Phosphorus and Weight Management – that’s a new one

I found an article in Nutrition & Diabetes that was interesting. It wasn't what i was looking for, but interesting none the less. A university in Lebanon carried out a double blind study including 63 adults aged 18 to 65.  Half were put on a "placebo" diet and the other half on a "phosphorus" diet, [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:07+00:00January 8th, 2016|Gut Health, Liver, Nutrition, Nutritional Health, Research, Uncategorized, Weight|Comments Off on Phosphorus and Weight Management – that’s a new one

Increase your fat burning hormones

Is weight an issue for you? It sure seems to be an issue for a lot of people. One way to help your body eliminate weight is to work with the weight managing hormones: Leptin - increases sensation of satiety as well as: cholesystokinin (CCK) glucagon-like peptide (GLP) (PPY) melancortin Grehlin - increases sense of [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:07+00:00January 8th, 2016|Gut Health, Weight|Comments Off on Increase your fat burning hormones

Is it your thyroid or your adrenals?

Both the thyroid and the adrenals belong to the same physiology pathway called the Hypothalamic-pituitary-thryoid-adrenal axis.  Any part of the axis has an effect on every other part of the axis...so how do you know what is really going on. The symptoms tend to tremendously overlap regardless of which part of the axis is causing [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:08+00:00November 12th, 2015|Adrenals, Depression, Emotional, Hypothyroid, Liver, Weight|Comments Off on Is it your thyroid or your adrenals?

Unknown causes of obseity…

You have probably heard all the pros and cons about vaccinations and autism....but did you know that early vaccinations can cause: 1) disruption to the microbiota in your gut 2) affect your ability to respond to antibiotics 3) set you up for obesity Wow!!!  Let's review what we already know: We already know that our [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:23+00:00July 2nd, 2015|Autism, Blood health, Cholesterol, Hormone issues, Immune Health, Microbiota, Nutrition, Nutritional Health, Pharmaceutical, Research, Supplements, Toxicity, Vaccinations, Weight|Comments Off on Unknown causes of obseity…

Valentine’s Post

Happy Valentine's Week (NOTE:  Never reduce the opportunity to celebrate to just one day - take advantage of the opportunity to spread out the celebration at least over a week.    My Valentine's Week started last Saturday - I got the best Valentine's present ever - and I don't plan on stopping the celebration till next [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:28+00:00February 13th, 2015|Cancer, Diabetes, Gut Health, Heart Health, Nutritional Health, Weight|Comments Off on Valentine’s Post

Another new diet that will help EVERYONE!?

I don't know about you, but I hate these kinds of advertisements...and for a few reason... Too many people believe that if a given protocol works for them - whether they devised it or bought it - it should work for everyone.  I can't believe that people are that limited in their thinking. There are [...]

What is really the cause of so much ill health?

Oh my goodness...ideas and thoughts keep changing and growing.  So many things are wrong...it is hard to keep up.  What we are supposed to do about it?  Again, so much research, so many ideas, it is so overwhelming... Well, here is an overview that might help you... what contributes to the problem AND what we [...]

Cellulite: Causes and Cures

Cellulite - do you struggle against it?  Do you know there are different causes of it?  Did you know there are different things you can do about it?  Read on... Cellulite can be caused by the following issues: 1) estrogen overload : excess estrogen (and various chemicals in foods and drugs) can make fat cells change their [...]

By |2017-04-28T22:59:58+00:00September 12th, 2013|Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidants, Blood health, Cholesterol, Collagen, Gut Health, Heart Health, Inflammatory disorders, Toxicity, Weight|Comments Off on Cellulite: Causes and Cures

How and why would chocolate help in losing weight?

Obesity is a huge problem in today's society...and often chocolate is part of the problem - junk food loaded with sugar, stabilizers, and other filers... BUT...chocolate can actually help you loose weight!!  Let's look at how and why. Most obesity involves a dysregulation of two hormones:  letpin and grehlin. Grehlin is a fast acting hormone, [...]

Which is more important your gut or your genes?

At one time, everyone thought your genes were the be all and end all. The genes were the brains of every cell. The gut and the diet were virtually ignored. And that wasn't too long ago. But now....we know the genes that you are born with are simply toggle switches that can be turned off [...]

By |2017-04-28T23:00:29+00:00February 25th, 2013|Allergies, Anti-inflammatory, Antioxidants, Depression, Diabetes, Immune Health, Immune Issues, Nutritional Health, Toxicity, Uncategorized, Weight|Comments Off on Which is more important your gut or your genes?