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5 FACTORS THAT AFFECT HYPOTHYROIDISM

Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland becomes sluggish. Thyroid gland is responsible for regulating body temperature, heart rate and metabolism. This is why people with hypothyroidism struggle to lose weight. Here are 5 factors that affect hypothyroidism: Iodine Deficiency - Iodine is an essential nutrient. Get your iodine levels tested by your healthcare practitioner. If [...]

By |September 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 FACTORS THAT AFFECT HYPOTHYROIDISM

5 SURPRISING SOURCES OF CHEMICALS THAT MAKE YOU FAT

Chemicals known as 'xenoestrogens', trick your body into making more estrogen. While healthy levels of estrogen are necessary for men and women, excess estrogen is linked to health issues such as cancers, cysts, reproductive issues, irregular periods, estrogen dominance, fibroids, endometriosis, etc.  Also, these chemicals, being fat-soluble, get deposited in the lower body (glutes, hips, [...]

By |August 31st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 SURPRISING SOURCES OF CHEMICALS THAT MAKE YOU FAT

WHY YOU NEED TO SUPPLEMENT WITH MAGNESIUM

By some estimates, more than 80% of North Americans are deficient in magnesium. We know magnesium to be important mainly for heart health. The truth is magnesium is necessary for over 300 biochemical reactions in your body. Any deficiency in magnesium will affect these functions from taking place effectively. Only 1% of magnesium is distributed [...]

By |August 24th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WHY YOU NEED TO SUPPLEMENT WITH MAGNESIUM

SLEEP MORE, SLEEP WELL TO BURN MORE FAT

We all have heard fat loss is "80% nutrition and 20% training". Today the reality is that it is 20% training while 80% is divided between nutrition, stress management and deep sleep.   While we all know sleep is essential for our physical and mental health, we don't always prioritize getting high quality of sleep.  [...]

By |August 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on SLEEP MORE, SLEEP WELL TO BURN MORE FAT

5 THINGS YOU MUST DO WHILE ON A LOW CARB DIET

Low carb diets are extremely popular for fat loss. They work very well especially if you are insulin-resistant. Insulin-resistance is a metabolic condition where your body becomes resistant to insulin (which is critical for the body to use carbohydrates as energy). As a result, your body stores carbohydrates rather than using them as fuel. This [...]

By |August 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 THINGS YOU MUST DO WHILE ON A LOW CARB DIET

7 SIGNS YOU ARE DEFICIENT IN ZINC

My previous blog explained why zinc is critical for our health and fitness. Zinc deficiency is higher in : People with eating disorders Pregnant or lactating women People with issues such as IBS and leaky gut Women who have used copper IUDs and oral birth control pills Those who have used anti-ulcer medications, corticosteroids, diuretics, statins [...]

By |August 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 7 SIGNS YOU ARE DEFICIENT IN ZINC

WHY ZINC IS A BIG DEAL

ZINC is one of the most important, yet underrated nutrients!  Zinc is a mineral that plays a critical role in various functions of your body. If you are deficient in zinc, you are most likely deficient in a lot of other key nutrients. It is responsible for production of hormones including testosterone and growth hormone. [...]

By |July 25th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on WHY ZINC IS A BIG DEAL

HOW TO TREAT CANDIDA AND LOSE FAT AROUND THE WAIST

In my previous blog, I wrote about what causes Candida overgrowth and how it affects health and weight gain. Today, I am going to give you an effective strategy to treat candida overgrowth and lose fat around the waist! Depending on the extent of overgrowth, treatment can take anything from 8 - 12 weeks.   [...]

By |July 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HOW TO TREAT CANDIDA AND LOSE FAT AROUND THE WAIST

IS CANDIDA INFECTION MAKING YOU GAIN WEIGHT?

CANDIDA is a common yeast found in the mouth, intestines and vagina. Candida overgrowth causes leaky gut where food particles leak into the blood stream and trigger a stress response in your body (inflammation)! As a result we can develop food sensitivities. Some common causes of candida infections include: Antibiotics and NSAIDs Birth control Sugar [...]

By |July 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on IS CANDIDA INFECTION MAKING YOU GAIN WEIGHT?

HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR COFFEE

Last week I discussed why coffee may not be the best thing for you. But all is not gloom and doom. This blog is about how to get the most out of your coffee and protect your health. As I mentioned last time, coffee is one of the highest sprayed crops in the world. Chemicals [...]

By |May 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR COFFEE