Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance is a key driver of poor metabolic health.  Without sensitivity to insulin, the body remains in a sugar-burning only mode and cannot burn stored body fat for fuel.  This leads to increased hunger and weight loss resistance.

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Can Type 2 Diabetes be Reversed?

To watch this content, click here. To listen to the podcast, click here. Can type 2 diabetes be reversed? Conventional medicine providers will often say that type 2 diabetes is a progressive disease – meaning that the disease will continually get worse and will be with you forever.  That leaves you very little choice in …

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Top 10 Things to Know When You’re Newly Diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes or Prediabetes

To watch this video, click here. To listen to the podcast, click here. Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes Your doctor just told you that you have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes…now what? You might be feeling a range of emotions from scared to angry to just plain overwhelmed. You’re not …

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Prediabetes signs and causes

To listen to this content, click here. To watch this content, click here. Prediabetes signs and causes Prediabetes is a condition in which the body has become less sensitive to the effects of insulin (insulin resistance). This process occurs over many years or even decades before blood sugars start to rise. Statistics in the United …

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How leptin resistance can prevent weight loss

To watch the video of this content, click here. To listen to the podcast of this content, click here. Leptin is a hormone that is produced by fat cells and is responsible for controlling how much food you take in and how much energy you burn. It also plays a role in fertility, immune system …

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Gut Health and Blood Sugar Management are Key to Health

To watch this content click here. To listen to the podcast, click here. Gut health and blood sugar management are key to health In my practice, my top two priorities with my clients are gut health and blood sugar management. They may seem unrelated, but they truly do impact EVERY aspect of your health. This …

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Little Known Effects of Blood Sugar Dysregulation

In today’s content, we are discussing the little-known effects of blood sugar dysregulation and how to manage it. To watch the video of this content, click here. To listen to the podcast, click here. What is blood sugar dysregulation? Blood sugar dysregulation is when your blood sugar levels are constantly fluctuating or staying elevated chronically. …

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Client Story: Removing the Obstacle to Stubborn Weight Loss

Watch this content (video) here. Listen to this content (podcast) here. My top three health goals are to lose this stubborn weight (nothing seems to work or I gain it all back plus), improve my lab results, and gain back muscle tone. This client reached out after getting some scary information from her doctor about …

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9 Non-Digestive Signs You Have an Imbalanced Gut

If you’d prefer – you can watch a video covering this same content here or listen to the audio-only here. Did you know that the health of your gut affects more than just your digestion? It turns out that the gut is intimately connected to almost every system in the body, from your brain to …

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Insulin Resistance – Key Reasons Why it Matters

Insulin Resistance is NOT just about Diabetes! Insulin resistance is surprisingly common affecting more than 1/3 of the population. For obese adults, the numbers are even higher. Sadly, most people have no idea they have insulin resistance. Why should you care? Insulin resistance has been linked to some cancers, Alzheimer’s disease, mental health disorders, diabetes, …

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Are Whole Grains Healthy?

If you have followed any mainstream dietary advice over the last few decades, you’ve likely heard that you should prioritize whole grains in a healthy diet. Health “experts” will tell you that whole grains are heart-healthy, great for digestion, and necessary for weight loss and overall wellness. What does the research say? Are whole grains …

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5 Reasons for Weight Loss Resistance

“I’ve tried it all – and this weight just won’t budge!” Nothing could be more frustrating than strictly following a diet and exercising like mad – yet not getting results (possibly even gaining weight). This is sadly a common struggle, especially for women. There are many reasons why your body may be resisting weight loss. …

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5 ways alcohol affects gut health

Most of us are aware that alcohol might have negative health effects, but many aren’t aware of how harmful it can be to our entire gut system. Alcohol can wreak havoc on your gut by causing inflammation and upsetting the equilibrium of good and bad bacteria, as well as limiting nutrient absorption and even causing …

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Insulin Resistance and Hypertension

Heart disease is the leading cause of death globally – with more than 30% of disease-related deaths. Commonly held beliefs are that heart disease stems from smoking, lack of exercise, alcohol consumption, cholesterol levels, and obesity. These are all relevant factors, but one significant factor – insulin resistance – has garnered little attention. The truth …

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