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What Is Your Identity?

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See the original version of this post on Instagram. I’ve been thinking a lot about where women find their identity, and I can tell you a few things I know for sure… Your diet is not your identity. Your weight is not your identity. Your fitness is not your identity. Your health is not your identity. Your marital status is...
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5 Reasons Why Even Vegetarians Should Eat Gelatin

This post was originally featured on Chriskresser.com. There are so many amazing benefits that can come from eating gelatin, including improvements in digestive, skin, and mental health. Plus, gelatin can be used to make a yummy, all-natural dessert that’s actually good for us. So why aren’t we eating more of it? Traditional diets are typically much higher in gelatin than our modern diets,...
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The Unexpected Benefits of Getting Your Period Back

Last year, one of my awesome clients Sami submitted an (unsolicited) review of the work we did together. It was so great to see the transformation she had made in just a few months! Even though Sami looked like a perfectly healthy and happy young woman on the outside, on the inside she knew something was wrong. And all the...
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Introducing the Fed and Fearless Society

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Hey y’all! I’m really REALLY excited to announce something I’ve been sitting on for months (and I finally bit the bullet and did it…) I’ve launched my brand new FREE Facebook community group, the Fed and Fearless Society! This group will be an online community of women who are becoming fearless in the pursuit of better health. (Sorry dudes.) What...
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3 Lessons From Our First Year of Marriage

Today, June 11th, 2018, is my one year wedding anniversary with my wonderful husband Josh. This day last year was the most exciting, nerve-wracking, joyful day of my life. It was also the day that my relationship with Josh completely changed, going from a starry-eyed long distance engaged couple to a married, cohabitating, we’re-in-this-together partnership. It was amazing and scary...
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Using Beautycounter for Acne

If you’ve been following me for any length of time, you know that I’ve had some skin issues intermittently throughout my life. (To learn more about my struggle with acne and keratosis pilaris leading up to my wedding last year, read this post.) My story in a nutshell? It definitely took me a while to find the right combination of...
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8 Unexpected Benefits of Fiber (Beyond Constipation!)

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When you think about the benefits of fiber, is constipation relief the first thing that comes to mind? Sure, dietary fiber can be a big help to get things moving, but its importance goes way beyond digestive motility. Fiber is actually great for whole-body health, and it’s crucial to get enough in your diet. Dietary fiber has a huge impact...
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Do You Have a Normal and Healthy Period?

Do you consider your period to be “normal”? And do you even know what a healthy period looks like? You’re not alone. It’s incredible how many women are unaware of what’s considered a normal healthy period. And there are thousands of women suffering in silence because they assume their debilitating symptoms are how things are supposed to be for a...
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Women Are Not Small Men (Join Me in LA this Saturday!)

WOMEN ARE NOT SMALL MEN Cali friends, you free this Saturday? Join me and Lara Briden in LA for a pop-up women’s health seminar! We’ll be taking a fresh look at women’s health and a long overdue conversation about the many ways that female hormones affect metabolism, training, and general health. Discussion will include: – alternatives to hormonal birth control...
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10 Things I Believe About Health

This post was originally found on my Instagram and Facebook pages. Lately I’ve been exploring my own personal philosophy about food and nutrition, and the overall role of health in leading happy, productive, meaningful lives. Based on this soul searching, I can tell you 10 things I believe to be true about health. 1. Your health, and your body in...
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