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Introducing the 14 Day Calorie Challenge

Just a quick mini-announcement before I share our BIG announcement about the calorie challenge… I was so excited (and somewhat shocked, TBH) to find out I was nominated for an award in Paleo Magazine’s 2018 Best of Paleo Awards! (If you nominated me, I”m sending you a virtual hug for doing so!) The award is “Best Paleo-Centric RD” (registered dietitian)...
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What Real Health Means To Me

Have you ever really considered what “health” even means? Or at least what it means to you? It’s so easy to assume that health is measured by your jeans size, body fat percentage, or even simply the dietary philosophy you identify with. Most of the “health experts” we see on social media make it look like our appearance is the primary...
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Is Breakfast Important? 3 Reasons Why You Should Eat A Morning Meal

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One of the most fervently debated questions in the field of nutrition is this: Is breakfast important to eat or not? While many of us grew up learning that breakfast is important to eat every day for good health, lately there’s been a lot of discussion about the benefits of intermittent fasting. Many people argue that forgoing breakfast is better...
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“Get Your Period Back” is Here!

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Not getting your period regularly? Then this post is for you! I am so excited to announce that my brand new online program, Get Your Period Back, is open for enrollment. This is a 6-week online group program that teaches you everything you need to know about recovering from amenorrhea (AKA a missing period). If you aren’t getting a regular...
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How Sleep Keeps Your Period on Track (Plus 3 Tips For Sleeping Better)

Sleep is an easy thing to neglect. There is no denying the world around us is overworked and overstimulated. Taking the appropriate amount of time at night to get some shut eye without any disturbances may sometimes seem impossible. There’s so much to do, so much to see, so much happening on TV and in the news and on our...
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Amenorrhea in Athletes: 5 Tips For Athletic Women to Get Their Period Back

While it’s hard to estimate how many active women are dealing with a missing period, it’s undeniable that amenorrhea is a huge issue in the women’s athletic community. A recent article by Outside Magazine explained how common the loss of menstrual function is in competitive athletes. In it, they wrote: “Researchers estimate that as many as 60 percent of exercising women...
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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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