Category: Hormones

Is “Clean Eating” Hurting Your Hormones?

One of the most common descriptors I hear women use when explaining their day-to-day food intake is “I eat clean.” This brings up many feelings for me. The strongest one is confusion because how I view eating clean could be completely different from what someone is referring to. Also, what does it mean to eat […]
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Getting Back to the Basics for Healthy Hormones

I’ve written quite a bit about stress this past week on Instagram and whenever I dig into this topic, I get lots of questions around what people can do, supplements they can take, etc. to help combat stress. Here’s the deal, stress is often viewed as a thing, but it’s really a response within the […]
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The Power of Protein

I’ve talked a lot about the importance of including carbohydrates in the past. The truth is, without quality protein to balance out carbohydrates, they aren’t as powerful to the body. That’s why today we are focusing on utilizing the power of protein for healthy hormones. When we aren’t pairing protein and carbohydrates together, it’s like […]
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Enjoying the Process of Healing Hormones

When I first started trying to balance my hormones after coming off the pill, I looked for immediate results. I lost my period for over six months; my acne significantly worsened, I had no energy and felt like a shell of myself. I was continually trying a new way of eating, a new supplement, getting […]
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Is Doing Too Much To Heal Your Hormones Working Against You?

This is something I’ve been pondering a lot lately. I often hear from clients and women that reach out to me online that they are doing everything they can think of to balance their hormones, but somehow they are still feeling awful for at least half the month and have unpleasant periods. So what gives? […]
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Is Your Hormone/Skin/Digestion Issue A Thyroid Issue?

There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t get a direct message or email asking me how to naturally increase or decrease a hormone/fix digestive issue/acne/etc. Honestly, I don’t even get irritated. I’ve been there. I know what it’s like to be desperate and to feel like no one is giving you any […]
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Hormone Healing Foundations

Last week I talked about how compensation is at the root of all hormone imbalances. Our bodies work so hard to keep us alive and responding to stress that this often leads to dysfunction down the road. So how do we combat this? What are the absolute basics when it comes to healing our hormones […]
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Compensation: The Root of All Hormone Imbalance

I get a lot of questions around how to balance hormones and 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), […]
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Gut Issues Without Symptoms–What Is Your Cycle Trying To Tell You?

I’ve talked quite a bit about gut health and how it impacts our hormones. One thing I want to dig into more is gut issues without symptoms. This article that discusses a research study that found pathogenic strains of E. coli in the urine of women without UTI symptoms. They looked into their gut bacteria and found […]
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Filtering Your Water for Hormone Health

When looking to reduce your toxic exposure and balance minerals for hormone health, a great place to start is your water. ⁣ Why? Because there can be many contaminants, heavy metals, and more in our water and our water is poorly regulated in the U.S. ⁣The Safe Water Drinking Act is what enforces what’s allowed […]
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