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Adrenal Health

How to Cope with Stressful Times

There will be times when you feel disappointed, frustrated, worried, afraid, concerned, or anxious. You lack clarity and certainty. You feel that you're in the middle of a tornado with not just your head but all your body spinning. You don't feel grounded anymore. You worry that life the way you know it will change… Read More

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Health Benefits of Low Carb Diets

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Low carb diets are trendy but they are no FAD. More and more research is showing health benefits of low carbohydrate diets for weight loss, fat loss, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and brain and nerve function. The USDA guidelines recommend that 45-65% of your calories come from carbohydrates. To put it into perspective, if you're a… Read More

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What to Eat for Thyroid Health–Part 2

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  This is the 3rd article in the thyroid health series. In this post, I continue the with what to eat for optimal thyroid health, focusing on autoimmune hypothyroidism Hashimoto's thyroditis. In the first article, I discussed thyroid labs, what they mean, and why 'normal' labs may not actually mean you have a healthy thyroid… Read More

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In this post, I start discussing the key modifications to help improve your thyroid function through nutrition. Make sure you check the second part of this series next week. Keep in mind that these posts are purely educational and don't replace medical advice from your doctor. In the previous post, I focused on thyroid labs… Read More

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Is your thyroid really fine?

I've been wanting to write about thyroid health for a while. In this post, I summarize symptoms of hypo and hyperthyroidism, common problems with diagnosis, and what you can do to find out what's causing your symptoms so you can fix it and start feeling better. Often, my friends, family and patients say: 'my doctor… Read More

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Collagen is the main protein in connective tissue found in bones, ligaments, tendons, cartilage, and the skin. It is the most abundant protein in your body, making up 25 to 35% of your body’s total protein. Collagen peptides or hydrolyzed collagen simply mean small protein segments. They are pre-digested forms of collagen. Collagen peptides or… Read More

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