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Kylie Walker / Posts tagged "health"

Why Fat Does Not Make You Fat

There is a popular misconception in America that “if you eat fat, you’ll get fat”. This fallacy has resulted in Americans eating a low-fat or no-fat (LFNF) diet.  Ironically, the LFNF products that are being marketed to Americans as “healthy” are the very products that are responsible for the chronic weight gain and chronic disease in this country.  These products, as well as the lifestyle that derives from the use of these products, result in the over-consumption of refined carbohydrates and sugar, which is the root cause of the obesity and chronic disease epidemic in America. People on a LFNF diet on average tend to eat more refined carbohydrates than they should, which leaves the feeling of being physically full but still hungry. For example, have you ever eaten...

5 Tips for Better Digestion

Digestion is the foundation of nutrition. It is how we feed our body essential nutrients that are vital for life. The nutrients we receive through healthy digestion fuels proper function throughout the entire body. Without appropriate digestion, the body cannot absorb and utilize the nutrients from our food which directly impacts the rest of the body like a domino effect. If you want to improve your health naturally, looking to your digestion is a great starting point. Here are 5 tips for better digestion that are essential to get you started. 1. Relax The body must be in a parasympathetic state in order to digest food. In other words, it must be relaxed. A parasympathetic response supports body functions that conserve and restore body energy during times of rest and recovery. It is considered the...