Three Musts For Keeping Your Pets Healthy

2017-07-17T14:37:27+00:00Detoxing, Fasting Techniques, Gut Imbalances, Ketogenic Diet, Nutrition|

Recently, we lost our family dog to lymphoma. She was only 8-years-old and was one of the best dogs we have ever owned. When she was first diagnosed, we were shocked. How could our dog get cancer? We fed her an organic, grain-free kibble, we lived in a toxin-free household, and we minimized the amount of pharmaceuticals she was prescribed over the years. I thought we were doing everything right to keep her toxic load low. Two different veterinarians told us that Rottweilers are simply prone to cancer, so it was in her genes. But with everything I know about health, I know that genes are triggered by toxins. If my dog had a gene for cancer, something turned that […]

What the Heck is Ketosis? Isn’t it Dangerous?

2017-01-18T13:46:02+00:00Ketogenic Diet, Nutrition|

I know I have been throwing around the word “ketosis” a lot lately. It’s also recently become a buzzword in the world of nutrition and fitness. Look, I’m a science gal. When I see a trend in health, I watch it to see if it sticks. I look closely at the research. I try it on myself first. I run it through a test group of people. When it’s effective, that’s when I get excited. I’ve been studying the ketogenic diet for over two years now. And I am excited! Let me tell you why. When you eat carbohydrates like sugar, grains, and fruit, it gets stored in your liver. This stored version of sugar is called glycogen. When you […]

Ok, Let’s Talk Weight Loss

2016-10-06T13:38:01+00:00Ketogenic Diet, Nutrition|

I have coached a lot of people through the weight loss process. I know losing weight can be tough. Giving up your favorite foods. Feeling irritable when you are hungry. Hating the fact that you need to work out. But what if I told you there was a way to lose weight that would kill your cravings, eliminate hunger, and not require that you spend hours on a treadmill. Would you do it? Well there is such a way. It’s called the ketogenic diet. And it’s all the rage right now for a good reason. The reason the ketogenic diet is so effective is that it addresses everything the body needs to lose weight: low sugar, high fat, no toxins. […]

7 Foods to avoid

2016-07-25T08:33:16+00:00Gut Imbalances, Keto for Women, Ketogenic Diet, Nutrition|

Food can either be your greatest medicine or your worst poison. Unfortunately, the food industry has altered food in such a way that many it is destroying your health and you might not even be aware of it. One of the damaging effects that toxic food can do to your body is promote inflammation. Chronic inflammation is the root cause of ALL diseases. It is also the source of chronic pain, fatigue, and aging. If there were seven groups of foods that I would highly recommend you avoid it would be the following: 1. Hydrogenated and Trans Fats – Found in margarine, baked goods, and many processed foods. The oils used are generally poorly made and inferior. Trans fats increase the levels […]

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