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Oh, my!  I’ve had so many conversations around this topic lately.  If I’m honest, this topic comes up regularly in the work I do, helping women build hormone health.  Lately though, these conversations have expanded to conversations with friends and colleagues,too.  Women who are doing, and have done…(Read More)

This past week has been a cold one, here in South Central Texas.  We’ve also had loads of rain for the past 2 1/2 months. This now cold and rainy weather has felt more like winter, and it’s only November. This past Sunday morning, we woke to rain and a temperature…(Read More)

In my practice, and in my life, the question that I am asked most often by clients, friends, and family is, “What should I eat to lose weight?” or “get healthier?”   The question itself is indicative of the lack of connection that people have with their bodies these days.  It saddens me that so many…(Read More)

What is a "paleo diet"?

Q: What is a Paleo diet and what do you think of this type of diet? A: The “Paleo” diet is a diet designed to emulate the diet of humans during the Paleolithic period using modern foods. Dairy products, grains, legumes, processed oils, and refined sugar are avoided, while pastured meats, fish, organ meats, unrefined…(Read More)

6/30/14 ASTON UNIVERSITY, UK Research has shown that eating almonds can reduce the risk of heart disease by keeping blood vessels healthy. Research indicates that almonds significantly increase the amount of antioxidants in the blood stream, reduce blood pressure and improve blood flow. These findings add weight to the theory that Mediterranean diets…(Read More)