Category: Lifestyle

Anti-aging, what’s the secret?

  Yes, we are all getting older, but can we age with grace? Can we establish some awesome diet and lifestyle habits that will allow us to live longer younger? These are some of the outstanding recommendations we can all follow, supported by Dr. Frank Lipman: 1. Focus on a whole foods diet that promotes...
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Do you love your tribe?

  What I do as a Functional Medicine Health Coach is about Education, Inspiration, Empowerment and Community. When my clients work with me, they get access to very critical scientific information about Nutrition and Lifestyle Management. It is not just about that, it is about behavior change, and transformation. We together, come up with the...
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What do NASA Astronauts and Functional Medicine Coaches have in common?

  This is dedicated to all my colleagues, Functional Medicine Health Coaches, our amazing patients and clients and our future patients and clients. You are the reason why we do what we do everyday. We are transforming healthcare together. Since I have been living in Houston for the last 6 years, I have had the...
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What is Histamine Intolerance and what can you do about it?

  Histamine is an inflammatory mediator. When a release of histamine is triggered, it helps the immune system respond to threats (e.g. infections, allergies (which are essentially the body’s “imagined” threats)). Capillaries are dilated to increase circulation and become more permeable to help white blood cells get to where they are needed. This is helpful...
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Common Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

  Dietary choices may directly or indirectly affect endocrine function: • Foods may overtly contain hormones – both natural (e.g. dairy) and synthetic (e.g. beef in the US). • Many foods have endocrine effects e.g. phytoestrogens. • Many chemical additives and residues have endocrine disrupting properties, either mimicking hormones, affecting hormone receptor function, and/or affecting...
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Functional Medicine Health Coaching-my passion

  This is a very creative way to showcase what I do at Colorá Health Coaching…my passion. What is Functional Medicine Health Coaching? How do I combine coaching skills with the science behind? This video is a great summary, an introduction to Colorá Health Coaching. My clients embark in a health journey when they work...
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Is your Inner Critic talking?

  As part of my work with clients, it is important to bring awareness to our own self-talking. Who is really talking? We all have an Inner Critic and we need to be aware when it is getting in the way. Most of the time what our Inner Critic is saying is based on FEAR-...
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Hormesis, when a little bit of stress is good…

  The human body is incredible. It is designed to continuously adapt to and thrive in a largely unpredictable environment. Welcome to the powerful concept of eustress – or hormesis: the physiological phenomenon whereby the body derives long-term benefits and strength from short, potent episodes of challenge or stress. Hormesis is a term that has...
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The Power of Glutathione and Why We Need it

  Glutathione is the most powerful antioxidant in our body. It is critical for Phase 2 Liver Detoxification. It is made thanks to a process called Methylation. It requires the following nutrients: glutamine, glycine, selenium, B6 and cysteine. Glutathione conjugates heavy metals such as: lead, mercury, cadmium and aluminum to escort them out of the...
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What is Inflammation? The Beginning of Everything…

  In order to understand what Inflammation is, let’s talk about the Immune System first: Both detective and defender, the immune system’s primary job is to Tolerate and then NOT react! It accurately identifies a real threat via molecular structures. It is internally regulated and balanced. Inflammatory signals are counterbalanced by anti-inflammatory signals; strong innate...
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