As a kid and young adult, I spent years on antibiotics for my skin. I took course after course for month after month and didn’t think anything of it. That was, until I started to pay the consequences. My body was messed up. When you’re taking antibiotics, you’re often not feeling well. So the last thing you think when getting that prescription from you doctor is that you need to stock up on … [Read more...] about My Favorite Probiotic Foods to Take With Antibiotics
Is New Year’s weight loss one of your goals. Than listen up. Because I’m not going to feed you the same bullcrap you’re going to see floating around the internet. I’m going to give you the real New Year’s weight loss advice you need. I wasn’t planning to write a post this weekend. But then I made the mistake of scrolling through Facebook. And, oh my gosh! Every crazy gimmick you can imagine is … [Read more...] about The Best New Year’s Weight Loss Non-Fad Diet
Your nutrition is on point. But the scale won’t budge. What the heck is going on? It's super disappointing when you can’t get that scale to move. Especially when it seems you’re doing everything right. But know there's hope. A small issue can be to blame. And once you fix that, you might finally reap the benefits of all your hard work. So let’s investigate why that scale won’t budge. And … [Read more...] about 6 reasons the scale won’t budge (and what to do about it!)
This week, I want to talk a little about hormones. Because all us women have got them. And chances are, they might not be working as perfectly as possible. If this is the case, they might leave you feeling less than stellar. I truly appreciate Western medicine. And I’ve seen first hand how it can save lives. But one of the things that drives me batty is that doctors will prescribe medication … [Read more...] about Balance Those Female Hormones Naturally
Should you take nutritional supplement or should you not take nutritional supplements? Some recent studies have discounted the value of these supplements. While others show them as life saving. So what’s a person to do? Keep this in mind when pondering nutritional supplement studies. All nutritional supplements aren’t created equal. Many supplements are made out of synthetic garbage. While … [Read more...] about 3 Nutritional Supplements You Need To Take
I've always yearned to be trendy. When I was younger, I was captivated by the fashion magazines. I would practice applying makeup, salivate over the clothes I would probably never have and follow the cool lingo. But here's what I've learned about health trends. Sometimes it's actually really good to not be trendy. “What? Not be trendy? Impossible!!!” But even if your Instagram account rivals … [Read more...] about Health Trends: When It’s Better To Not Be Trendy
The Power of Your Gut People are often unaware of the power of their gut. And just to be clear, this means your digestive organs like your stomach, your small intestine and your large intestine. Because how your food gets digested determines the nutrients available to nourish the body. It determines whether you're inflamed and sickly or vibrant and healthy. In fact, the digestive system is … [Read more...] about Your Gut is Where Your Health Transformation Begins
There is something that most of us need to lose even more than extra pounds. We need to lose excess internal inflammation. Many diets ignore this topic completely. But until you reduce the inflammation, your body will be like a pogo stick. Your weight will go up down, up down, up down...you get my point. Through my daily scopes on Periscope, I've realized that many people don't fully understand … [Read more...] about Inflammation: The Secret Reason You’re Gaining Weight!
Brain fog affects many healthy young and middle-aged people. And while there are many illnesses and medications that can contribute to muddled thinking, that isn't what I'm talking about today. I'm talking about otherwise healthy people who suspect that they are living under a cloud that compromises their mental clarity. They just don't feel as sharp as they used to. They are always thinking with … [Read more...] about Brain Fog: Does Your Brain Need a Tune-up?
Due to popular demand, this week's post will examine the different brands of probiotics. A few weeks ago I talked about beneficial bacteria and probiotics. If you haven't read my article on how supplementing with probiotics can improve your health, please click here. Quite a few people responded to that post by requesting some more detailed information on which brands of probiotics to choose. I … [Read more...] about Which Brand Should I Choose? Probiotics!