Tag: Eating for hormonal balance

Top Health and Fitness Trackers   Hello, it’s Coach Hunter here. I wanted to discuss the Success Team’s favorite health and fitness tracking gadgets. As a Bodybuilder and Board-certified Health Coach myself, health tracking is something I have spent a ton of time doing myself and researching for others, with my knowledge and the gained…
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How Functional Health Coaching Is Different Than Healthcare Services

Green, Yellow, And Red Health Illustration When reviewing client cases, I review their Metabolic Stress Questionnaire (MSQ), lab work, and history. Many people come to us in yellow or red (from my image). Here is an excellent example relating it to the gut since this is pivotal in our overall health and well-being. “All disease…
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THE MICROBIOME-GUT-BRAIN AXIS & WHY YOU SHOULD TREAT YOUR GUT WELL.

THE MICROBIOME-GUT-BRAIN AXIS Emerging research shows that gut microbiota can influence mood, and stress is an essential variable in this relationship. WHY YOU SHOULD TREAT YOUR GUT WELL The gut-brain axis is the bidirectional communication between the gut and the central nervous system that plays an essential role in maintaining neural, hormonal, and immunological homeostasis.…
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Common Hormone Disrupters

Hormones don’t stay the same over years, months, weeks, or hours. They will always be in a constant ebb and flow, but what we put into our bodies and lifestyle choices will affect that natural balance of our hormones. The messages we give to our body will influence how well we can maintain hormone health…
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Weight Gain After Hormonal Birth Control

Weight gain when coming off hormonal birth control (HBC) pills, IUD, or any hormonal BC. Hormonal birth control (HBC) is a synthetic steroid hormone “Steroids?” Yes, hormonal HBC is the same as the “steroids” many are familiar with used in untested bodybuilding and sports. Although HBC levels are lower than many people on a steroid…
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The Missing Link To Estrogen-dominance… Gut Health.

Gut Health and Estrogen Excess. Estrogen Estrogen is the primary female hormone (also present in men in lower amounts). It is produced in the ovaries, adipose tissue (Fat), and adrenal glands. Estrogen is built on cholesterol, similar to all hormones, something to keep in mind when looking at hormones. Estrogen Metabolite Pathways Estradiol and estrone…
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(Part 2 of 2) Eating Around The Female Cycle (Days 15-28+)

Eating Around The Female Cycle (Days 15-28+) Once your ovarian follicle has released its egg, it becomes a structure called the corpus luteum, which begins releasing more PROGESTERONE to build the uterine lining in preparation for pregnancy. If the egg is not fertilized, the corpus luteum disintegrates, causing a decline in progesterone and estrogen, leading…
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(Part 1 of 2) Eating Around The Female Cycle (Days 1-14)

Eating Around The Female Cycle (Days 1-14) DURING YOUR PERIOD You will crave more “comfort foods” Low blood sugar may accentuate this, making you feel more irritable and a little “hangry.” This is due to a decrease in estrogen and the feel-good neurotransmitter serotonin. Despite your body craving these extra sugar and carbs, this is…
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