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How the Pill Destroys Your Future Periods

How the Pill Destroys Your Future Periods

Beau and I dreamed about having a large family even when we were kids ourselves. I met him at 17...
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Rethinking Bioidentical Estrogen

Rethinking Bioidentical Estrogen

Last week, we talked about the estrogen is youth fallacy. For most Western women, the time will come where hot...
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Progesterone is Queen- Here’s Why

Progesterone is Queen- Here’s Why

Horse pee. Sound appetizing? What if I told you that for shiny hair, perky breasts, and a trim waist, all...
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The Three Best Foods For a Healthy Period

The Three Best Foods For a Healthy Period

Only three? Ugh. I have, like, 15. But my husband always tells me my blogs are too long. Therefore, I...
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Is The Copper IUD a Good Idea?

Is The Copper IUD a Good Idea?

You might anticipate my answer here. It's nope. The copper IUD is not a good idea. In fact, for women...
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These Lab Tests Can Change Your Life (They Changed Mine)

These Lab Tests Can Change Your Life (They Changed Mine)

Back when my health was falling apart, I went to my doctor. I was scared there was something really wrong...
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Can you Really Be Free from PMS? Spoiler alert: yup.

Can you Really Be Free from PMS? Spoiler alert: yup.

Yup, you can be free from PMS. Most months, I actually get surprised by my period. It shows up- right...
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Shop My Healthy Black Friday Sale!

Shop My Healthy Black Friday Sale!

As you grab toys and Nicole Laeno merch and white Converse and video game whatnots for your children, don't forget...
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Seed Cycling Can Help Your Period

Seed Cycling Can Help Your Period

Periods are those things that you don't really notice until things go terribly wrong. Sure, we'll gripe about the inconvenience...
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How Lab Testing helped My Sleep Go From Meh to Yay

How Lab Testing helped My Sleep Go From Meh to Yay

Here is a myth you may be tempted to believe about Functional Health practitioners: We have it all together. I'll...
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What is your Diabetes Risk? November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

What is your Diabetes Risk? November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

She would probably hate me sharing this. I'm sorry, Rebecca Sky. I love you. But she freaks out every few...
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FDN Conference 2020!

This week and weekend has been a whirlwind of education and moderating at the FDN Virtual Livestream Conference in San...
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Three Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight

Three Reasons You Can’t Lose Weight

Today, I slipped out of the house for my first dedicated friend encounter in months. She and I wore masks....
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Delicious + Easy Sheet Pan Meals

Delicious + Easy Sheet Pan Meals

We girls are really good at doing seven things at once. But sometimes, it feels like one more thing is...
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Guest Post: Healthy Granola + Açaí Bowls

Guest Post: Healthy Granola + Açaí Bowls

Happy Weekend, my dears! Today, I've got a special treat for you. I've got an adorable guest blogger who has...
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Ten Tips for the Best Sleep of Your Life

Ten Tips for the Best Sleep of Your Life

Sometimes I can't stay asleep. There are those that can't fall asleep- that used to be me. But now, it's...
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Three Pumpkin Recipes: Happy Fall!

Three Pumpkin Recipes: Happy Fall!

The excitement is contagious. Have you noticed that every pumpkin-themed shelf at every store is almost empty? I think we...
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Gina’s Journey

Gina’s Journey

Gina. Gina. I adore you. So first of all, Gina was my Body Pump instructor like 16 years ago, before...
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PCOS: A Video Primer

PCOS: A Video Primer

Statistics are a little off, but somewhere between 1 out of 9 and 1 out 12 women suffer from Polycystic...
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Modern Diseases, Modern Failures: The Rheumatoid Arthritis Edition

Modern Diseases, Modern Failures: The Rheumatoid Arthritis Edition

Remember when you were a kid and you would wake up in the morning and nearly jump out of bed?...
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Failures of Modern Medicine and How to Heal Yourself: the Lupus Edition

Failures of Modern Medicine and How to Heal Yourself: the Lupus Edition

Of all of the autoimmune diseases, lupus can be the most confusing. I've had a handful of women I know...
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Failures of Modern Medicine and How to Heal Yourself: the Gut Edition

Failures of Modern Medicine and How to Heal Yourself: the Gut Edition

Talk about Hashimoto's in public, and you'll get sympathetic coos from both fellow sufferers and those that are unaffected. Discuss...
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Failures of Modern Medicine and How to Heal Yourself: The Hashimoto’s Edition

Failures of Modern Medicine and How to Heal Yourself: The Hashimoto’s Edition

Hi. My name is Jennifer and I have Hashimoto's disease. What the heck is that? In short, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis an...
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Free Guide: How To Sleep Better Tonight

Free Guide: How To Sleep Better Tonight

Why is a good night's sleep so elusive for so many of us? I can't think of a worse torture...
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Why You Need a Menstrual Cup

Why You Need a Menstrual Cup

The number one reason you need a menstrual cup: it's the easiest thing in the world. It really is. If...
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Three Ways to Prevent Gallbladder Problems

Three Ways to Prevent Gallbladder Problems

Amy came home from her night out with her husband feeling terrible. She had decided to splurge on dinner and...
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This is Why Your Period Gets Weirder After You Start Eating Healthy

This is Why Your Period Gets Weirder After You Start Eating Healthy

It's a pretty common phenomenon. I start working with a client with the intent of balancing hormones. She decides to...
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How To Stop Afternoon Cravings

How To Stop Afternoon Cravings

"I'm not hungry for breakfast," she'll say. I nod to myself quietly. I want to ask, How's that working for...
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Your Body Isn’t Broken

Your Body Isn’t Broken

For most women, it happens slowly. Sleep starts getting a bit disturbed. Energy nearly imperceptibly dips, week over week. Temper...
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Options for Working Together

Options for Working Together

My blog has many valuable free resources! Search by symptom to find information that can help you balance yourself out....
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“I Have been Struggling with Fatigue, Irritability, Brain Fog and Heavy Periods”

“I Have been Struggling with Fatigue, Irritability, Brain Fog and Heavy Periods”

This is a direct quote from one of my incoming clients. I always want to know the exact reasons someone...
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Easy Back-To-School Breakfasts to Make Your Mornings Smoother

Easy Back-To-School Breakfasts to Make Your Mornings Smoother

I live in Bakersfield, California. I have a love/not love relationship with this quirky town. On one hand, it is...
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IBS and the Highly Sensitive Person (Part 1)

IBS and the Highly Sensitive Person (Part 1)

How's your #digestion? More specifically, are you #constipated like most women? Or do you have to run to the bathroom...
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Ready for a Reset?

Ready for a Reset?

The next round of the 28 Reset starts September 8, and I am so excited! What is the Lightened Up...
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Labor Day Sale!

Labor Day Sale!

The next Reset starts Tuesday, September 8. I can't wait! If you've been waiting till the last minute, you're in...
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Three Ways To Live Like Your Ancestors

Three Ways To Live Like Your Ancestors

Where are you from? Where are your parents from? Can you go back a little further? Sure, you can invest...
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Guest Post: Healthy Granola + Açaí Bowls

Guest Post: Healthy Granola + Açaí Bowls

Happy Weekend, my dears! Today, I've got a special treat for you. I've got an adorable guest blogger who has...
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