Life After Mono: A Holistic Approach For Chronic EBV

There’s no cure for Epstein-Barr Virus. This is a true statement in regards to EBV (mono, aka herpesvirus 4).However, there’s a lot you can do to actually thrive again after an initial bout with mono.Here’s what I’ve learned since having mono in 10th grade.Chronic underlying infections, like EBV, rob our health and are a mystery... More

The Gut-Skin Connection: A Functional Medicine Approach To Clear Skin

If you want youthful, clear, glowing skin, you must not overlook gut health. A recent study showed that SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth), a condition where the wrong bacteria overgrows in the small intestine, is ten times more likely in people with acne than in healthy control groups. The best part is, correction of SIBO... More

6 Reasons You're Tired All The Time

Who doesn’t want better, more sustainable energy throughout the day? Most of us are worn out, exhausted and drinking too much caffeine just to try to keep our heads above water. Here’s the thing- every single client I work with naturally improves their energy level; some just a little better, but most improve dramatically.How can... More

Inflammation, Stress & Thyroid

Here's an all-too-common scenario.A middle aged woman:- can't lose weight no matter what she does- only has 2-3 bowel movements each week- drags herself out of bed each morning- struggles to stay awake in the evening- feels depressed, although not diagnosedThe crazy part is, her doctor keeps telling her that her labs "look good." He... More

Still Skeptical About Gluten Sensitivity?

You’ve possibly asked your doctor their opinion on gluten to which they may have replied “I’m not sure, try gluten free if you want too.”  Or maybe their response was more direct “it’s not real, it’s difficult to cut out of your diet and it won’t help anyways.”  Many people, and even many doctors, still... More

6 Tips For Better Brain Health

How To Take Care of Your BrainMost are balancing multiple things on their plate which can lead to stress and mental clutter. A question most people find themselves asking is “how?”. How do you find the energy to move forward? How do you find mental clarity? How do you stay focused? It’s what you do and what you eat that answers these questions.Many people are... More

7 Tips To Increase Energy and Well-Being In 2019

This is the time of year everyone is making New Year’s Resolutions.  It’s an exciting time for most as we reflect on the past year and think about how we want to improve in the coming year.  The sad truth is that within two months, most have derailed from their best intentions and fallen back... More

A Functional Wellness Approach To Weight Loss

Are you looking for a long term solution to reach your desired happy weight? Have you tried multiple times to lose weight that just won’t go away? If so, I want this year to be different for you! It’s time for you to take back your health, and if that includes weight loss, I want... More

Low-Fat Diet vs. Low-Carb/High-Fat: Which Is More Beneficial For Your Health?

What does your daily diet consist of? Do you limit yourself of fats, if not avoid them all together? For many years, fats were demonized and misunderstood but people are now realizing that was a big, fat mistake.A low-carb/high-fat diet is surprisingly more beneficial for your overall health than a low-fat diet. The Lancet study, which included more... More

5 Underlying Thyroid Problems That Could Explain: Fatigue, Weight Loss Resistance, & Poor Health

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland that sits low on the front of your neck. The thyroid has two side lobes, connected by a bridge (isthmus) in the middle and secretes several hormones, collectively called thyroid hormones. Your thyroid commands control of every cell in your body. It helps regulate a vast number of things... More