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your green juice needs this…

If you’re anything like me—overly busy, overly committed and aiming to keep some balance in your life and in your body, with hormones that are likely shifting because of your age, persistent stressors, or environmental or genetic triggers—then a tall glass of the straight-up green goodness may not be your ticket to sustainable energy.

There. I said it. And don’t be mad.

Sure, there are a million and one ways that your green juice is a better choice than your past afternoon pick-me-up, the chocolate chip cookie or pumpkin spice latte.

A green juice is certainly a step in the right direction…

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can you be bald, have a potbelly & still be sexy?

There’s a saying I once read in a Christiane Northrup book. It goes like this:

“Men and women will never be equal until a woman can be bald and have a potbelly and still be considered good-looking.”

That got me thinking about the connection between the way we women feel in our bodies and our appetite or passion for sex.

It’s a catch-22.

And at the root of it all is an army of hormones.

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what’s your gene cuisine?

As a health nut, I know the topic of mastering your destiny to the best of your abilities is of interest you. And that’s why we want to talk genes—what they are, how they manifest and what you can do about them (no matter what the blueprint says).

Genetics and “genomics” is the topic of an upcoming (and free) online program hosted by my good friend, James Maskell and the Evolution of Medicine. I’d love to invite you to attend. I think you’ll especially enjoy my talk on epigenetics (the factors that impact your genes), which you’ll receive immediately upon registration!

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nutty digestion

When it comes to paleo, nuts can be a paramount part of the protocol.

And yet, nuts don’t work for all of us.

You may love them. (I do!)

You may hate them.

Your body may thrive with them. (That’s me!)

Or your gut may say no-way nuts.

Let’s break this down (in more ways than one)…

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The cold-hard truth about symptoms

I’m just going to come right out and say it…symptoms suck.

Symptoms like waking up tired, feeling run down, struggling with bowel dis-regularity or sudden skin issues can possess you, monopolize your thoughts and behavior and prescribe you to a life that falls outside of your dreams and potential.

Yet symptoms can also be your dependable GPS, the internal system that provides direction and key information in all conditions.

The process of going from the suck to what I’ll call “sympathetic” doesn’t happen overnight…

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What’s the Difference Between Detox and Cleanse?

Are you confused about the difference…

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Navigating birthdays from “the bubble”

When you look at the list below, you may be wondering why I’m detailing the dietary guidelines of my clients. But these are not my clients.

This is the list of attendees at my son, Gilbert’s, 14th birthday party this weekend.

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▪ one gluten-free (GF), dairy-free (DF), mostly refined sugar-free (SF), peanut-free
▪ one GF, SF, salicylate-free (no peppers, almonds, berries. . . )
▪ one GF, potato allergy
▪ two pesca-vegetarian (one whom avoids kiwi)
▪ one GF, DF, SF, egg-free (EF)
▪ two anything goes
▪ one GAPs, low FODMAP (ie. only meats, eggs, certain vegetables and select fruits)

▪ and of course no GMOs, though whether or not to label GMOs was up for discussion around the breakfast table after talk of some other, perhaps more usual, teen boy conversations that I didn’t track or understand

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Welcome to my bubble!

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Be the BOSS of your Brain

Let’s get brainy!

I’ve been thinking about brain health lately. My brain is always bursting with ideas but these past few months I’ve had an especially busy brain. Do you know what I mean?

Honestly, I thrive with a highly active brain (and I bet you might, too!) but it can be exhausting as well. That’s why I’ve been turning my focus to nourishing my brain.

I want to invite you to nourish your noggin too!

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The Core Creed of Health

The Core Creed of Health

No matter what diet you follow or what theories of health you subscribe to, it really does come down to one core creed for all of us.

It’s the health of your gut.

If I was left on a desert island and told to choose one thing to focus on to help my immunity, mental health and resilience in these foreign conditions, it would be obvious.

It’s the health of my gut.

That’s why I’m super excited to be one of sixteen expert speakers in this upcoming free online seminar.

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Hormones rattling your cage? What’s holding you back?

What’s holding you back?

If you’ve been on the fence, don’t let fears or special needs impede your desire for gaining more control over your hormones.

One of the beauties of the Estrozen Detox is that you have the support of a devoted nutrition team ~ well-versed in helping thousands of participants make the seemingly impossible, possible ~ right at your fingertips.

It’s not to late to join us to become the zen master of your own biochemistry.

Come visit us at www.replenishpdx.com/estrozen to learn more and hop on board.

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