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Clean the (diet) Slate: Part 1

This is the first post of a 3-part series that will help you begin to lose weight or troubleshoot why you simply can’t lose weight despite trying everything.  In this first post, we will cover the “lower hanging fruits” that can be addressed right off the bat.  The second post will address what we consider […]

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Journeying into Motherhood: From Trauma to Transformation

Unexpected trauma and childbirth I have a picture of me when I got to the hospital in labor feeling empowered and “ready to do this”.  When I look at that picture now, it makes me feel sad. Sad because despite having a healthy baby, I left feeling pretty broken.  I am deeply grateful that I […]

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Elimination style diets can be a pathway towards intuitive eating

Intuitive eating is simply listening to your body and honoring what your body tells you to eat (or to not eat) based on how you feel in the present moment. It’s not a diet, but a practice. A practice is something that you do on a daily basis. By practicing intuitive eating daily, it becomes […]

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Holiday PSA: Stop Dumping Your Junk Food On Other People

I need to just get this out there. Not for me, but for my clients and anyone who struggles every year, month, week, or even day with what I am about to say… The break room at work has become a dumping yard for leftover holiday or celebratory foods from home. If it’s not filled […]

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Building Baby’s Microbiome

Confessions of a New(tritionist) Mom: If you didn’t know, I recently became a mom for the first time in October of 2017 to a little boy named Wyatt. I will be writing a series of blog posts sharing my experiences and highlighting health and nutritionally relevant topics that may be considered when making your own […]

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Health is a Journey – Don’t Give Up!

My mission is to awaken you to the idea that food is your best medicine. I would like to share with you a little glimpse into my story so that you can see why I am so passionate about nutrition and functional medicine. It is personal, but I know I am not the only woman […]

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12 Changes to a Healthier, New You

New Year’s Resolutions are so last year (and the year before that), so don’t make one!  If you are trying to improve your health, try inching your way closer to your health goals by focusing on one new lifestyle change each month of the year.   By focusing on small goals each month, you can really turn those changes from temporary to permanent. […]

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Herbal Adventures-Planting & Harvesting

Herbs and spices add flavor and aroma to food, but they also contain compounds with medicinal properties.  This is one of the reasons why I consider the kitchen to be nature’s pharmacy.  Herbs and spices are high in antioxidants and contain phytochemicals that provide many health benefits such as anti-inflammation, immune system boosters, digestive aids, liver detox […]

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Fall into Autumn

Fall is a season for transitioning and letting go of things you no longer need.  It’s a time to physically, mentally, and emotionally prepare for the winter season that which embodies going within. Have you ever paid attention to nature as the seasons change?  Birds fly south, other animals bulk up, fish migrate, and trees lose their […]

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Naturally Sweet Radishes

Radishes fall into the cruciferous vegetable family.  Don’t know what that is? Well, you should!  Cruciferous vegetables may be best known for helping to prevent against cancerand supporting liver detox. Cruciferous vegetables include broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, and kale to name just a few. You should consume your radishes (and other cruciferous vegetables) in both raw and cooked forms.  Here’s why: […]

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