Mar 192017
 

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

It can be too easy to think (or worry) about your weight.

 

But you know what?  There is something else that may be more important when it comes to real health.  That is your waist circumference.

 

Ahh, just a minute!  It’s not just about the “pinchable” fat under the skin (you know, that “muffin top”), it’s about the internal fat around your abdominal organs that can be the real issue.

 

That internal fat (AKA “visceral fat”) is known to release a bunch of hormones and inflammatory compounds that can mess with your blood sugar, blood fats (i.e triglycerides), and blood pressure.

 

In today’s post I’ll describe how to measure your waist circumference and then give you a bunch of actionable tips to help you reduce it.  And (of course) there’s a super-nutritious recipe at the end. Continue reading »

Jan 222017
 

Men… Losing Strength? This Hormone Can Help

Strength?  Are you losing some of yours?

 

There is so much going on in our bodies.  Many, many biochemical reactions and all of them need nutrients!

 

It’s no wonder that a few key deficiencies can lead to low testosterone levels.

 

Did you know that you need enough zinc and vitamin D to produce enough testosterone?  Do you know which foods are the best sources of them?  Do you know what to look out for before you consider supplementing?

 

Well, I’ve laid it all out for you here. Continue reading »