Seasonal recipes, sustainability tips, positive period talk

Kitchen Sustainability Tips with Big Impact

Sustainability is a hot topic right now (thankfully) and I’m guessing you feel overwhelmed with where to begin. In my mind, it makes the most sense to start in the kitchen. This is one of the areas in our homes where we are constantly moving through goods + products and creating a lot of waste. […]

October 24, 2018

Education, Sustainability

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Dismantling Diet Culture: What it is + Why it Hurts Us

Diet culture is everywhere. Recently, while driving, I heard a commercial on the radio for I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. It involved two women discussing their lunches at work and went a little something like this… “No! I can’t have butter – this is punishment kale so I can eat whatever I want for […]

October 10, 2018

Education, Personal

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Choose Your Nutritionist in 3 Steps

Are you ready to make some changes for your health, learn to cook or meal plan, but have no clue where to start? It may be time to choose your nutritionist, which can feel a lot like dating. There are tons of nutrition professionals out there (many qualified, some…not so much). I know how overwhelming […]

September 26, 2018

Education

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Tips for a Healthy Workday

No matter your age, I bet you can relate when I say adulting isn’t always easy. Commuting in traffic, staying motivated at work, or running around chasing kids and doing house work can get exhausting. So exhausting that we often throw our healthy habits out the window because we are just too busy. Even though I’m […]

September 12, 2018

Education

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5 Foods for Painful Period Cramp Relief

As a women’s health nutritionist, the most common question I get asked is, “What foods can I eat to relieve my painful period cramps?” Cramping a few days before or the first few days of bleeding is common, but I want to emphasize that severe period pain isn’t biologically normal. Near the end of cycle, […]

August 29, 2018

Education, Period Talk

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Why Plastic + Hormones Don’t Mix

It’s currently Plastic Free July, which means millions of people around the globe are making efforts to reduce plastic consumption. I’ve been shouting from the rooftops lately about plastic pollution for two main reasons: the environment and our hormones! Yep, plastic is toxic to Mother Earth and our own biology and I’m here to get right […]

July 18, 2018

Education, Period Talk

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Sustainable Period Products

In honor of Earth Day, I want to share my favorite sustainable period products that are better for our precious planet, our bank accounts, AND our bodies. Experts say the average menstruating woman uses 16,800 pads and tampons throughout their lifetime.  This is not cheap or great for the planet! Check out this Huffington Post […]

April 22, 2018

Education, Sustainability

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Hunger, Satiety and Thirst Signals

“I never feel thirsty.” One of my practice clients recently said this to me and expressed that she doesn’t feel the need to drink much water. Which makes sense, right? If we needed more water, wouldn’t our bodies tell us, loud and clear? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. Our bodies are absolutely amazing and have […]

November 8, 2017

Education

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