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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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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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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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Health Tips When Working from Home

  We find ourselves working from home very often (if not always!) these days…and it could be a blessing. Here are some useful tips to bear in mind when we are working from the comfort of our homes: 1. Implement a daily schedule and own it. Remember to take breaks! It’s important to build a...
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What does Estrogen Dominance mean?

  Hormonal health is primarily about balance vs. absolute levels of any one hormone at any point in time. The most common hormonal imbalance challenge for women before menopause, and a notable number of men, is estrogen dominance. The most common contributing Root Causes include at least one of the following: • Excess estrogen (e.g....
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Have you tried this to boost your confidence?

  We could all benefit from being more present in our daily lives. Sometimes we dwell on the past (maybe due to negative experiences) or obsess about the future (maybe trying to anticipate a future outcome). These behaviors can impact confidence tremendously. What can we do to be more present and therefore reduce the noise...
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Why Some People Succeed (and others don’t)

  For many years I have had the privilege to help many people achieve their health goals. Change their lives. Create new futures. And I have learned a few things about what separates those who eventually succeed from those who don’t. As you consider your own goals, here are a few, critical tips from my...
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Why Can’t I Lose Weight?

  There are so many different factors that may have an impact on weight loss. We can’t tackle weight loss in isolation. First, we need to assess what may be in the way by looking at root causes and then address those aspects. Only then we will see a change on the scale and we...
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We Undervalue the Incredible Power of Sleeping

  We tend to undervalue the power of sleeping. We are constantly going from thing to thing; we believe the more we do, the better we are; we don’t rest enough; we don’t believe in the power of relaxation. On top of this, we don’t always eat the right foods to help us relax and...
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Meditation Will Change Your Life…If You Let It!

  Do you have a meditation practice? I highly recommend it…the benefits are enormous and there are more and more research studies coming up with real benefits for body, mind health and even business! The benefits of meditation are extremely helpful for our daily life, no matter what. However, meditation is particularly essential during times...
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