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Migraine Headaches: Nutritional Therapy Approaches
January 8, 2021
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Migraine headaches can be debilitating for sufferers of all ages. Children and adults can have migraine headaches, and often the symptoms seem like that of the flu. Fortunately, migraines don’t last as long as the flu, but the symptoms can return again and again. Interestingly, migraines often run in families. So, when children of migraineurs […]
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
December 3, 2020
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What is Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and What Causes It? Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a spectrum of liver diseases that occurs when excess fat accumulates in liver cells, called hepatocytes, that is unrelated to both alcohol consumption (meaning people who consume little to no alcohol) or viral infection (like viral hepatitis). 
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The Incredible Health Benefits of Mushrooms
November 19, 2020
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With over 50,000 species of mushrooms out there, including molds and yeasts, scientific evidence is emerging to show just how crucial a role they play in the health and wellbeing of the human body. While some are hallucinogenic or poisonous, making people apprehensive about consuming mushrooms, it’s important to realize that edible mushrooms have co-evolved […]
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Hemochromatosis: What You Need to Know
November 12, 2020
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Often referred to as a disorder that leads to, “too much of a good thing,” hemochromatosis is a condition that causes affected individuals to absorb too much iron from their food. This increased absorption and storage can lead to a whole host of problems. Let’s take a moment to highlight what this disorder is all […]
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The Glucose Ketone Index (GKI) Explained
October 29, 2020
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Whether you’ve been scouring the keto subreddits, watching your favorite YouTube keto pros, or reading the countless keto forums, it’s likely that you’ve come across the term GKI, which stands for the Glucose Ketone Index. This may have left you wondering, “What exactly is the GKI?” I’ll take a moment here to tell you what […]
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What is SIBO? Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth Explained
October 22, 2020
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SIBO or Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth is one of many issues that may arise from long-term digestive dysfunction and it can really wreak havoc on your health. Bacteria in the intestines are an essential part of healthy digestion–they process fiber, help regulate the immune system, and even help with brain health. But as with many […]
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Oxalates Guide: What Are They, Why Should I Care?
September 3, 2020
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Oxalates Guide – Overview The oxalates guide is intended to provide a walkthrough of what oxalates are and why you should be aware of them. Oxalates, also referred to as oxalic acid, are organic compounds that naturally occur in a wide variety of plants, including everything from leafy greens, legumes, nuts, and seeds, to cruciferous […]
Articles Lifestyle Weight Loss
8 Top Macro Tracking Apps
August 6, 2020
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Are you using macro tracking apps? All weight loss plans require you to log your food intake so you can see exactly what goes in and what needs cutting. Whether you’re tracking fat, calories, or carbohydrates, you need to know where to start and where to look when the scale isn’t moving in the right […]
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Health Effects of Soy: My Story
July 30, 2020
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We’ve heard about soy quite a bit. It’s usually touted to be the definition of healthy eating, everyone from Oprah to CNN has been pushing the health benefits of soy. However, the health effects of soy can be quite dangerous.
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Overlooking Acid Reflux Disease in Children
July 2, 2020
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Acid reflux disease in children is actually quite common and easily overlooked. Symptoms in children are more difficult to catch and connect. We don’t typically look to a child’s diet as a potential cause, because that’s just not the norm in this country, but this is a digestive issue…so why wouldn’t we look at what […]
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Tips for Breaking a Weight Loss Plateau
June 27, 2020
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It happens to all of us…the dreaded weight loss plateau. You’re cruising along, ecstatic because you just completed the induction phase of Atkins or the first couple of weeks off of sugar and grains on The Primal Blueprint. It was a miracle you got though those few weeks and made it through the withdrawal symptoms. […]
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Common Dieting Mindset Mistakes
June 18, 2020
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Despite the plethora of weight loss information available, these common dieting mindset mistakes are being made over and over every day. I’m not talking about little slipups where you stole a french fry off of hubbies plate, but big mindset mistakes that distract you from your weight loss goals and accidentally lead to self-sabotage. Understanding […]
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5 Nutritional Foundations for Optimal Health
June 15, 2020
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We have way more control over our health and wellbeing than we are lead to believe. Proper nutrition is one of our most powerful tools and it’s important to understand how we can leverage it to achieve optimal health. There are five nutritional foundations that are critical to proper function and they should be the […]
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Eating Healthy with a Busy Schedule
May 25, 2020
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When it comes to eating right many of us find that the number one hindrance to our success is the lack of time to prepare the proper meals and snacks for our dietary needs. It is often much more convenient to throw one thing in the crockpot for the family or resort to the fast […]
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How to Stay Motivated to Exercise
May 21, 2020
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Exercise is always a do-it-yourself venture. No other person and no machine can do it for you. Hence, it is important to figure out how to stay motivated to exercise to stick with it! This is what people who are overweight should try to understand. However, even if it’s easy to set intentions and it’s […]
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6 Major Milestones of the Modern Diet
March 8, 2020
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How did we get here? American’s are so disconnected from their bodies. We can’t hear the signals our bodies are sending us and fatter and sicker than ever. When we look back through the evolution of the modern diet, there are 6 major milestones of the modern diet that add up to our current situation. […]
Success Stories Weight Loss
Blake Lost 50 Pounds!
January 15, 2020
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Blake lost 50 pounds by cleaning up his diet. Blake swapped out high-carbohydrate manufactured foods with zero nutrients for nutrient-dense whole foods. The weight melted off and he’s feeling so much better!
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Keto for Endurance Athletes Podcast Interview
December 13, 2019
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I had the pleasure of sitting down with my good friend Stephanie Holbrook of Keto Endurance to chat about my journey so far and everything keto on her Keto for Endurance Athletes podcast.
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Bone Broth: 5 Health Benefits
November 29, 2019
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What are the benefits of bone broth? Chances are you’ve heard about the bone broth craze by now, whether it’s from influencers you follow online or friends at work, yoga, book club (you name it!) who have tried this curious new trend. But what is the bottom line when it comes to proven benefits?? Can […]
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Jessica Educated Her Doctor & Got Off of Statins!
November 21, 2019
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Jessica is a high cholesterol success story, she just needed to educate herself and her doctor about advanced lipoprotein testing. Jessica’s Main Health Complaint Jessica came to me with a very common struggle, her cholesterol was high and her doctor wasn’t listening to her and insisted she take statins. Jessica had been following a ketogenic […]