Is Peanut Butter bad for you, even if it's Organic?

I know many of my Busy Moms and Working Women out there love to use Peanut Butter as a "go to" for a quick snack or meal. But here is some important information you need to know about Peanut Butter and Peanuts. I’ve been doing a lot of research and reading on the hazards of peanuts and peanut butter. All these articles I’ve read, roughly give, the same exact reasons as to why we should stay away from peanuts and peanut butter or, at the very least, buy high quality, organic peanuts or peanut butter and eat it in small doses. 1) Peanuts Contain Dangerous Toxins First, we need to clarify one major thing about peanuts – they are not nuts. They are legumes. They belong to the same family as bea

Why Gyms Don't Work

It's a ongoing phenomenon that gyms will be flooded with new people at the beginning of every New Year. We gym rats, roll our eyes and get frustrated when the gym is now more crowded and difficult to get on equipment. But then we sigh and reassure each other to just wait until late February and all we be back to normal. Yet, the gyms still get their money month after month for a year or two. And the odds of them returning to the gym are very slim. The reason why this happens year after year, is because most people join gyms but then don't have a plan on the best way to make it work for them. When they join a gym they are given one free session with a personal trainer. The reason why gyms

35 and Over Struggling with Belly Fat?

Can often be caused by two things: - Inflammation from either Food Allergies and/or Intolerance; all too often we can have a food allergy or an intolerance from certain foods and not be aware of it. However, inflammation is a key indicator. Eating foods to which you are allergic causes inflammation which makes your adrenal glands secrete hormones which destabilize your insulin and blood sugar levels. ... Thus, food allergies can lead to weight gain, and a high amount of body fat can promote inflammation and exacerbate problems with allergies. - High Cortisol Levels; Levels of "the stress hormone," cortisol, rise during tension-filled times. This can turn your overeating into a habit. Becau

Tips to Grow Healthy, Strong, Beautiful Hair

Tips to grow Healthy, Strong, Beautiful Hair.......... 1) Increase your Protein intake per day (which I preach all the time about having protein in every meal of the day to keep your blood sugar stable) 2) Lean Grass Fed Hormone & Antibiotic Free Red Meat; not only do you get a great amount of protein but its loaded with Iron. But eat it in moderation. 3) Eat Fruits & Vegetables high in antioxidants, the darker the color the better. 4) Add in a Green Drink (Vitamineral Green, Organifi Greens, Garden of Life Greens all excellent) can find online or any health food store. 5) Take a Calcium with Magnesium supplement at night. Stress is a major cause of hair loss. This supplement helps to bri

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