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Androgens and Women’s Health- so what are they!? Androgens are a class of “male-hormones.” Despite their name, women have androgens too, just in smaller amounts than men. A healthy balance of androgenic hormones is important as a deficiency or excess can result in unwanted symptoms. When androgen levels are out of range, it can lead […]

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birthcontrol

Choosing a Non-hormonal Birth Control That’s Right For You Choosing the right birth control for your body can be challenging. To make life just a little bit easier, I want to give you a rundown of some non-hormonal birth control options and talk about the benefits and downfalls of each. Reasons women choose to avoid […]

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Bile is a sludge-like substance made in the liver, then stored in the gallbladder, and released by the hormone cholecystokinin (CCK). Bile plays many important roles in our hormone and digestive health. It helps prevent bacterial overgrowth and acts as the natural detox.

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healthy holidays

Happy Holidays from all of us at Functional Fueling Nutrition! This time of year is my personal favorite. I love gifting others, spending time with family, and enjoying some yummy treats. If you are in search of the best products for a special someone in your life, or yourself, I have got you covered! Our […]

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Metabolic Adaptations Role in Weight loss

Many of us have experience of going on a diet, seeing progress initially, only to find that weight loss slows or, even worse, plateaus. This leads to frustration, loss of motivation and ultimately the weight piling back on. If this sounds all too familiar, you’re going to want to read on because we’ll be explaining the how and why behind this process, 

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As women, endogenous estrogen is essential to our reproductive cycle. However, overexposure to estrogen from our environment has profound negative consequences for our health. Read on to find out what these health issues are, what we should be cautious of and how to minimise our exposure.

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