Healthy Fats and Your Health

Just Like Low Blood Sugar, Low Healthy Fat Levels Do Harm

Avocado Oil, along with Coconut oil are examples of naturally healthy, nutritious fat choices for an improved diet

Avocado Oil properly prepared is one vibrant source of Healthy Fat based nutrition

We may worry about getting fat, but what if the bigger problem is actually a deficiency in dietary intake of healthy fat? Cutting down on fat from our diet may be a knee-jerk response to weight gain, yet, what if we are actually starving ourselves through a lack of proper fat intake while making ourselves sick with a diet full of trans-fats and other unnatural forms of fat? Bad fats include such surprising sources as starchy carbs. Every time you eat a meal devoid of healthy fat, you are getting full, but not getting the nourishment you need to survive and thrive! And healthy fat deficiencies can make you feel sick and irritable just like low blood sugar.

In her more than 30 years of practice and research, Yvonne Dollard Perc of Island Healthworks has seen firsthand the effects of improper fat intake and researched the subject in great depth. Yvonne stresses that fats come in two forms, healthy, non-adulterated fat, and harmful forms of fat, including the starchy carbs and infamous trans-fatty acids, alien to the human body and capable of causing biochemical disruption. If we take in the wrong forms of fat, the physical structures of our body may be malnourished, while toxic effects from the wrong fats can weaken our tissues and cells. Starchy carbs turn to a sticky fat which clogs the arteries, setting the stage for trans-fats to stick and bind to the walls of these blood vessels. Healthy eating is thus never as simple as saying “cut out too much fat” it is about finding the right fats and actively including them in our diet. The wrong fats can be overly acid; the right fats build our health by supporting a proper PH balance.

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Choosing a Healthy Energy Drink – Key Facts from Island Healthworks

A Health Building Energy Drink Offers A Boost Without A Subsequent Crash


Learn about Energy Drinks with Island Healthworks - Ingredients, Electrolytes and your Health

The Right Sports Drinks Provide Immediate & Long Term Benefits

In a fast paced environment or on-the-go setting, packaged energy drinks offer may convenience and potential health benefits. Coupled with exertion, a lack of electrolytes and calories may lead to exhaustion or even collapse in athletic settings. A quickly prepared sports drink may bring a welcome boost on a hike, or even when facing office deadlines. Blood sugar stabilization, energy restoration and quality nutrition should be key goals in the short term, while long term health benefits may also be offered by the ingredients of a sports drink. However, many energy drinks contain additives such as aspartame and refined caffeine and sugar sources. Choosing the right drink is important to ensure your health actually benefits from your selected beverage.

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