Breaking Out in Hives: My Struggle with Urticaria

Have you ever looked in the mirror only to find itchy, raised, pink, red, or skin-colored hives spanning the surface of your skin? If so, you’re not alone! Hives – also called urticaria – are more common than you may think. Nearly 1 in 5 individuals will develop some form of urticaria at least once […]

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8 Sneaky Foods That May Be Causing Inflammation

Inflammation is one of those trigger words that you probably automatically associate with “bad.” But when injuries and foreign invaders are present in your body, inflammatory processes act as a defense mechanism to protect and heal you. So, in this sense, you want inflammation to occur! However, you can have “too much of a good […]

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10 “Healthy” Foods That May Not Be So Healthy

One of the most common statements my clients tell me when beginning their health journey is: I want to eat better, but I don’t know how to start. And I get it. Changing your current diet and lifestyle can be daunting, especially when there is a plethora of options at the grocery store. Unfortunately, so […]

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Connecting the Dots: The Gut Microbiome and Disease

When you sit down to eat a meal, you may think you are only nourishing yourself. Guess again! Within your body, a vast microscopic ecosystem of bacteria, fungi, protozoa, and viruses inhabit your gut. Collectively, these microorganisms and their genes make up your microbiome. With over 100 trillion microbes and a thousand different species, many […]

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Why Eating In-Season is Healthier (& More Delicious)

Have you ever noticed that butternut squash tends to taste better in the fall? Your taste buds aren’t deceiving you! The change of seasons makes certain produce that grows best during that season more flavorful because it’s fresher, riper, and juicier than its out-of-season counterpart. In-season produce not only tastes better, but it’s healthier for […]

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The Magic of Phytochemicals

Did you know that richly colored fruits and vegetables are better for your health? That’s why I always tell my clients to eat the rainbow! The color of each fruit and veggie corresponds to a different phytochemical, and each color has various benefits for the body. Phytochemicals can protect against certain illnesses like cancers, heart […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Peptides

You’ve probably heard about peptides in skincare, but did you know that consuming peptides can ease inflammation, aid sleep, and promote weight loss? Peptides are commonly found in creatine and collagen. Many fitness fanatics recommend adding creatine peptides, usually in powder form, to smoothies and bowls of oats. But creatine isn’t the only way to […]

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Inflammation and Osteoporosis: What You Need to Know

As we age, the topic of osteoporosis is discussed more regularly. If you’re a woman around the age of menopause or older, your doctor has likely mentioned this disease to you in passing. Or maybe you’ve heard of others exhibiting the early signs of osteoporosis. But what exactly is osteoporosis? Is it preventable? And why is it […]

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The Lowdown on Ozone Therapy & How it Helped Me Recover from COVID

If you’re suffering from any lingering COVID-19 symptoms, this blog post is for you. After I recently recovered from the primary symptoms of COVID, I still felt super low energy, fogged, and sluggish. I knew these long-hauler symptoms weren’t uncommon, but I was so tired of feeling tired! That’s when I discovered ozone therapy. I […]

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