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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

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

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?

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