Author: Dr. Brooke Kalanick

Hashimoto's and Diet
One of the first things you’ll find when you Google “thyroid” and “diet” is advice telling you to stop eating broccoli and it’s cousins in the Brassica family including cauliflower, bok choy, cabbage, kale, brussel sprouts, etc. But, not only...
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The 6-Step Process To Changing Any Habit
Note from GGS: If you’re interested in learning how to truly change a habit, we highly recommend reading through Part 1 and Part 2 of this series from Dr. Brooke.   If you’re not satisfied with your weight and your body, I’d be...
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How to (Truly) Change Your Habits
Be honest. What habits are keeping you from what you really want? Identifying behaviors that are sabotaging your efforts – in detail – is a key step to making real change. Change efforts fail because you don’t realize that you have...
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Why Motivation Doesn't Make Lasting Changes
Turn off autopilot if you want a chance at change. Recently, my good friend and Girls Gone Strong Co-Founder Molly Galbraith had a great post on her Facebook page suggesting we pick one habit that will yield big results, and change...
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Estrogen Dominance: Is It Always Bad? Part 2
In my previous article about estrogen dominance, I discussed what exactly estrogen dominance means and how it can happen.  Here, I will touch on how it can affect body fat levels, indicators that you might have it, and what to do about...
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Estrogen Dominance: Is It Always Bad?
"Estrogen dominance" is a phrase that's you've probably heard a lot lately in regards to fat loss. While it’s true that too much estrogen causes trouble for fat loss—as well as estrogen related cancers (i.e. breast, uterine, etc), it’s an...
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Detox Diets Demystified
Note from GGS: Between overindulging during the holidays, and people clinging to their New Year's Resolutions for dear life, many people are tempted to turn to "detox diets" as a quick-fix to shed some pounds and feel better fast.  The problem is,...
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Women and Stress: How To Deal
In Women And Stress: What Stress Looks Like, I discussed four of the most common ways that high stress affects a woman's body. In this article, you'll learn about three more ways you may be stressing your body without even knowing it, and...
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Women and Stress: What Stress Looks Like
You know stress is bad - causing everything from heart attacks to grey hairs - but in our culture of busy-ness, stressed out is how most of us feel more often than not. What Stress Looks Like You probably have...
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