May 26, 2019

"Hashimoto's Hypothyroidism is not a disease of the thyroid, but it affects it in a big way." Andrea Nakamara

This statement is profound and empowering. If you have been diagnosed with Hashimoto's there are strategies to find freedom from it. It comes down to addressing the body systems that are out of balance so that your body can begin again to support the function of your thyroid in an optimal way.

So what systems am I talking about? Most importantly I am...

February 24, 2019

Some herbs act as adaptogens, which means that they help your body to cope better with stress. They can go a step further than this and balance hormone levels naturally. Some can also be anti-inflammatory and balance blood sugar levels. A few examples of adaptogens are ashwagandha, licorice root, and holy basil or Tulsi. It’s best to speak to a Functional Medicine or Integrative Medicine  doctor before taking any herbal supplements, especially if you’re on...

September 1, 2018

Take a break from morning smoothies!

As we head into fall it's nice to have a warm and grounding breakfast. One of my favorite breakfast treats as a child was chocolate Malt-O-Meal. Since Malt-O-Meal cereal is farina-based (wheat) and is a processed food, I choose not to eat it. However, I will admit missing it from time to time.

Here is my solution: Choc-O-Meal No-grains Hot Cereal that supports an Autoimmune, Vata balancing, low FODMAP and Paleo nutrition p...

August 25, 2018

Do you have relationships that drain your energy? Do you ruminate on how someone hurt you in the past? Do you judge others and yourself in ways that obstruct your ability to remain truly calm of spirit? If so, your body is or eventually will become out of balance.

No past or perceived future hurt is worth the sacrifice of your wellness.

“I see myself in others and others in myself.” This is a principle from the ancient Mahavakyas and has complete relevance in...

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