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Hormones

Pregnenolone is a precursor to other hormones such as:

Available scientific evidence does not support claims that pregnenolone can help treat conditions such as:

  • Arthritis
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Cancer

Some research in animals has suggested that pregnenolone may help improve memory, but no research in humans has been reported.

Pregnenolone is mainly promoted as an alternative treatment that improves:

  • Memory
  • Alertness
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Arthritis

A good lifestyle personal trainer will refer you to an integrative physician to check your levels and restore the balance if necessary.

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Good carbohydrates versus bad carbohydrates

Most carbohydrates you consume in my nutritional program are slow digesting carbs (low glycemic load.) What are carbohydrates? Many people are unaware that vegetables, fruits, and legumes are carbohydrates, too. It is not all bread, rice, and pasta. What are the good carbs? Most fruits Vegetables Legumes Whole grains They are absorbed very slowly in […]

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Best weight loss supplements

Most weight loss supplements won’t help you lose anything but money. The temptation to use them to lose weight fast is strong. Are they safe and effective?  Which ones work? Most weight loss supplements have not been proven effective and some are even dangerous. With a multi million dollars industry behind it, weight loss supplements […]

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Diets

Studies show that for successful weight loss you not need to diet, but you need to eat the right food. It is very easy to lose weight (muscle loss) by starving yourself, but it requires knowledge to lose fat by eating more. UCLA researchers report in the issue of American Psychologist, apr.5  2007  that diets do not work. Have you ever been […]

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Progesterone

When your hormones are in balance, everything works: Digestion Immunity Energy Sex drive etc… When your progesterone levels decrease and your estrogen levels increase, it creates a very serious hormonal imbalance which is very unhealthy. This is called estrogen dominance. It is characterized by an abundance of symptoms, such as: PMS Anxiety Osteoporosis Breast soreness Hot flashes […]

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Estrogen

Excess of estrogen is responsible for a vast number of health problems. It is one of the main cause of prostate enlargement, prostate cancer, and heart disease in men and a big risk factor for breast cancer in women. In women, estrogen dominance can cause: Weight gain Headache Osteoporosis Night sweat Mood swing Fatigue Low libido etc.. Testosterone/estrogen levels in […]

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DHEA

DHEA is called the mother of all hormones. In public opinion, DHEA is a pill that can: Help us live longer Help us to lose weight Prevent cancer Reduce the risk of heart disease Slow down alzheimer’s Combat AIDS Etc… You should take DHEA under the supervision of a physician. DHEA is the most abundant hormone in your bloodstream […]

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Cortisol

It is the stress hormone that gives you energy, but it can also makes you fat. When cortisol levels are high, it takes more insulin to drive glucose into the cells. Excess cortisol is associated with weight gain and the difficulty of losing weight. High cortisol and high insulin levels, resulting in insulin resistance, are going to cause you […]

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Leptin

High leptin levels is associated with: High blood pressure Stroke Heart disease obesity Fat cells secrete leptin that tells our brain that we have consumed enough calories and can stop eating. Leptin can also facilitate the breakdown of stored triglycerides in our fat cells via the process of lipolysis.  Heavy people have high blood levels […]

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Testosterone

Low testosterone /high estrogen in men = bad combination Testosterone is a total body hormone, necessary for: Staying lean and fit Libido Muscle mass Strengh Fat burning As men age, testosterone levels decresae while estrogen levels increase. Not surprisingly, high levels of estrogen usually correspond to low levels of testosterone and may cause: Weight gain Low […]

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