Category Archives: Your Health

Benefit of Lemons in your diet

Lemons have many health benefits including antibacterial, antiviral, and immune-boosting properties. It’s also been used as a weight loss aid because it acts as a digestive aid and liver cleanser. These benefits are the result of what’s in the juice of a lemon; citric acid, calcium, potassium, magnesium, vitamin C,[…]
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Vitamin D and your thyroid

The thyroid is a large endocrine gland found in the neck and is very important to the body’s normal processes. It controls how quickly the body uses energy, makes proteins, and controls how sensitive the body is to other hormones. It participates in these processes by producing thyroid hormones, mainly,[…]
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April Health challenge

In February & March, I announced health challenges that were pretty much baby steps! This is April 1st & I’m announcing a more serious health challenge. ¬†Personally for me, I’m trying to lose at least 30lb (preferably 50lb) by July 1st. It’s a little drastic but can definitely be accomplished.[…]
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Sleep deprivation and weight loss

Studies have long shown that getting at least 8 hours of sleep a night boosts your health significantly but can sleep deprivation really lead to weight gain? The hormones Ghrelin and leptin play a significant role here.¬†¬†Ghrelin tells your body when to eat and leptin tells your body when to[…]
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