Attitude of Gratitude

   Have an Attitude of Gratitude Having a positive attitude can make all the difference to your health.  Incorporating an attitude of gratitude into everything you do can produce amazing results.  If you don’t feel you have much to be grateful for, start with the small things in your life.  When you start to think…

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Mental, Emotional and Spiritual Influences to Weight Management

   So far, we have concentrated on learning about the physical aspects of weight management.  Hopefully, this has given you some insights and understanding of the basic functioning and needs of your body.  You’ve learned how to physically support your body’s desire for health.  You can strive to become the best “body owner” you can…

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How to Help Your Body Cleanse

   Keeping your insides clean and healthy is an important part of managing your weight. A lot of emphasis is placed on liver cleansing because of its role as your body’s main filter.  Due to the large number of jobs the liver needs to perform, it’s very important to be kind to this vital organ. …

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Healthy Cleanses

Yay!! I’ve lost 22.2 pounds total so far with 57.8 pounds to go to reach my goal!  My BMI has dropped from 36.9 to 33.6.  I’m still hoping to figure out how to post my “before” pictures.      Types of cleanses: There are many ways to cleanse, anything from increasing water intake, improving bowel habits, changing…

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Keeping Clean on the Inside

   Part of healthy weight management is learning how to keep clean on the inside. In the “old days”, before the development of processed foods, we ate a more natural diet and didn’t have to deal with high levels of pollution and toxins entering our bodies through water, the environment and our food supply.  Our…

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Healthy Eating Habits

1.  Eat in a calm, relaxed atmosphere.  Taste and enjoy every bite. 2.  Chew food thoroughly.  Limit gum, it stimulates your digestive juices unnecessarily. 3.  Avoid overeating.  Eat to only 80% full.  Don’t overstuff, overwork and challenge your system. 4.  Don’t drink large amounts of liquids before, during, or immediately after meals because it dilutes…

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