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Author: Stacey Chillemi

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How Does CBD Oil Increase Metabolism and Help You Lose Weight?

Due to its health benefits, CBD has received plenty of attention in the last few years. Users and researchers, as well as the public in general, seem to be especially interested in one area – the effects of CBD oil on the metabolism. Many of us have heard that certain cannabinoids, in particular, THC, can increase the appetite and make you feel hungry. But the latest research shows that CBD has the exact opposite effect, i.e. that it can actually help you lose weight. How does CBD oil increase metabolism and help people to lose weight? Read on to find out. What is CBD? Cannabidiol is one of over 60 compounds found in the cannabis plant. CBD is non-psychoactive and doesn’t make users high. The psychoactive compound in cannabis,...

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CBD For Menopause: Will It Make My Symptoms Go Away?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Cannabis & Hemp for Menopause Menopause is one of the top three reasons women use therapeutic cannabis products.  Menstruation and sex are the other two. The good reputation that hemp and cannabis-derived CBD oils are gaining for treating peri- and post-menopausal symptoms isn’t based just on testimonials.  Scientific research also indicates how cannabidiol (CBD) could be useful for: Aches & joint pain Mood swings or depression Weight gain/diabetes Hot flashes Genitourinary syndrome (vaginal dryness, atrophy, and bladder control problems) Osteoporosis Sleep disruptions / insomnia Memory loss In this article, we’ll explore how menopause triggers inflammation and brain chemistry changes.  These are at the root of most of these symptoms.  We will also go over how CBD and other interventions could help. Numerous Changes Occur In Our Bodies You’re probably familiar with the...

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Is The Keto Diet Safe for Someone with Diabetes Type 2?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Type 2 diabetes is a condition affecting blood sugar levels that can be managed by following a healthful diet and maintaining a healthy weight. People who are obese can reduce their risk of developing diabetes by eating a balanced, nutritious diet. Following a diet that is full of vitamins and minerals and low in added sugars and unhealthful fats can help people to lose some of the extra weight. People who lose 5-10 percent of their body weight can lower their risk of developing diabetes by 58 percent. For people with diabetes or people with pre-diabetes, losing the same amount of body weight can help provide a noticeable improvement in blood sugar. For some people, the ketogenic diet is an effective way to control their diabetes. It has...

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How to Grow Hairline on Forehead: 11 Natural Remedies that Work

Every man or woman desires thick, lustrous hair. From teenagers to seniors, everyone loves their hair because it physically defines who you are as a person.  You could give yourself a look that implies that you're clean cut and play-by-the-rules kind of person, rambunctious, sexy or sleek.  Whatever choice you're in control and you can create whatever image defines your personality. But happens if you start losing your hair?  How will you be able to create the image you desire? Unfortunately, hair fall, hair loss, and impaired hair growth are common hair issues that people face. Crazy on the go lifestyles, pollution, and toxic hair care products are some of the main reasons to blame. If you want an effective, safe, and easy solution for your hair growth...

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Diamond CBD Biotech Cream for Pain Relief Review

Diamond CBD Biotech Cream is used by so many people for pain relief. But you don’t have to suffer in pain to be to use it. Many people swear by CBD cream products to relieve the inflammation and discomfort caused by pain stemming from a variety of different conditions or even from the pain that comes after exercising. Diamond CBD Biotech Cream is formulated to treat the aches and pains that come with sports and everyday workouts. Biotech CBD Cream will help to relieve those aches and pains. Researchers are studying CBD because it’s such an amazing cannabinoid. These cannabinoids work with the human body’s natural endocannabinoid receptors. When CBD binds with these receptors, it causes the receptors to perform their normal function. Biotech CBD Cream: CBD for...


Earthley Good Night Lotion (Magnesium Lotion) Review

What Is Earthley's Good Night Magnesium Lotion? Earthley’s magnesium body lotion made is with 100% clean, mostly organic ingredients and is always free of parabens, fragrances, and common allergens. There magnesium body lotion promotes restful sleep, helps with leg cramps, occasional headaches and constipation, and more. It's formulated to be used for the whole family! What's In Earthley's Good Night Magnesium Lotion? Earthley's Good Night Magnesium Lotion contains all natural ingredients. It contains: Apricot oil Shea butter Mango butter Magnesium chloride flakes Candelilla wax Lavender essential oil What Are The Health Benefits Of Magnesium? Insomnia Insomnia is a common symptom of magnesium deficiency. Magnesium increases GABA, which encourages relaxation as well as sleep. Low GABA levels in the body can make it difficult to relax. It also plays a key role in regulating the...

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What’s the Difference Between Synthetic Vitamins and Natural Ones?

The Difference Between Synthetic Vitamins and Natural (Organic) Ones? Here's the difference between natural and synthetic nutrients: Natural nutrients These are obtained from whole food sources in the diet. Synthetic nutrients Also referred to as isolated nutrients, these are usually made artificially, in an industrial process. Are Vitamins Vital To Our Overall Health? It’s certain that vitamins are vital to our bodies. Without them in our bodies, our bodies will be prone to a myriad of diseases ranging from rickets, pellagra to scurvy. These deficiencies lead to health problems such as anorexia, organ malfunction, obesity, depression, fatigue, and confusion. Nowadays you can get vitamins in many different forms either from your diet or store-bought capsules/liquids. With all the value and importance of vitamins, are you taking the right type? That has been the...


ROUNDUP In Wine: Toxic Chemical Glyphosate Found In 100% Of California Wines Tested

It seems Monsanto’s toxic chemical glyphosate has now found its way into wine. It isn’t surprising, however, seeing as how grapes are pesticide and herbicide-laden. Glyphosate has been showing up in foods both directly sprayed, and even foods that haven’t been sprayed, such as organic produce. It is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide and has been used since 1974. Recent research has suggested that glyphosate will “likely remain the most widely applied [herbicide] worldwide for years to come, and interest will grow in quantifying ecological and human health impacts.” The study showed that in 2014, farmers sprayed enough glyphosate to apply 0.8 pounds of the chemical to every acre of cultivated cropland in the U.S. 100 Percent of Wine Tested Contained Glyphosate A supporter of Moms Across...

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Can Yoga Help You Lose Weight?

"Most individuals need to change both their energy intake and energy expenditure to lose weight. Many yoga practices burn fewer calories than traditional exercise (e.g., cardio based exercises, Zumba dance routines, jogging, brisk walking); however, yoga can increase one's mindfulness and the way one relates to their body.  So, individuals will become more aware of what they are eating and make better food choices.  Many individuals have experienced healthy weight loss when they began to incorporate yoga into their daily routine. Why Crash Dieting Is Bad For You Crash diets involve drastic changes in the diet that can only be followed for a short period of time. “In other words, these changes are unsustainable,” Alexandra Miller, RDN, LDN, Corporate Dietitian, Medifast, says. All nutrients are essential to life. Each one has a specific...


The Five Traditional Branches of Yoga [Infographic]

Yoga is the perfect opportunity to be curious about who you are. ~ Jason Crandell Since ancient times, yoga has been compared to a tree with different branches. These branches epitomize a unique aspect of life. However, these branches go beyond the physical practice of yoga postures and breathing techniques. Most people are acquainted with asanas and pranayamas and assume it is all about that. But within the realm of these branches, yoga extends beyond the obvious. Five Traditional Branches of Yoga Hatha, which is the branch that deals with postures and breath control, is just one of the five branches. Yoga, as a whole, goes beyond the physical practice and encompasses the spiritual growth of an individual. It helps us harmonize ourselves with universal consciousness. As we expand...