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Articles on Weight and Metabolism
Dr. Fiona goes into some of the underlying mechanisms of how the microbiome affects our metabolic health. The drug, Metformin, illustrates this connection through it’s antibiotic effects.
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.
Gluten has been linked to a 50% increase in leptin resistance at concentrations found in human blood after eating a typical gluten-containing meal. If you are trying to lose weight its crucial to eliminate gluten or it will likely be a stumbling block to progress.
We’ve launched our very own podcast featuring our two NDs, Dr. Erica and Dr. Fiona. Listen in as we discuss insulin resistance and how it affects your body. We’ll chat about causes, risks and what to do with natural methods to treat this problematic and risky health disorder.
If you’re a woman with PCOS, you may have noticed that your hunger is different than that of women who do not have this disorder. A recent study has provided MRI imaging of the brains of women with PCOS, suggesting that there is a biological reason for the hunger experienced by insulin resistant women with PCOS.