Cynthia Roberts, Romance Author

Your Metabolism Nightmare

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Life is a struggle in of itself … contending with a metabolism that will just not cooperate with you no matter what you do to lose those extra pounds is enough to drive anyone absolutely bonkers.  Losing weight can be a nightmare.

What contributes to this nightmare? Well,  it depends on the individual. A simple blood test could disclose whether you are experiencing a thyroid problem or diabetes. Undue stress, a high count of toxins in your body, resistance to insulin, after effects of a hysterectomy and the dreaded stages of menopause can all be factors. If you have the slightest inclination one of these might be the underlining cause, make an appointment with your primary physician and get yourself checked out right away. Otherwise, you may be looking at a change in your lifestyle or, your eating habits.

Making the commitment to try and lose weight will require some major adjustments in your life. Call upon the support of your circle of friends and family to help you get over those humps that always seem to get in your way. Ask someone to walk with you after dinner, work out at the gym or, take a class in aerobics, yoga or dance to burn off those extra calories. Knowing that it will take time and some patience on your part, is the first important step. It took you a while to gain the weight, and it certainly will not melt away overnight.

Foods you are digesting could also be a major reason for why your metabolism is burning in slow gear. Your body will most certainly add on the pounds if you do not eat the foods that will increase body heat to turn the food you have consumed into energy. The quickest way to rev up your metabolism is eating foods high in complex carbohydrates, fiber, and vitamins.

If you are of the mentality that cutting out a meal and decreasing your caloric intake will help you lose weight, it is farther from the truth, especially if you have a slow metabolism to begin with. This only makes your body work harder storing energy for later when it needs it. Changing your mindset, what you eat and when you eat it, will make your body function like the burning machine it is meant to.

The most important meal of the day is a healthy breakfast as it kicks your metabolism into jump start and along with regular daily exercise, you are creating a win-win situation. Remember, exercise does not have to be strenuous to make a difference. It could be as simple as walking three to four times a week. Once you put all of these easy solutions together, you will see that knowing and understanding how your metabolism works is not a nightmare after all.

How Important Is Your Recovery When Exercising?

Whether you are a pro-athlete getting ready for a high-level event, a weekend warrior with a strong penchant for sports, or a routine gym-goer determined to get or stay in shape, recovery is a key factor of training.  It doesn’t matter who you are or what kind of shape you’re in, everyone might feel exhausted, achy, completely drained, and even slightly nauseated after an intense workout and training session.

How do you recover?  Do you down 2-3 nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID’s) like Aleve, Advil, or Ibuprofen?  Do you suck down a Red Bull or other popular energy drink brands before or after?  Even just one energy drink can harm your blood vessels, studies suggest. Years of research have identified a variety of serious health risks associated with downing a couple of energy drinks, such as liver damage, increased blood pressure, tooth erosion and more.  Taking the pain pills above with daily regularity can cause chronic kidney disease known as interstitial nephritis.

If fatalities from these poisonous results were arranged independently, they would be ranked the 15th most common cause of fatalities in the U.S.  CBD Oil is the best most natural and organic choice and shown to have numerous benefits such as:

  • Alleviates pain
  • Manages inflammation post workout
  • Topical CBD creams applied straight to muscles offers deep tissue rejuvenation
  • Muscular tissues expand and recuperate best throughout deep sleep cycles which cannabinoids in CBD have relaxing and sedative qualities
  • Anti-Emetic effects in decreasing nausea during and after workouts
  • Antispasmodic properties eliminating muscular spasms that can strain muscle mass and cause dehydration and injury

CBD Oil is making its presence known in the sports and fitness world changing and improving the health and well-being of active individuals worldwide. 



Pets & Bowel Inflammation

Most household pets afflicted with Irritable Bowel Disease (IBD) or Syndrome (IBS) are generally middle-aged or into their senior years.  The cause can be many factors including bacteria, allergens in food they digest, a poor immune system, and even parasites.  Pet foods can and do contain artificial dyes, preservatives, milk proteins, glutens, and artificial flavorings our pet’s bodies can’t digest, causing extreme irritation and inflammation.

