You might ask what Brussels sprouts and estrogens are doing in the same sentence, but I am here to tell you that there is a connection. Brussels sprouts are the cruciferous connection to healthy hormone metabolism. These age-old options –including cabbage, broccoli, bok choy and cauliflower – have gained new acclaim today as dietary super foods. These plants, cultivated for centuries and originally…

Tags: Hormone Balance, Estrogen Metabolism, Estrogen, Xenoestrogens


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Brussels Sprouts & Healthy Estrogen Metabolism

As a hormone testing lab, ZRT understands the importance of a well-balanced endocrine system in maintaining overall health. Hormone balance is achieved through multiple feedback mechanisms, and when any part of the system is thrown out of whack by forces beyond its control, there is a knock-on effect on the rest of the body systems that are under endocrine control. Such forces can include extreme or…

Tags: Hormone Balance, Xenoestrogens, Heavy Metals, Toxins, BPA, Lead, Mercury, Cadmium


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Endocrine Disruptors: What They Are & How To Avoid Them

In this engaging and wide-ranging discussion of Fertility, Infertility and the Role of Hormone Testing, Dr. Alison McAllister, lead clinical consultant at ZRT, shares her considerable knowledge about the challenges of infertility and the heartbreak of those struggling to have a baby of their own. Sadly, it is a growing problem that affects 1 in 8 couples and millions of people around the world. As…

Tags: Fertility, Hormone Balance, Toxins, Xenoestrogens, PCOS


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Clinical Pearls on Fertility, Infertility & Hormones

If you haven't thought about the risks of chemicals in herbicides and pesticides to the health of your family and pets, there's no time like the present. Roadside, clear cut and yard spraying is polluting our environment, with the chemicals becoming air-borne and also getting into ground water. People and pets walking outside are absorbing these chemicals through their skin and bringing it inside…

Tags: Hormone Balance, Breast Cancer, Toxins, Patient Education, Xenoestrogens


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Pesticides, Herbicides, Chemicals, Oh My!

As scientific researchers, practitioners and patients bear witness to the increasing evidence of hormone dysfunction in today’s society, Dr. Cobi Slater’s Ultimate Hormone Balancing Guidebook couldn’t come at a better time. Her premise throughout this illuminating book is that the real cause behind the plethora of symptoms plaguing modern adults of all ages can be linked to imbalances within the…

Tags: Weight Management, Patient Education, Hormone Balance, BHRT, Bioidential Hormones, Xenoestrogens


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The Ultimate Hormone Balancing Guidebook Review

If you cannot figure out why you are gaining weight or can no longer shed pounds easily like you used to – despite your best efforts to eat right, exercise, and take your vitamins every morning – you might be walking around with a hormone imbalance that has you hardwired to put on pounds. Even when we think we’re being healthy, hormonal triggers to unwanted weight gain are too often neglected or…

Tags: Hormone Balance, Weight Management, Patient Education, Xenoestrogens, Estrogen Dominance


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Does Hormone Imbalance Contribute to Weight Gain?

Return to Balance and a GOOD MenopauseNo one likes being out of balance, especially when the hot flashes, foggy thinking, and mood swings of menopause leave us feeling like a pale reflection of our former selves. During this hormonally challenged time it’s important to realize that the extent to which we suffer from troublesome symptoms has much do with the extent to which our lives – and our…

Tags: Menopause, Patient Education, Hormone Balance, Estrogen Dominance, Xenoestrogens


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The Good Menopause

Hormone Health Educator Candace Burch hosted an informational webinar explaining how hormones affect our weight - specifically, how they inhibit our ability to lose weight and keep the pounds off. During the webinar, we received many great questions from the audience and Candace has answered them below.I've reduced my stress and eat well, but still have high cortisol levels. What else can I do?It…

Tags: Weight Management, Hormone Balance, BHRT, Xenoestrogens, Patient Education, Adrenal and Cortisol


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The Hidden Truth About Hormones And Weight Gain: Your Questions Answered

As January's Thyroid Awareness Month winds down, now is the time to practice all we've learned about the care and feeding of our master of metabolism. In Part I of our last blog post, we zeroed in on the enemies of a healthy thyroid. In Part II, we will help you fend them off to protect the health of your thyroid gland with the following key action steps. Reverse Estrogen Dominance - An imbalance…

Tags: Thyroid Health, Heavy Metals, Estrogen Dominance, Xenoestrogens, Iodine, Selenium


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Protect Against Thyroid Imbalance

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