COULD EATING MORE BE THE ANSWER TO YOUR WEIGHT LOSS?

The holiday’s are here, and if you are like most of my weight conscious clients you already know the tricks of eating or resisting during celebrations. Eat before you go to the party Fill up on protein first Have a glass of water in between alcohol drinks Move away from the food table and mingle Look over the food table …

6 THINGS EVERY PERI MENOPAUSAL WOMAN SHOULD DO

Feeling rather hopeless, Marcy came to me for help. She had been experiencing weight gain, bloating, heavy periods, insomnia and a bad case of the grouchies. “ I just don’t feel right” she said. “One minute I’m fine and the next I’m moody and having a hot flash, and now I have fibroids. I just want my old body back”! …

HAPPY HORMONES = HAPPY LIFE: PART 3

Estrogen Dominance. In part 1, I talked about what Estrogen Dominance is and how it develops. In part 2, I talked about symptoms and the importance of saliva testing. Finally, in part 3, I will go over prevention and ways to reduce estrogen dominance. Estrogen Dominance, what do you do? Below are some helpful tips to reduce the estrogen overload: …

HAPPY HORMONES = HAPPY LIFE: PART 2

  In part 1, I discussed what defines Estrogen Dominance along with examples of symptoms. If you missed it go back here and read. Hormone imbalance/estrogen dominance is a very common condition and is the root cause of many undesirable symptoms. It affects us emotionally and physically, playing a role in depression, anxiety, memory issues, metabolism, growth, weight gain, digestion, …

FLIP THE FOOD PYRAMID

Years ago I took my daughter to a hospital Dietitian before she left for college. She was worried about gaining the “Freshman 15” and I just wanted to be her mom, not her nutritionist. After watching the nice woman show us plastic foods, fake boxes of factory foods, (grains and sugars), and a picture of the food pyramid, my daughter …