How to Naturally Lower Stress Hormone (Cortisol)

Stress is everywhere these days. We feel it when we wake up, when things happen during the day, and we even take it to bed with us.

It’s chronic. And it’s not awesome for your health.

When we’re stressed our body reacts in a couple of ways, one is by releasing the stress hormone cortisol.

And you can imagine that there are natural ways you can lower it.

So check out my list of recommendations to reduce cortisol. Then indulge in my de-stressing dessert recipe.

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Hey Men, Lost Your Sex Drive? This Could Be Why

If your sex drive seems to be a bit low there could be lots of reasons why.

And with lots of reasons come lots of healthy diet and lifestyle tips from me too!
Do you know which nutrients are critical for testosterone production?  Which exercises can boost it and which can bust it?  What about the effects of stress and sleep?

Have you ever heard of “maca”?

Click here to read the full post where I dish a bunch of ways you can try to recoup that sex drive you seem to have lost.  Not to mention a sinfully delicious drink you can share with your significant other.  You can thank me later.

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Why is My Metabolism Slow?

If you've gained weight and/or feel cold and tired it may just be that you have a slow metabolism.

The next question of course is “why is my metabolism slow”?

Well, that's a great question!  Since your metabolism is how your body takes food and oxygen and uses it to fuel all of its biochemical reactions there are a lot of things that can slow it down.

In this post we'll talk about five common reasons your metabolism could be slow including: thyroid hormones, history of dieting, size and body composition, activity level, and lack of sleep.  I've also included a tip that you can try for each one of these possible “metabolism busters”.

Plus I'll share one of my delicious thyroid-loving mineral-containing recipes that you can make for breakfast or dessert.  Click here to read the full post.

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