50 Ways Women Can Prevent Heart Disease by M. Sara Rosenthal

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By M. Sara Rosenthal

(Lowell condo) buyer consultant discusses why center ailment in ladies is frequently misdiagnosed; how indicators range in ladies; how way of life, tension, and nutrition position ladies in danger; and the professionals and cons of hormone substitute treatment. Softcover.

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The fatness becomes the reason for failed attempts at personal success, which shields many women from facing their own inner demons and fears, keeping them from the achievements they really want. For many women, especially those who gained their weight after childbirth, fat has nothing to do with sexuality or personal/financial success. It has to do with their relationship with their mothers, and their own feelings of nurturing and being a mother. After all, it is a mother’s breasts 43 44 50 Ways Women Can Prevent Heart Disease that initially nurture us, and it is through our mothers that we learn about food, food behaviors, and so on.

Unfortunately, man-made fats offer their own bag of horrors. That’s because when a fat is made in a factory, it becomes a trans-fatty acid, a harmful fat that not only raises the level of “bad” cholesterol (LDL, short for low-density lipoprotein) in your bloodstream, but lowers the amount of “good” cholesterol (HDL, short for high-density lipoprotein) that’s already there. How, exactly, does a trans-fatty acid come into being? Trans-fatty acids are what you get when you make a liquid oil, such as corn oil, into a more solid or spreadable substance, such as margarine.

The bottom line is that when there is more fat on your body than muscle, you cannot burn calories as efficiently. It is muscle that makes it possible to burn calories. Diet it away, and you diet away your ability to burn fat. If starvation is involved in our trying to lose weight, our bodies become more efficient at getting fat. Starvation triggers an intelligence in the metabolism; the body suddenly thinks it is living in a war zone and goes into “superefficient nomadic mode,” not realizing that it is living in modern North America.

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