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Digestive Health

Do you have IBS?

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Do you have IBS? Do you suffer from IBS symptoms but not sure if you have the diagnosis or not? Are you looking for food and nutrition solutions, and what to eat, to eliminate IBS pain and discomfort? I must admit. During my college days studying nutrition therapies, I didn’t care much for IBS. I… Read More


Apple Cider Vinegar Benefits

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Apple cider vinegar has several health benefits that include helping with digestion, acid reflux, heartburn, weight loss, cravings, diabetes, and detoxing. Here are the health benefits of raw apple cider vinegar and how to use it. Apple cider vinegar detoxifies the body because it helps with lymphatic drainage and excreting waste (aka, having bowel movements). Despite feeling… Read More


How to Cope with Stressful Times

There will be times when you feel disappointed, frustrated, worried, afraid, concerned, or anxious. You lack clarity and certainty. You feel that you're in the middle of a tornado with not just your head but all your body spinning. You don't feel grounded anymore. You worry that life the way you know it will change… Read More

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You know someone is your friend when you talk to her about love. And you know she's a CLOSE friend if you talk to her about your poop. Well, I talk about poop all the time. The little kids who come to my office giggle when I ask about their #2. The adults, on the… Read More

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Coconut Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe

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In this post, I share a delicious coconut-based chocolate choc-chips muffins recipe. It's grain-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, and nut-free. Plus, why use coconut flour and tips for baking with it. Coconut flour is lower in carbohydrates than wheat and other grain flours, which helps balance blood sugar and improve satiety Coconut flour is higher in fiber… Read More


What to Eat for Thyroid Health–Part 2

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  This is the 3rd article in the thyroid health series. In this post, I continue the with what to eat for optimal thyroid health, focusing on autoimmune hypothyroidism Hashimoto's thyroditis. In the first article, I discussed thyroid labs, what they mean, and why 'normal' labs may not actually mean you have a healthy thyroid… Read More

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In this post, I start discussing the key modifications to help improve your thyroid function through nutrition. Make sure you check the second part of this series next week. Keep in mind that these posts are purely educational and don't replace medical advice from your doctor. In the previous post, I focused on thyroid labs… Read More


Is your thyroid really fine?

I've been wanting to write about thyroid health for a while. In this post, I summarize symptoms of hypo and hyperthyroidism, common problems with diagnosis, and what you can do to find out what's causing your symptoms so you can fix it and start feeling better. Often, my friends, family and patients say: 'my doctor… Read More

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Today's post is a homemade jello recipe. Last time, I talked about the health benefits of collagen and gelatin and what you're missing on if you don't include gelatin in your diet. This recipe will show you easy it is to incorporate gelatin and make healthy treats. Growing up, I liked jello. I like the… Read More

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Collagen is the main protein in connective tissue found in bones, ligaments, tendons, cartilage, and the skin. It is the most abundant protein in your body, making up 25 to 35% of your body’s total protein. Collagen peptides or hydrolyzed collagen simply mean small protein segments. They are pre-digested forms of collagen. Collagen peptides or… Read More