11 Ways to diffuse your ticking Health Bomb!
Learn about the 2 major steps that begin to reverse Metabolic Syndrome immediately! Start with these lifestyle changes that diffuse the consequences of Metabolic Syndrome before it’s too late. Get empowered, educated and lose unsightly fat.
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Eating for Learning
Packing a healthy lunch helps students get through their school day. The government has a helpful website that focuses teaching children to eat healthy and they have a mini cookbook of healthy recipes created by children.
A children’s lunch can follow a metabolic balanced diet including:
- Protein foods. These are meat, fish, eggs, beans and others.
- A dairy item. This could be cheese or yoghurt.
- Vegetables or salad, and a portion of fruit.
- Rye bread or Rye crackers.
Children eat different portion sizes than adults. Here are some adult snack ideas that can be incorporated into children’s lunches:
Metabolic Revolution Summit on GreenMedRadio
It’s only 10 more days until the free Metabolic Revolution Summit takes place online from August 25-27. As a teaser for this unique event listen to Sayer Ji’s GreenMedRadio show, where …
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Largely known worldwide in 188 countries as an epidemic of metabolic diseases—diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease, kidney disease and even infertility—Metabolic Syndrome needs to be a household word. Why? Because 57 million people in the U.S. are walking around with this ticking health bomb and don’t even know it.
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Some Tips for Cleaning Your Closet
Cleaning your closet Keeping clothes that don’t fit you or that don’t fit well just make you feel bad. If you realistically will not be able to fit into them in six months, get rid of them.
Remember when cleaning out your closet to TOSS, DONATE, MEND
The clothes that remain should be cleaned before stored. If you have the garments dry cleaned remove the bags so that the clothing can breathe.
The shoes you keep should be cleaned of street salt and conditioned. Do not polish shoes before storing because it keeps them from breathing and will harden the leather.
Store handbags stuffed with paper or with casual clothes to keep the leather from creasing. You can also place paper in boots and cover them with a pillowcase to keep the leather from creasing.
Scientific Research Does a Body Good
Here are some links to scientific research regarding weight loss.
metabolic balance Monday Recipe - Chickpea Flour Pizza Dough and Veggie topping
Garbanzo Flour (Chickpea Flour)
Finely Chopped Rosemary
Broiled Sweet Peppers
Sweet onions Sliced
Sift the chickpea flour and salt and pepper into a bowl.
Add water until a paste is formed (will be wetter than regular pizza dough). Let the batter stand for half an hour and then add the rosemary.
Add olive oil to a nonstick ovenproof skillet and then pour the batter into the skillet.
Cook over medium high heat until the bottom of the pizza crust is golden borwn and crisp. Flip the crust and repeat on the other side.
Burst bubbles with a fork or knife.
Sprinkle the vegetables on top, then place the skillet under the broiler.
Cook for another 4 to 5 minutes and then serve hot
On Sunday Celebrate National Kidsday
There’s a Mother’s Day, there’s a Father’s Day and then there’s National KidsDay … this Sunday, August 3!
National KidsDay was created in 1994 by KidsPeace, a 131-year-old national children’s charity, to encourage adults to spend more meaningful time with their children.
For decades, children across America have asked their parents, grandparents and guardians why America celebrates “Mother’s Day” and “Father’s Day,” but has no “Kid’s Day.” National KidsDay fills that gap and seeks to provide a reminder of children’s year-round need for meaningful time and interactions with adults. So, this Sunday is your opportunity to celebrate childhood; to demonstrate our commitment to nurturing children; to inspiring our nation, our communities and our families to love and appreciate children; and to prepare our children for a healthy, happy, successful future.
Remember to make celebrations fun, healthy, and active!
Being physically active and eating healthy should be a fun part of celebrating this National Kidsday. Great gatherings are easy to do when tasty, healthy foods are offered in a fun, active environment. Above all, focus on enjoying friends and family.
Be a role model and cheerleader for healthy habits. It’s never too early for adults to set an example. Keep in mind that children follow what the adults around them do — even at parties!
The Risk of being Underweight
Dr. Didier Souveton, responsible medical staff member at metabolic balance, recently shared this interesting information about the dangers of being underweight in a metabolic balance® newsflash.
