Archive | August, 2018

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#32: Boost Your Energy, Crush Your Cravings, and Calm Inflammation with the Ketotarian Diet with Dr. Will Cole

You have probably been hearing lots about the ketogenic diet, a revolutionary way of thinking about how we fuel our bodies that has been in the middle of some controversy lately, especially when it comes to women’s hormone health. Dr. Will Cole is here to set the record straight about this traditional diet and explain his new approach to keto, designed to support women while decreasing systemic inflammation.

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Top 5 Ways to Support Your Hormones in Your Purse

Have you ever had one of those crazy days?  You’re rushing around with too much on your to-do list today, and your emotions are all over the place.  You’re already running on low because your brain wouldn’t shut down last night to get you some needed sleep.  This tips into today leaving your sluggish brain looping through all of your to-dos. Add in meetings that run late, unanticipated tasks, zero time to fuel your body with food, and an increasing urge to consume caffeine and your body finds itself at its limit.  But wait! Then your period arrives. The perfect storm.

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The Connection Between Declining Hormones and Depression

Depression is one of those not-so-pleasant symptoms of hormonal fluctuations that we don’t like to talk about.  Everyone is always telling us to think positive and look on the bright side. We’re worried that no one wants to hear how we really feel, so we put on our happy face and hide the fact that we’ve been struggling for some time now with feeling depressed, fatigued, overwhelmed, and we’ve lost interest in life.  You may be asking yourself, “How did I get here? Why do I feel so bad?” If you’re between the ages of 35-50 (or somewhere in that neighborhood) then your hormones are most likely to blame. Your reproductive hormones are fluctuating, and ultimately beginning to or finishing their decline to menopause. It can be a difficult time.  But it doesn’t have to be.

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