In simple terms, the digestive system works as follows: we eat (good diet or bad diet), digest (complete or incomplete), then we eliminate (good evacuation or bad evacuation) or assimilate (good absorption or poor absorption). The gut is commonly referred to as the “Second Brain” because the enteric nervous system is a collection of neurons
You may have been lead to believe the high cholesterol causes heart disease. You may have probably been told to stay away from foods rich in fat and cholesterol by literally everyone from your doctor to the media. What you may not know is that there is little evidence that proves that high cholesterol can
Are you feeling discouraged with your weight loss and healing journey? Do you believe you have done your best to make all the right decisions up to your point of setback? And as everything started to spiral downward, did you quickly began to focus on your failures and not your successes? In Chapter 7 of
Check out this LiveChat with Dr. Leona Allen! Here we’re discussing the HealthMeans talk, The Psychology of Weight Loss from Jonny Bowden and Elizabeth Lombardo. Dr. Leona outlines her 5 Stages to Freedom – her map of the journey to true and lasting weight loss. This LiveChat is great for all but especially for moms…we
What are the sources of sugar? What are the alternatives for sugar? How does sugar actually impact the body? If you can understand why sugar is bad for you, then it will be easier to work toward reducing your sugar intake, which in turn can help you reduce your chronic symptoms and encourage weight loss.