Why Sugar Hurts Your Health
When I was a kid, I ﬁgured my discernment would improve as I got older. Then as I got older, I realized that my discernment isn’t fancy: I simply am…Read More
Why do Hormone Imbalances Happen?
Hormone imbalance stems from various factors. In fact, symptoms and sensations you might consider normal as an aging woman are actually from broken hormones that can easily be fixed with…Read More
Six Tips to Sleep Better, Detox Better, and Lose Weight.
You already know the importance of sleep to your health. But did you know that sleep governs over 600 genes? Those include weight loss genes (such as CLOCK) as well…Read More
Could it be Leptin Resistance?
Leptin resistance is when your cells become numb to leptin, the hormone of hunger and satiety—that is, nature’s appetite suppressant. Under normal conditions, when you’ve had enough to eat, leptin…Read More
5 Genes That Make It Hard to Lose Weight, and What You Can Do To Combat Them
Do you ever feel like you exercise and eat well, but don’t see positive results? I feel you. I’ve been there! The problem may be with your genes. As scientists…Read More
How My Great-Grandmother Influenced My Functional Medicine Practice
My great-grandmother embodied healthy living. She was a whole foodist and yoga practitioner—way before these things were trendy. When she visited us, she came armed not with candies and gum…Read More
My Top 5 Health Lessons of the Year: HIIT, Blood Glucose, Divine Unrest and More!
As I close out this year and look toward next year, I want to continue what was good and improve upon it. I have a vision of myself, fully expressed,…Read More
5 FAQs on Hormones and Weight Loss Resistance
What happens in the body regarding weight gain and loss when estrogen and progesterone are out of balance? Estrogen is the primary female sex hormone. It gives women hips and…Read More
Balance Your Hormones, Balance the Scale: 5 Ways to Lose Weight through Natural Hormone Balancing
Are you doing everything right, but still struggling to lose weight? A lot of people seem to think weight loss is just a case of simple math. That all it…Read More
Why High-Intensity Burst Exercise May Be Better For Your Brain
I’m a runner and have always enjoyed the “high” I get from it. I first ran after my freshmen year of college, determined to drop the freshman 15. Then I…Read More