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Featuring nutrition and lifestyle advice and recipes with a sprinkle of education and plenty of tangible take-aways.

thyroid and gut health

Thyroid and Gut Health

Thyroid diseases and gut issues often go hand in hand. Not only do hormones produced by the thyroid affect digestive health, digestive issues can cause nutrient deficiencies that can impair the thyroid’s ability to produce these hormones.  In other words, poor gut health can suppress thyroid function, and poor thyroid...

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Circadian Rhythm Metabolism

What is Circadian Rhythm?

What is Circadian Rhythm? Do you struggle with Falling or staying asleep? Afternoon fatigue? Stubborn weight loss? High blood sugar? You may be experiencing disrupted Circadian Rhythms and some simple changes to lifestyle patterns could be part of the solution. Circadian rhythm is the physical, mental, and behavioral patterns of...

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Can Certain Foods Increase Thyroid Function

Can Certain Foods Increase Thyroid Function?

How to eat for your ideal thyroid health. Hypothyroid or low thyroid function is a common ailment especially among women; we see it daily with our clients. Some people are even taking thyroid medication and have “normal” lab results but still experience symptoms. There are many nutrients needed for optimal...

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Do Saturated Fats Raise Cholesterol

Do Saturated Fats Raise Cholesterol?

How to lower your heart disease risk with nutrition February is heart health month so it’s a good time to dispel many of the cholesterol myths. Often our clients come to their appointment with their latest cholesterol labs and have been told that they need to lower their cholesterol to...

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