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Christina’s Story to Robb Wolf -” It’s been almost a month and I’m medication and anxiety-free.  For the past five years, I’ve lived every day on the verge of flight or fight.  There’s always been a knot in my stomach.  Even on the medication, my emotions (including happiness) were dulled.”

Time Management! – Get out of bed, and if you happen to be naked or cold, put a robe on and go immediately to the kitchen (don’t wash your face, don’t find a different pair of pants, don’t even pee

Stress – insulin – weight gain – sleep – Do you have conflict in your life? Are you wound tight, and do you have constant emotional ups and downs?  If your answers are yes then you likely have impaired insulin sensitiity.  Now your behavior could actually be from poor insulin sensitivity due to bad diet and inadequate sleep, but it could be that your stress is causing your insulin resistance.

Avoiding Menstrual Cramps – “I removed grains, legumes and dairy from my diet (Paleo diet). The menstrual cramps became almost non existent as did the PMS. It’s now been 16 months 100% PMS free, and since adding magnesium to my supplements 100% menstrual cramp free.” –Julianne, a New Zealand registered nurse and nutritionist

Sugar – “When refined carbohydrates, otherwise known as simple sugars, are consumed in excess, they cause an increase in blood sugar levels. This excess sugar (glucose) attaches itself to proteins and is referred to as glycosylation. All cells in our bodies have a protein component to them including our hormones, enzymes, cholesterol, and . As proteins become coated with glucose, they are unable to work effectively”

What is Margarine-“Like butter, margarine is about 80% fat, 20% water and solids, flavored, colored, and fortified with vitamin A, and sometimes D, to match butter’s nutritional contribution to the human diet.” – Wikipedia

 

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About hcfchallenge

The Paleo diet is simple yet remarkably effective for fat loss and halting or preventing a number of degenerative diseases. To reap the benefits of the most effective nutritional strategy known, one need simply build meals from the following: * Lean proteins (ideally) grass fed meat, free range fowl and wild caught fish * Seasonal fruits and vegetables * Healthy fats such as nuts, seeds, avocado, olive oil, and coconut oil Our 6 week challenge will help you ease your way into the Paleo Diet. Regardless of your fitness or health goals, you WILL look, feel and perform your best on the Paleo diet. For most people the fact the Paleo diet delivers the best results is enough. Improved blood lipids, weight loss and reduced pain from autoimmunity is proof enough. Many people however are not satisfied with blindly following any recommendations, be they nutrition or exercise related. Some folks like to know WHY they are doing something. Fortunately, the Paleo diet has stood not only the test of time, but also the rigors of scientific scrutiny. View all posts by hcfchallenge

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