these new drugs – along with those that have been around since the 50s – with no modern updates to their development.

Yet most doctors know these drugs are useless as a cure and are in fact, habit forming – while they only alleviate the symptoms and prolong the inevitable.

This only serves to increase the risk of dangerous and potentially deadly side effects brought on by higher and higher doses. All in spite of adopting simple lifestyle and dietary changes that would actually cure this debilitating disease.

Why?

Because Big Pharma pushes these drugs to make a profit. And they give big bonuses to the doctors who prescribe them too.

But don’t worry – there IS a happy ending for you…

My medical research team and I put together a great program that dispatches the mainstream thinking about how to treat you…

We’ve even discovered the secrets
that reverse type-2 diabetes.

Here’s a little advice for you straight from our massively successful Diabetes Solution Kit.:

1. Cut the carbs from your diet – start by removing high starch foods and replacing them with low carb vegetables, lean meats and healthy fats.

2. Enjoy the benefits of moderate exercise to help control the amount of sugar in the blood as well as help burn excess fat.

3. Supplement your diet with the one weird spice that acts as a natural insulin – as well as many helpful and specific vitamins and minerals to facilitate healthy blood sugar levels.

Want even more friendly advice? We put this little presentation together for you to watch. It tells you everything you need to know about reversing this deadly disease and saving yourself from severe health complications that – if you’re not careful – will take control of your life.

1 Deadly Mistake You’re Making With Your Diabetes << Click Here To Watch

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35 Useful Ways Vinegar is Amazing

1. Disinfect wood cutting boards.

2. Soothe a sore throat; use 1 tsp of vinegar per glass of water, then gargle.

3. Fight dandruff; after shampooing, rinse hair with vinegar and 2 cups of warm water.

4. Remove warts; apply daily a 50/50 solution of cider vinegar and glycerin until they’re gone.

5. Cure an upset stomach; drink 2 tsp apple cider vinegar in one cup of water.

6. Polish chrome.

7. Keep boiled eggs from cracking; add 2 tbsp to water before boiling.

8. Clean deposits from fish tanks.

9. Remove urine stains from carpet.

10. Keep fleas off dogs; add a little vinegar to the dog’s drinking water.

11. Keep car windows from frosting up; use a solution of 3 oz. vinegar to 1 oz. water.

12. Clean dentures; soak overnight in vinegar and then brush.

13. Get rid of lint in clothes; add 0.5-cup vinegar to rinse cycle.

14. Remove grease from suede.

15. Kill grass on sidewalks and driveways.

16. Make wool blankets softer; add 2 cups distilled vinegar to rinse cycle.

17. Remove skunk odor from a dog; rub fur with full strength vinegar and rinse.

18. Freshen wilted vegetables; soak them in 1 tbsp vinegar and a cup of water.

19. Dissolve mineral deposits in drip coffee makers.

20. Deodorize drains; pour a cup down the drain once a week, let sit for 30 minutes, then rinse.

21. Use as a replacement for a lemon; 0.25 tsp vinegar substitutes for 1 tsp of lemon juice.

22. Make rice fluffier; add 1 tsp of vinegar to water when it boils.

23. Prevent grease build-up in ovens; wipe oven with cleaning rag soaked in distilled vinegar and water.

24. Kill germs; mix a 50-50 solution of vinegar and water in a spray bottle.

25. Clean a clogged shower head.; pour vinegar into a zip-lock bag and gang it around the shower head. let it soak overnight to remove any mineral deposits.

26. Shine patent leather.

27. Remove the smell from laundry that has been left in the washer too long; pour 1 cup of vinegar in with the load and rewash it.

28. Make propane lantern wicks burn longer/brighter; soak them in vinegar for 3 hours, let dry.

29. Act as an air freshener.

30. Soften paintbrushes; soak in hot vinegar then rinse with soapy water.

31. Remove bumper stickers and decals; simply cover them with vinegar-soaked cloth for several minutes.

32. Prolong the life of fresh-cut flowers; use 2 tbsp of vinegar and 3 tbsp of sugar per quart of warm water.

33. Prevent Mildew; Wipe down shower walls with a vinegar solution.

34. Soften calloused feet; soak your feet in a mixture 50/50 mixture of vinegar and water for 30 minutes then scrub them with a pumice stone. The dead skin should slough off easily.

35. Treat Acne; start with a solution of organic apple cider vinegar and water at a ration of 1:8, apply the toner to blemishes and leave on a minimum of 2 minutes.

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3 Healthy Vinaigrettes

When you’re new to the process of making your own vinaigrette, you’ll want to measure your ingredients but after you find the combination you like most, you’ll be able to make it in your sleep. The method is the same for each recipe – whisk all ingredients together and add in oil at the end. I like mixing dressings in a mason jar because you can shake everything together and you can store the works in the fridge without ruining another dish.