One of the safest and best treatment options available today is an organic, purely potent oil processed from the Hemp plant known as CBD. It is an anti-inflammatory that works extraordinarily with each animal’s endocannabinoid system to restore complete homeostasis, which is a well-balanced and maintained physiological system.


Is CBD oil safe for cats, dogs, and horses?

Emphatically, yes! CBD has undergone numerous clinical testing at Colorado State University for tremors, tics, and seizures common to epilepsy, at Cornell University for osteoarthritis and other prestigious institutions as being safe and non-toxic.  It is also known to help in the treatment of cardiovascular problems, skin diseases, anxiety and phobia, controlling nausea and vomiting, and promoting the overall health and well-being of our loving family members.

Dogs, cats, horses, and humans are all warm-blooded mammals who share the same kind of endocannabinoid system.  Because of that, this organic supplement is blowing the doors off harmful compounds and prescriptions on the market today.  CBD can be shared to aid, support, prevent and promote your pet’s full health and wellness.  

CTFO Full Spectrum Hemp Derived CBD oil is:

  • Extracted from farms throughout the U.S. without use of herbicides, pesticides, and   chemical fertilizers
  • Non-GMO
  • Has a 60-Day money back guarantee
  • Science proven third-party lab tested results provided showing all cannabinoids, terpenes, and compounds present
  • Processed using no toxic solvents like alcohol or butane
  • Free of propylene glycol and other synthetic chemicals that degrade the potency of our oil for pets

At CTFO, we make sure our customers receive the maximum benefits of CBD oil for their pets all formulated with the purest, all-natural blend of homeopathic compounds that facilitate cannabinoid absorption and effectiveness.  It’s important you buy from companies that are GMP certified, meaning what’s on the label will be found in the bottle.  We are proud of our certification.





Healing and Renewing Skin Nature’s Way



There is a multitude of outrageously expensive products on the market today basically targeting a woman’s vanity rather than eliminating the underlying cause of the problem completely.  Now more than ever, women are demanding healthier, organic, consumable and topical products for a reasonable price that will promote healing, rejuvenate cells, and beautify their skin and hair without harmful side effects.

Many have concerns extremely sensitive in nature, affecting how they view themselves or how they suspect others judge and view them.  Such sensitivities are eczema, psoriasis, acne, hair loss, chronic pain, and extreme aging due to lifestyle or neglect.

One compound becoming well known for addressing all those concerns mentioned above is cannabidiol (CBD) and not just for its healing properties.  It has proven effective in reducing the production of sebum in the skin which causes acne.  The anti-inflammatory properties are synonymous with soothing conditions caused by eczema and psoriasis as well.

CBD isolate is the purest version of CBD and best for facial skin because of its purity, doesn’t clog pores, and is packed with skin-rejuvenating antioxidants.  Most importantly is know the quality of the product. Look for products that mention “broad-spectrum CBD”, “full-spectrum CBD” or “hemp CBD” on the label.  Quality is important.  Because this is becoming a billion-dollar industry due to the natural and safe benefits it truly offers over 60% of brands being sold have proven fraudulent.  The FDA has a list of those found to not contain the levels they claimed.  While others have been determined to have class-action suits filed against them for the same reasons.

One sure way to guarantee the purity and potency of the brand is to look for a GMP seal on the bottle or company website, which the FDA has ensured the product is safe for use or consumption, has the ingredients listed and strength it claims noted clearly on its label. 

CBD Unified is a company that proudly displays such a seal on the products they distribute AND at wholesale prices 30% lower than retail PLUS a 60-day empty bottle return policy unheard of in the industry.  Check out some of their testimonial photos of satisfied customers on their Facebook Business Page HERE.

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