Got gut issues??

So, whats causing your gut issues? It could be one or several things – and its totally individual and dependent on your history regarding illness, medications, diet and stress. Here is a common list of irritants that we often see with clients: Processed foods, sugar, and unrefined carbs. Unknown food sensitivity (lots of bloating/ gasContinue reading “Got gut issues??”

Digestive issues and inability to lose fat?

Is this you? It’s time we focus on the health of your liver, if your liver is not functioning optimally – your hormones will have a hard time remaining balanced. Not only is the liver in charge of metabolizing hormones and converting thyroid hormones (T4- inactive form to T3- active form) – but it playsContinue reading “Digestive issues and inability to lose fat?”

Are you ready to lose weight?

How do you know if you are ready to lose weight?? Have you just decided okay : “I have gained weight, time to lose weight, so ill slash the calorie intake and start exercising 2 hours a day?!” – if this is you comment with a yellow heart. Or have you checked in with yourselfContinue reading “Are you ready to lose weight?”

5 Healthy habits that may trigger IBS

What’s considered healthy for the average person may not necessarily be ‘healthy’ for individuals suffering from IBS.⁣⁣Here are some common ‘healthy’ habits that may trigger symptoms of IBS.⁣1. Eating large salads—If you feel bloated and flared after eating lots of leafy raw greens, try give it a miss and see how you feel. Cooked vegetablesContinue reading “5 Healthy habits that may trigger IBS”

Fitness watches, worth it?

FITNESS WATCHES. DONT BE FOOLED._Devices are inaccurate.Wrist worn energy expenditure devices over estimate the amount of energy expended by 30-98%._30% at minimum! – if your eating back your calories you burned during exercise, you are not going to reach your goals if your goal is WEIGHTLOSS_In a study done with two common wrist worn devicesContinue reading “Fitness watches, worth it?”

Transform your health with WALKING

“15-20 minutes of walking a day can transform your health. “ Marizelle Eggers “the closest thing we have to a wonder drug,” Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention”  According to research walking can have a bigger impact on disease risk and various health conditions than just about any other remedyContinue reading “Transform your health with WALKING”

COMMON NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES

DID YOU KNOW? Women especially those with hormonal imbalance often suffer from certain nutritional deficiencies? Even with following a balanced whole foods diet they may still need to supplement with certain vitamins, minerals and trace minerals to support their bodies to function optimally. (especially if you have been on the pill, or medications like anti-anxiety, antidepressantsContinue reading “COMMON NUTRITIONAL DEFICIENCIES”

STAYING MOTIVATED TO EXERCISE

HOW TO STAY MOTIVATED TO EXERCISE. Motivation fluctuates. Its not possible to rely on being motivated to exercise. Creating habits which are sustainable is reliable. Making exercise and daily movement a habit, you will be more successful in staying consistent. You need to work on creating sustainable habits. Look at your schedule, decide how muchContinue reading “STAYING MOTIVATED TO EXERCISE”

LISTEN TO YOUR BODY

LISTEN TO YOUR BODY. Its so important to tap into your what your body is telling you.  Its something I firmly believe in. And also battle to do sometimes. Its not as easy as it sounds. Society today celebrates being busy, hustling, over exercising, perfect everything but really this is not ideal and nothing isContinue reading “LISTEN TO YOUR BODY”