Eating Standing Up Versus Sitting Down

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by Dr. Edison de Mello While the concept of buffet eating while standing at parties can be fun and allow for more interaction, similarly to how drinking water while standing is not good for your kidneys, eating while standing is dangerous for the digestive system and the body.  Most of us eat while standing upright from time to time, especially when we're crunched for time, famished after a busy day at work, and eager to get to our delicious leftovers from the night before. It does impact your digestion! But standing while eating significantly impacts digestion, in that eating while...

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Stop Middle Age Weight Gain

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

These are my 8 Tips to help you stop menopause weight gain. Estrogen deficiency, the state we find ourselves in once we are in menopause, is associated with insulin resistance and mid center weight gain. Even without changing our exercise routine or diet, women face an increased risk of weight gain, diabetes, and heart disease, just by going through the normal stages of aging.  For us women, it can feel that we have lost all control of our bodies. It is my mission to inform all women on the tips and tricks so they can navigate the aging process in...

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Fasting during Chemotherapy & Other Chronic Illnesses

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by Dr. Edison de Mello It Boosts Immunity & It likely minimizes the side effects of chemotherapy, making it more effective. Let's start by describing the difference between calorie restriction (CR) versus intermittent fasting (IF). Calorie restriction involves limiting food consumption, while fasting involves not eating for varying lengths of time. A vast body of research shows that fasting has been used as a therapy for many different conditions and a part of spiritual/religious practices throughout history. "intermittent fasting can promote diversity of gut bacteria, leading to positive brain/mood changes and better sugar Balancing." - E. de Mello (Bloated Book) In...

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What are good supplements to take as a woman?

Posted on by Akasha Naturals

Women often wear many hats including taking care of the health of everyone who lives under their roof.  In this feat of daily multitasking, sometimes women prioritize their loved ones’ health over their own.  I would like to impart some tips on how women can support their health.  One way to show yourself self-love and respect is to make the effort to prepare healthy meals. In addition to a diet that includes daily vegetables, fruits, legumes, unprocessed grains, and healthy fats, you could also include supplements.  Many women ask which supplements they should be taking, and the answer is individualized for each...

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DETOX instead of RETOX

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Ready for spring cleaning with Akasha’s Ultimate Detox and Vitality drips? Do you drink alcohol on the weekends, or have a glass of wine on many nights of the week during dinner?  If you pair this habit with eating fried foods, dairy, lack of exercise and not eating enough vegetables, then this article may help get you on the right track. A great place to start a spring cleanse is with our ultimate detox and vitality (NAD) intravenous drips are a great way to help support your health.    Benefits of I.V. therapy First of all, before anyone decides to...

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