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How the CEO of a Global Nutrition Company Keeps a Strong Immune System

How the CEO of a Global Nutrition Company Keeps a Strong Immune System

How the CEO of a Global Nutrition Company Keeps a Strong Immune System

Nothing is more alarming than an invisible threat.

If you think about it, a pandemic is pretty much one of the worst possible scenarios we could have to face. There have been plenty of movies that feature super-contagious diseases that play directly to this universal fear. While Hollywood might have a flair for the dramatic, real history has its own examples of catastrophic events.

From 1347 to 1351, the “Black Death” was nothing short of horrifying. This bubonic plague was responsible for the deaths of an estimated 100-200 million people worldwide. Now granted, we know a whole lot more about basic hygiene and medicine that they did back then. But other examples hit a little closer to home.

Just over one hundred years ago, the Spanish Influenza infected an estimated 500 million people. Of those, between 30-50 million lost their lives.

Even more recently…

Between 1956-1958, an outbreak of H2N2 influenza named the Asian Flu killed up to 2 million people. 69,800 of those deaths occurred in the United States.

In 1968, a Category 2 flu pandemic spread across Asia, India, Australia, and the U.S. Now referred o as the “Hong Kong Flu,” its death toll is estimated at around 1 million people.

Even more recently, we’ve had the Swine Flu and the Bird Flu. Luckily, they were nowhere near as catastrophic. But in terms of how quickly they spread, they were of the same concern.

As of this writing, the first case of the coronavirus in the U.S. where the victim didn’t leave the country – or have contact with anyone who left the country – was reported in San Diego.

Now, the point fo this article isn’t to spread fear. It’s to spread awareness. Contagious viruses like these are not going to simply stop coming around. The world’s population is rising, and modern travel is bringing us closer together than ever. It’s time to take a serious look at our options for maximizing our defense against the spread of these types of diseases.

 

It’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when.

“It’s not so much a question of if this will happen anymore, but rather more a question of exactly when this will happen and how many people in this country will have severe illness.”

-Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the CDC’s National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases

To date, there have been 83,379 confirmed cases of the coronavirus (or COVID-19). The number of fatalities is approaching 3,000. While most officials are not hitting the panic button yet, the unsettling fact is we just don’t know the full scale of how this will play out.

The CDC is restating the advice it cites every cold and flu season: cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze, stay home if you’re ill, wash your hands. They’re not new or exciting measures, but they’re still vital.

But is not touching our eyes with dirty hands really the best we can do?

 

Boosting the Immune System: More Important Than Ever

In a nutshell, your immune system is a unique combination of chemicals, cells, and organs that fight off infection and combat inflammation.

Proper rest, reducing stress, and exercise are all great ideas to keep your immune system running in tip-top shape.

But I knew there was something more we could do.

As the founder of a nutritional supplement company, I’ve spent years researching vitamins and minerals. But as the brother of a cop and brother-in-law of a nurse, I knew I had to take my knowledge further.

Given the nature of my family members’ jobs, I wanted to give them everything possible to stay healthy. They’re right on the front lines of germs and pathogens, and their immune systems get put to the test daily.

So I dove back into studying the body’s response to certain compounds. In staying true to our company’s ethos, all-natural ingredients were the only options. I knew that there had to be certain items straight from Mother Nature to help us stay healthy and fight off disease.

As it turns out, I was right.

Here’s what I found.

 

Immunity All-Stars

Chlorella. Talk about one amazing algae. This single-celled, freshwater algae is giving Spirulina a run for its money. And for good reason. Chlorella has been awarded the coveted “superfood” title thanks to its dense profile of healthy nutrients.

The natural chlorophyll in Chlorella is a potent antioxidant, helping to eliminate harmful free radicals. Also, a study showed that Chlorella supplementation leads to increased production of those awesome antibodies we’ve been talking about. (1)

And then there’s the protein, fiber, Omega-3s, minerals, Vitamin C, Vitamin B12, and other antioxidants that are naturally found in this algae.

See why they call it a superfood?

Elderberry. In 400 B.C., Hippocrates, the “Father of Medicine,” referred to the Elderberry tree as his “medicine chest.”

