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Enjoy Relief from PMS Symptoms

shutterstock_150667139-copy Hello! I hope everyone is having an enjoyable and safe summer full of adventures! I wanted to share some quick tips to help you say goodbye to the monthly PMS roller coaster ride and fully absorb the summertime delights: One Avoid coffee and sugar for the last 14 days of your menstrual cycle (Day 1 is the first day of your menstrual period). Two Avoid the use of all plastics. Don’t store or heat your food in plastic and don’t...

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Quick & Easy Workout Tips

Woman-running-300x205 Hello! I wanted to share some quick and easy workout tips for those of you that can’t make it to the gym or fitness classes regularly. If you take public transit to work, get off 1 or 2 stops early and walk the rest of the way. Yes, this means you will have to leave a bit earlier but your body and mind will thank you. Take the stairs whenever you have the chance. This takes some getting used to...

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Natural Ways to Combat Menopause

shutterstock_57919939-300x200 Hello! I hope that your week is off to a great start! I wanted to share a few tips about menopause with you today. If you’re having hot flashes and/or night sweats there are definitely a few things that can help. First you need to balance your nutrition by focusing on a whole foods diet – foods found naturally on this planet – fruits, vegetables and whole grains such as oatmeal, brown rice, quinoa, seeds and water. The foods to...

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Top 5 Weight Loss Tips

shutterstock_120973240-copy-300x258 Hello! I hope you have a fun, stress free weekend planned as we honor all the women and men who made this 4th of July possible! With lots of extra treats around during this celebratory time, I thought I would share my top 5 weight loss tips: Stop eating gluten and wheat. Many of my patients lose up to 5lbs pounds in the first 10 days of cutting gluten and wheat out of their diet. Gluten and wheat are very...

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Spring Detox For Hormones

woman-in-sunshine-300x247 Spring is a season of growth and renewal, when our bodies and minds awaken from their winter slumber. It is the time to cleanse and revitalize. When considering a detox most of us only think about the diet. But there are so many other factors that play a role in our bodies detoxification process. 1. Avoid Toxicity 2. Support our bodies effort to detoxify 3. Nourish our body throughout the detox instead of starving it.

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Alcohol & Breast Cancer Risk

img_m2800299aa1 There is a general misconception that drinking wine decreases your risk of cancer. Although wine does contain a powerful antioxidant called resveratrol, it also contains alcohol, a known risk factor for cancer development. Research consistently shows that alcoholic drinks – wine, beer and hard liquor – increase the risk of hormone related breast cancers. Compared to women who don’t drink at all, women who drink three alcoholic drinks per week have a 15% higher risk of breast cancer. Experts estimate...

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Harmful Chemicals Lurking in Your Cosmetics

shutterstock_92524780 copy Hello! I hope your week is off to a great start. If you have read my book you already know that many personal hygiene products and cosmetics contain harmful chemicals that can alter your hormone balance. The Environmental Working Group has recently updated their Skin Deep database with hundreds of additional products. I suggest checking out their site to see what harmful chemicals may be lurking in your personal hygiene products. If your products are given a high toxicity rating...

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Supporting Optimal Thyroid Health Against All Odds

thorod Hello! I wanted to share some quick and easy tips that can help support optimal thyroid health. As we age our thyroid function normally slows down. This decreased function can lead to weight gain, fatigue, dry skin and hair loss – all things we don’t want! So what can you do to keep your thyroid healthy? Number 1: 200mcg selenium daily Number 2: 20mg zinc daily Number 3: Make sure your multivitamin contains trace amounts of iodine. Most people nowadays...

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