[Mood, energy, health] Chocolate and Maca

From fasting to feasting!
I hope you enjoyed reading about the significant health benefits of intermittent fasting in my last post. There are so many health benefits related to fasting beyond simply losing weight. Lots of great research supporting it as an amazing lifestyle intervention.
You’ll definitely be hearing more about fasting due to the growing body of research showing how it positively impacts so many health conditions.
Now I want to spend just a bit more time on the need to feast as well! Feasting …

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Fasting, mTOR, autophagy…and the importance of the feast!

This article will address:

Why I am an advocate of intermittent fasting
The health benefits of fasting (it’s more than just weight loss)
How fasting has been shown to preserve learning and memory function!
Why fasting is a great idea for menopausal women!
What’s the fuss about mTOR and autophagy, and what’s it have to do with fasting?
How fasting supports your circadian rhythm and a healthy gut microbiome
Why you still need to feast!

I just returned from traveling to Poland, and …

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Combining Alkaline and Ketogenic Diets for Greater Health

I hope you had a chance to read my previous blog on the many health benefits of an alkaline diet and my blog on the benefits (and potential drawbacks) of a keto diet… If you haven’t, I would suggest that you do so prior to reading this blog, as this information builds upon that material.
In this blog I’ll be talking about the benefits of combining a ketogenic diet to your alkaline diet and lifestyle.
First some history.
While research studies overwhelmingly showed benefits to a …

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Reduce your inflammation. Be the Champion of your health!

Even though one in eight US women will develop breast cancer at some point in their lives, our focus needs to be on health and prevention. Fortunately, there are many natural ways to potentially lower your breast cancer risk and stay healthy.
The key to reducing your break cancer risk is to reduce your body’s overall inflammation.
Diet, lifestyle choices and nutritional supplements can have a “positive effect” on reducing inflammation, and on reducing your risk for breast cancer.
1. A Keto-alkaline diet reduces inflammation

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The Many Benefits of Ketosis

keto-alkaline diet

Along with living an alkaline lifestyle, one of the key principles of my Magic Menopause hormone reset program is eating a ketogenic-friendly diet. This diet puts your body in a fat-burning state called ketosis. My program’s Keto-Alkaline® Diet includes ketogenic methodologies.
It also incorporates the “reality of everyday life” into one’s diet. I’ll explain what I mean about this in just a moment.
First, for those of you who aren’t familiar with ketosis, let me give you a short overview.
A ketogenic diet is a diet …

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