Tips and evidence based strategies for maintaining a healthy weight.
Balancing the stress response to high intensity exercise is a central strategy to ensure adequate exercise recovery and to reach new heights of performance.
As I’ve discussed previously, keeping your stress hormones in balance will help prevent exercise-induced hormone imbalances, lean muscle wasting, and poor healing of muscles and connective tissues.
So how can we actually keep our stress hormones in balance?
Can it really be achieved by a few changes in the foods we eat and when we eat them?
With my one-on-one patients, I add personalized supplement regimens to the list, focusing on botanicals and products that yield wide-reaching performance support. I choose those […]
Action Steps to Reverse Leptin Resistance, Improve Eating Behavior & Curb Weight Gain When Diet and Exercise Efforts Fail
The majority of us are overweight and obese, and it’s killing our healthcare system, our economy, and us.
I know changing eating habits is difficult.
But it’s entirely possible to change eating behaviors and get rid of excess weight naturally.
So I’m just going to cut to the chase on the advanced strategies that I would recommend to my own grandmother if she needed to attack these problems head on.
1.) Work with a professional trained in functional nutrition to identify and address imbalance of hypothalamus-pituitary pathways affecting regulation of stress, thyroid function, growth & sex hormones.
- Take practical steps to improve sleep such as reducing caffeine intake.
- High levels of cortisol are related to obesity and reducing stress may help […]
You’ve tried everything.
The weight just won’t come off.
It haunts you. Stalks you.
And you just want it to go away.
Your doctor tells you that there is a surgical option that can help reduce cravings and get rid of the extra pounds, fast.
He tells you that the excess weight you’re carrying is life-threatening – putting you at high risk for diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.
You want to know the risks, and what effects surgery may have on your nutritional health.
Will the weight return long-term?
Am I making the right choice?
Everyone you talk to wants to give you their opinion.
You hear it the most from those close to you. “Do this!“, “Don’t do that!“, “What you really need to do…”
But it’s your decision to make, not theirs.