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Guys & Girls: What To Do If Your Hormones Are a Mess

When my clients come to me with a condition or set of complaints/symptoms they hope to resolve through nutrition. But they rarely say, “I have hormone imbalance and I want to fix it naturally.” Us…
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Hashimoto’s and Miscarriage – What You Need to Know So You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy

I recently watched an interview with former First Lady, Michelle Obama, on the TODAY Show who opened up about her experience with infertility. In the interview, Mrs. Obama shared about her miscarriage…
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Postpartum Thyroiditis Can Be Healed with Nutrition

Approximately 5% of women develop postpartum thyroiditis after giving birth. Women with a personal or family history of autoimmune or thyroid disease are more likely to develop the condition. When my …
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The Real Horror of Halloween? It’s Totally Sugar! (Tips on How to Save Your Kids)

I Hate Halloween Growing up, Halloween was my favorite holiday. I loved the fall season, the costumes, trick-or-treating, and of course, candy. Because I was a normal American kid. In the 1970s, sugar…
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Eat to Lower Anti-Thyroid Antibody Levels

My Journey With Hashimoto’s Disease The beginning of my journey with Hashimoto’s will probably sound familiar to you. In my 20s, I suddenly felt like an old woman. I had aches and pains. I was ti…
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You Can Be a “Healthy Foodie” on Your Next Family Vacation

Just because your family vacation is coming up, you do not have to throw in the proverbial nutritional towel. Fast food, junk food, sweets and too much alcohol does not have to be part of your vacatio…
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“Failure to Thrive” May Be Caused by Foods & Inflammation

What is Failure to Thrive? I see clients with their young children who have been given a “Failure to Thrive” (FTT) diagnosis frequently in my office. “Failure to Thrive” (FTT) is the umbrella …
Recovery to a Healthy Heart

My Healthy Heart Part 3: Recovery is a long road (and I am impatient).

Surgery to close the hole in my heart was two months ago already. It’s hard to believe all of the things that have happened to my health this year. Sometimes I have to deeply reflect to let it a…
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My Healthy Heart Part 2: Tools for Holistic Healing

For part two of this series, I thought it might be helpful to share with you the resources and support I have leaned on these past few months to help get me through the medical challenge, both physica…
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My Healthy Heart Part 1: How Personal Medical Advocacy May Have Saved My Life (One Day)

Hello, Heart, I hardly knew you. Last November, I started feeling a fluttering, vibrating sensation in my chest/heart. I remember distinctly the first time I felt this sensation – I was sitting …

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