Hypothyroid? You May Want to Check for Food Sensitivities

By now, you’ve likely heard about gluten intolerance. The buzz word  “gluten-free” is everywhere in the health world. But how impactful is gluten? For those with thyroid issues, it may be affecting you more than you realize.

5 Signs of a Healthy Gut

How’s your gut health? A simple “gut check” is one of the most comprehensive ways to assess your overall well-being. Growing research points to the importance of the microbiome in a wide range of functions, from your immune system, weight, and hormone levels to your mental health and more.

How to Give Your Metabolism a Healthy Boost

Many factors influence your metabolism overall and this includes your age, body, composition, gender and even the food you consume. Although we all tend to blame a slowing metabolism in middle age on growing older, new research shows that it’s not so much the aging process but the lifestyle changes we tend to make in late adulthood that are to blame for midlife weight gain.

Healthy Weight Strategies: Is It Better to Eat Less or Exercise More?

Eat less, exercise more. You’ve probably heard that’s the secret to weight loss. So, it makes sense that if you want to lose weight quickly, or if you’ve hit a weight-loss plateau, you need to really ramp up the exercise, right?

Unfortunately, many people experience frustration with this approach. Why aren’t they successful? Research suggests that weight loss can be more complex than a simple “calories in/calories out” formula. In fact, our hormones play a larger role in regulating our metabolism than many people realize.