Poor Gut Health: Public Enemy Number One

Poor Gut Health: Public Enemy Number One Pro-biotics?Bacteria balance? While these are all key factors they most certainly aren’t the full story. Defining a Generation + My (Brief)Story Since I was a child I can recall eating poorly. I recognize this habit now, but at the time it was just a way of life and could be written off as completely normal behavior on a personal and societal standard. I’m sure many of us can relate. I recall a diet high in sugar, processed foods, fast foods, and oh so much more. Then, when I hit my teen years, I …

What is Whole Food Cleansing + Your Guide to Self Healing

What is Whole Food Cleansing + Your Guide to Self Healing  Whole food cleansing was a game-changer in my health journey and is a practice I utilize with most all of my clients. So what is whole food cleansing? How does it benefit even the most chronic health concerns, and how can we approach this from an intuitive eating standpoint?  Whole food cleansing: The Basics Now, I approach cleansing from a broader perspective. In the modern world fads like The Master Cleanse, Whole 30, Atkins, and otherwise, have been widely manipulated and pushed upon the public for reasons other than …

How do I Know if I Have Poor Gut Health?

How Do I Know If I Have Poor Gut Health? If your healing chronic illness, struggling with mystery symptoms (like fatigue, brain fog, weight gain/weight loss, mood changes, and more) Gut health is usually a great place to start when healing. Initially, we may wonder why? Why Gut Health? We are all bacteria. The human microbiome project revealed that we are 10 times more bacteria than human cells. A large majority of this bacteria resides inside your gut and is essential to being well. The gut control aspects of self like emotions (gut-brain axis), toxin elimination, and full-body health. Much …

Healing a Knee Injury with Essential Oils and an Anti-Inflammation Protocol

Healing a Knee Injury with Essential Oils and an Anti-Inflammation Protocol We’ve all been there.  Inflammation builds up, physical therapy,  that pain that just won’t go away. If you like most people ( and by most people I mean me)  you got pretty used to numbing or avoiding your pain. Whether that’s avoidance or just a high pain tolerance is one thing, but chronic pain can be very debilitating for our lives. My Journey  When I was in High School I played a variety of sports. I would consider myself very active. Although many of those small injuries have turned …

Are You Detox Pathways Maxed Out?

My approach to healing falls under the category of intuitive eating and all encompass the methodology of “ listen to your body”. I also know that listening to our bodies can become obstructed when we are healing chronic illnesses, eating a standard American diet, and when we are physically clogged my toxins. Environmental toxins such as heavy metals, pesticides, and even near-natural substances like processed sugar play a role in the functionality of our bodies and especially our detox organs. Common Side Effects to Toxin Overload Brain fog Gut Ailments Fatigue Chronic Illnesses Mystery illnesses Weight gain or weight loss.  …