• Blog,  Exercise,  Nutrition,  Sleep,  Stress Management,  Weight Loss,  Women's Health

    Are You Eating Healthy But Still Can’t Lose Weight?

    You do everything “right.” Somehow, however, those stubborn extra pounds won’t leave. And worse, they seem to have shifted to your midsection. What happened to your shape? You can be eating healthy and still struggle with weight. For women, it’s easy to blame slowing weight loss on the hormonal shifts that come with age, but these changes are not necessarily due to menopause. Instead, insulin resistance could be the cause. How Does Insulin Affect Your Weight? Let’s start by looking…

  • Blog,  gut health,  Nutrition

    What Does Your Poop Say About Your Health?

    Let’s chat about your bowel movements. Did you just cringe a bit? Let’s face it, poop isn’t anybody’s favourite topic. Nonetheless, our bowel movements hold valuable clues to our overall health. But these signs are often ignored because most of us are a bit uncomfortable talking about them – even to our healthcare providers. Your Appointment is a Judgement-Free Zone Keep in mind that your healthcare practitioner will not be shocked or uncomfortable if you talk about your poop. In…

  • Blog,  gut health,  Stress Management,  sugar,  Thyroid Health,  Weight Loss

    Thyroid Disorders: How to Reduce Your Risk

    Your thyroid is your body’s powerhouse. Your energy levels, metabolism, and heart rate are all controlled by this small, butterfly-shaped gland. Without enough thyroid hormone, your mitochondria aren’t able to produce the energy that your cells need for optimum performance. At the other end of the spectrum, your body can go into “overdrive” if it produces too much thyroid hormone. Thyroid Issues are More Common Than you Think With so much at stake with regards to your overall health, maintaining…

  • Blog,  candida,  Detox,  gut health,  Nutrition

    Candida : Are You Experiencing Yeast Overgrowth?

    White coating on your tongue, mysterious skin rashes, bloating, constipation and you’re always ready to eat something sweet? You could be suffering from Candida overgrowth. What is Candida Albicans? Candida albicans is the most common kind of yeast that co-exists with humans. Under optimal conditions, candida plays a valuable role in our digestive systems, since we need small amounts of candida in our mouths and throughout our digestive system in order to fully digest our food. However, as anyone who’s…

  • acne,  Blog,  Stress Management,  Supplements,  Women's Health

    Stubborn Acne That Won’t Go Away?

    Growing numbers of women are dismayed to discover they didn’t leave acne behind when they finished high school. Yes, it might seem like a cruel joke, but it’s possible to have pimples and wrinkles at the same time. In fact, 54 percent of women over 25 experience some acne. And the numbers are expected to increase, with some skin care experts calling the increase in outbreaks in adult women “an epidemic.” What’s behind the rise in problem pimples? Although we…