The Fastest Way to Reduce Stress

The Fastest Way to Reduce Stress

I’ve been doing this work–nutrition consulting, wellness coaching– for a long time now, and my biggest takeaway isn’t which supplement works the best or what food melts fat off your thighs. The single most impactful factor I’ve observed...
How to Eat an Anti-Inflammatory Diet

How to Eat an Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Inflammation is arguably the root cause of every chronic condition and disease. It’s your body’s response to stress, whether it be stress via injury, diet, lack of sleep, too much work, or internal or external toxins. Think about what happens when you cut...
Top Tips for Hormone Balance

Top Tips for Hormone Balance

I don’t think there’s a worse feeling than being at war with your hormones. I know– I’ve been there. Once upon a time I was struggling with hypothyroidism, low female hormone levels, and adrenal fatigue. That’s a triple whammy. I was...
Earthing: Pseudoscience or Legitimate Healing Practice?

Earthing: Pseudoscience or Legitimate Healing Practice?

    I’ve been seeing a lot of claims about the science of “earthing,” which is pretty much what it sounds like: walking barefoot to have direct contact with the earth. Proponents say that in our urban jungle modern city lives, we no longer have...
Stress Arrest: Holiday Edition

Stress Arrest: Holiday Edition

The holidays are coming! Am I the only person who genuinely enjoys this time of year? I could do without the hustle, I guess, but I love the holiday cooking and sharing food and family time. If the holiday season stresses you out, take a deep breath and read why...

Are Your Hormones Making You Fat?

Last week I posted about how cortisol can cause increased fat storage and weight loss resistance. My business partner and I will be hosting a FREE tele-seminar all about how hormonal imbalance causes weight gain or weight loss resistance. Join us on Wednesday, June...

How Cortisol Makes You Fat

I talk about cortisol a lot. Probably mention it several times every day. It’s important in my line of work, because I help people reduce stress and lose weight, and cortisol is a major player in both of these situations. First, some science. Cortisol is one of...
Twinkie Diet = Weight Loss?

Twinkie Diet = Weight Loss?

Do you count calories or fat grams to lose weight? Is a calorie just a calorie? You may have recently read about the nutrition professor who lost 27 pounds by eating twinkies and junk food. His point is basically that one loses weight by cutting calories–no...