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  • Health and Wellness

    How to Survive the Excruciating Fear of Hunger Pangs

    Hunger pangs…. Know the feeling? I sure have forgotten. Oftentimes I find myself nibbling and munching throughout the day because I am afraid of feeling hungry. Even though my initial hunger pangs are dull and mild in nature, I often overeat to avoid the “inconvenience” and discomfort of feeling hungry. First world problems, right?! As a result, I’ve developed the Hunger Pang Game challenge as a way to reconnect with my body. My intention is to recalibrate my hormones, my satiety,…

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    How Effective Is Intermittent Fasting In Weight Loss?

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    There has been some recent buzz about Intermittent Fasting and the effects it has on body composition and weight loss. There are limited human studies on Intermittent Fasting, and a select number of comparison studies have only been completed on mice. Human studies were few and limited to fasting during Ramadan. As a result, I tailored my search to mice and was able to find a randomized controlled study through PubMed with statistically significant data on how intermittent fasting (with…

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  • Self - Improvement

    The Best Organic Truth Of Them All

    Have you laughed at yourself today? If you haven’t, you’re being too darn serious! That’s right, I said it! The last and final Organic Truth that I hold closest to my heart and that I think is the BEST of the three, is: Organic Truth #3: Loosen Up On Life Just the other day, as I was walking into an elevator full of my colleagues, Attending, and fellow staff, I literally got smashed in the side of the face by…

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    The Simplistic Organic Truth That Easily Gets Overlooked

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    Do you know what I do when I hear a health claim on TV or read an article about “The Next Best Thing!” when it comes to food choices, diets, or macro/micronutrients? I ignore it! Well, partially. To be fair, I give it a chance. I question its credibility, the extent of solid evidence behind it (I’m talking evidence based, randomized controlled studies- not just epidemiological studies) and then ultimately, I ask myself: “Would Mother Nature roll with this?” Organic Truth #2: Mother Nature…

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