Underactive Thyroid? Improve Thyroid Function Naturally


The thyroid hormones tend to get the most attention from the general public when it comes to weight loss. You hear people say all the time that they struggle with their weight because they have a “slow thyroid” or something to that effect. There is no doubt that the thyroid hormones play a major role in both weight loss and weight gain. They are significantly impacted by insulin, cortisol, leptin ...Read More

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Why You Need to Be Carb Smart


People think that calories are king when it comes to fat loss and if they can just eat fewer calories and burn as many as possible that they’ll lose weight. Unfortunately, that is NOT true and abiding by that model can leave you hungry, tired, fat and frustrated. I dunno about you but that’s not exactly what I’m going for! The reality is this: Yes, calories matter. They are the ...Read More

How To Turn ON Fat Burning Via What You Eat


We have the power to turn on fat burning via our food choices. That's pretty powerful stuff. What's more powerful, in my opinion, is understanding how we're constantly turning fat burning OFF via our food choices without even knowing it! There is one particular hormone, insulin, that loudly signals our body to turn off all fat burning processes. And many of us, especially those of us who are carrying extra ...Read More

Hormones and Fat Loss: Ghrelin 101


If you want to lose weight you have GOT to start paying attention to the link between hormones and fat loss. If you haven't heard, the calories in/calories out model is DATED. It might make you lose some weight but you'll be hungry, tired and doing damage to your hormone balance along the way! There is a better way. Hormones dictate your ability to burn fat. If you feel like ...Read More

Leptin & Weight Loss: What You Need to Know


Leptin is at the top of the hormonal hierarchy. Leptin & weight loss are very, very closely linked. Leptin might as well lumped in with insulin (in terms of its paramount importance) because, like insulin, its influence on fat loss is overwhelming. Here’s the thing about leptin: it’s JOB is to keep you from storing too much fat. Unfortunately, when it’s signaling ability gets screwed up, it can make it very ...Read More

The Duct Tape of the Human Body?


Oh boy am I excited to write about this topic. I’m not sure why – it’s not something that has been a lifelong passion for me or anything – but when I started to learn more about it and realized how much of what I thought I knew was wrong, I knew I had to share it with you. I want to talk to you about cholesterol. That word has ...Read More

Hormones and Fat Loss: The Hormone Responsible for Making You Fat, Hungry and Tired


I never gave insulin much thought. I wasn’t diabetic; my blood sugar levels were within the normal range so I never imagined that I might have a problem with insulin. I think most of us probably think the same way –  insulin is really only something you need to worry about if you’re diabetic. Here’s the truth: if you want to burn fat and get healthy, you need to understand ...Read More

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