Lara Briden's healthy hormone updates
Hi everyone, 

This month I tackle the sticky subject of sugar. Yes, of course, fruit is healthy, but desserts are not. And please do not forgo potatoes with dinner only to binge on Paleo ice cream for dessert. Please read: Why I Ask Some Patients to Quit Sugar and leave a comment. I know it's a controversial topic. 

I also want to let you know about the Ancestral Health Symposium in October in Queenstown, New Zealand (a short direct flight from major Australian cities). Finally, I'm re-sharing my facial hair post because the link didn't work for some of you last month (sorry about that). 

Why I Ask Some Patients to Quit Sugar (and What I Mean By Sugar)

If you have normal insulin sensitivity and enjoy fresh fruit and the occasional dessert, then please keep doing what you’re doing. You don’t need this post.

If on the other hand, you have insulin resistance or PCOS or acne, then you may benefit from dramatically reducing sugar. Here’s what you need to know.  Continue reading..

Women Are Not Small Men

I'm pretty excited about the upcoming Ancestral Health symposium in beautiful Queenstown this October. My talk is "Women Are Not Small Men." Other speakers include Katy Bowman, Steph Gaudreau, and Professor Felice Jacka. Word is that many of you Australians are coming this year (yay!) and also that the event is about to sell out. If you're quick, you still have time to buy a ticket. Click here

7 Best Natural Anti-Androgen Treatments for Facial Hair (Hirsutism)

Natural anti-androgen treatments reduce testosterone or block its effects. In women, androgen blockers can improve the symptom of unwanted facial hair (hirsutism), usually associated with PCOS.
Continue reading..

Lara Briden
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