 

Packed with antioxidants and vitamins, this underrated berry has been shown to have a major impact on boosting the immune system, reducing stress, and protecting the heart.

One study (2) took a group of people who were experiencing flu-like symptoms and gave them an elderberry supplement. On average, their symptoms subsided four days faster than a control group who received a placebo.

Tumeric. From superfoods to a super spice, Tumeric is the real deal. The active compound in Tumeric is curcumin. Aside from antioxidant properties, it is a huge anti-inflammatory contributor.

Tumeric also promotes what’s known as immunomodulating. This is a fancy word that means it stimulates a positive immune response pretty much across the board. Think of it as helping your immune system to self-regulate and perform the actions it needs to for each specific threat.

Mushrooms. There are over 10,000 kinds of different mushrooms. And now, we will discuss each one in-depth.

Just kidding.

But in determining ways to boost the immune system, certain varieties of mushrooms absolutely have to be in the conversation.

Medicinal mushrooms date back thousands of years in Eastern medicine. And they’ve stood the test of time. Here’s a brief intro to the fungal immunity all-stars:

  1. Reishi – IN addition to being packed with antioxidants, what makes Reishi mushrooms unique is their ability to chill you out. Their active compound, triterpene, produces a calming effect. The soothing goodness also facilitates better sleep, which we already know is crucial.
  2. Lion’s Mane – more antioxidants (notice a theme here?). Lion’s Man boosts your production of a protein called Nerve Growth Factor. It also helps support myelin, which insulates nerve fibers. All of this means improved cognition, less stress.
  3. Chaga – Rockstars of anti-inflammation. Chaga mushrooms also combat LDL, the bad cholesterol
  4. Shiitake – A healthy heart and proper circulation keep flushing toxins out of your system. Shiitake mushrooms contain what are known as phytonutrients to facilitate this process.
  5. Turkey Tail – The shrooms are rich in polysaccharide-K, a compound that stimulates an immune response that specially targets any cancerous cells.
  6. Cordyceps – The workout mushroom! This type is known for boosting both blood flow and oxygen utilization. Cordyceps have been shown to increase exercise performance and recovery (3)
  7. Maitake – These contain beta-glucans that contribute to the immunomodulation discussed above. Anit-cancer, anti-inflammatory…pretty much anti all the bad stuff.

 

Synergistic Power Turbocharges The Immune System

What’s cool about the nutritional compounds listed above is how they have the potential to work in synergy. For example, in addition to a potent dose of antioxidants, the mushroom complex also adds nootropic and calming effects. With these cognitive benefits, sleep can be enhanced, and anxiety can be alleviated. Both of these play a key role in an optimally-running immune system. It’s like an immune-booster you can feel.

When I realized I could not only help the first responders in my family turbocharge their immune systems, but also help combat some of the stress associated with those jobs, it was a no-brainer.

This is why we’re now finalizing a daily immunity product that provides your immune system with this synergistic arsenal of immunity boosters. I sincerely believe that my research has proven the best defense against dangerous pathogens is not to let them infiltrate your system in the first place. Trying to treat the flu is always harder than it is to catch it before it takes root. But you have to be proactive…not reactive.

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The True Story of How I Lost Over 100 Pounds in a Year (and You Can Too)

The True Story of How I Lost Over 100 Pounds in a Year (and You Can Too)

The True Story of How I Lost Over 100 Pounds in a Year (and You Can Too)

I know what you’re thinking…

Another article about weight loss.

Obviously, there’s no shortage of posts, blogs, ebooks, etc. about shedding body fat.

But after personally losing over 100 lbs, I feel somewhat qualified to throw my two cents in.

I want to share my story because, regardless of how much info and advice is out there, so many still struggle with losing weight. But let me begin with a slightly-less-than-exciting announcement:

There are no “quick fixes.”

A few years ago, I sure as heck wish there was some magic diet or supplement that would fix what I had become.

I had never looked or felt worse in my entire life, one hundred pounds overweight.

I would get so out of breath from walking up a flight of stairs, you would have thought I just got done running laps around a track.

And the scariest part about it was how quickly it happened.

