Episode 32 – Sleep and Nutrition

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSWe open with a discussion on vacationing with kids and then get into nutrition and sleep! This is a great companion to last week’s episode with Dr. Errin Weisman Show Notes [02:33] Real Mom Moment of the Week Read More …

Episode 17 – Digestion

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | RSSSo how is digestion supposed to work? Andrea and I discuss digestion from North to South Show Notes   [03:54] In the Kitchen: Find your go-to meal [05:45] Movement Makeover: Practice Balance [08:20] Digestion starts in the Brain [10:28] Digestion Read More …

7 Ways to Regulate Blood Sugar

In last week’s blog post about fertility, I mentioned how important it was for me to regulate my blood sugar to support my hormones. This is essential because the organs that support blood sugar regulation steal nutrients away from other endocrine organs that support processes like fertility. We could spend some time going over this Read More …

Mental Well Being

Mental Well Being As a part time working and part time stay at home mom, I get it.  It is really hard to take time for ourselves.  I always love when people reference the ‘Flight Attendant Speech’ and the importance of putting your own oxygen mask on first.  Our kids, spouse, pets, friends, want and Read More …

Blood Sugar Regulation

Blood Sugar Regulation Remember above where I said that fat was long burning energy and carbohydrates are quick burning? This is where blood sugar regulation comes into play. We have such easy access to processed carbohydrates every where we turn. Over time, our bodies ‘forget’ how to burn fat because they always have carbs to Read More …

Exercise

Exercise Exercise is a biggie for me.  The benefits of exercise are limitless.  Increased energy, improved metabolism, better blood sugar regulation, decreased aches and pains, etc.  Exercise options and opportunities are extensive whether you want to join a CrossFit gym, Yoga Studio, take walks outside, or even just commit to increasing your “Non Exercise Activity” Read More …

Hydration

Hydration This is a big one. Water helps move nutrients throughout our bodies, flushes out waste, cushions our joints, moistens oxygen for better breathing. Sometimes, just drinking more water can make some of our ailments go away. Dehydration can lead to a variety of symptoms and often, feeling thirsty isn’t one of the first ones. Read More …

Food

Food This is the biggest category.  I have grouped many of the foundations of the Nutritional Therapy Association into this food category because in one way or another they all relate back to food. Nutrient Dense Diet This is the big one. I want you to eat food that tastes good AND is pack full Read More …