Busting the Calorie-is-a-Calorie Myth The calorie-is-a-calorie myth might be the biggest fallacy in nutrition that keeps us fat, sick, and tired. To explain why this doesn’t work, let’s follow 750 calories of soda and 750 calories of broccoli once they enter your body. First, soda: A Double Gulp from 7-Eleven contains 750 calories, entirely from […]Lire la suite de "A nutrition myth that keep us fat, sick & tired."
Mental strength isn’t often reflected in what you do. It’s usually seen in what you don’t do. In her book « 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do, » Amy Morin writes that developing mental strength is a « three-pronged approach. » It’s about controlling your thoughts, behaviors, and emotions. Following are 13 things that mentally strong people do not […]Lire la suite de "13 things mentally strong people don’t do"
You’ll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind. ~ Irish Proverb In ordinary language, the word “rumination” sometimes means “pondering” or “reflection,” both of which can be normal and healthy ways of considering something carefully. In the psychology world, we use the term “rumination” to refer to negative, repetitive, prolonged, unhelpful […]Lire la suite de "The 4 psychological traps that keep us stressed, anxious & depressed : Rumination"
I’m the first to admit it—I’ve been a control freak in most aspects of my life. Control involves a lot of mental planning. We ruminate over all possible outcomes. We make detailed check lists. Schedules. “Five-Year Plans.” We send follow-up text messages to make sure everyone remembered our get-togethers. We investigate a lot of “what […]Lire la suite de "Our need for control comes from lack of trust"
I’ve had numerous patients do everything “correctly” yet still struggle with weight loss. As a medical doctor, I’ve learned repeatedly that environmental toxins—often overlooked or ignored by mainstream medicine—can make us fat and contribute to Type 2 diabetes. These chemicals hijack our body’s ability to balance blood sugar and metabolize cholesterol. Here’s the dirty secret: […]Lire la suite de "The 4 P’s that help our bodies detox naturally"
Feeling stressed? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. In a recent survey, conducted in the UK, a whopping 86 percent agreed that “people would be much happier and healthier if they knew how to slow down and live in the moment.” It is no wonder then that mindfulness has become so popular recently. But what is […]Lire la suite de "9 things mindful people do differently and how you can get started"
L’effet du massage est… génétique ! Dans les cellules de nos muscles, la pression combat l’inflammation, comme un médicament, et déclenche une cascade de bienfaits. Le massage agit comme un anti-inflammatoire naturel ! D’ailleurs, les sportifs ne s’en privent pas : après chaque match, l’action des mains du masseur sur la peau facilite la récupération des muscles […]Lire la suite de "Quelles sont les vertus du massage ?"