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Genetics does not have to dictate my health.

Hello, my name is Lydia. I believe the best way to predict my future is to create it. To do that, I make it a habit to improve my health.

My goal is to maximize my physical performance and mental clarity, body composition, and most importantly my overall health with a wholesome diet and exercise.

Why am I so concerned, you may ask. My motivation came from watching my mother suffer from numerous illnesses. Her life was regulated by when she had to take her drugs.

I have been retired for a while and I have yet to experience any of her illnesses. I attribute that to eating a wholesome diet and exercise.

I supplement that with Prodity-5, which contains high-quality vitamins, minerals that are absorbed up to 70% more than current vitamins and mineral supplements.

I am a ForeverGreen Independent Distributor. To learn more about Prodigy-5, please go to http://lpolstra.fgxpress.com/#/fgx/prodigy5  OR email lpolstra@sympatico.ca OR call 416-428-5285

In my posts, I focus on two diets: the Ketogenic (Low-Carb /Atkins) and GAPS (Gut and Psychology / Physiology Syndrome) diets.

My exercise of choice is Dr. Doug McGuff’s Super Slow High-Intensity Exercise Program that I do for 15 minutes, once a week.

Please join me as I explore the latest and compelling studies on both subjects.

Alzheimer’s and Pesticides: Growing Link

Alzheimer’s and Pesticides: Growing Link

I have been following Dr. Russell Blaylock’s posts since I read his book Health and Nutritional Secrets. On Amazon you can read some of the contents.  Here is the link.  https://www.amazon.ca/Health-Nutrition-Secrets-Harness-Natural/dp/0929173481

I wanted to share this article with you because of the increase in Alzheimer’s.

To read this article go to: http://nws.mx/2wjrFVg To see the Newsmax top headlines: http://www.newsmax.com

Alzheimer’s and Pesticides: Growing Link

Pain! Pain Relief.

Pain!  During renovations, I fell. Thankfully, I did not break anything. But hurts like I did.
Years ago, I would have grabbed the Advil (ibuprofen).
Why not now? Because of the side effects. 
The most common side effects from ibuprofen are rashringing in the earsheadaches, dizziness, drowsiness, abdominal painnauseadiarrheaconstipation and heartburn
 
Lately, in my efforts to reduce generalized inflammation I have been taking Turmeric (curcumin) with Carlsen’s Cod Liver oil *.
I tried a good quality turmeric spice with the oil but it does not give me the same relief.
The only thing that works is the turmeric extract that comes in Adeeva’s Natural Pain Relief **.
* Carlsen’s taste good, it comes in lemon or orange flavour. Dr. Russell Blaylock says the oil stimulates the absorption of the turmeric. I agree! It is more effective.
** Adëeva Nutritionals Mississauga  Do not use the phone number on the site. CALL: 1-888-251-1010 ext. 381  http://adeevainfo.com/products/natures_relief
From their website: Nature’s Relief contains the four most powerful anti-inflammatory herbs ever researched, each of which has been shown in clinical trials to reduce pain and swelling in conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, advanced osteoarthritis, as well as other musculoskeletal inflammatory problems.
That is it for now.  I off to rest and get better.
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Doctors need to know about the impact evidence-based lifestyle interventions such as diet can have on chronic conditions.

Food is medicine. “Doctors need to know about the impact evidence-based lifestyle interventions such as diet can have on chronic conditions. The healing power of diet has been underplayed and, unlike drugs, doesn’t have side-effects. If it was a pill, any company that manufactured it would make billions because the effect is so good.”

Please share this post if you agree.

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Everyone should have options when it comes to health. Read what a doctor would do if he had Cancer.

What this doctor would do, if he had cancer? In this article, he examines the current care and his 5 strategies to beat cancer.

From the article: “The problem is that conventional medicine protocols have a lot wrong when it comes to cancer. We are good at cutting it, burning it, and poisoning it with surgery, radiation, and drugs, but many doctors fail to treat the cause of the cancer.”

“Cancer results from an imbalance in our system where the immune system can’t fight off tumors. We can do many things to prevent that cancer from getting to its full stage, and if you have cancer, you can make your body inhospitable to that cancer.”

