Hormones Archive

  • Tweet By Kaitlin Mackay Optimizing our health is not just a matter of food, it is a matter of choosing the right pots and pans. Do yourself a favor and...

    Why Healthy Cookware Matters

    Tweet By Kaitlin Mackay Optimizing our health is not just a matter of food, it is a matter of choosing the right pots and pans. Do yourself a favor and...

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  • Tweet What if I told you that there was a way to lose body fat that caters to your unique body type. A multifactorial model that assesses not just how...

    What Your Body Fat Says About You

    Tweet What if I told you that there was a way to lose body fat that caters to your unique body type. A multifactorial model that assesses not just how...

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  • Tweet *This article was recently published in Scottsdale Health Magazine: View it HERE How Your Scale is Holding You Back: Part 1 Weight loss and fat loss are often two...

    How your Scale is Holding you Back: Part 1

    Tweet *This article was recently published in Scottsdale Health Magazine: View it HERE How Your Scale is Holding You Back: Part 1 Weight loss and fat loss are often two...

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  • Tweet NEED TO READ PART 1 FIRST? CLICK HERE!! Part 2: Three Tips to Manage Hidden Stressors As we mentioned in Part 1 of this article, untreated chronic stress can...

    Managing Stress: Part 2

    Tweet NEED TO READ PART 1 FIRST? CLICK HERE!! Part 2: Three Tips to Manage Hidden Stressors As we mentioned in Part 1 of this article, untreated chronic stress can...

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  • Tweet Stress occurs when you perceive that demands placed on you–such as work, school or relationships–exceed your ability to cope. Some stress can be beneficial at times, producing a boost...

    Managing Stress: Part 1

    Tweet Stress occurs when you perceive that demands placed on you–such as work, school or relationships–exceed your ability to cope. Some stress can be beneficial at times, producing a boost...

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  • Tweet by Kaitlin Mackay A hot topic on the market is coconut oil. Should you use it? Is it harmful or is it good for you? Ben once said to...

    Coconut Oil: Friend or Foe?

    Tweet by Kaitlin Mackay A hot topic on the market is coconut oil. Should you use it? Is it harmful or is it good for you? Ben once said to...

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  • Tweet As we head into the hot summer months and the clothing peels off, we all want to look good for swimsuit season. We want to lose fat, be lean...

    Metabolic Boosting Summer Foods

    Tweet As we head into the hot summer months and the clothing peels off, we all want to look good for swimsuit season. We want to lose fat, be lean...

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  • Tweet Magnesium is essential in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the human body, many tied to sleep, energy, cognitive function, stress regulation, and heart health.  Deficiencies in this all-important mineral...

    Magnesium: The Mineral You Need

    Tweet Magnesium is essential in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the human body, many tied to sleep, energy, cognitive function, stress regulation, and heart health.  Deficiencies in this all-important mineral...

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  • Tweet Vitamin D3: Deficiency, Disease and Dosing Read this, if nothing else: Vitamin D3 deficiency has been linked to increased prevalence of cancer, hypertension, insulin resistance, depression, epilepsy, polysystic ovary...

    Vitamin D3: Deficiency, Disease and Dosing

    Tweet Vitamin D3: Deficiency, Disease and Dosing Read this, if nothing else: Vitamin D3 deficiency has been linked to increased prevalence of cancer, hypertension, insulin resistance, depression, epilepsy, polysystic ovary...

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  • Tweet What do an athlete, secretary, pilot, nurse, diabetic, infant, construction worker, and the President of the United States all have in common? Stumped? They all need more minerals in...

    Coconut Water: Healthy or Hype?

    Tweet What do an athlete, secretary, pilot, nurse, diabetic, infant, construction worker, and the President of the United States all have in common? Stumped? They all need more minerals in...

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  • Tweet A recent survey by Kelton Research on behalf of Nutrisystem reveals that more than 50% of American women and 25% of American men would take a summer without sex...

    5 Fastest Fat Loss Foods

    Tweet A recent survey by Kelton Research on behalf of Nutrisystem reveals that more than 50% of American women and 25% of American men would take a summer without sex...

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  • Tweet I know you’ve heard it before (July 2010 Newsletter), but one of the easiest and most effective ways for people to start to improve their health and lose weight...

    Breakfast of Champions – Ditch the Wheaties and Go Meaty!

    Tweet I know you’ve heard it before (July 2010 Newsletter), but one of the easiest and most effective ways for people to start to improve their health and lose weight...

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  • Tweet While we are all genetically predisposed to store stubborn body fat in unwanted areas, it seems there’s a direct correlation between the types of foods that we eat and...

    How to Get Leaner Legs

    Tweet While we are all genetically predisposed to store stubborn body fat in unwanted areas, it seems there’s a direct correlation between the types of foods that we eat and...

