Nutrition and exercise are the first line treatments for PCOS. They have numerous benefits for PCOS, including decreasing insulin resistance, increasing metabolic rate, lowering blood glucose and improving heart health, body composition, sleep, mood and more. But one form of exercise that tends to get overlooked is yoga.  After reading this article about the benefits…

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I think it’s safe say our lives have been turned upside down with COVID. Not only are we stressed to the max with the unknown, but we’re stuck at home. Maybe you’re homeschooling your  kids … or trying to work from home with the kids screaming (or your spouse in your “work space” LOL) .…

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Inflammation is a hot topic these days – and for good reason! Chronic inflammation is linked to many diseases including heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis, Alzheimer’s,  Parkinson’s, cancer, PCOS, inflammatory bowel disease and more.  The typical American diet can cause inflammation. It’s  rich in pro-inflammatory compounds, and low in antioxidants and other nutrients that help to prevent…

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Losing weight is never easy, but it gets even harder after age 40. Many of my clients are women in their 40’s and 50’s seeking my help in losing weight. One of the most common questions I get asked is how to lose weight over age 40. The majority of them tell me that they haven’t…

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Irregular periods? Trouble losing weight? Weight gain for no apparent reason – especially in the abdominal area? Hair growth on your face and/or body (where hair shouldn’t be growing)? Acne? Experiencing hair loss? If you are experiencing some of these symptoms, you may have a common hormone abnormality called Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). It affects…

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23 strategies to control night-time eating

“I’m so good during day … but at night I can’t stay out of the kitchen”.  Sound familiar? I frequently hear this from my clients. It happens to me as well.  So why is it that we are able to watch what we eat during the day but night time brings out the food demons?…

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