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Worried about Covid-19 and your Type 2 Diabetes?

May 21, 2020 6:35:49 AM / by BLT Expert posted in type 2 Diabetes, covid19

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Lifestyle Therapy | Type II Diabetes vs COVID-19 — Keeping Perspective

We’re currently living in a world where no nation has been spared from COVID-19. Do you know the impact having type 2 Diabetes has on your risk factors?

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Improve Mood, Sleep, Reduce Anxiety w/ Meditation

May 19, 2020 7:23:15 AM / by BLT Expert posted in meditation, anxiety help

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Lifestyle Therapy | I'm stressed, do I need Meditation?

 
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Lifestyle Therapy for a better life | Type II Diabetes, I need help

May 15, 2020 7:00:00 AM / by Sydney Brahm posted in lifestyle changes, type 2 Diabetes

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I don't want to be on Meds | What if I am Pre-Diabetic?

 
You might have heard about a serious lifestyle disease called type II diabetes, and you might know that it’s bad, but you may not know why it's bad, and that the key to beating this chronic condition is to know why it happens, how it develops, and that you hold the power to control it.
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What to know about the Ketogenic Diet | Lifestyle Therapy

May 12, 2020 6:00:00 PM / by Sydney Brahm posted in lifestyle changes, Keto Diet

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What is a ketogenic diet?

The body runs on two different fuel sources; carbohydrates and fat. A ketogenic diet or “keto” diet is a diet in which carbohydrate intake is low enough that the body needs to supplement from other fuel sources to meet its energy requirements.
 
The body switches from using carbohydrates as the main fuel source to using fat for fuel.
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Lifestyle Therapy | How Stress Reduction can improve quality of life

May 12, 2020 7:00:00 AM / by Sydney Brahm posted in stress reduction, lifestyle therapies

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We all experience stress throughout our lives. Take positive action for improving quality of life

 
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Covid 19 and Stress | Benefits of Meditation on Stress Reduction

Apr 29, 2020 6:00:00 AM / by Sydney Brahm posted in stress reduction, meditation

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Seeking relief of stress through meditation.

All of us go through periods of ups and downs, especially in today's modern society.
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HGH for Adults | 6 real world tips to increase your energy

Apr 22, 2020 8:18:26 AM / by Sydney Brahm posted in lifestyle changes, Human Growth Hormone

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Human growth hormone (HGH) is normally thought of as only being necessary for children while they are growing.

 
However, recent evidence suggests that HGH is involved in many physiological processes throughout life, including the turnover of muscle, bone and collagen, the regulation of fat metabolism and the maintenance of a healthier body composition in later life.
 
A relatively recent discovery is the existence of growth hormone deficiency in adults (GHDA), which has shed further light on the function of this busy little hormone.
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Anti-Depressants Can Do More Harm Than Good

Apr 18, 2020 8:00:00 AM / by Sydney Brahm posted in Healthy lifestyle 2020, Fitness

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Antidepressant pills vs Lifestyle changes

Taking shortcuts for a happier life | Many of us have heard of the hormone serotonin.

 

We generally think of it in relation to the brain and mood regulation.

 

However, serotonin is an ancient chemical in the body that’s used intimately in regulating many different processes, besides in the brain, like digestion, forming blood clots at wound sites, reproduction and development.

 

So the problem is when we mess with our serotonin levels, we are affecting all these different processes in the body, not just our mood.

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Making Lifestyle Changes | Help me

Apr 16, 2020 7:00:00 AM / by Sydney Brahm posted in lifestyle changes, trying to lose weight?

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'I want to lose weight, I need help' | Lifestyle Therapies

We are firm believers that information / studies lead to a higher understanding of what we need to make changes in our lives for the better. Here is valuable information from the Journal of Clinical Investigation on Obesity.

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Bacteria in Gut studied for Obesity Link | Type 2 Diabetes

Apr 15, 2020 7:00:00 AM / by Sydney Brahm posted in trying to lose weight?, type 2 Diabetes

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trying to lose weight?Trying to Lose Weight | If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to lose weight, you are not alone...

— the United States has the highest rate of obesity in the world.
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In 2010, more than 35 percent of American adults were obese as well as 17 percent of American kids, and it’s estimated that 50 percent of adults will be obese by 2030.

Obesity has been attributed to many things, including our over-consumption of processed grains, sweetened foods and sodas. Our sedentary lifestyles don’t help, either.
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