Coconut Milk as Health Food? You’ve Got to Be Kidding.

Much as has been said recently about the health benefits of coconut milk and coconut oil. Coconut milk is a white liquid mixture of water and the white “flesh” of the coconut and is considered a more diluted form of coconut oil a thick clear liquid. Coconut...

Should You be Concerned About Your Cortisol Level and What Can You Do About it?

Many members at metabolism.com have expressed concern that their cortisol level is either too high or too low. I thought it would be helpful to highlight the latest exchange I  had on the subject. Mohammed writes: Hello:   My overall dhea and cortisol levels...

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Is Common in Adolescent Girls

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) sounds like a rare disorder but it is surprisingly common. This is a disorder with onset in early adolescence effecting up to 10% of young women. Characteristic signs and symptoms include increasing facial and body hair, hair loss...