Ugh. You know the feeling: the mounting dread, the creeping anxiety, the little voice in your head that scoffs, that says you can’t. Ugh… Here comes another weight loss promise.
Maybe you’ve broken one before. Maybe you’ve broken thirty. But you’re back at the starting line, again, and you’re here because you know this is the step you need to take for the life you want to live.
Whether you believe your body is a gift from God or a beautiful accident that evolved over billions of years, you’ve gotta admit: the human body is an extraordinary thing. And it’s been around for a looooong time.
Have you noticed a lack of energy, or a tendency to tire easily? Do your hands and feet get cold even when it’s warm outside? How about your nails—are they brittle with white flecks? These are all signs of hormonal issues, which affect your gut, thinking ability, and your capacity to accomplish goals.
Hormonal imbalances are common among women and men because of the plastics in our water and food, poor diets, and nutrient-deprived soils. But before you go on thyroid medication or tax your body with synthetic drugs, try out this simple remedy touted by PhD endocrinologist Dr. Ray Peat:
Eat raw carrots.