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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 F. – High Cholesterol Success Story
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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 the Livin La Vida Low Carb Podcast. 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 […]
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 […]
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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.