In my professional life, I was killing it. I began working for tech start-ups in Silicon Valley right out of college. Things started moving fast for me, and I couldn’t have been more excited.

The problem: my career resulted in a SUPER-sedentary lifestyle.

80-hour workweeks became my norm. I would sit hunched over in front of my laptop for long periods without ever getting up. It never registered how much I was negatively impacting my health. Today there’s a ton of research showing how detrimental prolonged sitting can be. But at the time, I didn’t even think twice about it.

My Recipe For Obesity

To add to my complete lack of exercise, my diet was awful. I’m talking junk food, fast food…just about anything except for REAL food.

The mirror never lies, and the one in my bathroom was brutally honest.

Something had to change…fast.

One of my business partners was into low carb eating, so I began asking him questions. I also began moving more. Slowly, I started feeling better. Once I saw some improvement, that was it. I was all in. No longer would I sacrifice my health.

Fast forward to today…

I’ve lost over 100 lbs and am in the best shape of my life.

And while there may be no quick fixes (at least not the kind that lead to lasting results), real change is possible. If I can do it, anyone can.

How I Transformed Myself

Have you ever heard of someone jumping onto some fad diet and losing weight, only to end up putting it back on?

I sincerely believe a holistic approach is the best way to achieve weight loss that lasts. Adopting a new lifestyle is what ended up working for me.

And to this end, diet and exercise should be the foundation. There’s just no getting around it.

I increased my physical activity. I cut out processed sugar.

Getting started is the hardest part. But once I got some momentum going, I felt (and saw) it. Changes began to happen. Then I got super motivated to do more.

As I continued my learning into health and wellness, I began researching supplementation. I was seeing some significant improvements though my diet and exercise. But I wanted to know if I could take things to the next level.

When it came to supplements, I was very skeptical. And there wasn’t anything about some extreme “fat burners” that interested me. Some of these products have been described as “legal meth.” No, thanks. I hate the jittery feeling.

But my slightly-obsessive research turned up some natural nutritional powerhouses that seemed like they had some real potential for weight loss.

So, I made myself into a sort of guinea pig. I tried a TON of different stuff. I made up different combinations. I learned that there are crucial, all-natural dietary elements that can turbocharge weight loss programs. And I had this gut feeling (no pun intended) that certain nutritional compounds worked even better when combined with others.

It turns out I was right.

Synergistic Nutrition

There’s a saying from science that goes “the whole is greater than the sum of its parts.”

It’s a fancy way of saying something works better as a result of each part working in combination with the others.

Through plenty of trial and error, I found five pieces to my natural weight loss formula. On their own, they offer excellent benefits. But my experience was that by “stacking” them, I broke into a new level of incinerating body fat. My energy went through the roof.

Here is the formula that helped me bust through plateaus and end up shedding over 100 pounds of body fat.

The Fab Five

Get down with ACV.

You’ve probably heard of Apple Cider Vinegar. It’s been around for centuries and has a ton of health benefits. But let’s focus on how it can help you shed some lbs.

The active agent in Apple Cider Vinegar is acetic acid. Being a short-chain fatty acid, acetic acid has been shown to increase insulin sensitivity. This works to lower your blood sugar – a significant step in defending against diabetes. ACV actually slows down the emptying of your stomach. You can say it’s an all-natural appetite suppressant.

SA recent study found that people who drank 1-2 tablespoons of ACV a day weighed less and had considerably less abdominal fat than the control group (1)

Fatty Fish are Fat Loss Rockstars

The Omega-3 Fatty Acids that make up fish oil have shown awesome effects on promoting cardiovascular and brain health. But pure fish oil is a must for weight loss. Piggybacking off of Apple Cider Vinegar, fish oil has been shown to curb appetite and increase insulin sensitivity. But it brings more to the table as well.

Omega-3s in fish oil have been sown to boost metabolism (2). This means your body’s furnace is better at burning calories for energy. And with exercise, this effect is even stronger. Another study showed that women who took 3 grams of fish oil daily over 12 weeks burned 10% more calories – and 19–27% more fat! – when they exercised (3).

