About half of the US population has insulin resistance – and most don’t know it! Insulin resistance is NOT just about diabetes and obesity, but nearly every chronic disease/disorder has been linked – heart disease, hormone imbalances, cancer, autoimmune conditions, and even infertility and sexual… Read More »10 Signs of Insulin Resistance and 3 Ways to Repair
And how is it diagnosed? Research shows 88% of the population are NOT metabolically healthy! Are you one of the 88% or one of the 12%? In this video I walk you through the 5 markers of metabolic syndrome, so you will know which group… Read More »What is Metabolic Syndrome?
This study from 2020 published in the Integrative Medicine: A Clinicians Journal, looked at the effects of spore-based probiotics on people with high triglycerides.Read this study here. Poor gut health has been linked to nearly every chronic disease and a healthy, diverse microbiome has been… Read More »Can Probiotics Lower Triglyceride Levels?
How do carbohydrates affect the brain’s reward center? Harvard Medical School just published a brand new study in the Journal of Nutrition on this very topic! They examined 72 overweight adults over 20 weeks, comparing a low carb/high fat, moderate carb/fat, and a high carb/low… Read More »Are Carbs Really Addictive?
We’ve all heard how much fiber we need and that most people don’t consume enough fiber. We need it for our colon health, healthy bowel movements, lowering cholesterol, feeding our microbiome…but is it true? There’s a bit of conflicting information in the science, but there… Read More »Is Fiber Necessary or Overhyped?
We’ve been told for years that in order to lose weight we have to be in a calorie deficit – this can be from reducing our calorie intake, increasing our calorie burn or a combination of the two. But does it work? Is this the… Read More »Is ‘Eat Less Move More’ Good Advice for Weight Loss?
Saturated fats have been the enemy for decades…and most recommendations will tell you stop reduce them. But what does the scientific research say? Watch this video for the latest. This video references this study from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32562735/
Metabolic syndrome is a commonly-known disorder of increased waist circumference, elevate blood pressure, low HDL (“good”) cholesterol, elevated blood sugars, and high fasting insulin. Check out this video for research on metabolic disorders. Questions? Drop ‘em!
In this video I discuss this study published in February 2021 in the ISME Journal: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41396-021-00909-x#Sec18 This study examined saccharine, sucralose (Splenda), aspartame, and acesulfame potassium (aka ace-K or acesulfame K) and how these sweeteners impact microbes – specifically microbial resistance. These sweeteners are poison… Read More »Non-Nutritive Sweeteners lead to MORE antimicrobial resistance!
The Journal of the American Medical Association published a study in September 2020 evaluating the use of time-restricted eating for weight loss in overweight and obese adults. Their findings, unlike many other studies, showed little benefit. In this video, I walk through how they designed… Read More »Time Restricted Eating & Weight Loss
We try to do our best…we know most municipal water is contaminated with a variety of compounds, so a lot of us go for bottled water instead. Healthier, right? Not necessarily. There have been numerous reports of bottled water simply being tap water in a… Read More »Is that Arsenic in Your Water Bottle?
Obesogens – are they the reason you struggle to lose weight, feel tired all the time, struggle with chronic pains, and other ongoing mysterious symptoms not matter what you do? These chemical compounds cause far more than just obestiy (like that isn’t bad enough). They’ve… Read More »Are Obesogens Causing your Chronic Symptoms?
If you’re fed up with the fad diets, quick fixes, and limited meal plans … this is why! They don’t work. They’re not really meant to work long term. In this video I’ll share the top 5 pitfalls and what you can do instead. There’s… Read More »5 Pitfalls to Dieting (and what to do instead)
These days we all know we should be drinking a lot of water…hydration really is key. But did you know most water is actually loaded with toxic chemicals, contaminants, and unhealthy microbes? Just look at a few of the most common contaminants: Aluminum Ammonia Arsenic… Read More »Clean Water