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Weight loss: The Optimal Intestinal Health Way, Part 3

There are many weight loss books we have at home. In fact, most of them were my husband’s books. I was very surprised to see there were so many different approaches to losing weight. It was overwhelming to go through them all to see which ones are good for my husband. As I looked through… Read more »

Weight loss, The Optimal Intestinal Health Way, Part 2

A few weeks ago, I calculated BMI (Body Mass Index) for my husband and myself. It turned out to be a wake-up-call, for the urgent weight loss mission for my husband’s future health. His number was higher than expected…almost “very obese” which could cause many health issues, such as heart disease, diabetes, and even premature… Read more »

3 Simple Steps to Start Weight Loss: The Optimal Intestinal Health Way, Part 1

Since I calculated my husband’s BMI (Body Mass Index) and discovered that he was close to being “very obese”, I have been reading all kinds of weight loss books. These books were not all mine, in fact, I was very surprised to see how many weight loss books my husband had (there is a big… Read more »

Knowing your BMI can be a first step to a Healthier You!

There are many “weight loss” supplements at a health food store where I work. Some products are very popular and others are not, depending on the reputation of their effectiveness (or simply due to the frequency of advertisement). In my opinion, none of them work if you are looking for a “magic pill” to instantly… Read more »

You can’t beat Beets!

My garden has been pretty successful this summer and my family and I are enjoying fresh vegetables almost everyday. However, there is a vegetable that I have been noticing but haven’t harvested yet …  Beets. Since beets are growing underground, I can never tell if they are ready to be picked or still small. So,… Read more »