The Power of Raspberries

The compound that gives raspberries their unique aroma is called raspberry ketones. Dr. Oz called Raspberry Ketones a “miracle fat-burner in a bottle.” I’m not going that far, but this compound is gaining popularity for a reason.

Raspberry Ketones have a similar structure to synephrine and ephedrine. These are two substances that have documented, metabolism-boosting and fat-burning properties. (4) Raspberry Ketones also are structurally-similar to capsaicin (the active ingredient that gives cayenne pepper it’s thermogenic effects.)

Mean Green Coffee

Fun fact: coffee beans have a greenish color before they are roasted.

The natural caffeine found in coffee beans is well known. It helps to curb appetite, give a nice energy kick, and promote fat burning.

But pre-roasted coffee beans are high in a substance called Chlorogenic Acid. This substance is chock full of weight loss properties. The thing is, during the roasting process, the Chlorogenic Acid is lost. So green coffee bean extract puts all the benefits back into play when added to your diet.

A study took two groups of people and gave one regular coffee, and the other coffee plus green coffee bean extract. After twelve weeks, the regular coffee drinkers had lost an average of 3.7 pounds.

The coffee plus green coffee bean extract group lost 11.9 pounds. Their body fat percentages also decreased by 3.6%, where the plain coffee group saw only a 0.7% loss. (5)

One Awesome Fruit Peel

There’s a small, pumpkin-shaped called Garcinia Cambogia. It’s native to Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and parts of Africa. So don’t expect to run into at your local grocery store produce department.

Lately, it’s been found that extracts from the fruit’s peel have demonstrated some pretty impressive fat-burning effects. This is due to the peel being rich in hydroxycitric acid. (6) What’s so great about this acid is that it helps inhibit an enzyme responsible for storing body fat. So the fat gets burned for energy instead of shuttled to your problem areas.

Garcinia Cambogia also can boost serotonin levels. This “feel-good” neurotransmitter improves mood (and can curb any potential stress-related snacking!)

From Good Results to “Wow!”

I feel it’s important to emphasize that a solid diet and exercise are the main drivers behind any successful weight loss journey.

But I also have to say that I’m not sure if I would have reached the results I did – as relatively fast as I did – without adding these five ingredients to the mix.

The synergistic effects of this formula of mine took me by surprise. The appetite-suppression working with natural thermogenic effects helped me do more from eating less.

What’s most important is that I kept the weight OFF.

Even though I’m not looking to drop weight lie I was before, I don’t plan on giving up on my weight loss formula anytime soon. I just feel too good.

Now when I look in the mirror, its honesty is something I can appreciate.

(1)https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19661687

(2)https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15481762

(3)https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4682991/

(4)https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15862604

(5)https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18035001

(6)https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3010674/

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Better Nutrition: The Beauty Secret Cosmetic Companies Don’t Want You to Know in 2020

Better Nutrition: The Beauty Secret Cosmetic Companies Don’t Want You to Know in 2020

Better Nutrition: The Beauty Secret Cosmetic Companies Don’t Want You to Know in 2020

We’re learning more and more about how nutritional compounds work together to create dazzling natural beauty.

Can looking your best be a byproduct of feeling your best?

What’s awesome is that this is turning out to be the case.

Let’s just be honest for a second: we all want to look as attractive as possible. And there’s nothing wrong with this…unless this desire starts to cross over into the obsessive side (Have you seen an episode of Botched lately?)

While cosmetics have their time and place, they should not be the centerpiece of your beauty foundation–no pun intended. First of all, those creams, conditioners, masks, serums, etc. can get pretty costly. The average woman spends over $15,000 on makeup in her life. (1)

Then there’s the most obvious thing: cosmetics are TEMPORARY. It has to come off at some point (hopefully not on your clothes or your boyfriend’s pillow).

Plus, makeup can actually do more harm than good. Skin irritation and breakouts are common results of relying too much on makeup to enhance your look.

It’s in our nature to find the beauty “quick fix”…although it often isn’t the best one.

More and more, women are finding that the most essential part of their beauty repertoire has nothing to do with what goes into a makeup bag. For a new decade, it’s time to look at how creating a beauty nutritional formula can be your game-changer.

