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Toxic Waist: How Toxins Make You Fat

Okay. Before we can talk about how toxins make us fat, I need to inform you of a little known area of medical science called genomic reprogramming. Researchers in genomic reprogramming believe that human DNA, the genes we are born with, can be manipulated in a way in which they do or do not express health or disease for you. It was previously believed that your genetic makeup sealed your fate - no exchanges; no returns - but that is no longer the case. There are actions that can be taken in order to excite or repress certain genetic traits.

That said, let's move on to discuss how toxins can manipulate your body's ability to gain and retain fat.

Although the body has an amazing ability to process an incredible amount of toxins, there is little doubt that it can be overwhelmed. Since the dawn of the Industrial Revolution our systems have been awash in stew of man-made toxins that have increased at an alarming rate and have compounded over time.

A toxin is basically anything tha…

Your Midlife Health Check

Here we are – midlife. Somewhere between 40 and 60 years of age. It’s time to take a good hard look at the state of our well-being. Where are you at health-wise? What lifestyle habits got you to this stage in life? Is it time those habits improve?

If you are like most Americans, you’ve managed to gain a little weight – about 2 pounds per year after the age of 30. How did THAT happen? Chances are that you didn’t change what you were eating during those years but you did change your amount of physical activity.

You worked longer hours, had more family responsibilities, higher stress and before you knew it you were carrying some extra “padding” around the middle. I’ve been there. I understand. Then getting fit during middle age can be daunting. Which is why over 50% of American adults are overweight or obese and that number continues to grow.

But just because you’ve reached midlife doesn’t mean you give up and give way to aging. Now more than ever, it’s time to take control of your hea…