Low carb diet and its affect on your hormones

Why Long-Term Success on a Low Carb Diet Can Be Challenging for Women

Posted: October 19, 2021

“I lost SO much weight when I was on a very low carb diet but I also lost my period and experienced symptoms of fatigue, crankiness, my skin breaking out and dizziness.” Does this sound familiar? Even though going low carb is a great way to lose weight quickly, it is NOT the best for […]

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3 Easy Strategies to Staying Healthy During the Holidays

Posted: October 13, 2021

As we all roll into the holiday season, there’s not a better time to reevaluate your health goals and find ways for staying healthy during the holidays.   This time of year, most people will want to wait until the new year to start focusing on getting healthy and losing weight. But it is AMAZING […]

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How Much Weight Can You Lose in a Month? A Healthy Weight Loss Plan 

Posted: October 6, 2021

I’m sure you’ve seen those magazines that feature celebrity stories of rapid weight loss and the step-by-step meal plan on “how to lose 10 pounds in 10 days.” Yeah, those don’t work (as I’m sure you know). Instead of asking yourself “how fast can I drop these 20 pounds?” I want you to change the […]

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How Nature Can Help You Feel Better Today

Posted: September 22, 2021

Every time I go outside in nature, I notice that I immediately feel better. Even if it is for a few minutes, it makes a big difference in my mood and my day. Studies have shown that being around greenery and nature lowers blood pressure and stress hormone levels, reduces nervous system arousal, enhances immune […]

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Hormones and Weight Loss

Posted: September 14, 2021

Your weight is largely controlled by hormones. Research shows that hormones influence your appetite and how you store fat. This blog is going to discuss four main hormones and their effect on your weight. Leptin This is a hormone that reduces hunger. Leptin levels are directly correlated with body fat levels. This means that as […]

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How to Stop Late-Night Snacking

Posted: September 7, 2021

Late-night snacking is one of the biggest struggles I hear from my clients. And probably one of the most common reasons for weight gain over time. If you find yourself feeling bored after the kids have gone to bed or you want a “late-night reward” for being an amazing mom and handling all of the […]

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Artificial Sweeteners and Weight Loss

Posted: September 1, 2021

Are artificial sweeteners a good alternative for regular sugar? Artificial sweeteners provide desirable sweetness without the added calories. There are different brands and types of artificial sweeteners. Some of the most common brand names are Stevia, Sweet and Low, Truvia, Splenda, and Equal. Sweeteners contain zero calories because our bodies can not metabolize these sugars. […]

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Build Your Meals For Sustainable Weight Loss

Posted: August 24, 2021

Weight loss can be simple and you don’t need to count calories if you understand the way your body digests different nutrients. Your weight loss efforts need to be sustainable and last long term and it all comes down to adding 3 key nutrients. The biggest mistake I see happening is women will overly restrict […]

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