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What Works: Better Weight Health for Women

What Works: Better Weight Health for Women

As women, we have unique physiological demands that can challenge our weight health efforts throughout our lives. Additionally, as individuals, each of us can experience struggles based on our genetics, our health, any health treatments, and our environment and choices.  No wonder many generic weight health recommendations we hear about do not actually work for us.  So, where to start?  A truly personalized approach is key. Too often, it isn’t that what you are doing isn’t working or suitable for your body, but rather your body has other needs that keep your current choices from translating into wins. Thus, evaluating...

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Do You Need More Protein?

Do You Need More Protein?

This is the hottest topic right now especially if you are working on your weight health goals. According to our personalized nutrition expert, Ashley Koff RD, there are 3 things to evaluate to see if your current protein choices are meeting your body’s optimal needs.  1) But first, digestion. Whether your body can break down and use the protein you are taking in from food and supplements depends on your digestive health. Your digestion sends you signals about its operational status, so it is important to see what it is trying to tell you.  Do you get bloated after eating?...

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3 *Better* Ways to Feel Full

3 *Better* Ways to Feel Full

Have you tried the long list of "healthy" recommendations to feel full with a "better" amount of food but still struggle? Today, we wanted to bring you some better tips from Ashley Koff RD, founder of The Better Nutrition Program and a 25+ year expert in personalized nutrition. Here are Ashley's tips and a bonus offer:  Don't drink more water - optimize hydration. If you keep drinking water - and peeing it out - you are a hose, not a sponge, and your body's cells don't have what they need to help you feel full. Try the Hydration experiment to see...

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Endometriosis Awareness Month

Endometriosis Awareness Month

Endometriosis, a term many have heard but few fully understand, impacts an estimated 1 in 10 women during their reproductive years. This International Endometriosis Awareness Month, we're peeling back the layers of this complex condition, aiming to foster understanding, recognition, and supportive management strategies for those living with it. What Is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a medical condition where tissue similar to the lining inside the uterus, known as the endometrium, begins to grow outside the uterus. This misplaced tissue can lead to many symptoms, ranging from mild to severe, significantly impacting the quality of life of those affected. Recognising the...

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