Usually we associate eating disorders with obesity; however, according to Rader Programs, there are an estimated 2% - 6% of individuals in the United States who struggle with eating disorders like bulimia and anorexia, implying that there are between 5 and 16 million Americans with these deadly disorders.
Anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder that occurs primarily in women and which brings about a voluntary restriction of nutritional intake that may last for months or even years.
It often begins at the age of 14 to 17 years and in most cases emerges by the age of 16.
Occasionally, the illness starts as of the age of 8 years or after the age of 18 years. It is found in all strata of society1 and is frequently accompanied by psychological disorders. Scientists are attempting to gain a better understanding of the mechanisms responsible for the emergence of this eating disorder and the risk factors that may lead to its appearance.1Diagnosis
The diagnosis of anorexia nervosa is based on precise clinical criteria set out in an internationally applicable classification (ICD and DSM-5).
The characteristics of the disease relate to:
- The type and nature of nutritional intake (restrictions, avoidance or rejection of certain foods, phases of bulimia)
- Certain practices such as self-induced vomiting and the consumption of laxatives
- Weight (BMI lower than 17.5 g/m2)
But also to:
- Self-image (refusal to accept that one is underweight, distorted body perception)
- Self-esteem (feeling of control over one’s own body, fear of putting on weight)
- Absence of periods for at least three months. You should therefore be particularly attentive if you notice a slowing of the growth rate in an adolescent.
Other symptoms may manifest themselves in different ways, e.g. obsessive thoughts about food, hyperactivity or excessive intellectual intensity.1 It should be noted that the emergence of the disease is not due to a single cause but results from several different factors: Approximately 40% of those affected suffer from mental anorectic disorders: phobias, obsessive-compulsive disorders, dependencies (on alcohol or other intoxicants) or personality disorders. These comorbidities complicate treatment and make it essential for you to refer your patients to a specialist.Complications and after-effects
Approximately half of the young people who suffer from anorexia nervosa are cured, the health state of a third improves, 21 % suffer from chronic complaints and 5 % die.
The death rate is highest during the year following hospitalization. In more than half of such cases, death is due to somatic complications (most frequently heart failure), in 27 % it is due to suicide and in 19 % to other causes. The suicide rate among anorexia suffers is the highest of all mental diseases.1
The accompanying symptoms of anorexia are directly related to malnutrition and the sufferer’s eating behavior (before vomiting). During the acute phase, 87% of patients suffer from cardiovascular diseases (reduced heart rate, disruptions in cardiac rhythm, fall in blood pressure). In almost all cases, menstruation stops. Although affected women are often in. fertile there is nevertheless a high risk of pregnancy.
Anorexia also brings about changes in the blood count (anemia, leukopenia, thrombopenia), neurological disorders and metabolic disorders involving cholesterol and blood sugar, as well as hair loss, kidney problems and constipation. Most of these complaints can be overcome by putting on weight.
In the longer term, the bones are subject to an increased risk of osteoporosis. In the case of self-induced vomiting, the teeth are dramatically worn down. There is also a risk of retarded development of physique and body mass if anorexia starts before or at the beginning of puberty.
At the mental level, anorexia is characterized by ritualistic behavior, inflexible attitudes and an impoverishment of social, friendship and sexual relations, accompanied by a retreat into academic or professional life.1Treatment
The aim of treatment is to normalize the patient’s weight, address the mental suffering and minimize the consequences for the patient’s social life and relationships.
In the case of both young people and adults, it is essential to involve the entire family circle in this treatment.
If you suspect the presence of anorexia nervosa then you should refer the patient to a specialist because treatment is not possible based on a nutritional program alone. After this, it is possible to return to a spontaneous, regular, varied diet. The patient must relearn the feeling of hunger and satiety and adopt the corresponding behaviors. It is in connection with precisely this aspect of the disease that a nutritional program such as Metabolic balance has a role to play and can assist recovery.
However, at this point it is again necessary to stress that a multidisciplinary approach is needed: psychological on the one hand (support, behavioral and family therapy) and somatic on the other. Medication-based treatment can help alleviate the mental problems or accompanying illnesses.1
1. Dr Nathalie Godart, Psychiatric service for adolescents and young adults at the Institut Mutualiste Montsouris, unit Inserm 669 - June 2014