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HOW TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR BRAIN

Optimizing brain function is a very essential part of overall health and well-being.  If you can improve your neurotransmitter profile, you can supercharge your brain. Of course a lot of that also has to do with your nutrition, gut health and lifestyle.  In this blog, I will share specific strategies to improve each neurotransmitter.   [...]

By |August 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HOW TO SUPERCHARGE YOUR BRAIN

HOW TO REVERSE TYPE 2 DIABETES NATURALLY

Type 2 diabetes is a illness caused by insulin resistance. When you eat carbohydrates, glucose levels increase in the blood. Insulin hormone is released to help cells absorb the glucose and maintain healthy blood glucose levels. Insulin resistance is when the cells of the body are not able to sufficiently absorb the glucose from the [...]

By |July 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HOW TO REVERSE TYPE 2 DIABETES NATURALLY

PRACTICAL STRATEGIES TO ACTIVELY FIGHT DEPRESSION

The recent deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain have drawn attention, once again, to the growing rates of depression. I can't imagine the pain and darkness they must have experienced to be willing to end their lives.  Having helped people get off anti-depressants and stay off them, I want to share practical strategies that [...]

By |June 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on PRACTICAL STRATEGIES TO ACTIVELY FIGHT DEPRESSION

CHOOSE YOUR STRESS SUPPLEMENTS BASED ON YOUR STRESS RESPONSE

Not all stress formulas are effective for you. We all react to stress differently and need to select stress supplements according to those reactions.   I remember taking Holy Basil a few years ago. It is very effective to manage cortisol and reduce anxiety. However, when I took Holy Basil, I became anxious!!  The 3 [...]

By |October 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CHOOSE YOUR STRESS SUPPLEMENTS BASED ON YOUR STRESS RESPONSE

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

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

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

COFFEE IS GREAT…BUT IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?

Coffee - The most consumed drink in the world! Research has shown it has incredible benefits from reducing risk of type 2 diabetes and liver cancer to improving heart health.   However, like anything else, it is important to ask yourself, "Is it right for me? Can it affect me negatively?" The average person in [...]

By |May 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on COFFEE IS GREAT…BUT IS IT RIGHT FOR YOU?

HOW TO BOOST ENERGY LEVELS IN 4 WEEKS

WEEK 1: Replace calorie-dense foods with nutrient-dense foods If you have read our previous articles, you know by now that food that a tremendous impact on our bodies and minds. So improving food is the first step to boost your energy levels. The goal here is to replace foods that are stressing your body with healing [...]

By |March 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on HOW TO BOOST ENERGY LEVELS IN 4 WEEKS

4 DAILY RITUALS TO MANAGE STRESS AND STAY LEAN

  START THE DAY WITH PROTEINS AND FATS: This is hands down the best food combination for breakfast. The combination of animal proteins (chicken, turkey, bison, grass-fed steak, fish) with healthy fats (nuts, seeds, nut/seeds butter, avocado, organic grass fed butter, fish oil) has a positive impact on your hormones and brain. Clients always tell [...]

By |January 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 4 DAILY RITUALS TO MANAGE STRESS AND STAY LEAN