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How To Balance Hormones For Fat Loss – Insulin

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Let's get on the same page: fat loss is about hormones. We dramatically influence our hormones with the foods we eat. Food is information. Everything you eat communicates a message to your hormones. Your hormones message you back. There is a constant dialogue happening in your body & I want to help you direct the conversation. We impair fat loss when we only consider the calorie equation. (I have explained why ...Read More

Episode 046: Water – What You Need to Know for Fat Loss, Health & Longevity

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In today's episode we're talking about water: why we need it and how it can hurt us. Yup, we're taking a deep dive into water quality, why we need water filters, what's very likely in our water and how we can protect our health with a high quality water filter. Listen Now! Download Episode The Problem: Most of us do not drink enough water The water we do drink is ...Read More

Why You Aren’t Getting Results – Webinar Replay!

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Hey friends! So here's the deal: my good buddy Keri Mantie and I hosted a webinar and the feedback was awesome! Many people felt like we really understood them, we understood their struggles and challenges and were excited about the healthier, sustainable approach we shared with them. The real takeaway of the webinar is pretty straight forward. Most people go about weight loss from a "decision" standpoint instead of a ...Read More

Gluten and Weight Loss: Should It Stay or Go?

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I get a ton of questions about gluten and weight loss. I wrote about it here but I felt like I needed to take a deeper dive and consider not just the fat loss implications but also the overall health implications. I could sum it up pretty simply: we don't need to eat gluten. It isn't providing any nutritive value that we can't get from other foods that don't carry ...Read More

Episode 019: What Paying Off Debt Taught Me About Weight Loss

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I tried to lose weight for over 20 years. Sometimes I was able to but I inevitably piled the weight back on – always more quickly than I had lost it.  I doubted my ability to ever permanently lose the weight and truly be healthy. I thought I’d always have to rely on gimmicks, tricks, crazy ridiculous diets or diet pills if I EVER wanted to get to a “healthy” ...Read More

Episode 018: The Key to Permanent Weight Loss – A How-To Guide

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Ready for permanent weight loss? Have you tried a million times but never succeeded? In this episode we talk about how most of us go about behavior change in the wrong way and why it leads to failure. Then we dive into a step by step process for how you can changes that will lead to effective fat loss but will also be EASY to maintain for the rest of your ...Read More

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

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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

Underactive Thyroid? Improve Thyroid Function Naturally

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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

Episode 009: Carbohydrate Spillover

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Carbs aren't evil. But the way we eat them might be making us fat. In this episode we talk about how carbs have the potential to make us fat. We get into carbohydrate spillover, or the conditions under which carbs are actually converted to fat and stored as body fat. Fortunately, we talk about how to avoid that! We talk about how you can enjoy carbs without having them contribute ...Read More

How To Turn ON Fat Burning Via What You Eat

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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