When it comes to choosing a protein, the options can be very overwhelming – whey, vegan, soy, egg, casein, etc. Which one is “best”? While there are tons of options on the market, arguably the two most popular are whey proteins and plant based/vegan proteins. One isn’t necessarily “better” than the other, but when it […]
We all know stress is bad, but how it affects just about every facet of our health is actually pretty astounding. Prolonged or chronic stress can affect your body, your thoughts, your emotions, and even your behavior patterns. Stress can cause physical symptoms like headaches, stomach aches, chest pain, low libido, sleep disturbances, weight loss
How do you feel about gyms? Do they intimidate you? I had done a poll on my Instagram page a while back asking if my followers feel uncomfortable stepping into a gym and majority of them voted YES. I know that’s true for so many of us. Even I feel a bit awkward any time I
In the sense of what it means to cycle supplements, this refers to taking one or more supplements consistently for a period of time, then in scheduled intervals, pausing that routine intake before returning to consistent use. The reason for doing so is to give the body a break from the consistent exposure to said
You’re pregnant. Does that mean forgoing your beloved cup of joe? Let’s look at the facts. Caffeine is a stimulant, which means it increases your blood pressure and heart rate. Both of which are not recommended during pregnancy. Furthermore, caffeine is a diuretic, which can reduce body fluid levels and lead to dehydration. While you
When you eat, your body breaks down the food into micro- and macronutrients that can then be absorbed and used by your body. Digestive Enzymes are small proteins that act on specific molecules within foods to break them down. There are several enzymes that each work on a specific type of molecule. If you are deficient in
I would like to talk to you about baseline+ and how it has helped me! I started taking baseline+ a few weeks after I stopped breastfeeding my second baby. I could feel that my hormones were out of whack and I was feeling extremely tired. Not as good as I used to feel, that’s for sure!
When it comes to keeping a healthy body, the liver is often overlooked as a key contributor to overall health. The liver is responsible for hundreds of tasks that range from breaking down the foods we eat and storing important vitamins and minerals, to filtering out sugars and toxins from the body. The liver is
One of the most popular questions we get is how to time taking Stress Defy during the day. Before we get into timing though, we first have to understand why the timing is so important. Almost all the cells in your body contain cortisol receptors, meaning the impact of heightened stress will be perceived everywhere.
Everyone wants to know… what’s the secret? How do I lose fat? Consistently? And keep it off? We turn to crash diets, to fat-burners, to squat challenges, and yet keep seeming to come up short. We keep trying the things we THINK lead to fat loss, and yet here we are, heavier than ever, and mentally