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The Health Benefits of Organ Meats

The Health Benefits of Organ Meats

Offal is not awful. Organ meats (also called offal) are a cornerstone of a traditional foods diet since they are the most nutritionally dense foods on the planet. Considering offal includes some of the best foods for hormones, fertility, and libido, it's time to make...

Why Traditional Foods Matter

Why Traditional Foods Matter

The way we eat today is drastically different than the way humans ate centuries ago. And this is not a good thing. The way we eat now is not aligned to human biology. Our cells, our genes need traditional foods to thrive. Traditional foods are foods that humans have...

Ascorbic acid is NOT the same as Vitamin C

Ascorbic acid is NOT the same as Vitamin C

Ascorbic acid (AA) is not the same as Vitamin C. It is a part of Vitamin C, but it’s just the outer shell.⁣ 99.9% of “Vitamin C” you find at the store is actually synthetic ascorbic acid. This is a problem. Why?⁣⁣⁣Vitamins are complex molecules that are made up of...

Your body needs minerals for healthy hormones

Your body needs minerals for healthy hormones

Are you working on hormone balance but not prioritizing minerals?⁣ Minerals are the foundation of healthy hormones. Minerals drive enzymes and enzymes drive hormones. ⁣Without adequate minerals, hormones suffer. The mineral deficiency, hormone imbalance cascade: Your...

Three Healthy Fats for Cooking

Three Healthy Fats for Cooking

Fat is an essential part of the human diet. But the definition of "healthy fat" has been wildly misconstrued. Saturated fat has been wrongfully vilified and is actually the most healthy, stable type of fat to cook with. Before you run away from this article in fear of...

Seed Oils Drive Inflammation and Chronic Illness

Seed Oils Drive Inflammation and Chronic Illness

Vegetable oils are a far cry from “heart-healthy.”⁣ A more accurate name for vegetable oil is "industrial seed oil" as these oils are not derived from vegetables at all. For the sake of simplicity, throughout this post, I will be referring to this group of oils as...

Why Low-FODMAP is Not the Answer to SIBO

Why Low-FODMAP is Not the Answer to SIBO

So you've been diagnosed with SIBO, Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth. Now what? You may have heard from a practitioner or come across the low-FODMAP diet in your own research. While it's true that low-FODMAP can be effective at reducing symptoms associated with...

Estrogen dominance: What it is and how to solve it.

Estrogen dominance: What it is and how to solve it.

Estrogen dominance is a common hormonal imbalance affecting many women. Thankfully, estrogen dominance is correctable with the right lifestyle and nutrition changes. This post will cover what estrogen is, how it gets out of balance and leads to estrogen dominance, and...

Probiotics: How to Choose the Right Kind

Probiotics: How to Choose the Right Kind

What are probiotics? Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that support a well-functioning digestive tract and immune system. ⁣⁣The different microbes living in your GI tract can either promote health or disease.⁣ Why Take a Probiotic? Due to modern farming,...

A natural approach to fighting colds, flu, and viral infections

A natural approach to fighting colds, flu, and viral infections

Health is a daily practice. Whether you're trying to heal from a chronic illness or want to build more resilience to acute infections like colds, flu, and other opportunistic invaders, what you do on a daily basis matters to your immune system. Thankfully, if you do...

Breakfast Ideas for Balanced Hormones

Breakfast Ideas for Balanced Hormones

Did you know that blood sugar stability plays a key role in balanced hormones? When we’re on a blood sugar roller coaster, stress hormones elevate. The body moves from a state of rest and digest to a state of fight or flight.  When we’re in a stressed-out state,...

Holiday Health and Wellness Gift Guide

Holiday Health and Wellness Gift Guide

If you're looking for gifts for that special someone who is into nutrition and wellness or ready to start prioritizing their health, look no further. I've gotten several requests over the past few weeks for healthy gift ideas. You asked for it, you got it! Here is a...

Are you getting enough vitamin K2?

Are you getting enough vitamin K2?

Vitamin K2 is vital for healthy bones, teeth, heart health, and nerve/brain health. However, this fat-soluble nutrient is largely missing from modern diets. Unless you were raised eating ample amounts of raw butter and natto and drinking raw milk, you probably have...

Are Xenoestrogens Wrecking Your Hormones

Are Xenoestrogens Wrecking Your Hormones

  Over the last few decades, we’ve seen a dramatic rise in estrogen dominance in both women and men that can largely be attributed to xenoestrogens. If you think estrogen is just a “female issue,” think again. Excess estrogen is a growing problem for men and can...

Cabbage, Fennel, and Grapefruit Slaw

Cabbage, Fennel, and Grapefruit Slaw

This bright, flavorful Cabbage, Fennel, and Grapefruit Slaw is what your summer BBQ has been missing! This simple, light, and cleansing recipe is full of flavor and easy to throw together. It makes a satisfying side and is also a great dish to bring for a summer...

Instant Pot Butter Chicken

Instant Pot Butter Chicken

Who else is obsessed with their Instant Pot?! Yes, I definitely fall in that category. But it took me awhile. I got my Instant Pot several years ago during the mad fury of an Amazon Black Friday sale. I had seen so many healthy, paleo Instant Pot recipes all over the...

Summer Squash and Leek Soup

Summer Squash and Leek Soup

It's summer veggie season and that often means an abundance of summer squash. I love sauteeing squash with carmelized onions on the stove, or making veggie kebobs to throw on the grill, but sometimes, a nice, light soup really does the trick, especially on a cooler,...

8 Ways to Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

8 Ways to Stay Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

Looking for natural cold remedies and flu fighters? Look no further. Cold and flu season can be dreadful. The general malaise, runny nose, fever and other undesirable symptoms associated with colds and flu can leave you bed-ridden, irritable, and make you a social...

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