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The Foods a Thyroid Expert Would Remove From Your Diet (and Why)

The Foods a Thyroid Expert Would Remove From Your Diet (and Why)

Despite all the information available on metabolism and how your thyroid health affects it, this common chemical process continues to baffle us with its finicky temperament. Keeping it balanced and in working order is no easy feat. How much and what type of exercise should we be doing? Are there certain foods we should avoid altogether or be eating more of? How do we know if […]

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Probiotics for Fibromyalgia

Probiotics for Fibromyalgia

All too often Fibromyalgia  and digestive disorders  go hand in hand. In fact, it’s one of the most common complaints and can have huge effects on your overall health, mood and weight! Typical symptoms can range from simple constipation to more serious disorders like IBS and Crohn’s. Good bacteria, which are essential for optimal digestion, can […]

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Depression and Inflammation- Break The Cycle

Depression and Inflammation- Break The Cycle

Too often we blame ourselves when we are depressed, not knowing that’s a natural physiological response to something you do every day. Depression is a sign from your body saying “Please change what you are doing! Once you understand the reasons for depression you can start to take charge of your mood. What are some […]

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Exercising At Night Can Slow Your Metabolism

Exercising At Night Can Slow Your Metabolism

Here is a picture of what your cortisol levels should look like through the day. You have a natural peak that gets you up in the morning revved and ready to meet your day. You can see that it starts to really slow down by the time we hit 5 pm. This is our natural time to […]

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How Inflammatory Foods Cause Weight Gain

How Inflammatory Foods Cause Weight Gain

  Bill has lost 19 lbs in 30 days (yay you!), noticed that when he eats a reactive food, he starts to have a runny nose! That’s a histamine response and how the body responds when you eat a reactive food. We may not notice a runny nose, but we will note the weight gain […]

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Find the Foods & Exercise That Boost Your Metabolism

Find the Foods & Exercise That Boost Your Metabolism

We have always been taught that calories mattered. That if you exercised you would lose weight, and if you exercise more you would lose more weight. But in fact, neither “fact” is true. It’s all about your metabolism and what foods work for your chemistry.   When you exercise too intensely for YOUR body, you […]

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MSM- The Wonder Supplement for Your Gut

MSM- The Wonder Supplement for Your Gut

What do we use MSM for at The Plan? • ‪Acid‬ Reflux • Healthy collagen synthesis for skin, hair and nails • Wrinkles • ‪Asthma‬ • ‪Arthritis‬ • ‪Inflammation‬ (especially of mucous membranes) • ‪Candida‬- yeast overgrowth • ‪Leaky Gut‬ • ‪Migraines‬ • ‪‎Liver‬ detoxification and choline production   MSM helps to alleviate the symptoms […]

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Exercise SMARTER To Boost Your Metabolism

Exercise SMARTER To Boost Your Metabolism

Did you know that when you exercise too intensely for YOUR body you will GAIN weight and SLOW your metabolism? Yes, it’s true! So it’s time to chat about how this occurs so it doesn’t happen to YOU.   When you exercise too intensely for your body, you raise cortisol levels and that spells trouble. Here’s […]

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Cook For The Week In Under An Hour!

Cook For The Week In Under An Hour!

Fall is here and we are all gearing up for the holidays. But with what is possibly the best time of year can also bring an unexpected present… the dreaded holiday muffin top . Too many parties, too much take out, dinner out in restaurant all add up. But it’s easy to bypass this weight […]

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High Protein Diet- Friend Or Foe?

High Protein Diet- Friend Or Foe?

I find that for people who follow an omnivore diet, daily menus high in vegetarian sources of protein with small to moderate amounts of animal protein eaten once a day do best when it comes to weight loss, improved thyroid health and decreased inflammation.   Chronic low grade inflammation not only leads to diseases like […]

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