The human brain has a homeostatic set points for food and liquid consumption that are nutrient based. The reward system is activated when highly nutrient-dense foods which promote primitive species survival by rapid fat storage. This reward system activation of the primitive endorphin system occurs by dopamine production in the nucleus acumens, similar but not… Continue reading Food Activates Two Distinct Systems:
One of the cornerstones of any healthy lifestyle change is increasing the amount of real food consumed and limiting the amount of processed food. Real food increases satiety, the feeling of fullness, and limits overeating. What exactly is processed food? When we talk about “processed food”, we are talking about: cookies crackers chips donuts pizza… Continue reading Avoid Processed Food
Hippocrates is attributed with the concept of food as medicine. “Let thy food be thy medicine, and thy medicine be thy food.” But in today’s society, can food be medicine? Many traditional medical physicians are quick to judge other clinicians who claim that food can “improve the symptoms of mental health disorders,” or when clinicians… Continue reading Can food be medicine?
What does weight have to do with minority population and voter suppression? We are hopeful that the title of this article gets your attention, and that this might convince you to read our comments. We are not conspiracy nuts. We don’t at all belief in conspiracy theories; we leave the interpretation of facts to you. We are… Continue reading Minority Population and Weight