diet and exercise

Mislabeled ‘Adrenal Fatigue’ Is Crippling Your Health Potential

Foggy thinking, low energy, difficulty handling stress, mild depression, lightheadedness and increased effort to perform daily tasks are just some of the symptoms that integrative and alternative health practitioners are associating with what they frequently label “adrenal fatigue”.

Are any of these symptoms part of your daily experience? You’re not alone if they are.

And while someone may have told you that you have adrenal fatigue, in reality there is no medical diagnosis for adrenal fatigue. It’s not like there is something called stomach fatigue…or pancreatic fatigue or any other organ or glandular “fatigue” disorder.

There is something called diabetes which is related to dysfunction of the pancreas and there is something called acid reflux which is often related to stomach dysfunction but none of these has been given the moniker of “fatigue”.

So why the need to blame the adrenals for running out of gas or feel bad for them when you are tired, depressed and foggy minded? Or say, “Well you clearly need adrenal support because they are fatigued?” […]

|October 5, 2017|diet and exercise, functional medicine, Metabolic Typing|

Are Toxins To Blame For Your Weight Gain?

From synthetically manufactured medical drugs to everyday products such as cosmetics, plastic containers and even the carpet you’re standing on, the modern era has us swimming in a sea of chemicals that are trapping your body in a state of poor health.

And as we mentioned in our post on the optimal production of energy for weight loss, weight gain is a symptom of poor health just like any other symptom you might be experiencing. In order to be healthy and achieve your ideal weight you must address all underlying causes of poor health. Key among these is addressing and dramatically decreasing the level of toxins that you are exposed to on a daily basis. As you’ll find out it’s also important to support your body’s ability to identify and remove the toxins that are already affecting you from the inside. […]

|September 18, 2017|diet and exercise, functional medicine, Metabolic Typing|

The Ketogenic Diet: A Good Fit For Everyone?

Everybody loves a parade.

Brightly colored floats, music, dancing and everyone clapping with excitement for their favorite float or performance. Parades really are a lot of fun for everyone and a chance to just let go along with the crowd.

When one exciting float finishes passing by then everyone settles back down waiting for the next one to bring the crowd to their feet. Then it all starts again with clapping and cheering as another flashy and colorful float comes your way.

At times it seems like dietary trends are kind of like one of these parades.  Dressed up in their fancy costumes of “controlled” studies with a marching band of bloggers to set the beat.

You probably remember pretty clearly when the Atkins float came marching into town… […]

|September 12, 2017|diet and exercise, Metabolic Typing|

What Your Doctor Isn’t Telling You About Weight Gain

Imagine a row of blind women and men, each one holding the one in front of them. The first one doesn’t see, all of the people in the middle can’t see and the last one doesn’t see.  It’s hard to believe that the diet industry and even the healthcare system are blind to two of the most glaring truths about health and weight loss…

But they are.

And sadly most of us don’t realize that we are being led by the blind.

We are here to pull you out of that line and open your eyes so that you can finally reach your weight loss and health goals. […]

|August 31, 2017|diet and exercise, functional medicine, Metabolic Typing|

How To Stop Food Cravings In Their Tracks

Chances are you are not unlike the hundreds of thousands of others who experience food cravings on a regular basis. Perhaps for you it comes in unpredictable waves of cravings and you attribute it to stress in your life or if you’re a woman you might attribute it to your menstrual cycle.  Or maybe it really is something that you experience most every single day.

It doesn’t have to be this way.

In fact 99% of the time cravings can be stopped in their tracks completely if you know how to do it.

Read on to learn exactly how to stop food cravings for good. […]

|August 16, 2017|diet and exercise, functional medicine, Metabolic Typing|

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