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What Does your New Baby Need to Grow Strong and Healthy?

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1 Congratulations on the safe delivery of your new little bundle of joy!  You’re likely overwhelmed with a flood of emotions, ideas, questions and a bit of exhaustion.  The purpose of this post is to provide you with some quick and easy to access information about nutrition for your infant.  Good nutrition in the first […]

The Elimination Diet… Leaves So Much STILL on the Table

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1 Despite the name, the elimination diet still leaves you countless delicious foods to enjoy.  For those with uncomfortable digestive issues, this diet can be a major help and worth every ounce of effort.  Digestive issues range from diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome and other disease conditions to simple gas, bloating or upset stomach […]

Hemorrhoids: A Total Pain in the Butt

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1 Perhaps not the most fun thing to talk about but let’s face it, most adults will suffer from hemorrhoids at some point in their life.  Ignoring them doesn’t make them go away.  This condition is full of hope and answers from the holistic nutrition realm.   What are hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids, sometimes referred to as […]

Oatmeal: Friend or Foe?

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Oatmeal claims to help reduce cholesterol, improve elimination (bowel movements), and overall is normally recognized as a health food.  There are many potential benefits of oatmeal with no real dangers (unless someone is allergic of course).  One question a consumer may have is about what type of oats are best since there are so many […]

Best Practices for Pooping!

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Constipation is a common problem that affects so many people.  If you are constipated for an extended period of time, it can lead to bloating, abdominal discomfort, weight gain, over toxicity, hemorrhoids, anal fissures, and other not-so-fun health issues. How do you know if you’re constipated?   It may seem like an obvious answer, but […]

Make Your Own Probiotics- Sauerkraut

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I love sauerkraut and have been making my own for years.  It’s pretty simple yet a really healthy way to add great flavor to almost any savory meal.  I have added this to salads, potatoes/sweet potatoes, beans and rice dishes and various other bowls of veggies and bean combinations. *Disclaimer:  I don’t really measure anything.  […]

The Pressure is Rising!

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1 You likely know someone who has high blood pressure— it is a common condition in adults.  But it is a condition that is simple to work with in most cases.  Let’s jump in… What is high blood pressure? High blood pressure, often referred to as hypertension, is when the force (pressure) of your blood […]

Obesity: The Bridge to Hope and Health

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Obesity is a major health problem in the United States and, unfortunately, the numbers are on the rise.  About 40% of adults and nearly 20% of children and adolescents are obese.2  However, there is good news!  There is much we can do to help with this devastating condition.  Keep reading! Obesity- Clearing up the distinction […]

When Will I See Results?

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When you do a new health program of any kind, you want to get the GREATEST result for your effort. I am often asked, “How fast will I improve?” or “When will I see results?” There are so many variables to consider, such as:
*How closely you follow recommendations
*Stress levels
*Lifestyle habits/routines

I lay it out in more detail on my latest blog post. I want you to get the most out of your program, and I know you do, too!

Love Your Pancreas

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Do you love your pancreas?   Perhaps you’ve never been asked that question…  Ha ha. But seriously, you should love your pancreas.  It is an important organ that has many roles in the body!  For most people, when you think about the pancreas, you think about blood sugar and maybe diabetes but of course, there’s […]