Exercise and Energy Balance

I recently taught an online class called The Missing Link – sustainable steps to keep your hormones balanced. In it, we explored Excise and Energy Balance. While I did make it very clear that you cannot “outrun” an unhealthy diet – by which I...

What do I Eat Now?

There is no shortage of nutritional advice. Some of it is beneficial advice. Some of it is harmful advice. Frankly, it can be difficult to tell the difference. On top of confusion about nutritional approaches (should I restrict fat or carbs?), there are considerations...

How to Eat for Lasting Weight Loss

What you eat: Insulin gained its notoriety for its role in lowering blood sugar. When blood sugar is elevated, insulin is released to escort that sugar to safer places. This is “good” because extra sugar in the blood wreaks havoc on the body, causing rapid aging and...

Hormones that Help or Hurt

Your body uses a team of hormones to keep all things in balance. ALL THE THINGS. We call this process of creating balance homeostasis, but the reality is that our attempts to adapt (keep the balance) can become maladaptive when our mechanisms of balance, designed for...