When we are talking about weight loss, real weight loss, we are talking about long term permanent weight loss. There are many diet therapies that lead to rapid weight loss in the beginning, but have a difficulty in maintaining the loss over time, particularly over the first year. But testosterone therapy is capable of helping […]
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Hey Thyroid Patients! Do You Dig On Swine?
Looks like the best form of thyroid medication you can get is coming from the beloved pig! If you are on thyroid medication, it would be in your best interest to consider “Diggin’ on some swine!” Thyroid hormone is one of the most, if not the most, important hormones you have in your body. It […]
Eat Like a Caveman for a Slimmer Waistline
Our ancestors had something figured out about nutrition without having to really “figure it out.” When it came to staying slim, our cave-dwelling forefathers (and foremothers!) had it in the bag because they simply eat what was naturally available. One of the best questions to ask in nutrition is “How did our ancestors eat?” And, […]
Thyroid Disease: 5 Tell-Tale Signs
Thyroid disease is a nationwide epidemic. It is lurking in the midst of millions of people, mostly women over 50, and is a large cause for so many feeling horrible. The thyroid can be over-functioning, which is called hyperthyroidism, and more typically, under-functioning, which is known as hypothyroidism, or low thyroid. Hypothyroidism is much more […]
Squeeze Your Way to Recovery!
Aches, twitches, stitches, cramps, spasms, stiffness, discomfort, and pain! How do you help yourself? Exercise is wonderful for you, but it also can beat you up if you are not careful. When I was much younger, my pre-workout warm up consisted of walking really close to a couple of overheated drip-sweating patrons. And through the grace of […]
Got Carbs? Got Cancer.
Recent preliminary research is confirming the association of increased carbohydrate intake and breast cancer recurrence. Cancer feeds off of sugar (glucose) and we have known this for a long time. But science is taking it a step further and measuring a biomarker called the IGF1 (Insulin like Glucose Factor 1) receptor. This receptor is found […]