Health Tips

Learn how to stop period cramps. Suffering from PMS and looking to stop painful periods? Check out these two quick tips to feel better during that time of the month. ...

Fun and effective in-home workout (no equipment required) for the quarantine of 2020...

It's estimated that over 60% of our population will get the virus--so while we may not be able to cure it--having a strong immune system and empowering our bodies with a strong defense is definitely a good idea....

Plant Based Weight Loss - How to lose weight on a plant based diet. In this video you'll learn 5 tips to lose weight, feel healthier and THRIVE from from a certified nutritionist & herbalist. Whether you are mostly plant-based, vegan or vegetarian, invest in yourself and take action with these 5 plant based weight loss tips. ...

Is soy good or bad for you? Can men eat soy? Will soy lower testosterone or affect estrogen levels? Find out the TRUTH, backed by science and research. ...

Learn 5 tips to naturally balance your hormones in a holistic way. Learn about estrogen dominance and how to use food to heal your body. ...

Studying with one of the top herbalists in the country, I definitely paid attention when he stressed the importance of liver health as vital to overall well-being. He always called the liver the “EPA” of the body as anything that we eat or drink is filtered through this......

Everything you know about stomach acid is probably wrong. That's a bold statement. But if there is one thing that is more misunderstood with digestion, it's the role of stomach acid and how much you need or have....

(This is part 3 in a 5 part digestive series. Part 1 – The Digestion Matrix, Part 2 – Your Gut’s Best Friends) So now you know digestion basics, as well as all of the fun friends you want to invite to your digestion party.......

(This is part 2 in a 5 part digestive series. Find part 1 here.)  Now that you understand the basics of digestion, let’s get into what a healthy gut looks like and meet its best friends. What Does Healthy Digestion Look Like? At least 1 solid bowel movement/day......

There aren’t a lot of certainties in health and nutrition. But there is one universal truth that I subscribe to: Digestion. Is. Everything. How your GI (gastrointestinal) tract breaks down food and utilizes it literally affects every other system in your body. Unfortunately, much of......

In this video, I talk about Kelp Noodles. Ever heard of them? If not, then you're in for a treat. I've got a few quick kelp noodle recipes and you'll learn why these sea veggies are detox superstars....

I’ve never liked the word “resolutions,” but I do think it’s important to set intentions that will help shape the direction of our lives. Whatever you want to call them, if you are like most Americans, then re-evaluating your health and nutrition is probably somewhere near the top......

This Tuesday, we are talking about… Aloe Vera Juice! What it is:  Aloe is a plant in the succulent family that grows well in the desert climate. The “juice” that I’m referring to comes from the inner part of the leaf. While “whole leaf aloe juice”......

Learn how to make a kale salad…that actually tastes delicious, I promise! Kale is a superfood for good reason. It’s full of chlorophyll which is great for detoxifying as well as many vitamins and minerals including A, K, C, B2, B6, Calcium, Iron and so......

Hit snooze 5 times. Check your phone. Think about the 52 things that need to be done today. Grab a coffee and rush out the door.  Sound familiar? In our fast-paced, technologically driven world, this morning routine is pretty common. But what we choose to do first......

Let me make this clear…I don’t believe in diets. I see food as fuel to help us live the life we desire. But over and over I hear the same “rules” for how to accomplish this mythical standard of beauty and health that is plastered all over......

How many times have you gone on a trip only to come back and get sick? I actually have a pretty strong immune system, but when I do get sick…it’s always after traveling. I tend to still eat pretty healthy, but lack of sleep, too many festivities......

This Tuesday we are talking about… Nettles! What it is:  Nettles–or “stinging nettles” are plants that grow wild across much of our country. They are similar to spinach but without the oxalates which can inhibit the absorption of minerals. If you are going to pick......

…or anytime really… Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays of the year because it’s all about being grateful for all you have and spending time with the special people in your life.  But we can’t forget one of the other highlights of the day…which......

Being the cooking junkie that I am, I feel like a kid at Christmas when I get new kitchen gadgets.  I’ve been thinking about getting a mandolin or veggie spiralizer for awhile, and then…the other day I was walking through the Made for TV aisle at Rite Aid (I’m......

I think it’s a requirement to love avocados if you live in San Diego…which is great for me because I eat at least half of one every day and have them on hand at all times. If you’re in other parts of the country, you should hop......

I used to drink 2 cups of coffee a day and now…it’s more like 2 cups a month, if that.  Don’t get me wrong…I love the smell of coffee…I love the taste of coffee…and I love the immediate alertness you get when you have that......

By now it’s almost common knowledge that to live a healthy lifestyle,  you should eat more fruits and veggies and in general eat whole, unprocessed foods.  But for those of you looking to make a few small changes that will have a big impact, here are......

I used to take a lot of vitamins.  Then I started juicing and eating super healthy and stopped. Then I learned about how depleted our food system is and how our food just doesn’t have the nutrients it used to, so now I’m pretty religious......

This Tuesday we are talking about… Spirulina! So what the heck is spirulina you ask? What it is:  Spirulina belongs to a group of superfoods known as chlorophylls.  In case you can’t remember your grade school science class, chlorophyll is to a plant what blood......

When I first stepped foot in my nutrition class, I was immediately drawn to the energy around me…I was surrrounded by people concerned with bettering the health of themselves and others, who got really excited about things like chia seeds and goji berries (these are......

To start of the new year, I’ve decided to do another 5 day juice cleanse so that I can really let go of all of the physical and emotional toxins of 2013.  I am so excited to have so many people joining me in our......

Ok..so it’s pretty much a given that on Thanksgiving and maybe even Christmas, we are very likely to eat & drink too much and overindulge in many ways… but that doesn’t mean we have to completely let ourselves go over the holidays. I don’t know......

My roommate calls it my “ritual”. Every time I go grocery shopping, there is a plethora of fruits and veggies on the counter for a bit before everything finds its place. (…which is never in a plastic bag!!)  I find that taking some extra time......

If you can’t tell…I love beets.  I grow them, I cook them, I eat them and I share my love of them with others.  It’s too bad I can’t get a commission for all of the people who have tried them because of me…I’d have......

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