How Much Sugar Does Your Body Need?
There are just two kinds of food. NUTRITIOUS food and EMPTY food. The simple story this: Nutritious Food has vitamins and minerals directly from nature. Real food gives you a long healthy life. Empty Food is high in sugar. It gives you FAST energy, but soon makes you more tired.
What's your metabolic lifestyle? This is a choice we make every day between Fast or Slow energy. Our brain and all our body cells need a bit of sugar to function properly. The brain requires about 130g of glucose per ...
What is Obesity? An Intuitive Healer’s Perspective
Welcome to my mini-series about “How to Heal the Top 12 Diseases of Mankind”. Obesity affects almost 2 billion people worldwide! Obesity is increasing so fast, especially in children, that experts predict by 2035 there will be over 4 billion people with it, unless we reverse the trend.
What is Obesity? What Causes Obesity?
Obesity, Glyphosate, and Your Microbiome. Obesity has risen exponentially since the introduction of Glyphosate and other farming chemicals.
Chronic Disease Rising Fast – Where’s the Missing Data?
A rising health awareness in the Post-Covid era indicates a new game is in play. Covid gave us a big wake-up call, a reminder to focus on DETOX. Now our most important personal responsibility is to protect our DNA and build a resilient microbiome, the very root of our immunity. This article is a bird's-eye overview of global trends in chronic diseases. These top 12 diseases are the biggest killers of humankind. What's happening now and what can we expect by 2050?
Three Surprises make this ...
Xylitol, NOT a low calorie sweetener!
By Jane Barthelemy. Is Xylitol a healthy sweetener? Touted as a safe sugar substitute for diabetics in snacks, chewing gum, and baking, Xylitol is NOT the low-calorie sweetener it's cracked up to be. Just look at the nutrition label and you'll see it's loaded with calories and carbs. I don't accept that stripping birch bark and thus killing the tree is sustainable or earth-friendly. How is Xylitol produced? How does it affect the body? You deserve to know the truth to make an informed choice. ...
10 Steps to Maintain Healthy Weight as We Age
Is it normal and unavoidable for our bodies to expand every year? I don't think so. Weight gain is NOT not a necessary part of aging. We sometimes think of midriff fat as negative only for our outer appearance. But in fact the midriff bulge hides invisible health risks inside your body in both men and women. There are myriad causes and cures for the expanding midriff. It's a poorly understood topic that affects millions. In this heavily researched article I'm offering a multi-leveled approach ...
Myth-Busting “Natural” Sweeteners. It’s about FRUCTOSE, darlin’!
BEWARE when a sweetener claims to be "natural" or "low glycemic". Don't be fooled.
Sugar is sugar no matter what form it's in. Here's a little-known secret to help you see clearly through marketing hype: The two primary sugars in foods are glucose and fructose. Most sweeteners are a mixture of both. Both fructose and glucose taste fabulously delicious! Yet they're both the toxic root of obesity and metabolic mayhem in the body. Together these two sugars cause or exacerbate most of our modern chronic diseases.
12 Signs Your Liver Wants a Cleanse
"Cancer cannot get a hold on the body if the liver is healthy." Dr. Barbara O'Neill.
The liver is the largest internal organ in the body, and the only organ in the body that has the ability to regrow. The liver is the main detoxifier and filter of the bloodstream. The liver must try to cope with thousands of toxic chemical in our environment.
12 SIGNS of LIVER TROUBLE:
Do you have any of these symptoms?
Digestive issues: Bloating, indigestion, constipation.
How Healthy is Your Breakfast Cereal?
A healthy breakfast means a bowl of cereal. Right? After all isn't this an American tradition? Nope. It’s actually a very recent marketing invention. A tiny mistake in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1870 changed the face of breakfast forever. Harvey Kellogg (recognize the name?) was the director of a popular health retreat. Kellogg was said to treat his guests with many bizarre experiments for health improvement. One of his invention was a whole grain corn breakfast cereal served ...
What Favorite Foods Convert to SUGAR in Your Blood?
Shall we do some MYTH BUSTING? We all know sugar is BAD. And whole foods are GOOD. Yep, we've got that. But WHY do many people eat a whole food diet but still end up with high cholesterol and heart disease? Maybe it's not exactly BAD foods vs. GOOD foods. What about HIGH-CARB WHOLE FOODS that CONVERT immediately to sugar in the body? AHA!! These foods may not TASTE sweet, but they CAUSE DISEASE because they IMMEDIATELY become SUGAR:
Time-Restricted Eating for Longevity and DNA Evolution
We live in a world of huge transition and challenge. Our bodies and minds must continually adapt to changing circumstances and new frequencies. In this post-Covid era of enhanced microbial diseases and experimental shots, it's critical to make a huge personal commitment to detox, build our immune system, and optimize our health.
What is Time Restricted Eating?
Exciting new research suggests that Time-Restricted-Eating helps us boost our immune system and longevity, when we attune our ...
