Food for Thought

3 Foods to Help You Lose Weight, Naturally

(Contains affiliate links.)   If you’re like most of the women I support in my health coaching practice, you’ve likely been struggling to release excess weight for a while. Maybe you struggle with digestive issues, too… And, you’ve likely tried all kinds of things that haven’t worked. I see how frustrating this can be for…

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Do You Have a Happy Belly?

You all know that gut health is totally my jam. After my hysterectomy 6 years ago (wow, it’s crazy how quickly time goes!) my body was thrown into a tail spin. Foods that I didn’t realized were hurting me began to REALLY hurt me. My skin tried to take over and tell me these foods…

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Reactive vs. Proactive

I was having a conversation with my husband yesterday about some routine maintenance my car needs. I’ve officially reached the “overdue” stage for a transmission flush. This procedure is generally due after 50,000 miles and every time I take my car in for an oil change, the kind gentleman reminds me that he’d really love…

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Probiotics

Today, I wanted to talk to you about probiotics. Have you ever used them? In case you aren’t sure what they are, let me explain. Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that allow the flora in your gut to flourish and thrive. When that flora is happy, you are better able to absorb nutrients and fight infection.…

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Is Your Food Making You Sick

We are already on Day 4 of our Gut Challenge. Today might be the toughest so far, but I’ll go easy on you! We get to talk about the foods that make our gut health deteriorate. But, before I get started with that, I need you to understand that I am not here to tell…

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Mood & Energy

Have you ever experienced a completely unexplainable bad mood? Have you ever felt sad and didn’t know why? Or have you ever felt like this and did know why only to continue to feel like there was no relief in sight? Or what about feeling so dog tired no matter how much you sleep? Well,…

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Digestive Health

How is your digestion? No, seriously, how is it? Do you struggle with diarrhea, constipation, gas/bloating, or stomach pain? Even heartburn can be a common ailment for many people. But, these symptoms do not have to rule your life! I would be willing to bet that the mass majority of the population suffers from tummy…

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Skin Health

Is your complexion what led you here this week? For some, the answer is yes. Your challenge could be in the form of skin irritations or hormonal skin eruptions. Either way, there are a lot of fingers pointing back to the gut as the primary culprit. But how? Our body is a pretty amazing machine.…

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DIY Probiotics

This week, I have been playing a lot with probiotic-rich foods and drinks. I’ve had my very first sourdough starter going for a couple months now and have created things like pancakes and waffles, sourdough crackers, bread, and rolls with it. My husband was always in charge of sourdough before and his experience was limited…

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Toxin Awareness

Toxins are everywhere. Ev. Ry. Where. There is no amount of effort we can put in to avoid them all… well, unless we decide to live inside a bubble, and even that’s not guaranteed, because what is the plastic made of?! And when all those toxins are playing around together in our bodies, that’s when…

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