Combining All Natural Nutrition: Potent “Inner Beauty”

Ok, so you’re already familiar with products that you apply on the outside. New studies are showing that certain vitamins, minerals, and spices are producing powerful beauty effects from the inside.

They’re like super-healthy dietary compounds. Not only are they great for overall health, but they also create a radiant glow to your appearance…one you never have to take off!

The only drawback is that most of us live in the real world. By this, we mean that addressing the most important nutrient needs to enhance beauty through diet alone can be challenging.

So women are finding that supplementing with high quality nutritional compounds not only keeps them healthy, it keeps them looking years younger than they are!

Just a few examples of celebrities who swear by their vitamins include Khloe and Kylie Kardashian, Jennifer Aniston, Madonna, Victoria Beckham, Kate Middleton…the list goes on.

Think about it: If celebrities like these, who have access to top nutritionists, are swearing by strategic nutrition formulas, it’s probably something all of us should be looking into.

Ok, let’s get into some of the more powerful beauty nutrients–and how they work together–for supple skin, shiny hair, and strong nails.

Collagen

This is HUGE.

Think of collagen like an internal glue that makes you beautiful. It’s a protein that binds tissues together. There’s no stopping the aging process (unfortunately). When we age, the natural production of collagen decreases, and that’s why our skin begins to sag and wrinkle.

Supplementing collagen into your diet provides your body with the raw materials it needs to not just stay healthy, but to look stunning.

Vitamin C

The first thing you probably think of when hearing Vitamin C is its role in boosting your immune system. But this super vitamin has a whole lot of skincare power packed into it.

Vitamin C is a super antioxidant that protects your skin from damage caused by the sun. It also helps fortify it against the environmental toxins that we get bombarded by every day. It also helps brighten the skin and fade dark spots caused by free radical damage.

Fish Oil

You’ve probably heard of “healthy” fats. Fish are full of them. The building blocks of fish’s healthy fats are called Omega-3 fatty acids. They’re like little beauty rockstars that have all kinds of additional health benefits.

The only problem is that you would need to eat A TON of fish every day to get the most benefit. That’s why fish oil has become a staple of beauty-focused supplementation.

When you add in some additional Omega-3’s, they get to work nourishing your hair follicles. This goes a long way in preventing dryness and brittleness.

These super fats are also great for your skin. They fight inflammation and skin issues like acne and redness associated with it.

Turmeric

Turmeric is one of the hottest spices around. But we’re not just referring to the temperature on your taste buds. The active compound in turmeric is curcumin, and it’s like the king of the awesome “anti” properties:

  • antioxidant
  • anti-inflammatory
  • anti-aging

Turmeric is also fantastic for circulation, which is an under-appreciated aspect of glowing skin. The better our circulation is, the more our blood can deliver healthy nutrients to it and flush away the nasty toxins that contribute to looking older.

Now, it’s very likely that you’ve heard of these before. This article would be like 15 pages long if we went through ALL of the benefits that these four super-supplements provided.

But we speak to how, when taken together, they turn into a vital beauty formula that no makeup, mask, or moisturizer could touch!

Synergistic Super Beauty

Synergy: the interaction or cooperation of two or more organizations, substances, or other agents to produce a combined effect greater than the sum of their separate effects

We’re learning more and more about how these four nutrients interact. It’s becoming clear that while each one can be great on its own, taking them together can work wonders.

For example, the anti-inflammatory benefits of Vitamin C and fish oil help to combat damaging free radicals in our bodies. We already mentioned that. But these lame free radicals are also one of the main offenders in reducing our natural collagen.

Here’s what this points to:

When you combine fish oil, Vitamin C, and collagen, you’re accomplishing two things. You’re preserving what natural collagen production you have while fortifying your body with even more of it.

But the collagen love doesn’t stop there.

The skin-healing goodness that turmeric brings to the party takes it even further. Turmeric has been shown to heal wounds as well as increase the collagen deposits in your skin. So in a sense, you’re providing your skin with a collection of substances that give it everything possible to look and feel younger.

Another example of synergistic benefits is how fish oil and turmeric complement each other.

