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Chronic Illness Hormone Balance Weight Loss
PCOS Diet & Weight Management
August 12, 2019
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I have PCOS. What Should I Eat? Let’s talk PCOS diet tips… If you are among the one in ten women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), you’ll know that losing weight on PCOS is hard. The hormonal imbalance that comes with PCOS comes with metabolic issues. But that doesn’t mean a healthy weight is impossible! […]
Chronic Illness Wellbeing
How to Improve Vitamin D Deficiency
August 5, 2019
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Previously, I’ve explored what role vitamin D deficiency plays in the development and progression of autoimmune conditions, and with just how important vitamin D is in maintaining optimal immune health, it seemed like a good idea to share about how to improve vitamin D deficiency and if you’re not yet deficient, how to increase your […]
Hormone Balance Sexual Health
Seed Cycling for Hormone Balance
July 29, 2019
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Have you been on and off different types of birth control for several years? Do you suffer from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), PMS, hot flashes, fatigue, or notice that when not on birth control your cycle has been nowhere near regular? Or maybe you just feel off yourself and get blindsided by moodiness and irritability […]
Lifestyle
Best Non-Toxic Sunscreens for Your Face
July 22, 2019
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You definitely want to know about the best non-toxic sunscreens for your face. Protecting your facial skin from the sun’s UV rays should be at the top of your list of summer self-care practices. Overexposure to the sun can leave your face looking wrinkled and weathered, over time. It also puts you at higher risk […]
Lifestyle
Using Phototoxic Essential Oils Safely
July 8, 2019
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There’s a huge misconception that essential oils are 100% safe to be used any way you wish. In fact, just the opposite is true. Essential oils are extremely potent and powerful substances that can do a great deal of harm to your skin if not used properly. There are a handful of phototoxic essential oils […]
Autoimmune Disease
The Role of Vitamin D in Autoimmune Disease
June 17, 2019
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Did you know the role of vitamin D in autoimmune disease is incredibly important? You are probably used to seeing food packaging that boldly proclaims to be fortified with vitamin D. But you may be less aware that vitamin D is naturally present in very few foods, and without some minimal exposure to the sun […]
Lifestyle
Top 5 Non-Toxic Sunscreens
June 10, 2019
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Commercial sunscreens are full of toxic endocrine disrupting chemical compounds, make sure you’re choosing non-toxic sunscreens. With summer right around the corner you’ll surely see every big box store, pharmacy, and even grocery market sporting displays of sunscreen. Everything from SPF formulas created especially for children to concoctions that contain shimmer to give your skin […]
Chronic Illness Nutritional Therapies
Managing Inflammation Through Diet
June 3, 2019
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Systemic inflammation is the root of all chronic illness, but managing inflammation through diet can easily be done. Let’s talk more about what inflammation is, how it can get away from us, and how managing inflammation through diet can reduce the burden in a major way.
Hormone Balance Sexual Health
How Hormonal Birth Control Works
May 27, 2019
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Over the last several decades, many new and different options have emerged for women who are searching for methods of birth control. This has been a game changer for so many, especially as it becomes more accessible and affordable. Being able to choose when to get pregnant, and plan pregnancies in advance affords women freedoms […]
Intentional Living
#GIRLBOSS | Book Review
May 20, 2019
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#GIRLBOSS Book Review Sophia Amoruso’s personal account of her journey to create her clothing company, Nasty Girl in #GIRLBOSS is such a great read. #GIRLBOSS is real and raw, sarcastic and identifiable. I highly recommend this read to any woman who is working toward her dreams and needs a little bit of inspiration.
Wellbeing
Daily Stress Management Tips
May 2, 2019
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Stress can literally kill you. Here are five stress management tips to get you through.
Wellbeing
How To Get a Handle On Stress Eating
April 25, 2019
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It’s a simple truth: eating good food feels good. When we’ve had a particularly rough or tiring day, it’s natural to want to grab some chocolate cake on the way home. That will make us feel better, right? Wrong!!! Chocolate cake will just lead to a sugar crash later – and, depending on your nutritional […]
Cancer
What if My Mammogram is Abnormal?
April 18, 2019
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A mammogram is one of the most commonly performed screening tests. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2015 statistics indicate that about 65% of women over the age of 45 have had a mammogram within the last two years. A mammogram is considered the standard protocol for detecting breast cancer, but it […]
Cancer Ketogenic Lifestyle
Livin’ La Vida Low Carb Podcast Interview
April 16, 2019
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I had the pleasure of chatting with Jimmy Moore over at Livin’ La Vida Loca. We talked through my journey to healing my body of cancer utilizing a therapeutic ketogenic diet. As well as my mission to help others take control of their health through nutrition and lifestyle interventions.
Hormone Balance Sexual Health
The Fertility Awareness Method Explained
April 11, 2019
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No matter your age or stage in life, there is a good chance you’d benefit from learning about the fertility awareness method — provided you have a monthly visitor (and while I could list all of the creative names a woman’s period has received over time, I’ll just leave it at that awkward term). Though […]
Nutritional Therapies Weight Loss
How To Handle Food Cravings
April 4, 2019
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Taking on the challenge of a diet is a difficult thing, but when you are trying to make a permanent change in lifestyle, the task becomes even more daunting. It seems that at every corner there are potential pitfalls, and sometimes it just becomes too much to take. Do not feel as though you are […]
Nutritional Therapies
Why Are Fermented Foods Good for You?
March 27, 2019
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If you’re anything like me, the first time someone mentions fermented foods will probably make you gag. I mean, really, aren’t fermented foods rotten foods? Get ready to have your mind blown… No, they are anything but rotten! In fact, they are insanely good for you. I can remember my best friend telling me about […]
Nutritional Therapies Paleo Template
5 Common Paleo Diet Struggles
February 22, 2019
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Making lasting change is tough. Especially when it comes to your health and well being. The paleo diet is no different. The diet is high in protein and natural vegetables, eliminates highly processed foods and foods that are high in refined sugar. The Paleo diet also excludes alcoholic beverages, coffee and dairy products. That means […]
Chronic Illness Weight Loss
How to Maintain Weight Loss
February 14, 2019
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Weight loss is an arduous task that requires commitment, consistency, and agility. Maintaining weight loss can be just as difficult. If you successfully lost weight, congratulations you’re amazing. Studies indicate that approximately 30% of weight loss strategies adopted by individuals fail within the first few months. You’ve beaten the odds, now you’ve just got to […]
Inspiration My Life
Be Well, Be Keto Podcast Interview
February 6, 2019
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I had the pleasure of interviewing with Tracee Gluhaich on the Be Well, Be Keto podcast. The episode was just released this morning. We had a blast talking about all things keto, food allergies, cancer treatment, therapeutic keto for cancer, my healing journey, and my desire to help others.