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Jonell Francis
How 6 Girlfriends Kick Sugar Cravings to the Curb

How 6 Girlfriends Kick Sugar Cravings to the Curb

"Fellow Americans. Our sugar-laden diet is literally killing us."  That's the conclusion of a study reported at the annual meeting of the American Heart Association (AHA) in March 2020. The study authors attributed 180,000 annual deaths worldwide—25,000 in the United States alone—to sugary beverages.  But sodas and fruit drinks aren't our only sources of added sugar. The average American eats between 22 and 30 teaspoons of added sugar each day, totaling an average of 150 pounds annually.  How much sugar do we actually need?  According to AHA guidelines, women should not get more than 100 daily calories (about 5 teaspoons...

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Jonell Francis
5 Common Threats to Men's Health and What You Can Do About It

5 Common Threats to Men's Health and What You Can Do About It

He's Not Invincible, You Know If your man takes better care of his car or favorite gadget than his body, he's not alone. According to the Men’s Health Network, a lack of awareness, weak health education, and unhealthy work and personal lifestyles have caused a steady deterioration of the well-being of American men. In this post you'll learn the 5 most common threats to men's health in the US and Europe. These also happen to all be linked with the health and happiness of your microbiome (the trillions of microbial hitchhikers living in and on your body) and the integrity of the membranes...

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Jonell Francis
How to Heal POTS Dysautonomia Naturally

How to Heal POTS Dysautonomia Naturally

What is POTS (NCS) and what can be done about it?  POTS stands for Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome a condition where a person faints when then stand up quickly. Along with 14 other kinds of dysfunctional autonomic nervous system varieties, called "Dysautonomia" it cripples an estimated 70 million people worldwide today.  I've had the privilege of walking with a 36 yr old woman who developed POTS within days of running a marathon.  (Hear her story below.)  As she's seen great strides in her recovery by cleaning up her gut microbiome, I've become a student of POTS, NCS and other forms of Dysautonomia...

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Jonell Francis
5 Habits for Healthy Hormones

5 Habits for Healthy Hormones

How To Have Healthy Hormones Mood swings, hot flashes, painful periods and weight gain. These are hard realities for nearly half of women age 30 to 60.  According to a recent survey published in the New York Post, 43% of women say that hormones have negatively affected their overall well-being. The survey of 2,000 American women age 30 to 60 also found that a surprising 72 percent were unaware of the connection between other uncomfortable symptoms like anxiety, depression, brain fog and short term memory loss and their out of whack hormone levels.  What Causes Hormone Imbalance? Imbalances occur when there...

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