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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.

Functional Lab Tests Your Doctor Won't Run

Functional Lab Tests Your Doctor Won’t Run

Today we’re talking about functional lab tests your doctor won’t run (and likely doesn’t even know about)! Let me first start by explaining the differences between conventional medical lab testing and functional lab testing.  Let’s start with conventional lab testing you’d likely see through your… Read More »Functional Lab Tests Your Doctor Won’t Run

Metabolic Health

Metabolic Health: Understanding and Improving It

You may have heard the term “metabolic health” before, but what does it really mean? Metabolic health refers to the state of your body’s metabolic functions, such as how efficiently your body processes food and maintains a stable blood sugar level. It’s so much more… Read More »Metabolic Health: Understanding and Improving It

navigating cancer together podcast

Navigating Cancer Together podcast

Navigating Cancer Together Podcast This week I was featured on the Navigating Cancer Together Podcast by Talaya Dendy. Show notes: Andrea Nicholson is Board Certified in Holistic Nutrition and holds additional certifications as a Nutrition Therapist Master, and Level 3 Restorative Wellness Practitioner.   In… Read More »Navigating Cancer Together podcast

Investigating Health Challenges

Investigating Health Challenges In case you didn’t know, let me give you a little back story about me.  I spent 15 years working as a crime scene investigator and forensic scientist.  Throughout that career, I developed great skills in solving mysteries, asking great questions, looking… Read More »Investigating Health Challenges

Gut health

Gut Health: Why It Matters in the Winter

Winter can be a difficult time of year for your gut. With the lack of fresh air, cold temperatures, reduced activity, and less sunshine, your digestive and detox systems can suffer. It’s important to prioritize gut health during this season in order to ensure that… Read More »Gut Health: Why It Matters in the Winter