Episode 14: Hormones & Fat Loss Part 4 – Estrogen, PCOS & More


This episode is all about estrogen. Estrogen dominance accelerates weight gain and makes weight loss an uphill battle. We unknowingly feed our estrogen dominance with our diet and lifestyle choices. In this episode we talk about how estrogen becomes a weight loss nightmare for both men and women and we establish concrete steps for reducing your overall estrogen levels, eliminating estrogen dominance, and improving your overall health and weight loss ...Read More

What You Need to Know About Fruit and Fat Loss


Fruit is one of those "slippery slope" cases within the Primal way of eating. More than that, for weight loss in general there are tons of different opinions on fruit. I want to address both. I want to take a look at the Primal perspective on fruit but also the physiological perspective - how does fruit impact fat loss? Should you eat fruit for optimal results? Are there ways to ...Read More

Q&A 6: How To Make Breakfast a Fat Loss Meal – Healthy Breakfast Recipes


We've talked a lot on the podcast about what NOT to have for breakfast when your goal is fat loss and hormone balance. By now, you know that to stay in fat burning mode and take advantage of the morning's peak fat-burning potential, you'll want to avoid carbohydrates in the morning. But people begin to panic when they consider what they shouldn't be having for breakfast. They can't imagine what ...Read More

Episode 013: Hormones & Fat Loss Part 3: Optimizing Your Thyroid


The thyroid hormones tend to take a lot of the blame when it comes to an ability to burn fat or chronic low energy levels. The thyroid hormones are incredibly sensitive to our diet, lifestyle and environment and then can totally derail our fat loss efforts if they are out of balance. In today's episode we talk about the factors required for optimal thyroid function and how we can implement ...Read More

Q&A 5: What is Bulletproof Coffee & Why Do You Drink It?


There's a lot of talk these days about bulletproof coffee. I'm one of the people doing a lot of that talking! I'm a huge fan of bulletproof coffee and over the past several months it has been a major staple in my diet. Yup, bulletproof coffee is my breakfast just about every morning. Now, there is absolutely nothing magical about bulletproof coffee. I drink it because it increases my energy, ...Read More

Why Weight Loss Is So Hard – Physiologically

Did you know that your stored body fat is actually an active, endocrine organ? Your body fat is actively producing and secreting hormones 24 hours a day. That’s why hormonal imbalance problems become so extreme for overweight and obese people – they’re producing more hormones because of their body fat! The more body fat you have, the more hormones you will produce and secrete. It’s a vicious cycle, really. Hormone ...Read More

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