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Cortisol and Adrenal Function

Posted On Aug 21, 2009

The hormones secreted by your adrenals influence all the major physiological processes in your body. They closely affect the utilization of carbohydrates and fats, the conversion of fats and proteins into energy, the distribution of stored fat (especially around your waist and at the sides of your face), normal blood sugar regulation, and proper cardiovascular…

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Frustration and Discouragement in Adrenal Fatigue

Posted On Aug 18, 2009

Frustration and discouragement are experienced intimately by most people suffering from adrenal fatigue. When you start on the road to recovery and have a setback, you may become discouraged and frustrated. Do not give up!  Even when things are not going like they should and you feel like you have tried everything and nothing is…

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Eating with Adrenal Fatigue

Posted On Jun 26, 2009

If you are experiencing adrenal fatigue, you will probably notice that you do best if you combine some protein (meat, fish, eggs, dairy, nuts, seed, legumes, etc.), complex carbohydrates (whole grains, root vegetables, etc.) and a small amount of healthy fat (preferably fresh vegetable oils) at every meal and snack. Eating this way helps sustain…

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The Price of Stress

Posted On Jun 26, 2009

If you’re like many North American adults, you may have noticed that it’s harder to get up and keep going than it used to be. Caffeine is almost as essential as air to modern life. Perhaps you’ve even found yourself turning down fun activities because you’re too tired. When stress and fatigue are the two…

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