Category: Blood Sugar

What you Can Learn From an HTMA

If you listened my Mineral Testing episode on the Are You Menstrual? Podcast episode, you know hair mineral testing is my favorite way to assess mineral status. There are two big reasons:1. It has been a transformational test for myself and my clients.2. It gives you A LOT of information on one test and is […]
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5 tips to support balanced blood sugar

Here are 5 tips to support balanced blood sugar and a breakdown of what happens in our bodies when we eat carbohydrates scroll through the images below to see. There are some general recommendations that work for most people when it comes to supporting blood sugar balance. For example, my first tip for balancing blood […]
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Getting To The Root Of Headaches & Migraines

Headaches and migraines can be debilitating and are very common symptoms of the women I work with. I used to experience hormonal headaches during ovulation and right before my period for many years, especially when I had the copper IUD and was struggling with estrogen dominance. There are a number of different root causes of […]
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Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Fruit

A while back, two large podcasts had guests saying awful things about fruit. Things like fruit causes cancer and fatty liver disease; fruit is worse than a candy bar. This is INSANE. Please do not be afraid of fruit. I go into many of the benefits of fruit below, but first, I want to break […]
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Blood Sugar Dysregulation and Mineral Balance

The majority of conversations surrounding blood sugar issues like diabetes, hypoglycemia, and insulin resistance are focused on macronutrients.  The immediate reaction is to ask about the dietary balance of carbs, proteins, and fats, which can be partially misguided.  Balanced meals are an essential part of blood sugar balance and a crucial component of adrenal and […]
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Is Intermittent Fasting Bad For Your Hormones?

I get asked about many types of diets, but intermittent fasting (IF) is probably the most frequent.  And I get it, the idea of not having to worry about food does sound kind of nice, but if the goal is to fix a hormone imbalance or support long term health, fasting isn’t the answer.  Can […]
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Nutrition Myth Busters: Hormone Health

Do you consider yourself up-to-date on the latest nutrition trends? Does the searching for nutrition information leave you looking confused? Trust me; you are not alone. With the worldwide web literally at our fingertips, we have access to an overwhelming amount of information. One source says one thing, while another says something completely different. Our […]
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Stress & Metabolism: Compensation

I get a lot of questions about how to balance hormones.  While it is helpful to have specific lab results, information from cycle tracking, and a food journal, what’s also important is to understand where the heck hormone imbalance starts in the first place. Our bodies want to be healthy and in homeostasis (balance), but […]
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