• protecting your skin barrier

How to Hydrate Your Skin Naturally by Repairing Your Moisture Barrier

You don’t know it, but right now your skin is hard at work repairing the barrier that keeps irritants out and locks hydration in. The health of your skin’s moisture barrier controls the look and feel of your skin, as well as things like oil production, dryness, and breakouts. Without a healthy skin barrier, the [...]

  • 5 Rules to Rebuild and Maintain a Healthy Gut

5 Rules to Rebuild and Maintain a Healthy Gut

Your gut is an incredibly complex system—It’s responsible for breaking down food, and digesting and absorbing every single nutrient your body needs. A healthy gut is crucial for a strong immune system, proper detox function, and can even impact your mood and hormones. When caring for your gut and digestive system, it can be difficult [...]

  • detox for weight loss

Should You Detox to Lose Weight? 6 Toxins That Make You Fat

A build up of these toxins can disrupt hormones like insulin, bog down detoxification pathways, and contribute to inflammation, all of which healthy eating habits and exercise can’t overcome on their own. If you want a successful weight loss detox, make sure to address these sources of toxins to make sure they’re not bogging down [...]

  • 9 Signs You Have Candida Overgrowth

Do You Have a White Coating on Your Tongue? 9 Signs You Have Candida Overgrowth

Do You Have a White Coating on Your Tongue? 9 Signs You Have Candida Overgrowth The bacteria responsible for causing one of the most common infections can have other side effects that often go undiagnosed and untreated.  Read on to learn some of the less talked about signs of Candida overgrowth, what triggers these bacteria [...]

  • East West Holistic Medicine for a Healthy, Youthful Glow

The Key to Great Skin? East West Medicine for a Healthy, Youthful Glow.

Healthy Skin 101 Feel like you’ve tried dozens of different creams, serums, and masks to improve the look and feel of your skin, only to be left feeling discouraged and without any results? There is a lot of advice to sift through to find what really works to improve the health of your skin, and [...]

  • secrets to weight loss for women

The Secret to Weight Loss for Women

For many, losing weight is still an elusive goal. Finding the formula, the magic supplement or pill, and the perfect exercise routine for weight loss is now ingrained in our culture and a part of constant health dialogue. Not a day passes in my practice where someone doesn’t approach me seeking the secret to weight loss [...]

  • east west medicine immune solution

The East West Medicine Immune Solution

Within each of us is a complex system of cells, proteins, and signaling molecules constantly adapting to new intruders, bacteria, and viruses that threaten our body. This is the immune system and is the body’s first line of defense in keeping us alive and healthy. What a Western approach often overlooks, though, is how the [...]

  • Are Plant-Based Meats Just A Fad? 2020 Health Food Trends You Shouldn't Ignore

Are Plant-Based Meats Just A Fad? 2020 Health Food Trends You Shouldn’t Ignore

A couple weeks ago on The Rachael Ray Show, I showed you a few 2020 Healthy Food Trends you should either ‘toss’ or ‘try’. We highlighted some of these things, but if you’ve been watching the headlines this New Year, you know a lot has changed with our food. Steer clear of some of these [...]

  • thyroid healing foods

Thyroid 101: Thyroid Healing Foods That Nourish

Feeling fatigued and spacey? Are you often cold? Concerned that your hair is thinning? While there are many potential root causes to these symptoms, one of the first things I check is thyroid function. If your thyroid isn’t functioning well, you aren’t functioning well. This is when it's time to include thyroid healing foods into [...]

Supporting Your Baby’s Microbiome: Why Infant Gut Bacteria Matters

This post is sponsored by Evivo, all opinions are my own.   It’s no secret, the gut, gut bacteria and a balanced microbiome are all becoming household terms. Most doctors and moms understand the importance of a healthy microbiome and its implications on the health of both the baby and the mother.  Although researchers continue [...]