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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

Hormone Rescue

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SOS: for pre, during, and post menopause. Yesterday—to celebrate the upcoming release of the full update of my New York Times Bestseller, Before the Change—I went live on my Facebook page for a Q&A about how to turn hormone havoc into hormone heaven. Your questions were incredibly insightful and I thank you so much for sharing them. We were able to cover a wide variety of topics during that hour Read More

Just Between Us Girls

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What our mothers didn’t tell us about aging and menopause. I have just completed an update of my New York Times bestseller Before the Change. During my research, it struck me how the female population is indeed living longer and living more years of our life post-menopause. Therefore, we are spending more time suffering from atrophic vaginitis and the negative effects of aging and menopause. It’s a topic that nobody Read More

The Hormone Game Changer

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Rescue your hormones with this simple miracle. Over 75% of all women suffer from hormone havoc directly or indirectly related to progesterone deficiency. With these kind of staggering numbers, I bet now you’re asking yourself if you’re one of them. Do any of the following frustrating symptoms apply to you? • The inability to lose weight • Anxiety • Insomnia • Mood Swings • Lack of libido • Nervousness • Read More

5 Reasons Why Fat Is Not Your Fault

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How to outsmart stubborn weight gain. I recently posted tips on my Facebook page to uncover the hidden causes weighing us down. My tips were met with such an enthusiastic response that I just knew I had to elaborate. So, if you are doing everything right in your weight loss program, but the pounds won’t budge then do listen up! I know you are getting the sugar out (thankfully, because Read More

The Phenomenal Weight Loss Hormone

Why Fat Flushers need a personal Salivary Hormone Test. Hormones can impact weight loss big time. While we all know something about estrogen, who knew of the fat flushing benefits of the hormone progesterone? Plain and simple, progesterone helps burn body fat for fuel. Estrogen, on the other hand, promotes weight gain—from both actual fat and water retention—especially around your tummy, hips, and thighs. A prevalent condition known as estrogen dominance even changes the way in which Read More

How to Beat the Fat Trap

Clean up your liver to neutralize toxins, chemicals and hormone-mimics. It’s a toxic world out there. Every day, our bodies are assaulted by pathogens and poisons—which are making us fat! One theory about why chemicals induce weight gain has to do with the way many of them mimic the effects of estrogen in our bodies. That’s why this group of toxins has become known as “false estrogens” or xenoestrogens. These poisonous Read More

The Mother of All Hormones?

Recharge your body and your brain. “Mother of All Hormones?” Yes, you read that right, and we’re not talking DHEA here. Without this “mother” hormone your body couldn’t produce other hormones like estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, cortisol, or dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), for that matter. The hormone—that nobody is really talking about—has really powerful effects on aging, memory, mood, sexuality, and even sleep. It is the critical building block in the production of all other hormones that you Read More

The Unique Link between Organ Function and Fat Storage

Dear Friends, Today I woke up thinking about….fat. Body fat, to be exact. I am researching a new project – which I think you’re gonna love – and apparently there is some interesting research that links storage sites to glandular and hormone functioning. Years ago, I explored the ayurvedic system of body typing based on Dr. Abravanel’s work. For example, if you are two sizes bigger on the bottom than Read More