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Starch Intolerance: 5 Reasons You Don’t Tolerate Carbs (And How To Fix Them)

The tides finally seem to be shifting in the Paleo community about the health benefits of a higher starch intake. I personally have experienced the benefits of significantly increasing my dietary carbs and starches, and my clients have been enjoying the health effects of increasing their carbs as well. But what happens if you feel like carbs and starches don’t...
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How Eating Carbs Can Help Heal Your Hormones

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Low carb diets are all the rage right now in the nutrition and health world. And it’s true, cutting carbs can help with weight loss and health improvements for some people. There are plenty of examples of people who significantly improved their health by going low carb. But for many people – women especially – keeping carbs too low for too...
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Christian Women: Negative Self Talk Is A Spiritual Attack

This one’s for my Christian sisters. Every time you hear that little critical voice in your head saying you’re not good enough… you’re not worthy… you’re ugly… you’re fat… I want you to recognize that as the voice of The Enemy. The one whose sole purpose is to crush your spirit and distract you from your greater purpose as a...
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Grains: Are They Ever Healthy To Eat?

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It’s no secret that the Paleo community seems to have a vendetta against grains. Many Paleo advocates preach that grain consumption is the root of poor health and chronic disease. The war against grains leads many to believe that if they eat any grains they will surely become fat and sick. But for most healthy people, this isn’t true. And...
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Hypothalamic Amenorrhea: 3 Unexpected Reasons Your Period Hasn’t Come Back

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In my practice, I meet many women who aren’t having regular periods. The absence of a menstrual cycle can be especially stressful for women who are trying to conceive a baby, or hope to get pregnant in the future.  There are dozens of reasons why a woman might not get her period regularly, but one of the most common diagnoses...
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Lose Weight The Safe and Sustainable Way

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Many women, at one point or another, want to lose weight. Some hope to trim five or ten pounds from their current weight, and others have a more significant amount to shed. If you’re thinking about starting a weight loss journey, the first step is not to change your diet and exercise. The key to safe and sustainable weight loss...
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Constipation Relief: My Top 10 Tips For Having A Perfect Poop!

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At some point in of our lives, most of us deal with constipation, and there is nothing comfortable about it. Constipation causes our stools become lumpy, hard, and difficult to pass. It often feels as if there is a blockage in our colon, and the bloating it causes can be painful. Constipation causes us to feel lethargic and sluggish, and...
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Sugar: Is It Really That Bad For You?

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Move over fat, sugar is the new public enemy #1 in your kitchen cabinet. For years, the nutrition and food industries have blamed dietary fat – saturated fat in particular – for the rise in chronic diseases like heart disease, obesity and diabetes. But with the case against fat crumbling, many mainstream health and wellness experts have now targeted sugar...
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Our Wedding [The Party]

Here’s the last of my amazing photos from our wedding this past June! These are some of my favorites from the party itself. Our dinner was delicious, the cake was gorgeous, and our band was freakin’ awesome. We even had custom corn hole boards that our guests played out on the lawn. Josh and I changed into sneakers so we...
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What Really Matters About Meal Timing and Frequency

Meal timing is a complicated topic for many people. How many meals per day should I eat? If I snack before bed will I wake up 5 pounds heavier? Should I fast for long periods between meals? These are the questions that likely spin around in your brain as you work to figure out your meal timing based on our...
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