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Hormones and Metabolism 101

Introduction The human body is an incredibly complex organism with an amazing amount of moving parts that need to be functioning optimally to keep us thriving. You could think of it almost as a complex city. There needs to be communication between different entities...

Got Gut Health? Part 1: Defining Good Digestion

Introduction The topic of gut health is becoming more and more prominent in the health and fitness space; but there are a lot of complexities and nuances involved in assessing issues and finding the right recipe for success for each individual. Like many subjects in...

Got Gut Health? Part 2: Intestinal Permeability and “Leaky Gut”

Leaky gut used to be a very triggering phrase. “Leaky gut? Total myth” is what you might have heard 5 or 10 years ago. While there’s still some folks out there who don’t believe it exists, by now we have an incredible amount of scientific literature not only...

Can Stress Make You Fat? The Science of Cortisol Induced Insulin Resistance

Introduction Stress is truly ubiquitous in this modern day and age. The list of reasons are endless - It could be deadlines at work or just the fact that you really don’t enjoy your job. It could be that you have a new child, or maybe you’re going through some issues...