It is important to note that the key to a good vinaigrette is quality ingredients. Don’t scrimp here, folks. Buy the good stuff if you’re eating it drizzled over salad. And make sure it’s EVOO.

Here are a couple of my favorite vinaigrettes to give you a few ideas to start with:

Easy Balsamic Vinaigrette
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1 clove garlic, pressed
1/2 cup olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Basic Vinaigrette
1 tablespoon dijon mustard
4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon honey
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 cup olive oil
Fresh ground pepper

Raspberry vinaigrette:
3/4 cup olive oil
2/3 cup red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons of raspberries
2-3 tablespoons of honey
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1 tablespoon fresh parsley, minced

When you’re making a delicious salad to be topped with one of these great dressings, consider making the salad a real event by adding nuts and berries or fresh fruit on top, too. Cranberries, apple slices, almonds and goat cheese is a delicious combination with any of these vinaigrettes.

If you prefer a creamy dressing to a vinaigrette, mix plain yogurt with some Dijon mustard and chives.

Another great healthy salad dressing is mashed avocado mixed with crushed garlic, lemon juice and salt & pepper.

For more great recipes, click here

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5 Top Worst Pain-Causing Foods

Some food causes the most pain response5. Sweets
Cookies, candy, ice cream, brownies, doughnuts … all of these are loaded with sugar, which drives up your blood sugar and insulin, along with levels of inflammatory messengers called cytokines.

4. Bagels, Muffins and Pasta
Any member of the refined carbohydrate family – white bread, muffins, pasta, bagels, etc. – drives up inflammation due to the same reasons as sugar. In fact, there’s not much difference between refined carbs like a bagel and a heaping serving of sugar, as far as your body is concerned.

3. French Fries
These make the list because they’re a common source of synthetic trans fats, which come from foods that contain partially hydrogenated oil. Trans fats are strongly linked to systemic, chronic inflammation[i] … and are so bad for you that the Institute of Medicine recommends you simply keep trans fatty acid consumption as low as possible.[ii] Some food causes the most pain responseFrench fries are by no means the only culprit; trans fats are also commonly found in savory snacks (like microwave popcorn), frozen pizzas, cake, cookies, pie, margarines and spreads, ready-to-use frosting, and coffee creamers.

2. Blackened or Barbecued Foods
Any time a food is cooked at high temperature (this includes foods that are broiled, fried, grilled, blackened, barbecued, etc.), toxic advanced glycation end products (AGEs) are formed. AGEs are readily absorbed by your body, where they wreak havoc, causing high levels of inflammation. While grilling, frying and broiling your food is known to increases AGEs, stewing, boiling, braising, crock pot or steaming will instead help minimize the amount formed in your food.

Some food causes the most pain response1. Vegetable Oils (Polyunsaturated)
Soybean, corn, peanut, safflower and sunflower oils are examples of vegetable oils that are rich in omega-6 fats, which most Americans consume far too much of (pick up any processed food in your pantry and you’ll probably see
soybean oil or corn oil on the label). Excess omega-6 fats are highly inflammatory, which is why it’s important to limit the amount of vegetable oils you consume.

The 12 Best Pain-Fighting Ingredients …
Certain foods and beverages are naturally anti-inflammatory – and you can read about 12 of them here. But there are some natural substances that you might not ordinarily eat, but which are among the most powerful on the planet for stopping inflammation – and related pain – in its tracks.
Click Here for the 12 Best Pain Fighting Ingredients

[i] Am J Clin Nutr. 2004 Apr;79(4):606-12.
[ii] U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Trans Fat

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Newsletter April 17, 2012


The Link Between Obesity and Cancer

You’d have to be living under a rock to not know that obesity is associated with an increased risk of developing heart disease, but what about cancer? Does obesity increase your risk of cancer too? And if so, which cancers and why?

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Three ‘Brain Nutrients’ That Zaps Hunger
Excess cravings is the #1 reported problem of all diets. And let’s face it, no eating program is going to help you lose body flab if you can’t first control your cravings.
That’s the bad news; the good news is that 3 rather unusual ‘craving-killing’ brain nutrients have been identified by scientific research.

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Will Being Fat Destroy Your Brain?
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh scanned the brains of 94 people over the age of 70. They were looking to see the differences in the brains of people who were of normal weight and had a normal Body Mass Index (BMI under 25), overweight (BMI 25-30), and obese (BMI over 30). Here’s what they found…

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This May Just Be The Perfect Soup

Great for lunch OR dinner, this hearty soup will keep you feeling full and kick-start your metabolism…and it’s a great source of soluble fiber, too! You can even want to boost the flavor or the heat by experimenting with herbs or by adding some hot sauce. Get the recipe here….

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