How to Burn Fat in Your Sleep

  • Studies show the best temperature for sleeping is rather cool, but optimal sleep may be more complicated than simply turning down your thermostat
  • If you can’t “shut your brain off” at night, your brain temperature is likely elevated; cooling down your brain has positive effects on sleep
  • People with more brown fat have faster metabolism, better blood sugar control, and higher insulin sensitivity when exposed to cold temperatures.

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A Functional Medicine Expert’s Top Strategy For Calming Inflammation & Food Cravings

Most of the health problems plaguing our modern world have one thing in common: inflammation. Heart disease, autoimmune conditions, arthritis, diabetes, cancer, digestive problems, anxiety, depression, brain fog, and hormonal problems can all be traced back to the inflammatory response—in one way or another. And as a functional medicine doctor, I see the impact inflammation has on the health of people around the world every single day.

In the past, I’ve shared my favourite foods, elixirs, mind tricks, and science-based tools to balance out inflammation, and now I want to share with you another powerful tool to drive inflammation levels down. I personally use this tool on a weekly basis and have seen it work for countless patients. That tool is intermittent fasting (IF), and it has the health blogosphere all abuzz. Here’s what you need to know.

 

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Whole-Body Vibration Training May Burn Fat Just Like Regular Exercise, Plus Fight Obesity, Diabetes

Many of us admit we don’t exercise because we don’t have the time or the energy. We’re really avoiding discomfort; we don’t like sweating, being out of breath, or working out in front of people. Now, researchers at Augusta University in Georgia have found we could reap some of the same benefits of exercise by either standing, sitting, or lying still — with whole-body vibration (WBV).

“Our study is the first to show that whole-body vibration may be just as effective as exercise at combatting some of the negative consequences of obesity and diabetes,” said Meghan E. McGee-Lawrence, first author of the study, in a statement.

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