Energy

Before I leapt into the world of functional medicine I was always struck with fear and confusion when I heard big terms like thyroid dysfunction or thyroiditis.   In fact, I really didn’t even know what roles the thyroid played in the body but it sounded important so every time I got my labs back [ continue reading → ]

BUILDING A POWERFUL MORNING ROUTINE Autumn is my favorite time of the year-perhaps because I grew up in Colorado surrounded by the splendor of changing leaves.  I revel in the season’s crisp winds, golden light and harvest foods because to me they provide a sense of inspiration to change in sync with the seasonal metamorphosis. Whether you live [ continue reading → ]

Here in Denver winter has finally set in. Spoiled by unseasonal warmth, the recent days of chill have shocked my system and reminded me that we are moving into the throes of winter. No matter where you are [in the northern hemisphere – that is] the cold weather blues may be creeping in. For me, [ continue reading → ]

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.” [ continue reading → ]

At long last the pendulum has swung away from the fear of fat with the help of robust literature to propel it’s direction. However, as nutrition advice shifts, the details are not always clear. Where is the active woman’s roadmap for fat? Quality standards are easy to find but timing and amount? Not so easy [ continue reading → ]

Energy… It’s hard to come by these days isn’t it? It’s so much easier to resort to sugar or caffeine for that “quick fix.” Don’t succumb to those “2pm blues” without a fight. Nature’s on your side this time of year- the earth is bursting at the seams with foods to boost your energy with [ continue reading → ]