Articles on Weight and Metabolism

how to test for insulin resistance
PCOS
Fiona McCulloch ND

How to Test for Insulin Resistance: Your Comprehensive Guide

Knowing which test to order for insulin resistance can be confusing and negative tests for diabetes can be misleading. This article summarizes with accuracy which are the best tests to order to know definitively if you have insulin resistance and risks for metabolic conditions like diabetes.

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The Cause of PCOS is Inflammation and Lipotoxicity
Immune System
Fiona McCulloch ND

Causes of Inflammation in PCOS: Lipotoxicity and Leptin

Learn more about the underlying causes of PCOS – the dysfunction of our fat cells – not often thought as functional – they are actually an endocrine organ that has a profound effect on our entire bodies. Women with PCOS have fundamental differences in the ways that the fat cells function.

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New Way to Lose Weight with PCOS
Weight and Metabolism
Erica Nikiforuk ND

A New Way to Lose Weight with PCOS

Many women with PCOS find it particularly challenging to lose weight. However, there are ways of making attempts at weight loss more successful, such as deliberate timing of meals and focus on meal composition.

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