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Most of us understand that the majority of the food on the shelves isn’t all that great for us. We have a decent sense of the packaged, processed options we want to avoid – in addition to the obviously unhealthy things like sweets and junk food.

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nourishing lab

I am so glad you are here right now – and that you have chosen a path to health and wellness! The path is very different for each and every one of us, but we can all achieve our goals through some simple steps.

It is about choosing TRUST over SHAME and FEAR.

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IBS

For years I have worked with various healing modalities for my IBS and associated pain. At first, it was just abdominal bloating, belching and pain. Food became my enemy.

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Our bodies are interconnected. Each process affects others in a symphony of biology – and when one thing is thrown off balance, it can cause trouble in other areas. So, when you’re not feeling your best, the symptoms could indicate problems that seem unrelated… But it’s all related!

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break your sugar habit

Do you consistently have sugar cravings? Do you dream of carbs, sweets, chocolate, soda, pastries, and candy? Do you feel like a failure because you can’t seem to control them?
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meditation

My clients often ask me how I stay healthy when I have such a crazy schedule, and don’t have time to make meals ahead of time.

Since so many others struggle with finding the time to be healthy, I will share a few practical tips (and some homework) to help guide you to prioritizing your health on a daily basis.

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smoothie
Do you want to make a next level smoothie? A smoothie that will provide enough
protein, fiber, and antioxidants to get you through your morning?
You don’t want just any smoothie… You want one that tastes like the ones you buy at
Cocobeet or your favorite health food store. Often times, these smoothies are mostly
fruit, which will raise your blood sugar levels quickly – but that also comes with a
blood sugar crash.

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Talking about fiber is not a glamorous subject but many Americans do not get enough fiber in their diets. Many companies tout that their products are high in fiber but fiber is still a commonly misunderstood nutrient. It deserves the attention from all of us because of its numerous health benefits.

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healthy snacks

Chronic inflammation is a serious, modern condition due to the Standard American Diet (SAD) – and due to our over-stressed lives, both external and internal.. External stressors include lack of sleep, overflowing email boxes at work, over scheduled children, and so on. Internal stressors include food sensitivities, inflammation, and prescription drugs (just to name a few).

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sweet potato with lime relish

Now that we’re past the holidays, our bodies need a reboot. Along with bone broth, there are many ways to incorporate healthy, anti-inflammatory foods to your daily menu. While we often plan on making better choices, it can be difficult navigating the grocery aisle. Deciding which foods are better than others for combatting inflammation takes some prior knowledge!

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