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My Personal Health and Healing Regimen

What is my personal health and healing regimen like?   Since October 1, 2015, I have been on my recorded and monitored ketogenic diet. I lost 140 lbs (nearly 3/4 of my body fat)  in two + years and kept it off when other diets did not

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Stress and Weight Gain

Stress and Weight Gain   Stress stimulates cravings for sweet, calorie dense foods and salty, high carbohydrate snacks. Whether eating to fill an emotional need or grabbing fast food, a stressed-out lifestyle is rarely a healthy one. Weight gain when under stress is partly due to the body’s system

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Binge or Compulsive Overeating

Binge or Compulsive Overeating   Nearly 10 million females and 1 million males in the U.S. are battling eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia, while millions more suffer from binge eating disorder. Binge and compulsive overeating is where someone feels compelled to eat when they are not hungry

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Mental Energy

Mental Energy   Our brain needs a constant supply of energy to continuously maintain, support and protect our life. Brain cells require double the amount of energy needed by other cells. Mental activities, such as … work, hobbies, reading, studying, learning a language, and any mentally challenging

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