The Benefits of Dairy

The Benefits of Dairy

This is probably the most controversial topic in the world of nutrition. I understand both sides. I also, cut dairy out for 9 years myself. “If you haven’t been confused at some point about nutrition then you may have not read enough.”  This thought...
Supplements to Lower Cortisol

Supplements to Lower Cortisol

The hormone of cortisol is released under times of stress. Our ability to handle stress is largely dependent on the protective hormones of dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), pregnenolone and progesterone. If our stress management is lacking, and our reserves of protective...
Do You Have Broken Metabolism?

Do You Have Broken Metabolism?

When a person uses the phrase, ‘broken metabolism’ they are usually referencing their ability or lack thereof, to burn calories. This typically originates from those who echo, “I look at food and gain inches!” There is an assumption that the...
Pros and Cons of Coffee

Pros and Cons of Coffee

A few weeks ago I was training a client in her home. Some of my home clients will have a TV on in the background while the session is happening. During this particular session a national morning show was the background noise. In between sets we took notice of a guest...
Should you avoid Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids?

Should you avoid Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids?

  First of all, what exactly are Polyunsaturated fatty acids? From a chemical standpoint, polyunsaturated fats are simply fat molecules that have more than one unsaturated carbon bond in the molecule, this is also called a double bond. Oils that contain...

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