This week I was featured on the Rebel Roots Nutrition show talking all about getting through the holidays without overindulging in all the sugar! Check out this episode for strategies related to allowing for some indulgence, choosing NOT to indulge, options to keep it under… Read More »Navigating Sugar During the Holidays
Does anything on this list sound familiar?🔺 Fatigue, low energy or energy dips🔺 Irritable or hangry if you don’t eat🔺 Sugar or carb cravings🔺 Feel better after eating or feel best when eating carbs🔺 Tired if you don’t eat or tired after you eat🔺 Stubborn… Read More »Insulin Rises Decades Before Blood Sugar
Benefits, Risks, and My Thoughts on Drugs Like Ozempic In recent years, GLP-1 agonist drugs like Semaglutide, marketed as Ozempic and Wegovy (among others), have gained attention for their potential to aid in weight loss and manage Type 2 Diabetes. GLP-1 is a hormone produced… Read More »Benefits, Risks, and Discussion of New Weight Loss Drugs
Diabetes and blood sugar dysregulation Diabetes can show up in a variety of forms, and there are other types of blood sugar dysregulation conditions. In this episode, we’ll break it all down. Types of Diabetes: Type 1 Type 1 is an autoimmune condition where the body’s… Read More »Metabolic Health: Diabetes and blood sugar dysregulation
Metabolism and Metabolic Health Metabolic health is one of my primary focuses in my practice because studies have shown that nearly everyone has some level of metabolic dysfunction in America…in 2018 a study published by the University of North Carolina found that only 12% of… Read More »Metabolism and Metabolic Health
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… Read More »Little Known Effects of Blood Sugar Dysregulation
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… Read More »Insulin Resistance – Key Reasons Why it Matters
You’ve likely heard this message since you were a kid – but is it true? Today I want to share my take on this controversial meal and give some tips on how to choose the best foods to start your day. Is breakfast the most… Read More »Is breakfast the most important meal?
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… Read More »Insulin Resistance and Hypertension
Our society is obsessed with weight…but is it really what we should focus on? In this article I’ll share my thoughts on why weight is the wrong metric to focus on (if at all). Weight is the most common “pain point” clients want to work… Read More »Weight is the Wrong Metric
Healthy weight loss – loss that is sustainable, health-promoting, and protective – is the loss of primarily (if not entirely) fat, not lean mass. But how would you know if you’re losing fat or lean mass? Type of mass lost on calorie restriction diets A… Read More »Insulin Resistance Reduces Fat Loss
Why do Continuous Glucose Monitoring? I LOVE data. I always want to know how things work and WHY I should do things (or not do things). I don’t just go with the flow or follow standard advice – I need details and reasons. Proof or… Read More »Continuous Glucose Monitoring – lessons learned
Insulin resistance impacts women’s health The female body is a complex system. It is constantly in flux, adapting to the demands we place on it and continually changing as life changes. But when something goes wrong metabolically, that complex system can quickly become chaotic, throwing… Read More »Insulin Resistance Impacts Women’s Health
In this video we’re talking all about Nutrition Therapy – what it is, who it’s for, how it’s different from other health professions. Not just about food, but it’s a holistic approach to helping your body heal itself. Nutrition Therapy is a fully customized approach,… Read More »What is Nutrition Therapy?