Your body needs and loves Vitamin D!

It is estimated that up to 85 percent of people have insufficient levels of vitamin D and are unaware of this deficiency. Conventional media and medicine promote sun avoidance, but this can have significant health consequences. 

The symptoms of vitamin D deficiency are sometimes vague and can include tiredness and general aches and pains. Some people may not have any symptoms at all.

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Why You May Not Be Able to Shed the Fat

Have you ever wondered why your body is holding onto fat, even when you've dialed in nutrition, moving more, taking your supplements and doing all the *things*?  Your diet, exercise plan and even supplements could actually be making your body hold on to fat! No one wants to put in all this time and effort for a healthy lifestyle to see no results, or worse, to gain even more fat.

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B Vitamins

All B vitamins, including vitamin B12 and folate, are important for a woman’s metabolism, preventing fatigue and boosting cognitive function. They are important for cellular processes, growth and energy expenditure because they work with other vitamins like iron to make red blood cells and help turn the calories you eat into useable energy.  Folate (aka folic acid when it’s created synthetically) is important for a healthy pregnancy, developing fetuses and preventing birth defects since it helps build the baby’s brain and spinal cord. That’s why folate deficiency is extremely dangerous for pregnant women.

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7 Ways Infrared Sauna Can Heal Your Body

Infrared sauna is a relaxing way to detoxify, reduce pain and burn calories among other things.  Eric and I have both been detoxing (metals for him, hormones for me) for several years and love, love, love infrared sauna time and all the benefits that come with it.

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Is It My Thyroid?

To adequately evaluate thyroid function, you need a full thyroid panel which includes: TSH, T4, T3, Free T4, Free T3, and the antibodies TPO and TbAb to check for Hashimoto’s since most low thyroid is caused by this.

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Why Gut Bacteria is the Boss of Your Hormones

There is about 5lbs of bacteria in the human body and the quality of their environment – the healthiness of the microbial life plus the diversity – governs health in so many ways. A poor internal ecosystem caused by bad diet, exposure to chemicals and stress, will suppress the good bacteria, promote the bad bacteria, and will lead to a toxic build up of hormones as well as other signs of systemic inflammation.

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What is the Lymphatic System and Why Do I Care?

It’s cold and flu season, so you’re prepared with your arsenal of immune-boosters such as vitamin C and herbal remedies, but if you’re ignoring your lymphatic system, you’re missing out on a huge opportunity to support your immune system and overall health!

The lymphatic system is the body’s inner “drainage system,” a network of blood vessels and lymph nodes that carry fluids from tissues around the body into the blood and vice v

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The Hormone Test all Women Should Have

The DUTCH test stands for - Dried Urine Test for Comprehensive Hormones, and I encourage most of my clients get a baseline test.   Why? Because it’s the gold standard when it comes to hormone testing.  It's very different from serum hormone testing and tells us a much more accurate story of what's going on with sex hormones.

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Are You Getting Enough of this Wonder Mineral?

Magnesium is required by all your organs and is a co-factor in more than 300 enzyme systems that regulate diverse biochemical reactions in the body, including protein synthesis, muscle and nerve function, blood glucose control, and blood pressure regulation.

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Meal Planning Made Easy!

One of my goals this year is to meal plan each week.  We were really good at this a few years ago and sadly, I get so excited in the morning when A) I know what I'm eating that day and B) I know all the ingredients are in the house!!! (doesn't take much to make me happy =) 

Check out Real Plans...

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Detox and Reset!

This 3 day reset will guide you through eating delicious, whole food that will support detoxification and healing.  We will focus on soups, smoothies and shakes to nourish the body which will encourage detoxification, reduce inflammation, reset those holiday habits (and lbs) that crept in.

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Winter reset!

 

✓ Kick sugar cravings...
✓ Kickstart weight loss naturally...
✓ Reset habits and feel lighter...
✓ Crank up your metabolism...
✓ Decrease inflammation...

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Goal Setting for the New Year

If you're a New Year's Resolution-er or just like using the new year to reset focus and goals, doesn't matter - - the end result is that we create a lifestyle this year that was better than the last.  Right?!

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