Trish Bites Life

A blog to help you feel better, look better, live better – one bite at a time!

Quarantini, anyone?

Sales are up.  Reported consumption is up.  Stress levels are up.  Loneliness is up.  Boredom is up.   Therefore, are occasions that call for a drink up as well?  All signs point to YEP for the above.  And when you add to that - within this pandemic environment there...

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P is for Pandemic

Here we are at the letter P.   I was going to write about Perimenopause but given how the world has turned, perhaps taking a break from straight up hormone talk and looking at the most pressing issues related to the current global health situation is more relevant. ...

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O is for Organic – But Does it Really Matter?

The short answer?  Yes.  Yes, it really does matter.  To our overall health and to our hormonal health.  Which is why I’ve opened this controversial can of worms as part of the ABCs of Healthy Hormones series, and risked the wrath of opponents and deniers. Look -...

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No. Nope. Nuh-uh. Never. Not happening. No way. Nix that.

There are two sides to the NO coin when it comes to your health and your hormones.  So in the continuing exploration of the ABCs of Healthy Hormones, let’s look at N for No (and maybe negativity) and the impact that can have.  On the one hand, saying NO is one way to...

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Metabolic Madness (slow, fast, and why it matters)

Relativity is funny, isn’t it?  Albert Einstein is reported to have said something along the lines of, “Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute, and it seems like an hour.  Sit with a nice girl for an hour, and it seems like a minute.  That's relativity.”  Or just...

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Feeling like a Hungry, Hungry Hippo?

And wanting to eat All. The. Things. All the flippin’ time?  I hear about this insatiable hunger from a lot from many of my clients – women and men - who are smack in the middle of middle age. It may be due to the types of food you’re choosing to eat.  Some of it may...

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The Ketogenic Kraze

The ketogenic diet is a very low carb, very high-fat diet and very, very trendy right now.  And possibly for good reason.  At first glance, it’s led to some dramatic weight loss stories - not just from word of mouth, but also backed by some research.  It’s also...

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Just Junk the Junk!

Smoking is declining – thank goodness!  In 1965, 49% of Canadians over the age of 15 smoked daily.   Since the 1970s when a concentrated push toward anti-smoking campaigns and government interventions in the tobacco industry began, the decline has been steady.  In...

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Irritated by Inflammation?

We’re onto week 9 of our Healthy Hormones Series!  Here is a quick summary of what we’ve covered already (and if you want to catch up, go ahead and follow the links): A for Adrenal (Fatigue) B for Basal Body Temperature Tracking C for Controlling Cortisol D for...

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Are you spinning on your HPA axis?

When it comes to talking about and understanding how the body works, sometimes using a simple analogy can help.  This is especially true when we look at the intricate choreography of hormones.    Let’s try this to get a handle on our subject of the day – H is for the...

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