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Using Functional Medicine for Health Alchemy

Functional Medicine is one of the pillars of my practice and, these days, it is getting a lot of press.  With The Cleveland Clinic and Dr. Mark Hyman opening a burgeoning functional medicine program it is becoming much more mainstream. Of…
adrenal burnout
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4 Things You Must Know About Adrenal Burnout

Life can be a challenge when you are so tired you are actually wired, and in a vicious cycle! When you are experiencing adrenal burnout life can lose its magic. (Click here to listen to this as an audio.) It's been a long time since my last…
Waking up Exhausted? 6 Solutions for Better Sleep-18756
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Waking up Exhausted? 6 Solutions for Better Sleep

Is better sleep as elusive as the Holy Grail?   Do you hit the snooze button 7 times before you drag yourself out of bed?   Do you drink vats of coffee just to be able to focus for more than 30 seconds?  Do you reach for a Danish…
Hormonal Imbalance?  Think Thyroid!-11973
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Hormonal Imbalance? Think Thyroid!

So how does it happen that the thyroid is both cause and effect of hormonal imbalance?  Take a look at the various hormones in the body and how they work below. Cortisol.  First on our list is the "stress" hormone. Cortisol is…
the truth about leptin resistance
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The Lowdown on Leptin:: Pt. 2

Leptin is one of the reasons I love my job.  I know that sounds a little insane but it's true.  One of the big reasons I love being a nutritionist is having the unique opportunity to unravel the mystery of the health issues of my clients.…
sugar
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Sugar:: Friend or Foe?

Jumping on the 'no sugar' bandwagon may be short sighted. Find out why.
DHEA and Adrenal Fatigue
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DHEA:: The "Other" Stress Hormone

What is DHEA and should you supplement?
Where low carb goes awry
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The Problems with Paleo:: When Atkins Goes Awry

What happens when low carb or no carb goes too far.
Carbs are killing you
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All Carbs are NOT Created Equal

A good infographic on why carbs (starches) will make you fat.
the whole grain myth
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The Whole Grain Myth:: An Insulin Nightmare

How do whole grains really affect your blood sugar? Is the health of whole grains truth or a big myth. You be the judge.