We’ve all heard the advice that a getting a good night’s sleep is critical for good health. Indeed, it is. Sometimes that’s easier said than done, right? And can we get a good night’s rest even in the face of stress? Yes!
The importance of fiber in the diet is indisputable and has a profound impact on our digestive health and microbiome, our 100 trillion organism-strong “mini ecosystem.” Most Americans are fiber deficient—some experts in the functional medicine community claim that it’s the most clinically important dietary deficiency.
Our programs aren’t “weight loss programs,” but our clients typically lose weight. Why? Because we work with people to improve their health, which typically results in…weight loss.
Mismanaged blood sugar fuels a shocking number of hormonal complaints that range from big to small. Here’s a partial list of what happens with sugar and your hormones.
Conventionally, cholesterol is often discussed in terms of being “high.” But is it possible for cholesterol levels to be too low? The short answer is yes and it has big implications for our hormones.
When people think eggs, they often think cholesterol; then they think heart disease. But cholesterol is a necessary component of every cell in your body. Let’s get to the bottom of it.
Many of the things that we now need to consider for optimal health are new because our environment has changed. Case in point: the Omega-6 to Omega-3 ratio.
Metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance are major risk factors for two of the leading causes of death in the U.S.– heart disease and diabetes. What does this have to do with the thyroid? A lot.