Tired all the time? Struggling to lose weight even though you are eating clean, avoiding carbs or trying out a ketosis diet? Or are you battling constant hunger, not feeling full or wanting to binge on certain foods? It’s possible that your body isn’t taking in the nutrients that you are consuming so in turn all the signals that you are starving are switched on. If this sounds like you, it’s possible that you’re cells are lacking the ability to take in nutrients to create energy for your body. In this third episode in a series of five Doc J discusses certain B vitamin and amino acid deficiencies she commonly sees in her patients with fatigue and inability to lose weight that may be triggering their bodies to think they are in starvation mode.
Do you have unexplained numbness or tingling of the skin? Annoying cramps or spasms in your muscles? Anxiety, heart palpitations or abnormal heart rhythms? Are you feeling more fatigued, weak, depressed or irritable lately? This is the second episode in a series of five episodes where Doc J discusses nutrient, vitamin and mineral deficiencies she commonly sees in her patients. In this episode Doc J discusses how most of her patients are deficient in magnesium, the symptoms they experience and how to correct magnesium deficiencies.
Muscles aching or feel like you pulled something and not sure why? Feel like you don't recover fast enough after a workout? Thinking you are aging way to fast? Trouble sleeping? It’s possible that you’re deficient in the amino acid glycine. Doc J started seeing a trend in the deficiencies showing up in lab results of her fit yet chronically fatigued patients; this podcast is the first on a series of podcasts dedicated to the nutrients most depleted in adults with chronic fatigue, aches and pains. In this episode Doc J talks about the benefits of supplementing with glycine to relieve chronic body aches and pains in addition to speeding up post workout recovery, helping with sleep, detoxifying the body and maintaining a sharp focused mind.
Struggling to juggle work, family, getting in workouts and putting healthy meals on the table? Do you find yourself relying on fast food or takeout for meals and skipping workouts because there’s not enough time in your day? Ever wonder how the healthiest folks manage to get workouts in, eat healthy homemade meals and stay sane? In this episode Doc J interviews her good friend health coach Melissa Jorgensen, a Mom of 2 little ones, ultra marathon runner, vegan lifestyle guru who time manages like a boss.
The best way to fight stress and restore your youth is to channel your inner kiddo and play! When was the last time you threw a ball at the beach or pool? When’s the last time you jumped waves at the beach? In previous posts I’ve talked about how spontaneous fun can drop stress levels instantly and channeling your inner kiddo is no different. We are stuck in a world that views good old fashioned play as kid’s stuff but that’s so old school. In this episode Doc J talks about the benefits of breaking social “rules” to channel your inner kiddo to reduce stress.