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Childhood Obesity connected to Under Active Thyroid

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

  ____________________________________________________________________________   If you are a parent of an overweight child this is may be emotionally difficult to read. This post has been written to provide educational information that you may already know or may not be aware of. The purpose is to provide educational information regarding what may occur if changes are not made and habits continue. If you are struggling and are concerned about your child's weight and don’t know how to make the first change, I am here to help and will support and guide you without judgement. Your child's health is important to me as well as...

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Gut bacteria may be the cause of weight gain

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

  ____________________________________________________________________________ Gut bacteria may be the cause of weight gain There are 100 trillion bacteria in our microbiome with 1000 different species and thousands upon thousands of different strains.   The number of bacteria in our body even outweighs the number of cells we have.  The gut bacteria line your entire digestive tract and can easily live there in harmony with viruses, parasites, fungi and yeast.  What do they do?  The answer to this is both positive and negative. The positive side of things is that they support your immune system, they affect your metabolism, and even your mood (gut-brain axis)....

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Dysregulated fat burning hormones

Posted by Melissa Callaghan on

  Dysregulated fat burning hormones Trying to lose weight but can’t???????It’s great to get out there and start walking, go to the gym, ride a bike. Then you start to do this but nothing is happening. You seriously walk everyday but NOTHING is happening.What is going on????????It’s all about the hormones!!!!!!!There are 5 fat burning hormones that play a HUGE role in how our body burns and stores fat. Basically, what this means is that if any of these hormones aren’t doing their job properly and have become dysregulated then no matter how much walking, riding and cardio you do,...

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