Let’s jump back into our chat about FAT. Did you know there isn’t just one-size-fits-all when it comes to the fat we have in our bodies?  Our types of fat are a community; they talk to each other and they are linked to what makes up our body composition.  Fat cells can expand their volume…

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I love learning!  I think I have more books to read about various, and mostly health-related topics, that it could take me 6 months to finish them.  My newest and most favorite book is called “Eat Smarter”, by Shawn Stevenson.   I learned about this book on Shawn’s podcast, The Model Health Show.  It’s fantastic, if…

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TODAY’S LESSON: WHY DO WE CRAVE SUGAR? The answer: DOPAMINE!  Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that helps to control feelings of reward and pleasure.  We get dopamine hits from many healthy sources, such as physical touch and exercise, but unfortunately, we also see a spike in dopamine when we have caffeine, narcotics, and – yes –…

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After discovering the many health benefits of the humble banana, you will never look at them the same way.  These 10 ways to use and to eat bananas will blow your mind! Bananas act as a prebiotic, stimulating the growth of friendly bacteria in the bowel.  They also produce digestive enzymes to assist in absorbing nutrients.…

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So what’s the deal??  Why is it so hard to lose weight after 40? There are so many factors that could be at play, so I’ll stick to what I know best, hormone balance.  Yes, your hormones can play a role in why you are unable to lose weight.  There are some very basic ways…

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