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  • Tweet Q) How do I lose body fat around my midsection? A) I used to say that there’s no such thing as “spot reduction”, meaning, you can’t lose body fat...

    How Do I Lose Body Fat Around My Midsection?

    Tweet Q) How do I lose body fat around my midsection? A) I used to say that there’s no such thing as “spot reduction”, meaning, you can’t lose body fat...

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  • Tweet Most people are well aware of the importance of a good night’s sleep in order to stay energetic, but did you know that sleep is the most effective way...

    SLEEP: You Can’t Lose if You Don’t Snooze…

    Tweet Most people are well aware of the importance of a good night’s sleep in order to stay energetic, but did you know that sleep is the most effective way...

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  • Tweet Why is Omega-3 Supplementation Important? Fatty acid imbalances are common in societies like ours that consume an abundance of processed foods with artificial ingredients and hydrogenated (trans) fats, and...

    The Very Best Supplement Ever

    Tweet Why is Omega-3 Supplementation Important? Fatty acid imbalances are common in societies like ours that consume an abundance of processed foods with artificial ingredients and hydrogenated (trans) fats, and...

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  • Tweet Hah! I bet you didn’t see that coming did you? It seems that this plant-derived food, which has been consumed for thousands of years, may actually serve to improve...

    There’s Always Room for Chocolate!

    Tweet Hah! I bet you didn’t see that coming did you? It seems that this plant-derived food, which has been consumed for thousands of years, may actually serve to improve...

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  • Tweet When it comes to exercise, more is not always better. The days of 45 – 60 minute moderate intensity elliptical or treadmill workouts are over. The recent research suggests...

    How Much Cardio is Enough?

    Tweet When it comes to exercise, more is not always better. The days of 45 – 60 minute moderate intensity elliptical or treadmill workouts are over. The recent research suggests...

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  • Tweet Why is Vitamin D supplementation important? Because meeting the necessary requirements for daily Vitamin D can provide protection from diabetes mellitus, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, depression,...

    Vitamin D Supplementation

    Tweet Why is Vitamin D supplementation important? Because meeting the necessary requirements for daily Vitamin D can provide protection from diabetes mellitus, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, depression,...

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  • Tweet Hormonal: The hormones estrogen, progesterone and cortisol all play a role in maintaining bone mass. Cortisol, like cortisone and prednisone, is a corticosteroid hormone. All corticosteroid hormones accelerate bone...

    Osteoporosis

    Tweet Hormonal: The hormones estrogen, progesterone and cortisol all play a role in maintaining bone mass. Cortisol, like cortisone and prednisone, is a corticosteroid hormone. All corticosteroid hormones accelerate bone...

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  • Tweet Hormonal: Insufficient stomach acid production leads to undigested protein sitting in the stomach. This undigested protein putrifies, rots, and releases organic acids that contribute to heartburn. Taking antacids does...

    Heart Burn/Reflux

    Tweet Hormonal: Insufficient stomach acid production leads to undigested protein sitting in the stomach. This undigested protein putrifies, rots, and releases organic acids that contribute to heartburn. Taking antacids does...

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  • Tweet Hormonal: The responsibility for hormone production shifts from the ovaries to the adrenals during menopause. The first step to correct the underlying causes of menopausal symptoms is assessing adrenal...

    Menopausal Symptoms

    Tweet Hormonal: The responsibility for hormone production shifts from the ovaries to the adrenals during menopause. The first step to correct the underlying causes of menopausal symptoms is assessing adrenal...

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  • Tweet Hormonal/Digestive: Balancing your hormones that control blood sugar is absolutely essential to preventing many types of headaches. Headaches are often nothing more than simply low blood sugar reaction. Weakened...

    Headaches

    Tweet Hormonal/Digestive: Balancing your hormones that control blood sugar is absolutely essential to preventing many types of headaches. Headaches are often nothing more than simply low blood sugar reaction. Weakened...

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  • Tweet Hormonal: Adrenal hormones regulate our 24-hour biological clock, or circadian rhythm. If this natural rhythm is disrupted, people experience sleep cycle disruption. Women frequently experience sleep problems due to...

    Insomnia

    Tweet Hormonal: Adrenal hormones regulate our 24-hour biological clock, or circadian rhythm. If this natural rhythm is disrupted, people experience sleep cycle disruption. Women frequently experience sleep problems due to...

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  • Tweet Hormonal: Balancing your hormones that control blood sugar is absolutely essential to losing weight and keeping weight off in a healthy manner. Most weight loss programs that ignore blood...

    Overweight

    Tweet Hormonal: Balancing your hormones that control blood sugar is absolutely essential to losing weight and keeping weight off in a healthy manner. Most weight loss programs that ignore blood...

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