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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 […]
Articles Weight Loss
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 […]
Chronic Illness Nutritional Therapies
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 […]
Articles Inspiration Lifestyle Weight Loss
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 […]
Chronic Illness Nutritional Therapies
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.
Gut Dysfunction Nutritional Therapies
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 […]
Chronic Illness Inspiration Ketogenic Lifestyle Success Stories
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 […]
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Keto for Women Podcast Interview
November 8, 2019
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I had the pleasure of sitting down with Shawn Mynar of the Keto for Women podcast this week. Shawn is a doll, we have a really great connection and it was so fun to chat with her. I love Shawn because she’s focused not only on helping women with the ketogenic diet and improving physical […]
Nutritional Therapies Weight Loss
Food Cravings: Win The Battle
September 5, 2019
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Oy, food cravings …I battle these suckers no matter how clean I’m eating! I seem to be addicted to the foods I’m allergic to, so it’s super important to winning the food craving battle. I’ve also learned over the years that I’m a stress eater and I tend to turn to food when I’m bored. […]
Cancer
Complementary and Alternative Treatment vs. Home Remedies
August 29, 2019
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I get a lot of inquiries about the traditional complementary and integrative medicine (TCIM) or complementary and alternative treatment (CAM) protocols I chose to heal my body of vulvar cancer. Many people who reach out to me are suffering from a cancer diagnosis themselves, while others are worried about prevention, or have symptoms and are […]
Hormone Balance Sexual Health
Birth Control: Dangers & Side Effects
August 26, 2019
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Maybe you’ve recently gotten into or out of a relationship, maybe you’re curious to learn more about your body, or maybe you’re just overwhelmed by the variety of options when it comes to birth control these days. Hopefully, you’ve seen our post explaining how hormonal birth control works in your body, (if not, check it […]
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Keto Savage Podcast Interview
August 23, 2019
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I was fortunate enough to get the chance to sit down and chat with Robert Sikes from the Keto Savage Podcast this week. I highly respect Robert as an entrepreneur and a leader in the ketogenic space. Robert is also just a really great guy and we had a good conversation. It was an absolute […]
Chronic Illness Hormone Balance
PCOS Related Conditions
August 19, 2019
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PCOS, an ovarian disease affecting many women in the United States, manifests as a hormonal problem, but it’s actually rooted in metabolic dysfunction. In addition to the direct symptoms of PCOS, there are also a number of related conditions or symptoms caused by hormonal imbalances or insulin regulation in people with PCOS. We’ve gone into […]
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 […]