Education

Feeling Forgetful? Try These Brain-Boosting Foods and Recipes

Brain fog much?  I hear this common complaint from clients who are struggling with hormone imbalance, lack of sleep, and long-haulers COVID. Usually we can make some very good progress on reversing brain fog by running the functional lab tests that I love to run in...

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Losing Weight With PCOS

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a condition that has a strong impact on a woman's fertility, and affects between 5% to 10% of women of child bearing age. Because a woman's with PCOS may not produce enough eggs, PCOS can be associated with infertility....

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Natural Remedies for Sunburn

Sunburns are the worst, right? We've all been there. We spend a delightful day outside, splashing in water and hanging out with friends and family. We may even apply sunblock or wear sun-blocking clothes. Then seemingly out of nowhere a few hours later, the sunburn...

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Simple Summer Salads Recipe Book

We are certainly in the thick of summer, aren't we? It's going to be 109 degrees in Bakersfield on this fine July day. When temperatures rise, my desire to cook decreases, and I'll bet you're the same way. But we still want to eat healthy, right? Here's...

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Five Steps to Reverse Infertility

For the last two weeks, we've been hearing the story of Cesar and Dayna. Dayna struggled with infertility after bearing multiple healthy children. Read more here and here. Their story has a happy ending, though I'm all too familiar with the fact that not...

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An FDN Fertility Journey: Dayna’s Perspective

Think of the most encouraging person you know. Likely, that person will be selfless, thoughtful, positive, kind, and content despite difficult circumstances. The Oxford dictionary defines encouraging as "giving someone support or confidence; supportive". I love that definition because at our core, I think we all lack...

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An FDN Fertility Journey: Cesar’s Perspective

Hi friends! It's with great joy that I get to share the story of Dayna and Cesar M, who graciously allowed me to post their fertility journey. This is a three-week saga, with dad Cesar sharing his side of the story first and mom Dayna...

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Why You Should Choose A Natural Sunscreen

I love the sun. I'm a California girl with olive skin. When things are out of whack with my body, I experience low vitamin D levels, low energy, and a propensity toward depression. The sun helps me. It nourishes me. And it nourishes you, too. But...

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