Three Easy Steps to Fix Your Fatigue

Fatigue is the most common complaint I hear – both from clients in my practice and from friends and family. They feel like their energy and focus disappear by the mid-afternoon and that they need stimulants (e.g., coffee, sugar, Red Bull, etc.) to keep going.

What bothers me most is that for some reason we act like it’s normal to be tired … that it’s just a side effect of being busy and having a full life. One unwanted side effect of being super tired...

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The Four Fundamental Functional Labs

Something I hear a lot from business owners is that they find it hard to put more time and effort into their business because of nagging symptoms.  They suffer from fatigue, digestive issues, brain fog, joint pain, poor sleep, allergies, etc.

While symptoms can be very disruptive in your life, they are not a disease.  In today’s society, we tend to be more focused on taming the symptom, but in doing so, we are not addressing the actual dysfunction in the body. It’s far...

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Can I Do Something About My Metabolism?

This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days.

You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight. But what exactly does this all mean?

Well, technically, “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body. It’s how you take in nutrients and oxygen and use them to fuel everything you do.

Your body has an incredible ability to grow, heal, and generally stay alive. And without this amazing...

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3 Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing.  And it’s not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance.  And perhaps the alcohol, too…..

It is way too easy (and common) to indulge on those special days.

But it doesn’t always stop there.  Sometimes we overeat on regular days.  Or at regular meals.  Or, All. The. Time.

Here are three tips to avoid overeating at meals.

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Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong

Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere!

And each expert and association tries to lead you in their direction because they know best and their advice is going to help you.  Right?

Well, maybe…

Everyone has heard (and maybe lived through) the intense focus on how much you eat.  This has gotten way too much attention because while this does affect your weight and energy level, it’s certainly not the “holy grail” of health. 

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How Do I Know if I Have a Leaky Gut?

“Leaky gut” is a popular topic in the health and wellness spheres these days. It’s been blamed for many symptoms and conditions that seem to be all-too-common. Allergies, intolerances, joint pain, even autoimmune diseases can all be linked back to leaky gut.

But what exactly is leaky gut? What causes it? What kinds of issues are related to it? And most of all, what can you eat for leaky gut?

What is a leaky gut?

Simply put, your “gut” (a.k.a. “intestinal...

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Why Does Every Nutrition Pro Tell Me To “Heal My Leaky Gut”? How Can It Be Leaking?!

There’s A LOT of talk in the health world about gut health these days. You’ve probably even heard that the key to reversing a whole host of health issues, ranging from skin issues to serious autoimmune conditions, starts with healing your so-called leaky gut.

Afterall, Hippocrates is famously credited with stating that “all disease begins in the gut”.

Several factors are thought to disrupt the normal intestinal environment and contribute to a leaking gut. 
But what...

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Humans Are The Only Animal That Need Advice On What To Eat

It’s a crazy statement, right?  Do we really need to be told what to eat in order to feel healthy and vibrant?  Our ancestors, barring dietary variations based on religion, climate and food preparation, ate real food. But most of us have gotten so far away from how our ancestors ate.  One only needs to go back two or three generations to see this.  We have become addicted to sugar, soda, fast food, and other convenience foods that we have since forgotten what...

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Water: How Much Should I Drink?

It’s easy to argue that water is the most essential nutrient. It’s needed by every cell and is essential for the proper function of the body. 

Water makes up way over half of the blood. In addition to helping control body temperature, stabilize blood pressure and regulate heartbeat, the water in blood cushions joints and aids digestion. One more thing: it helps maintain electrolyte (mineral) balance. And those are just a few of its roles. Not bad for a little liquid.

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Intermittent Fasting 101

Intermittent fasting is easier than it sounds. You simply alternate periods of eating with periods of not eating (fasting). The goal: to limit calorie intake during certain hours each day or during certain days each week.  

Sound too much like a diet? Intermittent fasting is more of an eating pattern than a diet. It limits when we eat, not what we eat. That’s part of its appeal for people who don’t want to count calories or keep a food log to track everything they eat.

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