Fasting Insulin: A window into your metabolism

Fasting Insulin: A window into your metabolism

We often hear from patients that they feel their metabolism is ‘slow’ or ‘broken’ and that the amount of food and exercise they eat and perform never gets reflected on the scale. Annually patients have their glucose levels tested, to screen for diabetes, or predict...
How to lose weight, without cutting carbs.

How to lose weight, without cutting carbs.

Do you need to cut carbs to lose weight? The short answer is NO. Although cutting carbohydrates (sugars and starches) out of your diet can be a useful tool for weight loss, it is by no means the only option those looking to lose weight have to choose from. In fact,...
Carrying to Term: Reducing your Miscarriage Risk

Carrying to Term: Reducing your Miscarriage Risk

Dr. Jordan Robertson has published her first self-help book for women struggling with infertility and miscarriage. After spending the last decade collecting research on the topic, Dr. Jordan has crafted a collection of the evidence on diet, lifestyle, supplements and...
Why is My Metabolism Slow?

Why is My Metabolism Slow?

You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes...
Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Three Ways to Avoid Overeating at Meals

Sometimes those holiday feasts are just amazing. And it’s not just the abundance of delicious food but also the people, the decorations, and the ambiance. It is way too easy (and common) to indulge on those days. But it doesn’t always stop there. Sometimes...
We can predict if you’ll get Gestational Diabetes.

We can predict if you’ll get Gestational Diabetes.

When we aren’t using lab work to guide treatment, we are using it as a screening tool, to try and predict the future. We know that women with certain hormone imbalances are at risk for gestational diabetes, and now we have the ability to use simple lab tests, to help...