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Ever notice the day after drinking alcohol that you crave carbs? That you are hungry ALL freaking day?
Yes, that is SUGAR at work in your body wreaking havoc on your gut and overall health. You aren't actually hungry, it's just your hunger hormones being erroneously triggered by the bad bacteria in your gut. The bad bacteria are hungry for their next meal of sugar. There are plenty of bacteria in your gut because they were fed a delicious, sugary meal curtesy of the sugar consumed the day before.
Here is a theory I have on the body: I am not going to, "listen to my body," as many folks are suggesting that we do. Why? Because sugar is too damn powerful over our emotions. Sugar feeds the bad bacteria. The bad bacteria send POWERFUL signals telling you that you are hungry, even when you are not, AND those signals are also saying to eat more sugar. If you are religious or understand religion at all, it is like the devil urging you to do something negative.
We should just call it sugar crack so that it is considered in the same context as crack. You wouldn't do crack on a regular basis would you? No, you are smart. You know it's addicting. It's also illegal. Buying sugar isn't illegal and it's easy to purchase.
JJ Virgin is just one of the many resources that I have studied over the years. With the majority of my research, training, and experimentation, decreasing sugar has always made a positive impact on the body and the mind.
How Gut Bacteria Affect Your Health
The conversation of health has progressed beyond from how to do a bicep curl, to what is going in your gut. Your gut is dictating your health SO much so, that there are people now dedicating their lives to figuring this all out for us. I am one of those people doing endless hours of research to make some sense of what is going on in our gut and how it impacts our waistline. When I talk about waistline, I can get your attention because that is way sexier then gut bacteria and what your poop looks like. These are the conversations we need to be having though, and I am your biggest advocate holding a cup of coffee/water/tea to have an amazing chat with you about it.
From The Chalene Show | Diet, Fitness and Goal Mastery Strategies in Podcasts.
Howdy Fitness Peeps :-)
Here is the conversation we are having on Facebook in case you don’t use face book ;-)
In this Youtube video, our very own Fitness Peep, Tery, talks about an antibacterial hand sanitizer that is not toxic to you. It’s made from thieves and I believe it is by Young Living.
Tery on YouTube
Here is a little research I did to get your mind curious:
"ATLANTA (CBS Atlanta) – Recent studies have suggested that hand sanitizer is bad for you. Triclosan, the active ingredient in hand sanitizer, can kill off the good bacteria on your hands and allow anti-biotic resistant bad bacteria to grow.”
1. Hand sanitizers can increase absorption of harmful BPA"can increase the body’s absorption of bisphenol A (commonly called BPA).This chemical can alter endocrine function by introducing excessive synthetic estrogens into the body, which can potentially have a negative long-term impact on health. BPA is a substance once commonly found in plastics and still used today in store receipt paper, making it a threat to cashiers—especially those who frequently use hand sanitizer (BPA is one of the 7 reasons to ditch plastic containers)."
2. Many sanitizers contain phthalates and parabens, which can do more harm than goodLike BPA, phthalates and parabens can also interrupt normal function of the body’s endocrine system, leading to early onset of puberty and increased incidence of obesity and even cancer.
3. Even alcohol-based sanitizers can be dangerous in the wrong handsNot all hand sanitizers use triclosan. Some products use alcohol, which is more effective as a sanitizer and is safer for human health than triclosan-containing products when used as directed. However, products with a high alcohol content can pose a serious danger in homes where children live, as a small child who accidentally ingests the product could fall victim to alcohol poisoning.
Why you should care about this message: It's going to give you information that will ultimately help keep your waistline slim. Your waistline will be more trim if your gut health is in check. You can get your gut health in check by having the right kind of bacteria in it.
GUT HEALTH IS KEY TO YOUR TOTAL HEALTH!!!!
**This is important stuff to know and to take action about!**
When on antibiotics...regrettably, your body needs a probiotic to restore it's gut health. How do you know which one to buy? Simple. www.labdoor.com is an independent company that tests products. I found a probiotic for myself and one for Skylar. It took me all of 30 seconds to find what I needed.
Here is a helpful podcast episode by Chalene Johnson on Prebiotic and probiotics. She is exquisite at breaking things down into digestible information that we can truly use (i.e this website to find a trustworthy product). The expert that she interviews in this podcast shares that most people should not need to be on a probiotic for more than two weeks.
Here is the probiotic I ordered: