Posts Tagged: Sympathetic Nervous System

Mental “Health Food”


mental health food

By Bella Dodds Do you find yourself hyper-focused on what foods you choose to eat, as well as making sure you get the best quality? Have you ever driven 30 extra minutes to buy your meat at an organic market, or gone out of your way to buy fresh veggies, eggs, and milk from your local farmer? Do you feel guilty if you haven’t been exercising as often as you would like? If you are nodding then I will ask you just one more question…how much energy and discipline do you put into having a healthy mind and quality thoughts? Do you filter what thoughts you allow yourself to think to the same standard of what foods you allow yourself to eat? If you find yourself very disciplined and focused… Read more »

Sodium – How to Tame Your Low-Salt Habit



By Matt Stone The Mayo Clinic put out an article entitled “Sodium – How to Tame Your Salt Habit.”  I figured the “180 Degree Mayo Clinic” needed an article about the many powerful benefits of sodium, when you might need more salt, how much you might need, and some foolproof ways to get lots without taking in too much lifeless, depleting water with it. Before we begin, I must point out that it is the nature of those who spend way too much time perusing health articles on the internet to take things to extremes.  If you eat enough salt, and take in too little fluids to balance it out, you will die.  Likewise, if you take in enough water, without enough salt to accompany it, you will die.  Life… Read more »

Balancing the Nervous System with Cassandra Damiris


The following is a guest post by health and fitness professional Cassandra Damiris.  Sandra contacted me many months ago when she decided to fully embark upon RRARF.  She followed the guidelines religiously, had a big rise in body temperature and many health improvements, and has since lost her excess body fat (mostly through Intermittent Fasting) without any damage to her large body temperature gains.  The following article puts RRARF into the context of balancing the sympathetic and parasympathetic Nervous Systems.  Big thanks to Cassandra!!!  Her contact information is at the end of this post.  To enlarge any of the images below, simply click on them… If this is your first time reading the 180 Degree Health Blog, then I’m honoured that the first post you’re seeing is one of mine. I’ve been a fan… Read more »