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Entries in hormone balance (3)

Friday
May112018

5 Practical Ways To Balance Hormones 

What do you think of when you hear the word “hormonal?” Sadly, most people immediately associate the adjective with “emotional,” and often relate it to a woman’s menstrual cycle or perimenopausal years. But from a physiological (and therefore accurate) perspective, “hormonal” pertains to the many different types of messenger compounds the body produces that stimulate action at another site in the body. These can include everything from estrogen, testosterone and progesterone (often referred to as “sex hormones”); to cortisol, one of the main stress hormones; to thyroid hormones (critical for calorie burn); to insulin, a hormone critical to regulating blood sugar and more.

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Friday
May112018

3-Ingredient Hormone-Balancing Recipe With Bacon

As a dietitian, nothing makes me prouder than turning a skeptic into a Brussels sprouts lover. 

As a vegetable in the Brassica family, this nutritional powerhouse is one of my all-time favorites for its metabolic benefits.

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Thursday
Oct022014

What Men Must Know about Hormones and Health 

Gentlemen, do you know how your hormones are influencing your fitness performance, aging experience, and overall wellbeing?

Hormones are chemical messengers our bodies use to maintain physiological homeostasis or to adapt to new inputs.

To some degree, aging naturally produces gradual decreases in hormone levels and effectiveness.  However, to a much larger extent, we have control over the fate of our body’s internal environment. 

 

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