Why is My Metabolism Slow?
You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all of the biochemical reactions in your…GET THE RECIPE
Coffee – Who Can Drink it, and Who Should Avoid it?
Coffee is one of those things – you either love it or hate it. Or you hate to love it… You know if you like the taste or not (or if it’s just a reason to drink sugar and cream). You know how it makes you feel (i.e. your gut, your mind, etc.). …GET THE RECIPE
Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals
Sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing. I know it’s been a month or so since the holidays are over, but you all know what I’m talking about. 🙂 And it’s not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance. It is way too easy (and…GET THE RECIPE
Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating May Be Wrong
Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating May Be Wrong (and it’s Making You Exhausted, And Gain Weight). Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere, isn’t it?! And each expert and association tries to lead you in their direction because they know best and their advice is going to…GET THE RECIPE
What Exactly IS Your Metabolism?
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…GET THE RECIPE
5 Steps To Help Manage PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)
**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…GET THE RECIPE
Schizandra – Nature’s Hormone Food
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…GET THE RECIPE
What Do My Hormones Do?
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…GET THE RECIPE
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…GET THE RECIPE
Should You Do A Detox?
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…GET THE RECIPE