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  • How To Meet Your Body’s Iron Needs - Optimizing Your Need for Iron Iron is an essential mineral that helps maintain many vital functions in the body. This includes the production of hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that helps transport oxygen throughout the body. Consuming enough iron is important. Without it, your body will struggle to produce enough healthy red blood… ---read more
  • Lighten Up with a Spring Detox: 7 Key Steps - Lighten Up with a Spring Detox: 7 Key Steps Consider lightening up with a spring detox! Spring is a time for renewal, rebirth, new beginnings – and a spring detox. One survey found that almost 80% of us embark on at least one spring cleaning project at this time of the year, with bedrooms, closets,… ---read more
  • Hormonal Health: Balance Is Important For Women - Hormonal health is all about balance Hormonal health is all about balance - but achieving the right balance can be a challenge, particularly for women at midlife. One of the most striking examples of this is found in women whose estrogen and progesterone balance is off. The wide range of symptoms in this situation can… ---read more
  • Be Sure to Get the Whole Story on your Thyroid. - Your thyroid is a small organ with a huge impact on all aspects of your health. Thyroid hormone impacts every cell in your body, so even a small disturbance in thyroid hormone levels affects your digestive tract, brain, heart, metabolism, glucose and cholesterol levels, and much more. Yet, despite its importance, thyroid problems are one… ---read more
  • Why It’s Important to Support Your Immune System - We have weathered some serious concerns about our health and how to protect ourselves from viruses like Covid-19 over the last year and a half. We know the fight is not over and that having a strong and healthy immune system is your first defense in preventing invaders from taking over. As we enter into… ---read more
  • Breast Implant Illness: What We Know So Far - Breast Implant Illness: What We Know So Far The choice to get breast implants is highly personal, and most women don’t make the decision lightly. Whether it’s cosmetic or reconstructive, implant surgery is a major procedure, with important health implications. Women who have implants, and women considering the surgery, should be aware of the possible… ---read more
  • Signs of Hormonal Imbalance - Signs of Hormonal Imbalance Hormones affect every aspect of your wellbeing, from your appetite to your zest for life. Despite their large impact on overall health, hormonal imbalances can be frustratingly difficult to recognize. That’s partly because our hormones must maintain a delicate balance and even a slight shift can have negative repercussions. Key Players… ---read more
  • Healthy Aging Secrets - The search for the fountain of youth is as old as time. Here’s an idea. What if the fountain of youth is simply the sum of our decisions? If that’s the case, then the power to live long and well is (somewhat) in our hands! We can influence our longevity by making a daily commitment… ---read more
  • Ways to Find Balance During Perimenopause - Frustrated by the symptoms of perimenopause such as mood swings, weight gain, and anxiety? There are ways to find balance during perimenopause. ---read more
  • How to Get off the Weight Loss Roller Coaster - Are you ready to step off of the diet roller coaster? Give us a call! We can assess your insulin, stress response, thyroid, genes and toxin load. ---read more
  • Dreaming of A More Restful Sleep? - Tossing and turning? Watching the hours crawl by? Even one night of poor sleep can make you an exhausted, irritable, sugar-craving beast the next day. We all have the odd sleepless night, but if sleep loss goes on long enough more serious problems like hormone imbalance, immune dysfunction and weight gain can result. Let’s look… ---read more
  • Getting to the Root of Rosacea Symptoms - Rosacea is a chronic skin inflammation that can make you run for cover at a time when spending time outside with friends is all you want to do. Even indoors, it's hard to ignore your red, bumpy face when you’re staring at your own reflection on every video call! Are you tired of rosacea running… ---read more
  • Women: Look after you Heart, Here’s Why. - What does someone with heart disease look like? A stressed out CEO? A smoker over 50? Whatever image came to your mind, chances are it was of a male. We think of heart disease as a male problem, but did you know that more women die of heart disease than men? It's now the leading… ---read more
  • Nutritional Deficiencies – Are You At Risk? - Never before in history has so much food been so readily available. With the click of a mouse, many of us can have nutritious, quick to prepare meals delivered right to our door. And, thanks to the internet, it’s easier than ever to learn about our bodies’ needs and what we should be eating. So… ---read more
  • Is Your Liver Sluggish? Restore Its Health and Get Your Vitality Back - You might think that a sluggish liver is something that only heavy drinkers or fans of fried food have to worry about. However, conditions like fatty liver are becoming increasingly common among people who don’t drink much alcohol at all. In fact, fatty liver affects up to 25 to 30 percent of us.  And its… ---read more
  • Don’t Let Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis Zap Your Energy - A diagnosis of Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid, means that your thyroid gland is not producing high enough hormone levels to carry out its many roles in the body. Thyroid hormones play roles in a wider range of physical functions than most of us realise, so when those hormone levels get out of whack, the entire… ---read more
  • Total recall – keeping your memory sharp. - We all have momentary memory lapses. If you’ve ever searched for your lost car in a parking lot, or stumbled for a name mid-conversation, you know that feeling of having an important fact right at the edge of your mind ... somewhere. Of course, as we grow older, those temporary memory blips become more troublesome… ---read more
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome: What You Need to Know - Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) can impact many aspects of a woman’s health, from her moods, her weight, to her chances of conception. This surprisingly common condition can be difficult to diagnose and treat. That’s partly because conventional medicine practices are often geared towards tackling the symptoms without truly getting to the underlying reasons. Natural treatments… ---read more
  • How Do You Know Your Body is Out Of Balance? - Are you feeling burnt out and overwhelmed? You’re not alone. Let’s face it: We’re all busy, dealing with endless to-do lists and struggling to balance it all. The result is often a day-to-day life that feels too hectic. We feel pulled away from the things that matter - and we may have even forgotten what… ---read more
  • Which Is More Important: Diet or Exercise? - Eat less, exercise more. You’ve probably heard that’s the secret to weight loss. So, it makes sense that if you want to lose weight quickly, or if you’ve hit a weight-loss plateau, you need to really ramp up the exercise, right? Unfortunately, many people experience frustration with this approach. Why aren’t they successful?  Research suggests… ---read more