Best-selling author and queen of tidying up, Marie Kondo, has taught millions of people how to create a life in which everything in it “sparks joy.” But what if we could apply this same logic to dieting? What if we could plan our meals based on feelings of joy instead of restriction and restraint?
While I was a 4th year medical student doing my rural rotations in central Florida, one of my first patients was a migrant worker suffering from severe abdominal cramping and diarrhea. First, I went through the “medical differential diagnosis”. This means...
I have been practicing fasting for years now and view it as part of my ongoing commitment to a healthy lifestyle. Because of its scientifically proven weight-loss results and other significant health benefits, I have specifically incorporated a form of it called “ intermittent fasting” into my Keto-Green ™diet and lifestyle program.
Mood swings. Hot flashes. Weight gain. These are just some of the most well-known and dreaded side effects of menopause. Unfortunately, most women think these symptoms are a “part of life” and “come with the territory,” when the truth is that women don’t need to suffer because of a hormone imbalance.
Menopause came to me early - after the tragedy of losing my child, I was further devastated with a diagnosis of premature ovarian failure. Without a doubt, my hormones were a mess, and on top of it all, my beautiful long, thick hair started falling out in clumps. Every day became worse. Maybe you can relate. As you approach menopause, your natural levels of hormones start to change. Around this time, you may notice that your hair has started to thin.
You’re not quite sure how — or when — things went downhill. You used to have so much fun in bed, but suddenly your sex life just isn’t what it used to be. By 9 p.m. you’re more interested in going to sleep than in a steamy session with your man. Your libido, your energy, even your passion, are MIA.
Creeping weight gain — even while maintaining the same diet and exercise routine — is a problem for many women during menopause, especially body fat around the abdominal area. Yes, that dreaded, stubborn belly fat!
Did you know that there are natural ways to lower your chances of getting breast cancer? Diet changes, lifestyle choices, and nutritional supplements will reduce inflammation and reduce your risk for breast cancer.