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Public Health Experts call for Help Preventing Future Pandemics

Public health experts have been warning us for decades that Intensive animal agriculture is the origin of most of our communicable diseases and that we need to change the food system fast: Listen to the podcast Focus on a vaccine is just a band aid when the root cause is staring us in the face

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Fasting

Fasting Journal day 9 the End of the Fast & How to refeed

Weight after eating a melon last night: 154.8,  Starting weight was 168. But of course this isn’t really measuring fat loss to lean muscle loss. I decided I’d had enough of feeling listless and weak. I didn’t feel like I could stand another night of going to bed hungry. Restocking the fridge I went out

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Emotional Eating

Water Fasting Journal Day 6: Consious Eating

Temp: 96.1 BP: 120/90 Weight: 159 From now on in things should get a bit easier. I should be burning fat and sparing muscle efficiently through ketosis. Reasons for this fast Losing weight for my health is one of my reasons for doing a longer fast. Plaque begins to dissolve inside the arteries rapidly causing

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Holistic Health Topics

Is a Raw Food Diet the Perfect Human Diet?

When I first heard about the raw food diet it made perfect sense. I thought I had finally found the perfect human diet after years of being confused. After all, every other animal in the wild eats only raw foods, though domesticated animals eat cooked foods and are often fat and unhealthy because of it.

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Fasting

Fasting Journal 2020: Day 2, Dry Fasting

Weight: 163.8 down from 168 yesterday. (I had been eating a ton of melons and other water-rich foods right before the fast so this is not fat loss. BP: 142/82 (up 10 points from yesterday) Temperature: 99.6 (up 3 points from yesterday) Goals: Spiritual and emotional transformation Freedom from processed foods healing microbiome  Fast for

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Healthy weight loss

Chef AJ’s Weight Loss on a Whole-Foods Plant-Base Diet

I have wanted to stay on a plant-based healthy diet and get off my processed vegetarian diet for a long time. I knew it would be better for my health and the environment. After learning about the concept of processed food addiction, I tried a lot of different programs to help me get free from processed

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Plant-Based Nutrition

11 Food-Prep Tips to Avoid Gas and Bloating on a Plant-Based Diet

Are You Embarrassed by Veggie Gas? Ok, I know gas and bloating aren’t the most delicate subjects. It’s embarrassing to have uncontrollable gas and bloating when you start a new plant-based diet.  Flatulence is a normal part of life. When you transition to a plant-based diet you may notice more bloating and tooting than normal

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Holistic Health Topics

Plant-Based Nutrition Primer

Why switch to a whole foods plant-based diet? WFPB is not just another diet; it’s is a way of eating that you can follow for your whole life. Eating an unprocessed diet high in fiber and nutrients is a sustainable long-term strategy that can keep you thin and healthy without having to struggle. You won’t

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Healthy weight loss

My Processed Food Addiction Story

At the age of 49, I was miserable with the direction my life was going! I wasn’t happy with the way I looked or felt. I hated my job, but I didn’t have the energy to do anything about it. I had battled depression, chronic fatigue, and fibromyalgia since my teens. It was time to

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Healthy weight loss

How to Stop Junk Food Cravings and Lose Weight for Good

Processed food addiction isn’t considered a legitimate medical term yet. But food addiction is very real for those of us who can’t have just one of anything processed. Fast food companies know that food addiction is real and then spend billions every year on making their products more enticing. There have been few studies on

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