Chronic inflammation is a very serious problem in today’s world. Between stress, environmental toxins, our constant exposure to BPA in plastics, we’re not living in the natural world our ancestors did. Taking two of the most potent natural anti-inflammatory agents together ensures that you are putting your body in its best defense.

Again, each one stands on its own. But taken together, they address multiple functions of what’s needed for a natural cosmetic response.

The more you’re safeguarded against inflammation, the more your body can focus on growth and repair.

Omega 3’s and Vitamin C are part of Jennifer Aniston’s beauty supplement formula. Her appearance at age 50 makes us think that she’s onto something. (2)

This means healthy hair that grows like wildfire, strong and shiny nails, and youthful, glowing skin that turns heads.

The Best Of Both Worlds

When you put good stuff in, you get good stuff out. No amount of topical products can compare to the beauty-enhancing effects of providing your body with the nutrition it needs to thrive.

Aside from beauty, the super formula of fish oil, collagen, Vitamin C, and turmeric will turbocharge your immune system, metabolism, and energy. It’s a difference you don’t just see…you feel.

Health AND beauty.

Protection AND enhancement.

This formula is a win-win.

As we head into the new decade, an all-natural nutritional formula will define a beauty approach that outlasts anything that you apply on the outside.

Think of it as your secret formula for looking and feeling fabulous…naturally.

Reference
https://people.com/style/how-much-does-a-woman-spend-on-makeup/ (1)
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-3558542/Youth-bottle-stars-like-Jennifer-Aniston-credit-vitamins-keeping-skin-wrinkle-free-experts-beauty-supplements-add-routine.html (2)

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Beware the Pumpkin Spice Latte!!

Beware the Pumpkin Spice Latte!!

Beware the Pumpkin Spice Latte!!

We’re getting right into the heart of pumpkin season.

For many, that means one thing: the Pumpkin Spice Latte.

Every fall Starbucks rolls out one of their most beloved coffee drinks ever.

And they are pretty tasty.

But…

Coming in at around 50 grams of sugar, the Pumpkin Spice Latte isn’t going to be making any health drink lists.

REAL pumpkin, on the other hand, is full of healthy nutrients.

For one, it’s very high in Vitamin A. This vitamin plays a big role in promoting the health of your eyes, and guarding against macular degeneration.

Pumpkin also contains a good amount of Vitamin C. What better way to boost your immune system and prepare for cold season that with the ultimate Fall fruit (did you even know pumpkin was a fruit?)

Want to show your skin some extra love? Pumpkin is chock full of carotenoids (these are the organic pigments that give pumpkin its color.) They work as antioxidants that can support skin rejuvenation.

Pumpkin is full of magnesium, and potassium. These minerals are great for heart health, and they’re also easy to not get enough of in our diet.

And to top it all off, pumpkin has a ton of fiber, so you can feel full on a small amount of calories. It’s a tasty option for a super-healthy side dish.

Like we said at the beginning, unfortunately the famous Pumpkin Spic Latte doens’t deliver any of pumpkin’s nutritonal benefits.

But in the spirit of the season, we wanted to supply you with a much healthier -and just as delicious – pumpkin treat!

Behold, the Keto Pumpkin Donut with Coconut Butter Glaze

INGREDIENTS
-1/2 C pumpkin puree
-1/4 cup heavy cream
-4 eggs
-2 tbsp coconut oil
-1 tsp vanilla extract
-1 tsp vanilla liquid stevia
-1/2 C coconut flour
-1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice
-1 tsp baking powder
-1/4 tsp baking soda
-1/2 cup granulated Erythritol
-1/8 tsp salt
-2 scoops Organisource Collagen Peptides

INSTRUCTIONS
1. Combine pumpkin purée, heavy cream, eggs, coconut oil, vanilla extract, and stevia.
2. In a separate bowl combine coconut flour, pumpkin pie spice, baking powder, baking soda, erythritrol, salt, and collagen.
3. Fold the dry ingredients into the wet. Grease donut pan and bake at 350 for 15 – 18 mins.
4. For coconut butter glaze, simply melt coconut butter and add in vanilla stevia with a shake or two of pumpkin spice (both to taste!) and drizzle over warm donuts.

You won’t believe how delicious these are.

It will feel like you’re totally wrecking your diet, but you won’t be.

