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NUTRITION Rx: HORMONE BALANCE

Hormones have us wrapped around their little fingers as they communicate with each other thousands of times per second and their messages coordinate exactly how we feel on a day-to-day basis. Having spent YEARS pining after answers about hormone balance and being told that everything was “normal,” I’m here to tell you that pain, anxiety, […]

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NUTRITION Rx: CHRONIC FATIGUE

If you’re reading this and reaching for your cup o’ joe to retain your focus + keep your eyes open,  don’t worry! You’re not alone. In fact, you’re one of the  35% of Americans have reported having low energy on a daily basis and one of the 73% who rely on caffeine for daily “survival.” Now don’t […]

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Registered Dietitian Ellie Kempton outlines why flax seeds are a source of fiber and can help promote sleep, regularity and satiety.

SIMPLY ESSENTIAL: flaxseeds

History and Why We Love Them Tiny as they might be, flaxseeds pack a punch. In general, seeds tend to be rich in nutrients and many have their own unique health benefits. However, flax also provide us with additional distinctive nutritional benefits that aren’t found among other seeds. Just [ONE ounce] of flax contains [8 grams of […]

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SAVORING SEASONAL BOUNTY

Eat local. Eat Seasonal. Eat Organic. All 3 messages can easily become confusing. Which one is best? Fortunately, they all go hand in hand. By eating foods that are grown locally, you will inevitably be eating the foods that are in season…and by choosing foods that are in-season you are celebrating the rhythm and ritual of […]

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What if…

Cleanses abound this time of year. Intuitively, it’s time to clear the clutter, but which method is right for you? I too used to get incredibly overwhelmed sifting through the various options.  As I did, I couldn’t help but ask myself the following “what ifs…” If you’re anything like me and crave a cleanse that celebrates simplicity, self-care, and […]

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