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Butter is Better

Amberleigh CarterComment

Real BUTTER contains life, so it will attract life.

Butter does not have fake chemicals, like engineered margarine, that would make it resemble the properties of plastic.  If you place real butter next to margarine, you'll notice that living insects avoid the margarine, but try to feed off of the nutritious butter. 

This is because butter contains the following vitamins and other beneficial properties:

1) Lauric acid- helps fight fungal infections and candida

2) Conjugated linoleic acid- a potent anti-cancer agent, immunity booster, and muscle builder

3) Anti-stiffness factor- prevents hardening of the arteries, cataracts, and calcification of the pineal gland (which helps with levels of motivation, creativity, and sleep)

4) Butter helps promote fertility and contains strong anti-tumor and anti-cancer properties

5) Butter is a quick source of energy, so it's not stored as fat tissue on the body

6) Butter protects against gastrointestinal infections in the young and elderly 

7) Butter is rich in the most easily-absorbent form of Vitamin A necessary for thyroid and adrenal health.

8) Lecithin- essential for cholesterol metabolism

9) Anti-oxidants- protects against free radical damage and weakening of the arteries

10) Selenium, Vitamins E, K, and D- all help with vital metabolic functions, like absorbing calcium and much more
 

It takes life to give life, so do yourself a favor and dump the plastic margarine in the trash...the flies won't come near it.

(Note: If you're concerned about butter raising cholesterol, know that 80% of your cholesterol comes from your liver, not your diet. Cholesterol is an anti-stressor in the body, so if you have high cholesterol, it is a sign of having too much stress in your life: metabolic stress, emotional stress, physical stress, spiritual stress, social stress, financial and work stress, and so forth. It's more effective to address those issues, rather than blaming it on butter and other healthy saturated fats.)

Eat Less, Move More....The Only Way To Lose Weight?!

Amberleigh CarterComment

Many Americans are under the assumption that the only way to lose weight is to eat less and move more.  NOT TRUE.  Let's debunk this thought through physiology.

Exercise is a stressor, and when the body is stressed, it needs to eat MORE in order to fuel the body and to recover what it loses during times of stress.  The body further becomes stressed when it does not have enough food because it experiences this as a famine. If you're moving more and eating less, you're essentially putting less gas in the car before driving across the country--this won't happen without stress, dysfunction, and eventual breakdown.

Furthermore, when the human body is stressed, say by moving more and not eating enough, this is what happens:

  • Cholesterol production increases
  • Cortisol and other stress hormones are released
  • Blood sugar can spike and drop, causing light-headedness and fainting spells
  • Headaches become more frequent
  • Hair can fall out
  • and the chaos continues....

Furthermore, the body will hold onto fat and eat its own muscle tissue if it does not have enough food to continue functioning, and muscle tissue is the ONLY metabolic tissue that burns fat. Connect the physiological dots....

So if the goal is to lose fat, one must build and keep muscle; and that will only happen if given the proper amount of recovery through food and rest. 

Eat well, hydrate well, sleep well, think well, move well, act well, be well...THIS is the way to create health: focusing on the whole body and the entire picture.

Oh, and if you're losing weight by eating less and moving more, you may just be losing precious muscle tissue, not fat.

Shed Some Light on Your Insomnia

Amberleigh CarterComment

If you experience insomnia or have trouble sleeping, you could be in need of exposing your skin to sunlight for at least 20 minutes, daily. 

The lack of sunlight slows down energy production, consequently, releasing adrenaline.  Adrenaline leads to insomnia, anxiety, fatigue, cravings, and increased stress on the body.  Sunlight helps treat insomnia, anxiety, and depression, while it also increases cognitive function, decreases food cravings, improves immunity, protects your tissues from free radicals, and boosts your metabolism.

Just another reason to go toward the light...but don't forget to eat your coconut oil, first!