Why Is Protein So Important?

Protein is a component of every cell in your body.  It is used to build and repair tissue, manufacture hormones, enzymes and many other body chemicals.  It is the building block of muscles, bones, cartilage, skin and blood.   Thanks to the low-carb and Paleo diets we have become more educated about the health benefits of […]

Don’t let the scale get you down

Don’t let the scale get you down. Your weight fluctuates all the time. Remember that muscle weighs more than fat so if you started to exercise, you are burning fat and increasing muscle. Fat is actually very light. When you make soup and put it in the fridge, the fat floats to the top. A […]

Symptoms of Hypothyroidism or Under-Active Thyroid

Symptoms of Hypothyroidism or Under-Active Thyroid Hypothyroidism, also known as under active thyroid, is a condition where the thyroid gland does not manufacture enough of the thyroid hormone (thyroxine). Thyroid hormones regulate the way in which the body uses energy in every single cell of the body (your metabolism) and without enough thyroxine, many of the body’s functions slow down including your metabolism causing weight gin and many, many other issues.