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Transforming Hormone Hell into Hormone Heaven

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“First Lady of Nutrition” Ann Louise Gittleman shares her secrets for sailing through life’s hormonal transitions—whether you’re 18 years old or 80. Written By: Valerie Burke, MSN “Youth is the gift of nature, but age is a work of art.” –Stanislaw Jerzy Lec I sat down with New York Times bestselling author Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD, CNS, to talk about her latest book, Before the Change: Taking Charge of Your Perimenopause. In this interview, Read More

Thyroid Solutions

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Restore your thyroid to restore your health. The thyroid—a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck—plays a prominent role in the health of your body from head to toe. In fact, every single cell in your body has thyroid hormone receptor sites. Besides regulating body temperature and driving metabolism, this mighty gland supports the immune system, the nervous system, and the intestines. It also influences the brain, muscles, heart, gallbladder, and liver. Read More

New Thyroid Secrets Every Woman Needs to Know

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Is it menopause or thyroid issues? A small butterfly-shaped gland located just below the larynx, the thyroid plays a behind-the-scenes role in health. This is especially important for us ladies, as issues with this critical gland impact women eight times more often than men. Starting in their mid-30s, many women feel tired and moody, put on pounds, have trouble sleeping, and often lose interest in sex. Indeed, these are common Read More

Bile: A Whole Body Connection

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You simply can’t be healthy without it. The thyroid is a small butterfly-shaped gland located just below the larynx—and it plays a profound role in the behind-the-scenes of your health. Ladies should especially take note, as issues with this critical gland impact women eight times more often than men. The health of your thyroid isn’t something that should be taken lightly. Problems have been linked to obesity, depression, brain fog, Read More

Take a Sneak Peak Inside the New Fat Flush Plan!

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Learn what’s in store for this supercharged edition. As October comes to a close, we are officially a month away from the new Fat Flush revolution! Pre-order sales will ship next month and The New Fat Flush Plan will officially hit bookstores nation-wide on December 2nd, 2016! If you haven’t already pre-ordered your copy, please click here to take advantage of the pre-order discount price. All pre-order sales will also Read More

The New Thyroid Cure

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The superstar supplement I bet you aren’t taking. The thyroid is a small butterfly-shaped gland located just below the larynx—and it plays a profound role in the behind-the-scenes of your health. Ladies should especially take note, as issues with this critical gland impact women eight times more often than men. The health of your thyroid isn’t something that should be taken lightly. Problems have been linked to obesity, depression, brain Read More

Why Stress Is Making You Fat, Frazzled, and Frustrated

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Stop the Stress Fat Cycle Once and For All. Quick, ask yourself the following questions: Are you hypothyroid? Constantly fighting belly fat and blood sugar highs and lows? Infections, allergies, and sensitivities to environmental triggers got you down? Crave caffeine, sugar, and/or salt for quick energy? Tired all day and wired before bed? Overwhelmed by stress and easily irritable? Trouble sleeping through the night? Suffering from “night owl” syndrome or Read More

What Women Need to Know About Hormones

Maintain a healthy balance of progesterone to estrogen. The largest study ever undertaken on diet and health—the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)—has turned up some interesting findings on women’s hormonal balance. For starters, this long-term investigation of 521,000 subjects finds that the female hormone estrogen and male hormones (or androgens) increase breast cancer risk—both before and after menopause. But the female hormone progesterone does not.

Is Your Cell Phone Zapping Your Thyroid?

Electropollution saps energy—and packs on pounds. January marks Thyroid Awareness Month, and according to my colleague, thyroid expert and patient advocate Mary Shomon, it’s estimated that as many as 40 million Americans may be suffering from undiagnosed or misdiagnosed thyroid conditions. While there are many factors that can affect thyroid function, I find one risk to be specifically concerning—electropollution! Mobile phones and wireless devices are everywhere these days. Even if you aren’t using your Read More

The Newest Approach to Fix Your Thyroid

Zap-proof your home and ground your body. Recently a friend I hadn’t seen for some time complained that she couldn’t lose weight—no matter what she did. A highly skilled massage therapist very attuned to the physical body, this woman had mysteriously put on 30 pounds and also developed a strange growth on her thyroid that even her doctor couldn’t explain nor understand. As we spoke and I told her about Read More