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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…

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…

Your Olive Oil Mayo Isn’t What It Seems

Another day of sly marketing tactics: How many people buy the olive oil mayo because they know that olive oil is a better choice? But how many people actually flip that jar over and read the ingredients on the backside? It’s not just made with olive oil. There is canola AND soybean oil in it more…

Why Weight Loss Shouldn’t Be The Main Focus When Trying To Lose Weight

Wait, what??? Shouldn’t be the main focus? But that is the focus! That’s the goal. The main concern most people have their entire lives. To lose the weight! How can you lose weight but not focus on losing weight? Simply put; by focusing on the outside factors that led to the weight gain. Factors such more…

My Candida Battle

I’ve been feeling “off” for a while now. Nothing too serious all at once but lots of sporadic symptoms for the last few months.  I believe it started with low energy levels and some general lethargy that I chalked up to thyroid dysfunction. I assumed the stress I was under was affecting the function of more…