Exploring the Impact of Micronutrients on Well-Being

Micronutrients, or the vitamins and minerals your body needs, typically work like a team. To illustrate this point, let’s look at some collaborative examples you see in everyday life. Have you ever been part of a group or community where everyone works together while carrying out their specific roles? Maybe you have been on an…

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Can Probiotics Help to Improve Gut Health?

How probiotics help improve gut health

If you want to improve gut health, or even optimize your overall health, you’ve probably seen a thing or two about probiotics. An estimated 25% of people worldwide had used a probiotic supplement in 2021, according to one survey.¹ Probiotics are another hot topic in the health and wellness space, and for good reason. When probiotics…

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What is SIBO? Your Simple Guide to Understanding and Treating Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO)

Guide to understanding small intestinal bacterial overgrowth

Have you ever found yourself grappling with the discomfort of abdominal distension, bloating, or cramping, seemingly unaffected by the type of food you consume?  If so, you might resonate with the notion of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO), a prevalent gut disorder that can significantly impact your well-being. It is estimated 500 million undiagnosed cases…

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A Functional Medicine Approach to Conquering Acne

I get many clients whose main source of concern is their acne. These individuals feel they have tried every treatment imaginable, coming to me extremely frustrated that their acne continues to reappear. What are the most common underlying causes of acne?   Inflammation and Oxidative Stress: Sugar raises insulin levels which promote the production of…

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Common Weight Loss Mistakes

Have you tried everything you can think of and still aren’t able to lose those pesky pounds? Or, you’ve lost weight successfully in the past, but just can’t seem to keep it off in the long term? Having helped hundreds of clients reach their body composition goals over the years, I’ve truly seen it all…

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How Your Circadian Rhythm Affects Your Health

Ever feel like you are on a never-ending hamster wheel?   From the moment you hit “snooze” on your alarm, it is time to hit the ground running! You wake up before dawn, work throughout the day while taking minimal breaks, and stay up way past your optimal bedtime. Maybe you find yourself having difficulty…

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