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Cholesterol = happy, healthy hormones

Fat.  Saturated fat.  Cholesterol.  Grass-fed butter.  Pastured red Meat. Egg yolks.  What do you think of when you hear those things? If you’re like most people who have been duped for the last 70 years, you probably immediately think of clogged arteries, heart disease, and heart attacks.  You know what I think of when I more…

Time To Stop Believing Everything We Think We Know About Birth Control

  Hormonal birth control does not regulate your period and it does not balance your hormones. Instead, it completely shuts them down. The old school science likes to tell us that it tricks the body into thinking it’s pregnant, but more science is coming out that tells us it actually bears more resemblance to menopause. more…

WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL WITH FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE?

Let’s say you have a splinter in your finger. This splinter is causing quite a bit of misery. It throbs, it’s swollen, and tender to the touch. (Acute inflammation at work) You go see the doctor for your splinter and he/she puts you on painkillers. Wait, what? Why prescribe painkillers to treat the symptoms of more…

Let’s Stop Perpetuating The Calories In/Calories Out Myth

I am SO SICK of seeing simplistic graphics like this all over social media. Graphics that adhere to the notion that we are entirely in control of how our calories are being distributed, utilized, and burned. Guess what! We aren’t! We don’t get a say in all of that. That’s hormones job. Multiple hormones. They more…