Signs You May Have a Hormone Imbalance & Simple Ways to Support Your Hormones Naturally
[Recipe of Hormone-Friendly Fat Bombs included ] Hormones are like chemical messengers and govern nearly every cellular action in our body. While very important, our sex hormones like estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone, are actually not essential for our...read more
Regular or Diet Soda- Is One Really Healthier Than the Other?
Scroll down for healthier options You don’t have to be a health nut to know that soda isn’t good for you. But is it really all that bad? Is it ok to just have it once in a while? And if you’re going to have it, is it better to have the regular sugar-filled version or...read more
How to Improve Gut Health
Recipe: Fermented carrots (scroll down) Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” And while this may not be 100% true for every disease in every person, more and more research shows that our gut (digestive system) has a bigger role in many diseases than we...read more
All About Digestive Enzymes
As a practitioner, I find that many people with digestive issues want to jump straight into using a supplement. And many times I would rather try other strategies first. Not to mention, that some supplements can be harmful if used inappropriately. So, let’s dive into...read more
How Much Sugar is Too Much?
Sugar is not a health food, as you know. And “added sugars” (ones that are not naturally found in whole foods like fruit) are particularly bad. They’re not only bad for diabetes; but, also for your waistline, mood, and energy levels. The problem is that sugar is...read more
How Can I Get Enough Vitamin D?
When we think of "vitamins," we know they're super-important for health. But vitamin D is special. It's difficult to get enough vitamin D; vitamin D is, therefore, a very common deficiency. So, let's talk about how much of this critical fat-soluble vitamin we need,...read more
What Makes Broccoli and Kale Superfoods?
So, what makes them superfoods? Not only are they seriously packed with nutrients, and are amongst the most nutrient-dense foods around. But, they’re also packed with amazing health-promoting compounds.read more
Ketogenic Diet 101
The ketogenic diet is a very low carb, very high-fat diet. It has recently gained a lot of popularity in the wellness sphere because of some of its health benefits. A ketogenic diet has been shown to help some people lose weight (yes, even with high fat). It can also...read more
Antioxidand Foods vs. Supplements
Antioxidants are just that: they fight (anti) oxidation. The chemical process of oxidation is like rusting metal. A molecule loses electrons and creates the infamous free radicals. Oxidation is also the reason why apples, bananas, and avocados go brown when the skin...read more
Water – Do We Really Need To Drink 8 Glasses Daily?
Water is essential for life. You can only survive a few days without it. And being hydrated is essential for health. I could argue that water is the most essential nutrient of them all. Water is needed for every cell and function in your body. Water is a huge part of...read more