Unlock Fat-burning Potential with…Chocolate?!

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Would you believe me if I said that eating dark chocolate can help you unlock your fat-burning potential and also keep you from regaining fat once it is gone? If you’re skeptical, you shouldn’t be! Real, quality dark chocolate does help with both of these fat facts. So, what makes dark chocolate so special? Why is it better for you than milk chocolate or white chocolate? Let’s take a look at this dreamy, creamy decadent food a little...

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How to Optimize Your Sleep for Weight Loss

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When was the last time you got 8 hours of great sleep?
Did you know that sleep regenerates your cells, enhances fat burning and slows the aging process? How and when you sleep is one of the most powerful ways to improve your health and body composition. Study after study suggests that people who sleep well (more than 7 hours a night) are 55% slimmer (1), more attentive, less reactive to stressful situations, experience less anxiety, hunger and...

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The B3H+® Approach to Relieving Perimenopause and Menopausal Symptoms

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My name is Dr. Kealy, creator of the Balance 3H+® program. Believe it or not, there are some of us who will go through the big “change” without needing any additional support. We wake up one day and our periods have just stopped. We do not experience the most common symptoms of night sweats, mood swings, fatigue, weight gain, hot flashes, inflammation, or sleep disturbances.

Relief from Menopause Symptoms
But unfortunately ladies, this...

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Ditching Dairy?

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"Dear Dr. Kealy...
I consume low-fat milk and yogurt daily for the calcium and vitamin D benefits. However, lately I have noticed more of these symptoms: unwanted weight gain, gas, bloating, and gastroesophageal reflux (GERD). Could my daily dairy consumption no longer be doing my 40+ year-old body good?"
Dairy Intolerance
The battle in your belly with dairy could be getting worse with age. What most women do not know is that many people have...

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“It’s Not Your Fault, It’s Your Hormones!”® Weight Loss: Leptin vs. Ghrelin

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"Dear Dr. Kealy...
I struggle with willpower & weight loss, especially when it comes to avoiding my favorite comfort foods. I often overeat and rarely feel satisfied after eating a full meal. Why is this happening, and what can I do to change?"
The Reason for Overeating: Leptin vs. Ghrelin
Don’t despair... It’s not your fault, it’s your hormones! The reason for overeating may be caused not as much by your love of chips, as it is...

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5 Things You Can Do Right Now to Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer

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What Can I Do to Reduce My Risk of Breast Cancer?

Lifestyle changes have been shown in studies to decrease breast cancer risk even in high-risk women. The following are steps that I suggest my patients take to help reduce the risks of contracting this awful disease:
1. Control Your Weight: 

Being overweight or obese increases the risk of breast cancer. This is especially true for women 40 and older whose fluctuating hormones...

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