Enjoy pumpkin season the Organisource way, make a batch of these decadent donuts today!

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The Hunger Games: Stop Killing Yourself to Losing Weight

The Hunger Games: Stop Killing Yourself to Losing Weight

The Hunger Games: Stop Killing Yourself to Losing Weight

No one likes feeling hungry.

The need for food is the most hardwired biological drive; it’s goes back to the earliest humans and their need to survive.

But then again…

Our cave ancestors didn’t have the option of hitting up the Wendy’s that’s right around the corner.

Or the thousands of processed items we can get at any grocery store/gas station/shopping mall, etc.

So while hunger was once a vital indicator that food was needed thousands of years ago,

Today it might just be a symptom of boredom, depression, or even addiction.

Our relationship to food has TOTALLY changed.

And this is why losing weight can be so difficult.

Because no matter what diet you go on,

If your goal is to drop some pounds, you are going to have to get used to some level.

There’s no getting around it.

If this wasn’t true, than everybody would be walking around at their ideal weight. It’s easy to see that this is not the case.

Here are a few tips to help you deal with hunger that might help:

  1. Eat slower. Try to be a bit more mindful when you eat. SLOW DOWN. If you’re shoveling a meal down while watching TV or looking at your phone, it’s very possible that you’re missing the early signs of being full. Chew your food a bit longer, this not only can help you enjoy it more, but it goes a long way in helping the digestive process.
  2. Drink more water. You already know how important it is to get enough H2O. A lot of the times when we think, “Hey, I could go for a snack,” we’re actually in the early stages of dehydration. When you first notice that you’re hungry, drink some water and see what happens.
  3. Consider your “Why.” Say you just finished your dinner on a new diet plan and your kinda like, “Is that IT?” Tell yourself WHY you’re embarking on this journey. Maybe you want to make sure you’re healthy and be active with your kids. Maybe you want to finally fit into that smaller size. Whatever it is, keep reminding yourself that nothing that’s awesome and worth having comes easily.
  4. Put veggies into play. You can eat as much celery as you want. Literally. Other green and leafy vegetables are similar in their ability to eat huge amounts without worrying about bowing your daily calories. Of course, this doesn’t mean you can drown them in ranch, but at least it’s it’s a good option.

Turn hunger into your opponent. When those thoughts of “just have one little piece of cake” start rearing their ugly heads, smack them down!

Think of how fortunate you are to live in a culture in which you DON’T have to worry about not having enough food. There are millions of people around the world that don’t have that luxury.

The point is you can redefine your relationship to hunger while losing weight.

Will it be a bit uncomfortable at times?

Yes.

But will it get easier as you have one little success over it after another.

Yup. You better believe it.

And if you cave in sometimes, don’t beat yourself up. Just get back on track and keep moving forward.

Life tends to work out best when we don’t treat it like a sprint.

It’s a marathon. 

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Did We Find the Best Diet Ever?

Did We Find the Best Diet Ever?

Did We Find the Best Diet Ever?

Today we’d like to tell you about a new diet program. It’s the best ever!

You can eat as much as you want!

You can eat whatever you want!

And you’ll lose about 10 lbs a week!!!!

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EVERY DAY IS A CHEAT DAY!!!
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Full disclosure: **we are being totally sarcastic here and in no way endorse this**

Here’s the point:

“New” diets will be making clever marketers rich forever.

Before regulators starting putting a halt to certain methods of advertising, you would actually see stuff like the beginning of this email.

But there are still questionable programs out there.

So what IS the best diet?

It’s the one that works for YOU.

Keto worked for us. It’s big right now, and for good reason. An over-reliance on sugar has proven to be disastrous for a ton of people.

It wasn’t that long ago that fat was considered a “killer” and had to be avoided at all costs.

Luckily, today we know better.

But does that mean no one should have any carbs?

Not necessarily.

Again, there are WAY too many variables in each person’s metabolic equation to make any kind of blanket statement.

The moral of the story:

Discover the foods that work best for you. It may take a little trial and error.

And always take people’s — even “experts” — advice with a grain of salt.

But not too big a grain of salt…

…because sodium is bad 😉

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