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“Perfection” vs. “Reality”

“Perfection” vs. “Reality”

We are looking for “natural” in a very artificial world. We are looking for “simple” in a very complex world. We are looking for “pure” in a very polluted world. We are looking for “slow” in a very fast-paced world. We are looking for “relaxed” in a chronically stressed world. We are looking for “healthy” in a very sick world. We need to remember that most of us generally don’t function in a very ...[Read More]

“Constant grazing is not natural for humans. We should experience a feeling of being a little hungry EVERYDAY.” – HORMETIX

“Constant grazing is not natural for humans.  We should experience a feeling of being a little hungry EVERYDAY.” – HORMETIX

“There are, in fact, no species of animal, humans included, that have evolved to require three meals a day, every day.” excerpt from: “The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets of Weight Loss.” by Jason Fung Many cultures included some forms of fasting in their spiritual practices. Christian, Muslim, Native American or Taoist, all of these traditions incorporated fasting practices into their w ...[Read More]

The feeling of hunger and triggering autophagy – the third principle of Hormetix.

The feeling of hunger and triggering autophagy – the third principle of Hormetix.

In 2016 Yoshinori Ohsumi received the Nobel Prize for discovering the mechanisms of autophagy- the process of absorbing old, broken, malfunctioning cells and utilizing them for energy. Autophagy literally means self-eating. It is a body’s way of cleaning up and recycling of our cellular debris. The great news is that it is relatively easy to activate this process. Yes, you must have guessed it by ...[Read More]

Hormesis aka daily challenges – the second principle of Hormetix.

Hormesis aka daily challenges – the second principle of Hormetix.

We all want to have as little stress as we can but we need to understand that a little bit of stress can be not only useful but necessary for normal functioning of our mind and body. HORMESIS is a process through which moderate stress creates a body response that makes it more resistant to attacks of external or internal agents, promoting a better quality and more robust health. It has been notice ...[Read More]

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