1. Thyroid Fucntion: Hypothyroidism & Hyperlipidemia

      Last week I discussed the secondary effects of low carb/ketogenic diets and the role that insulin plays in maintaining a well stimulated thyroid. This week I wanted to discuss the impact of hypothyroidism (under-active thyroid) on lipid metabolism and atherosclerosis. ¬† What is your thyroid? Thyroid hormones act on almost every kind of cell in your body to increase cellular activity or met…Read More

  2. Ketogenic Diets, Low Carb Diets and Metabolic Adaptation

    This post is neither for or against Ketogenic and low carb diets. ¬†However, it is intended to share my personal experience with ketogenic diets, clarify the term diet, provide clarity on the value of of going into ketosis and most importantly bring to light the unintended consequences of long term, low carb diets. As an athlete and nutrition coach, I have personally tried a gamete of nutritional …Read More