Food Addiction

Food Addiction

People tend to get cravings when the brain starts calling for certain foods — often processed foods that aren’t considered healthy or nutritious. Even though the conscious mind knows they’re unhealthy, some other part of the brain seems to disagree. Some people...
What is Thermogenesis

What is Thermogenesis

Thermogenesis is the process by which the body generates heat,or energy, by increasing the metabolic rate above normal. This rise in metabolic rate is referred to as the thermogenic effect, thermogenic response, or specific dynamic action(SDA).  Thermogenesis is...
Weekend Gut Reset

Weekend Gut Reset

How do you know if your internal microbiome is healthy and happy? “It’s a gut feeling. Quite literally. With bacteria and other microbes vastly outnumbering the human cells in our bodies, we’re more bacteria than human. Our bodies can’t function properly without them....
Signs of Vitamin Deficiency

Signs of Vitamin Deficiency

Brittle hair and nails can be a result of being deficient in Biotin. Biotin, also known as vitamin B7, helps the body convert food into energy. A deficiency in biotin is very rare, but when it occurs, brittle, thinning, or splitting hair and nails are some of the most...
Hormones

Hormones

What is a hormonal imbalance? Hormones are your body’s chemical messengers. Produced in the endocrine glands, these powerful chemicals travel around your bloodstream telling tissues and organs what to do. They help control many of your body’s major processes,...
What is Leptin?

What is Leptin?

What is the leptin?The leptin diet was designed by Byron J. Richards, a businessman and board-certified clinical nutritionist. Richards’ company, Wellness Resources, manufactures herbal supplements designed to support the leptin diet. He’s also written several books...