Nutrition

Hormone Balancing Part 2

Top 10 Hormone Balancing Tips: PMS, Menopause and Infertility Balance your blood sugar. This alone can re-regulate your cycle, decrease your PMS and Menopausal symptoms alone. Here are my suggestions: Lean Protein, Healthy fats, Vegetables and no more than about 2 cups of fruit. Eat 4-6 times per day. Skipping meals increases cortisol, which breaks down…

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What is Functional Medicine?

Get Your Life Back with Functional Medicine Ever been at a party, someone tells you what they do, it’s something complicated and you stand there with a blank look on your face thinking: HUH?? I get that look all the time when I tell people I practice Functional Medicine.  So, to clarify what I do…

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Healthy Airport Eats

  Healthy Airport Eats On my way home from a recent leadership training trip, I looked around at the food in the airport. Geez…you all make a TON of excuses about your food choices when you travel.  Watch out, this is going to be one of those blogs when I shoot the arrow between your…

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Eating Healthy on a Budget

Eating Healthy on a Budget You say that’s impossible?? You think you can’t eat healthy on a budget! Organic vegetables, grass fed, free range meat and chicken are popular and expensive.  But, there are times when eating organic and perfectly clean just doesn’t fit your budget. My philosophy on this whole organic, clean food thing…

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Say Goodbye: My Top 10 Weight Loss Tips

Ever get totally frustrated with starting and stopping your weight loss journey? Up and down the same 10, 20, 50 or 100 pounds? Over and over? how do people lose then maintain? These top 10 tips are ones that skinny people use to get and stay skinny! Eat every 3-4 hours and include protein and…

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Healthy Human Habits Challenge: The 5 Basics Of A Healthy Life

Healthy Human Habits Challenge As another year comes to a close have you looked at everything you accomplished this year?  Have you taken a moment to celebrate yourself? Have you found gratitude in your life? OR Are you just frustrated with everything that didn’t get done, and the broken promises you made to yourself? Not…

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5 Healthy Holiday Habits

5 Healthy Holiday Habits I don’t know about you, but I love a good holiday party. Mouth watering appetizers like hot, bubbly, cheesy, spinach and artichokes, on crusty bread; endless baskets of corn chips, salsa and guacamole, a great charcuterie platter…YUM! And with a good glass of wine, even better. Yes, I am a foodie! …

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Healing America: 5 Unique Solutions to End the Anger

Healing America: 5 Unique Solutions to End the Anger I’m probably one of the most patriotic chicks you’re gonna meet.  I can no longer sit by and watch our great country self destruct. Every week there are more incidences of Americans self-destructing and taking down others with them.  As I write this, we are going…

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5 Innovative Strategies for Diabetes Recovery

So, you finally got the nerve to go to your doctor.  You’ve been avoiding it because you have gained some weight, okay, like 50 pounds, since the last time you saw him 5 years ago. You feel okay, a little sluggish maybe, you get sleepy after meals but you know you aren’t sleeping well, and…

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Gluten Free and Dairy Free Diet: The Ultimate Guide

Seriously, another blog about a gluten free and dairy free diet? I know! I have heard every whine and wale in the book! “I can’t live without bread” “It’s too hard” “I feel like I have to give up my social life” “There’s nothing to eat” Honestly, this whole shift is really more about mindset…

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