What Exactly IS Your Metabolism? by Marie Tower at MarieTower.com

What Exactly IS Your Metabolism?

By Marie | January 13, 2019

What exactly is Metabolism? This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days. You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight.  But what exactly does this all mean? Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body.  It’s how you take in nutrients…

5 Steps to help manage PCOS by Marie Tower at MarieTower.com

5 Steps To Help Manage PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)

By Marie | October 3, 2018

**Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a health problem that affects 5 – 10% of women who are of reproductive ages. Women with PCOS have a hormonal imbalance and metabolism problems that may affect their overall health and appearance, and it can be very frustrating for those affected by it. I am seeing more and more women…

Schizandra by Marie Tower at MarieTower.com

Schizandra – Nature’s Hormone Food

By Marie | June 12, 2018

When it comes to hormone health, picking key foods that have multiple benefits for balancing hormones is helpful. Schizandra berry is just such as a food and may be a true anti-aging food as well. In China it is known as a five-flavor fruit,” because it contains the flavours sweet, sour, salty, bitter and pungent…

What do my hormones do by Marie Tower at MarieTower.com

What Do My Hormones Do?

By Marie | March 9, 2018

What Do Hormones Do? Hormones are chemical messengers and without them, proper functioning in our body does not occur. They control everything from reproduction, digestion, metabolism, emotions and even hunger and satiety. Who knew?! When our hormones function properly, we feel great! We have lots of energy, few mood swings, no PMS or yucky monthly…

Amazing Sourdough by Marie Tower at MarieTower.com

Amazing Sourdough

By Marie | September 1, 2017

Have you been encouraged to stop eating carbohydrates? Do you think it will help you lose weight or worse, have you been convinced that carbohydrates, especially grains are bad for you? It is a shame that such misinformation circulates and so many people are confused about this important food group but it just shows that…

Should You Do a Detox by Marie Tower at MarieTower.com

Should You Do A Detox?

By Marie | May 31, 2017

Detoxes are very popular right now. Most involve drinking a series of drinks or juices and while you may temporarily feel better, it is very important to understand that you may not have accomplished as much as you think you have. Ann (name has been changed) came to me after doing 3 different ‘detoxes’ in…


40 Simple Self Care Ideas

By Marie | April 12, 2017

Do you ever think that you just don’t have enough time to take care of everyone & everything you need to – Let alone time to do anything for yourself? I understand that 100%. Being a Mom of 6 + 2, a wife, a business-owner, taking care of our home, making sure we have groceries…


One of the Most Common Hormone & Weight Loss Mistakes I See

By Marie | April 10, 2017

If you have ever watched the Bill Murray/Richard Dreyfuss comedy ‘What About Bob’ – you may remember right at the beginning Dreyfus (a therapist in the movie) gives Murray some great advice. He tells him to take “Baby Steps”. “Do one little thing, then do another little thing…. Keep going until you get where you…


Maintain Your Weight Loss During BBQ Season

By Marie | August 4, 2013

Weight Loss during BBQ Season Everyone loves a good BBQ, but usually that means lots of food, calories, fat, and that horrible regret the next day (or sometimes right after!).  Remember that it IS possible to keep your weight loss on track during BBQ season – and here are a few tips: Never char meat…


The Benefits of Coconut WATER!

By Marie | August 10, 2012

Definitely a buzz word… I have been asked a lot lately about coconut water.  It’s one of the big buzz words out there, and one of the ‘new’ health foods everyone wants to know about. What exactly IS coconut water? Coconut water is the fluid that’s found in the cavity of the coconut when you…