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How Your Gut Microbiome Influences Your Metabolism

Understanding Metabolism Most of us associate the word “metabolism” with the word “weight”. We often talk about having a slow or fast metabolism when we talk about the way our bodies react to the foods we eat in terms of weight gain. The rate at which we burn calories...

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Does Eating Protein Make You Fat?

Metabolic disorders currently affect one third of America’s population, according to the CDC. That statistic continues to rise year after year, with waves of new people being diagnosed daily. Conditions like elevated blood sugar, high cholesterol, high blood pressure,...

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Struggling with Intermittent Fasting?

Have you started intermittent fasting recently only to feel like all you can think about is your next meal? If you’re struggling to make it through your fasting window without experiencing pronounced hunger, fatigue, weight gain, shakiness, brain fog, or mood swings,...

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How To Intermittent Fast in 3 Easy Steps

I consider intermittent fasting to be one of the most life changing health tools at our disposal. I’ve seen how dramatically it has changed my own health and continuously witness the incredible effects intermittent fasting has on the health of my patients. Fasting...

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Top 5 Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

    Have you ever considered that skipping breakfast might actually be good for you? That’s a big bite to swallow, but intermittent fasting has proven to be an incredibly healing modality with incredible potential to jumpstart a sluggish, overburdened body....

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How Sweet It Is To Have Insulin

By now, I’m sure you know that consuming sugar is terrible for health. But do you know why? If we realized the struggle our body goes through when we abuse it with sugar consumption, I really hope we would stop and assess whether that cookie or slice of pizza is worth...

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Your Hormones Are Making You Fat

When we think of the words “crazy hormones,” we often think of pubescent tweens and pregnant women. While this mental picture holds some truth to it, it’s lacks the sad reality we’re facing today. What should really come into our minds when we...

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Dieting is Disastrous

Why Restricting Calories is Ruinous    Whether you’ve tried losing weight so that you could fit into a dress for an upcoming event, run a half marathon with your twenty-something-aged kids, or wean off one of your prescription drugs, dieting and calorie...

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What are PREbiotics…And Do I Need Them?

P R E B I O T I C S We have more bacteria in our bodies than we do human cells. Why is this important and why should we care? With the high level of toxins we are constantly exposed to on a daily basis (pesticides on food, chlorine in our shower water, flouride in our...

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