AVOID! Toxic “Natural Flavors”
Beware! When I see “Natural flavors” on a food ingredient label, right away I feel worried, anxious, unprotected, and suspicious. I conjure up bizarre images of chemical experiments in a toxic laboratory. What is the truth about “Natural Flavors”? What does the term actually mean? How can I protect myself from unhealthy ingredients not even listed on the label?
Oh dear! The word "Natural" has no meaning.
There are thousands of so-called “Natural flavors” used in processed foods ...
AVOID! The Toxic Truth About Stevia
By Jane Barthelemy. Stevia is marketed as a healthy sweetener. But surprising new evidence indicates all stevia sold in grocery stores is highly processed with methyl alcohol or other toxic chemicals. Healthy Solution: Look for my top natural non-toxic sweeteners.
Do you know if your stevia is pure? Or is it mixed with other sweeteners, sugars, and chemicals? Do you wonder how your stevia is refined? What does “natural” mean, if anything? Where is your stevia produced? You ...
Still Counting Calories & Carbs?
We love to measure things. We hope by counting Nutrition Facts we can know how GOOD a food is for us. But how effective is it? What about the vast nutritional gap between the three realms of food: Organic vs. "Conventional" vs. GMO? What's the effect of chemicals on complete nutrition? Obviously, this will vary depending on the type of seed, minerals and microbes in the soil, growing conditions, and freshness of the food. Ha Ha! Did you know that calorie and carb counts are based on average ...
Maple Syrup LOADED with SUGAR! The devil is in the details.
We LOVE to drizzle gobs of maple syrup on Paleo Pancakes! Because it's pure sap from maple trees - Right? Uh Oh! Sorry, the answer is NO! But maple syrup is unprocessed - Right? The answer is again NO! Maple syrup low in sugar - Right? NO NO NO! Maple won't acidify my body pH like sugar. SORRY, IT ACIDIFIES THE SAME AS SUGAR! As usual, the devil is in the details. This won't be my most popular post. Ha Ha! Here goes!
Here's the ELEPHANT in the Room!
As we generously smother our ...
Vegetable Oils: Good, Bad and Deadly
Have you ever wondered what's at the root of our world cancer epidemic? Like all disease, there are many contributing factors. However, the elephant in the room I'm highlighting today is our modern vegetable oils. Do you remember before the 1950’s, butter and lard were the go-to cooking fats in America. Our human diet has changed radically in the past 100 years, not always for the best. Now, GMO vegetable oils are everywhere, in many prepared foods, and so cheap that everyone thinks it's ...
Vanquish Obesity & Diabetes, 6 Steps
Like two sides of the same problem, Obesity and Diabetes have similar roots. The six primary culprits work together to perpetuate a cycle that's tough to break. This article outlines the six culprits, and how to break them.
These are the 6 roots of Obesity and Diabetes:
Low fiber diet,
High blood sugar causing glucose addiction,
Refined grains (simple carbs = sugar),
Empty foods, Mineral deficiencies from packaged industrial foods,
Emotional craving for ...
High-Sugar Forbidden Fruits, Which Ones Make You Fat?
What's the worst food for weight gain? Sugary fruit! Surprising new studies show high-fructose fruits are top culprits in weight gain. Due to a genetic mutation 40,000 years ago, the fructose you eat goes immediately to fat. To lose weight, skip these high-sugar fruits: Bananas, Grapes, Pineapples, Mangos, Oranges, Dried fruits, Raisins, Dates, Melons, Peaches, Sweet apples and juices.
Instead eat tart low-sugar fruits: raspberries, grapefruit, lemons, limes, strawberries, and ...
Time-Restricted Eating for Weight Loss & Anti-Aging
Did you know the best way to detox the body and get rid of spike proteins is through Time-Restricted-Eating? We already know WHAT you eat is important. WHEN you eat is equally important for health. Also called "Intermittent Fasting", it boosts immunity and allows the body to detox naturally. The modern lifestyle accumulates toxins. But detox is not a complicated process. The body naturally gets rid of debris and spike proteins through a process called autophagy. The cell places unwanted ...
3 Simple Ways to Keep Your Arteries Sparkling Clean
Heart Disease is the top cause of death worldwide. This is especially critical in the light of medical treatments. Atherosclerosis, the hardening of the arteries, is entirely preventable, and in some cases reversible. It turns out nutrient deficiency in our modern diet is the first and root cause. Today I'm excited to share the precise medical explanation by Dr. Linus Pauling, 2X Nobel prize winner and biochemist. He brilliantly discovered the specific cure to Heart Disease decades ago, and it ...
Say Good-Bye to a Middle-Age Belly in 10 Steps
To live a long and healthy life, one of the most important steps is to keep your intestines clean. Certain foods clog up our body and lead to weight gain. An expanded belly can be caused by visceral fat that accumulates in and around the internal organs. We also know that most adults hold from 5 to 20 pounds of indigestible waste (POOP) in the belly. Yikes! I'm betting this will NOT be my most popular post - ha ha! But please read on - - it's vitally important.
Our food choices are an ...