Getting Back to Fitness, Overtraining & How much exercise it too much?

Let's talk about the idea of overtraining and eating as it pertains to engaging or reengaging with fitness and nutrition in order to lose weight. Typical scenarios are individuals who were very fit and exercising regularly in the past, but maybe suffered an injury, had a child or simply fell out...
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Craving Salt? Craving Sweet? Pregnancy Cravings? This Will Help

"Have a protein shake in the morning. Have a big salad for lunch. Eat a sensible dinner. Oh, and take this cocoa drink at least twice daily whether you want it or not." That's what I told her. She had been suffering from the worst cravings. They came in the morning about two hours after her...
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Cravings? This Will Help

So you are 10 days into your diet.  You made it through the first weekend with flying colors and you even lost 5 pounds and several inches. You are kicking ass. But Wednesday morning you wake up feeling tired.  For some reason you were tossing and turning last night. You had a near miss...
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How To Stop Cravings For Sweet, Chocolate & Salt

In the last two blogs (HERE and HERE) I gave you a ton of info on cravings. Cravings are impacted by way more than food. For example, if you go for a long run you may feel great for a few hours after, but that run may be the cause of your inexplicable pasta binge at dinner later that night. This...
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PCOS Treatment? Metformin For PCOS? There May Be Something Better

I hope you have been enjoying the last few blogs on PCOS. If you missed the first two, you can check them out HERE and HERE. On the last blog I promised I was going to give you the supplement that outperforms Metformin for PCOS.   That supplement is called berberine. The study was published...
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Ovarian Cysts? PCOS Symptoms? Watch out for this food

In the last blog, I said I was going to tell you a little more about the condition that causes ovarian cysts, PCOS. In particular, I want to tell you about the one food most associated with PCOS. That food is dairy. By dairy I mean products derived from milk, not eggs (many people wrongly think...
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PCOS Symptoms? Want to know the cause?

It is not what you think it is. That is why PCOS is so difficult to treat and deal with. If you are like most people, your doctor has probably said PCOS is about your ovaries and the hormones it produces. Maybe you have heard that a lack of progesterone and an excess of estrogen has negatively...
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Can't Sleep? Snoring, Apnea & Restless Legs

In this blog I want to cover a few things that are in our new sleep program as a way to give you an idea of its unique education, and give you a chance to see if you it is something you could benefit from. So let's talk about super-sleepers, snoring and restless leg syndrome (RLS). Super-sleepers...
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Foods That Help You Sleep

In the last blog we talked about two aspects of sleep: the circadian rhythm and the sympathetic response. The main idea of that blog was to understand that almost always, sleep issues are not about things you need to start doing, but rather about things you need to stop doing. You can review that...
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I Can't Sleep. Why Can't I Sleep?

I have this weird thing; a sleep phenomenon that started about 5 years ago. I will fall asleep just fine, but my sleep feels very superficial. I don't know how else to describe it, it is like I am not getting into the deeper more restorative phases of sleep. And then, around 4 o'clock in the...
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