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    Get Healthy Now, Denise Thomson, Healthy & Happy in the home, with the family...

    in Health

    I am Denise Thomson, founder of Miclknight, where fun, family, health and wellness are one. I am an Author, Speaker, Educator, nurse, Fitness Trainer, TV and Radio Show Host and passionate about healthy living.


    What does make us healthy & happy?

    healthy nutrition
    eating right
    digest the food completely
    elimination just to mention a few.

    What else should you know about the test?

    The following are general guidelines. Talk to your doctor about your target cholesterol levels. They may vary depending on your age, gender, health, and risk for certain health problems. Your doctor may recommend the following levels:

    Total cholesterol: Lower than 170 mg/dL
    LDL cholesterol: Lower than 110 mg/dL  “Bad” cholesterol
    HDL cholesterol: Higher than 40 mg/dL   “Good” cholesterol
    Triglycerides: Lower than 130 mg/dL

    Why does cholesterol matter?

    Your blood pressure.
    Whether or not you have diabetes.
    Your age, sex, and race.
    Whether or not you smoke.

    What affects cholesterol levels?

    The foods you eat.

    Being overweight

    Being inactive


    Family history

    Who determines safety of new food ingredients?


    How do we eat right?





    eating right

    complete digestion

    All these blog talks are related to Get Healthy Now, a full circle healthy life that includes body, soul, and mind/spirit.




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    Cholesterol: What the HDL? with Jimmy Moore

    in Health

    Showtime:  Tuesday, Sept 17, 2013 at 6pm PT / 9pm ET
    Jimmy Moore, host of the widely popular Livin' La Vida Low Carb Show, returns to Dr. Lo radio to discuss his brand new book Cholesterol Clarity:  What the HDL is Wrong With my Numbers?
    In this show, we'll discuss:
    • Why high cholesterol/dietary fat may not really kill you
    • What actually contributes to high cholesterol
    • and more! 
    Hosted by Dr. Lauren "Lo" Noel of Shine Natural Medicine

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    The Sunlife Diet-Part I

    in Health

    Join us on WEDNESDAY, May, 20, 2015 at 7:30 PM EST to hear Part I of the Sunshine Diet.

    When we think of cholesterol, we often think of it as a bad thing. The reality is we cannot survive without cholesterol. Be sure to follow us in this 4 week series as I explain the importance of cholesterol and the role it plays in our survival. 

    The episode is especially important if you or your loved one suffers from obesity or an eating disorder such as anorexia, bulimia, or bulimarexia.

    Hosted by Dr. J. Renae Norton, Clinical Psychologist and Director of The Norton Center for Eating Disorders and Obesity in Hyde Park, a suburb of Cincinnati, Ohio.

    Follow Dr. Norton on Facebook and Twitter.

    Contact Dr. Norton HERE.

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    In Short Order -- Jerry Anderson -- VieLight

    in Health

    Is it possible to be well with something as simple as light? Once you understand how light behaves on our cells, your answer will be YES!

    Novel approach of using light to signal the body to correct vascular imbalances concludes the world’s first published double blind-study.  Researchers reported that placing a small red light in the sinus cavity makes:

    Improvements in blood viscosity, and red blood cell aggregation (associated with many diseases including diabetes)
    Improvements of blood lipid metabolite including decreased total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol while increasing HDL cholesterol.
    Study conclusion (intranasal) light therapy may improve blood lipid and hemorheologic behavior in patient with Coronary Heart Disease or Cerebral-Infraction

    The sinus cavity is easy access to deliver light to the “command center” of the body, the hypothalamus, pineal and pituitary glands.  This area is saturated with photo receptors which respond to light. 

    Imagine a device the size of a few stacked credit cards, which may improve blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes: a universal adaptogenic remedy to reverse the effects of degenerative diseases (aging).   

    A medical breakthrough in self-healthcare which is a small light inserted into 1 nostril for 25 minutes per day during almost any other activity including driving, watching TV, exercising.

    There is a large body of evidence from over 50 years of international studies on “blood irradiation” which has many names from blood photo-luminesce to photo oxidation. 

    This emerging new science is called PBM (Photo Bio-Modulation). 


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    The Death of HDL - Larry Kaskel, MD

    in Fitness

    The Get Better Wellness Radio Show with host, Erin Chamerlik, The Real Food Revivalist.
    Larry Kaskel, MD board certified in Internal Medicine and Clinical Lipidology with 25 years of experience, discusses truths about cholesterol, LDL and HDL. Does raising HDL have any benefit? What are the side-effects seen with cholesterol-lowering drugs and do they have any benefit? How do diet and lifestyle factors play a role. Can we reverse type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and obesity?
    Visit GetBetterWellness.com to learn more.
    Erin offers a 4-DVD series taught before a live audience. You will learn to sort through the conflicting and confusing messages about nutrition. Science-based, straight-talkin' host, Erin Chamerlik is the Real Food Revivalist.
    Read the success stories HERE and join the Real Food Revival!

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    Cholesterol: Good and Bad Cholesterol

    in Health

    The program will discuss the difrerence between good , high density lipoprotein ( HDL) and Bad , low density lipoprotein (LDL)

    Will also discuss

    - lipid fractions

    - triglycerides

    -other cardiac risk factors

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    Robert Ferguson Interviews the Man that Lost 27 Pounds Eating Twinkies

    in Weight Loss

    Mark Haub, a professor of human nutrition at Kansas State University loses loses 27 pounds eating nothing but Twinkies, Nutty bars and Powdered donuts in just 10 weeks. After eating highly processed and refined treats like this every 3 hours, his "bad" cholesterol, or LDL, dropped 20 percent and his "good" cholesterol, or HDL, increased by 20 percent. He reduced the level of triglycerides, which are a form of fat, by 39 percent. Mark knows nutrition and this conversation is going to bring clarity to the ease of losing weight and keeping it off.

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    in Nutrition

    Belly Fat, visceral fat, middle age spread.  Whatever you call it...it has to go!!!  in this episode you will discover why its bad for your health and how to get rid of it.  So tune in...remember knowledge is power.

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    Herbistatins - Herbal Alternatives to Synthetic Statins

    in Health

    Dana Laake and her special guest Dr. James Duke will be discussing herbistatins – herbal alternatives to synthetic statins using wholesome foods that lower the bad LDL cholesterol and raise the good HDL with fewer negative side effects.

    James A. Duke, PhD, held several posts in his more than three decades with the US Department of Agriculture including chief of the Medicinal Plant Resources Laboratory. He also developed the phytochemical and ethnobotanical databases at the USDA. He is the author of more than 30 texts and popular books, including the The Green Pharmacy and Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, and is on the board of advisors for Prevention.

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    Curtis Harwell and Sarah Kingston and The Friday Foodie Show

    in Fitness

    Healthy Food #1: Lemons

    Why They're Healthy:

    -- Just one lemon has more than 100 percent of your daily intake of vitamin C, which may help increase "good" HDL cholesterol levels and strengthen bones.

    -- Citrus flavonoids found in lemons may help inhibit the growth of cancer cells and act as an anti-inflammatory.

    Quick Tip:

    Add a slice of lemon to your green tea. One study found that citrus increases your body's ability to absorb the antioxidants in the tea by about 80 percent.

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