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What do You Need to Remove that is Toxic?

Toxic

Most people already know you can’t restore health by fighting disease. It’s never worked and never will.

Whatever you fight gets bigger. Fighting disease, poverty or your mother guarantees you’ll have something to keep fighting because what you fight can’t go away while you keep fighting and feeding them.

Health can only be restored by: 

  • Providing your body with something it needs and is lacking, and/or
  • Removing what is toxic that it’s getting

What can you simply & easily provide your body with, that will help you right now?

What can you remove that will help you now?

(From How to Balance Your Hormones by Dr. Joanne Messenger)

For more info on Dr Jo’s books, courses and one to one sessions go to: www.drjoannemessenger.com

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What’s the Deal with Sensitivity to Dairy Foods?

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What’s the Difference between Milk Allergy, Milk Protein Intolerance and Lactose Intolerance?

A food allergy is an immune reaction to a protein that’s normally harmless to a non-allergic person.

Hence milk allergy is an immune reaction to milk protein.

Milk protein intolerance (MPI) is a delayed reaction to milk protein. Symptoms of milk protein intolerance are similar to milk allergy symptoms but usually less severe. Milk protein intolerance produces a non-IgE antibody and is not detected by blood tests.

Lactose intolerance is a non-allergic food sensitivity due to lack of production of lactase enzyme which is needed to digest the principal sugar in milk.

What’s the “Guts” of it?

  • If you have a lactose problem you’ll only get gut symptoms.
    • If you have a lactose problem, lactose-free milk is okay.
  • If you have a casein or milk protein problem, you’ll get whole body symptoms.
    • If you have a casein or milk protein problem, lactose free milk is not okay because the protein is still present.
    • If you have a casein or milk protein problem, you might be okay with A2 milk but not A1.

From p. 274 How to Balance Your Hormones by Dr Jo

For more info on Dr Jo’s books, courses & one to one sessions go to: www.drjoannemessenger.com 


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Food cravings. When you want it and you want it now…

Food cravings

When you crave:

  • Sugar: it’s likely you’re deficient in protein, chromium or are simply over tired and need to sleep.
  • Chocolate: it’s likely you’re deficient in magnesium.
  • Salt: it’s likely you’re adrenally exhausted and need more sleep and stress management.
  • Ice: it’s likely you’re iron deficient or anaemic.
  • Peanuts: it’s likely you’re vitamin B6 deficient.

One thing leads to another so keep it simple.

E.g. high carbohydrate consumption increases insulin, which increases androgens, which increases testosterone, (which causes polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in women), and obesity which causes insulin resistance which causes carbohydrate cravings.

Break the cycle by not gorging on carbohydrates in the first place.

Low serotonin levels also cause carbohydrates cravings. 100mg/day of vitamin B6 helps the production of both serotonin and GABA (gamma amino benzoic acid) which helps control depression, pain perception and anxiety.

From p.64 of How to Balance Your Hormones.

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Chromium is the BFF of sweet tooths & sugar cravers

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If you’ve had to fork out at the dentist for fillings, need larger clothes than before, or know any of the 371 million diabetics (according to CBS news) you’ll know this information is priceless!

When you’re low in chromium you’ll crave sugar (if extremely low you’ll get an itchy scalp, and kids a rash they constantly lick around their mouth). Give will power the flick and raise your chromium levels so you don’t crave in the first place.

Our bodies don’t make it, you have to eat it (broccoli, grape juice, black pepper, celery, asparagus, potatoes…)

Supplements can be very useful however all brands are not equal. If the cravings don’t stop switch brands!

For more practical tips you can use every day, grab yourself a copy of Dr Jo’s How to Balance Your Hormones (available from http://www.drjoannemessenger.com , local book stores and your fave online retailer)


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Chocolate cravings are married to magnesium deficiency

Chocolate cravings

When you’re low in magnesium you’ll crave chocolate… in direct proportion to the degree of deficiency. I.e. The more deficient you are in magnesium the more you’ll crave chocolate.

Stress and sugar consumption use up your magnesium. What stress are you under? What are you going to do about it? When?

The greener the food the more magnesium it has. Eat up!

Imagine how many dollars, kilos and cavities you’ll save by raising your magnesium levels.

For more practical tips you can use every day, grab yourself a copy of Dr Jo’s How to Balance Your Hormones (available from http://www.drjoannemessenger.com , local book stores and your fave online retailer)

 


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Are you distracted by the petty, the popular or the expedient?

 

Focus

Your intention requires your attention.

How long can you hold a thought, idea or goal in your mind? How easily are you distracted by the petty, the popular or the expedient?

To manifest a big idea, a big business, a big movement or a big change requires constant attention. If your attention span is brief, someone or something with greater concentration, resources or focus will usurp your intent. Your ability to maintain concentration is the key. This is why so few exhibit the genius to which we have all been endowed.

Practice now. Visualize your life how you desire it to be (your home life, health, physical appearance, finances, career, friendships, hobbies, holidays…). How long can you hold this mental image without being distracted by another thought, sound or shiny object?

10 seconds? A minute?

For more info on Dr Jo’s books, courses and one to one sessions go to: http://www.drjoannemessenger.com


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When we see a wilted plant we think “it needs water”

Wilted Plant

When we see a wilted plant or animal we immediately think it needs water. So why when we see a wilted person do people think antibiotics, prozac, neurofen etc?

Start with water…

For more info on Dr Jo’s books, courses, and one to one sessions go to: http://www.drjoannemessenger.com