Archive for January 2011

Dr. Jerilynn C. Prior is a Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism (the study of hormones and glands) at the University of British Columbia and is the Scientific Director of the Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research, (CeMCOR).

Having a special interest in the effects of hormones on women’s health, Dr. Prior studies women’s menstrual cycles, perimenopause and the causes for and treatment of osteoporosis. She has researched the use of the ovarian hormone progesterone for treatment of menstrual flow problems, hot flushes and low bone density. She is internationally known for her work showing that estrogen levels, besides being unpredictable, are significantly higher than normal in the perimenopause, the three to 10 years of changes before menopause. Her research has also shown an increase bone formation using progesterone.

Dr. Prior is widely sought as a speaker for professional and lay audiences and has written several books about perimenopause, menopause and women's health. As well, the Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research website ( provides pratical and accessible information for health care professionals and lay women alike.

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Dr. Bowden has a Master’s Degree in psychology and counseling and a PhD in nutrition, and has earned six national certifications in personal training and exercise. He is board certified by the American College of Nutrition. He is adjunct faculty at Clayton College for Natural Health, and a much in-demand speaker at conferences and events across the country.

He is the author of "Living Low Carb” (Revised and expanded edition).

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