Beyond Blood sugar crashes: Hidden signs of insulin resistance

high sugar foods, insulin resistance

Feeling like you hit a wall in the afternoon? Do sugary treats suddenly become irresistible? These could be signs of a condition called insulin resistance, and it goes far beyond just blood sugar spikes and crashes. What is insulin? Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that helps your body use glucose (sugar) from […]

Beyond bloat, hidden signs your gut needs help

bloating, womens health, gut health

Stomach bloating is a common complaint, but did you know your gut health can impact your overall well-being in surprising ways? Specifically  Our gut microbiome, the trillions of bacteria living in our digestive system, plays a crucial role in not only digestion and nutrient absorption but also hormone regulation, mood, and even brain function. So, […]

Self-Care Revolution: Simple Practices for Everyday Wellness

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In our fast-paced world, prioritizing our well-being can often fall by the wayside. As women, we juggle various roles and responsibilities, neglecting our own needs in the process. This is where self-care comes in, playing a crucial role in cultivating resilience, managing stress, and promoting overall well-being. Why is Self-Care Important for Women? Women face unique challenges […]

Why your hormone imbalances are related to nutrient deficiences

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As a naturopathic doctor focusing in women’s health, I regularly encounter the complex interplay between hormones, nutrition, and overall well-being. Hormones act as chemical messengers, coordinating various bodily functions, including menstrual cycles, fertility, metabolism, and mood. Maintaining hormonal balance is crucial for women’s health throughout life, and understanding the impact of nutrient deficiencies on this balance is essential.

Brain boosting with omega 3s

Omega-3 fatty acids are creating a buzz in the world of cognitive health, and for good reason. Recent research suggests that these essential polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) can significantly impact our cognitive processes, potentially enhancing our mental performance and overall brain health. The Omega-3 Brain Connection Researchers have long known that omega-3 fatty acids, including […]

Alcohol & your hormones

Alcohol is a widely consumed beverage that has been associated with a range of health problems, including hormone imbalances. In this blog post, we will discuss the impact of alcohol consumption on female hormones and how it can affect women’s health. Alcohol has a direct impact on the levels of hormones in the body, including […]

Coffee: Friend or foe?

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages in the world, and many of us rely on it to start our day or provide a pick-me-up in the afternoon. However, in recent years, the relationship between coffee and inflammation has been a topic of much discussion and research. In this post, we’ll explore what the […]