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Thyroid Health

How to Lose Weight and Keep it Off

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For many, weight loss is a constant battle. In this post and video, I share with you 3 important things you must get right to lose weight and keep it off. The common sense secret to keeping your weight is not eating less and exercising more. Yes, that's important, but that's only part of the… Read More


How to Reduce Heartburn and Acid Reflux

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This article discusses how to reduce heartburn and acid reflux from a comprehensive functional nutrition approach. It also explains the root causes of heartburn and acid reflux, and the important role that stomach acid plays in digestion, fighting gut infections, and reducing heartburn. Disclaimer: The purpose of this article and video are purely educational. Do… Read More


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


Coconut Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

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In this post, I share a delicious coconut-based chocolate choc-chips muffins recipe. It's grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, and nut-free. Plus, why use coconut flour and tips for baking with it. Coconut flour is lower in carbohydrates than wheat and other grain flours, which helps balance blood sugar and improve satiety Coconut flour is higher in fiber… Read More


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


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