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Why forgiveness helps you heal

Hello to our amazing community, The topic today is - the power of forgiveness Have you ever downed an entire package of chips, crackers, or cookies? Ate pizza or cake until you felt sick? Drank more coffee or wine than your body wanted? Do you remember how you were feeling at the time?  I ask because sometimes we overeat to help distract us from emotional pain. Think about it—have you noticed that sometimes when you overeat you’re not hungry at all? What you are is lonely. Or angry. Or sad. Or resentful. Or frustrated. Or something else. So what hurt...

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Hello to our amazing community, The topic today is - the power of forgiveness Have you ever downed an entire package of chips, crackers, or cookies? Ate pizza or cake until you felt sick? Drank more coffee or wine than your body wanted? Do you remember how you were feeling at the time?  I ask because sometimes we overeat to help distract us from emotional pain. Think about it—have you noticed that sometimes when you overeat you’re not hungry at all? What you are is lonely. Or angry. Or sad. Or resentful. Or frustrated. Or something else. So what hurt...

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Isn't fat bad for us?

Hello to Our Amazing Community , Dietary fat: is it good or bad? Both. You see, not all fats are created equal.  The Skinny on Fats Heavily processed, hydrogenated “trans” fats used in prepared, packaged foods can be extremely damaging to the body. They can compromise the cardiovascular system, immune system, and contribute to behavior problems. They can also lead to weight gain, skin breakouts, high blood pressure, and liver strain. That said, our bodies need fat for insulation, vitamin and mineral absorption, and to protect our organs. High-quality fats can steady our metabolism, keep hormone levels even, nourish our...

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Hello to Our Amazing Community , Dietary fat: is it good or bad? Both. You see, not all fats are created equal.  The Skinny on Fats Heavily processed, hydrogenated “trans” fats used in prepared, packaged foods can be extremely damaging to the body. They can compromise the cardiovascular system, immune system, and contribute to behavior problems. They can also lead to weight gain, skin breakouts, high blood pressure, and liver strain. That said, our bodies need fat for insulation, vitamin and mineral absorption, and to protect our organs. High-quality fats can steady our metabolism, keep hormone levels even, nourish our...

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Cholesterol & heart disease

Cholesterol and Heart DiseaseHello to our amazing community,Today I would like to write about cholesterol, how it is related to heart disease and what we can do as far as nutrition and cutting back harmful foods. I started my research when my husband was diagnosed with atherosclerosis. This happens when there is too much cholesterol in your blood. It creates build up in the walls of your arteries which causes the arteries to become narrowed and blood flow to the heart muscle is slowed down or blocked. He was then prescribed statin medication, crestor, to lower his cholesterol level. He took this for...

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Cholesterol and Heart DiseaseHello to our amazing community,Today I would like to write about cholesterol, how it is related to heart disease and what we can do as far as nutrition and cutting back harmful foods. I started my research when my husband was diagnosed with atherosclerosis. This happens when there is too much cholesterol in your blood. It creates build up in the walls of your arteries which causes the arteries to become narrowed and blood flow to the heart muscle is slowed down or blocked. He was then prescribed statin medication, crestor, to lower his cholesterol level. He took this for...

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