This article tells us 5 strategies that doctor would use to treat the cause.
Please copy and paste this link into your address bar:
http://healthycures.org/what-to-do-when-diagnosed-with-canc…

The article suggests treating the cause with the help of Functional Doctors.
The Institute for Functional Medicine has a website that provides a list of doctors. Put in Canada and you will see them.

https://ifm.org/find-a-practitioner/…

I put in Canada and Action (I used “current location”).
They listed 32 doctors. IMF said the doctor may offer phone consultations.

If you find this article informative, please pass it along. People should know that they have an options.

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Diabetes is a disease of insulin resistance, Dr. Fung says. In other words, it’s a disease of excess insulin. It is a dietary disease, he says, and you can’t cure dietary disease with drugs.

A ‘cure’ for type 2 diabetes: Dr Jason Fung’s 2 easy steps
http://foodmed.net/2016/07/08/cure-diabetes-jason-fung-2-steps-lchf/

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DO YOU HAVE METABOLIC SYNDROME? If you do, learn what you can do about.

Metabolic syndrome is becoming more common due to a rise in obesity rates among adults. In the future, metabolic syndrome may overtake smoking as the leading risk factor for heart disease.
As we are getting older we are at risk of developing heart disease.
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Metabolic syndrome is the name for a group of risk factors that raises your risk for heart disease and other health problems, such as diabetes and stroke.
The term “metabolic” refers to the biochemical processes involved in the body’s normal functioning. Risk factors are traits, conditions, or habits that increase your chance of developing a disease.
 
In this article, “heart disease” refers to coronary heart disease (CHD). CHD is a condition in which a waxy substance called plaque builds up inside the coronary (heart) arteries.
 
Plaque hardens and narrows the arteries, reducing blood flow to your heart muscle. This can lead to chest pain, a heart attack, heart damage, or even death.
 
Read about the Metabolic Risk Factors in this link https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/ms
WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT
Metabolic Effects of the Very-Low-Carbohydrate Diets: Misunderstood “Villains” of Human Metabolism
During very low carbohydrate intake, the regulated and controlled production of ketone bodies causes a harmless physiological state known as dietary ketosis. Ketone bodies flow from the liver to extra-hepatic tissues (e.g., brain) for use as a fuel; this spares glucose metabolism via a mechanism similar to the sparing of glucose by oxidation of fatty acids as an alternative fuel. In comparison with glucose, the ketone bodies are actually a very good respiratory fuel.
Indeed, there is no clear requirement for dietary carbohydrates for human adults. Interestingly, the effects of ketone body metabolism suggest that mild ketosis may offer therapeutic potential in a variety of different common and rare disease states. Also, the recent landmark study showed that a very-low-carbohydrate diet resulted in a significant reduction in fat mass and a concomitant increase in lean body mass in normal-weight men. Contrary to popular belief, insulin is not needed for glucose uptake and utilization in man. Finally, both muscle fat and carbohydrate burn in an amino acid flame. Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2129159/

World Renowned Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On What Really Causes Heart Disease.

Dr. Dwight Lundell is the past Chief of Staff and Chief of Surgery at Banner Heart Hospital , Mesa , AZ. His private practice, Cardiac Care Center was in Mesa, AZ. Recently Dr. Lundell left surgery to focus on the nutritional treatment of heart disease. He is the founder of Healthy Humans Foundation that promotes human health with a focus on helping large corporations promote wellness. He is also the author of The Cure for Heart Disease and The Great Cholesterol Lie.

 

As a heart surgeon with 25 years experience, having performed over 5,000 open-heart surgeries, today is my day to right the wrong with medical and scientific fact. I trained for many years with other prominent physicians labelled “opinion makers.” Bombarded with scientific literature, continually attending education seminars, we opinion makers insisted heart disease resulted from the simple fact of elevated blood cholesterol. The only accepted therapy was prescribing medications to lower cholesterol and a diet that severely restricted fat intake. The latter of course we insisted would lower cholesterol and heart disease.

Deviations from these recommendations were considered heresy and could quite possibly result in malpractice.

For more information go to

World Renowned Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On What Really Causes Heart Disease