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?”

THE IMPORTANCE OF SLEEP

“Good sleep requires fairly vigorous metabolism and a normal body temperature. In old age, the metabolic rate is decreased, and sleep becomes defective.” Ray Peat. PhD The key to quality sleep is high energy metabolism and maintaining optimal body temperature (36.6’C-37’C). Ample energy is required to relax fully and sleep deeply. Children sleep well becauseContinue reading “THE IMPORTANCE OF SLEEP”

Busting 8 Diet Myths

Myth 1: Carbohydrates are fattening and should be limited when trying to lose weight. Many foods high in starch, like bread, rice, pasta, cereals, beans, fruits, and some vegetables (like potatoes and yams) are low in fat and calories. They become high in fat and calories when eaten in large portion sizes or when coveredContinue reading “Busting 8 Diet Myths”

Movement is therapy

Movement or Exercise is physical and mental therapy. A big component of health and wellness is movement. This is why I love what I do! Physical activity is used as a treatment therapy for many chronic illnesses, to rehab injuries and to relieve mental illness and depression. In the age of sedentary lifestyles, desk boundContinue reading “Movement is therapy”