Weight loss

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 all animals, plants, and microbes …

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insulin resistance and weight loss

Insulin Resistance and Weight Loss

As spring arrives and you look forward to shedding the sweaters of winter you may be considering a diet to help you shed some extra winter pounds.  If you’ve tried restrictive diets that “should” work but don’t then you are not alone. In fact, 95% of calorie-restrictive diets fail, even for the most diligent and …

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love what you eat

Do You Love What You Eat?  Your Answer Can Impact Weight Loss

I believe it’s a coffee commercial that shows a woman holding a precious fresh cup of steaming coffee.  Her young kids are running through the house and there is chaos all around her, yet she calmly inhales the aroma of her coffee, takes a slow drink, exhales, and then smiles contentedly. I’m often reminded of this …

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gluten sensitivity testing

Amy lost 21 lbs and counting going gluten-free

When I first met Amy, she told me she’d always battled her weight and was tired of the constant struggle. She said she gains by just “looking at food.” She also had arthritis in her knee, her digestion was not ideal, and she felt sluggish during the day. Amy had just found out her Hemoglobin …

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Digestion Connection: Body Weight is influenced by Your Gut

Many of my clients have goals to lose unwanted weight. They are expecting me to recommend more vegetables and less sugar but are surprised when we also start talking about their gut. The amount of fat your body holds is a complex matter.  It involves a perfect balance of many hormones, food, exercise, stress management, …

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