Health

What is Carb Flu? and how to avoid it

So you’re about four days into starting the Autoimmune Protocol and you feel like total crap, experiencing everything from headaches and fatigue to achy muscles and brain fog. At this point you’re probably thinking, “What is happening? I thought this protocol was supposed to help me feel better, not worse?!”

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The Dirty Secret Behind Smoothies

Are smoothies healthy? In a health-conscious world where smoothies seem to reign supreme, they might not be as good for you as you think. Sure, that apple-beet-spinach-parsley smoothie has a vibrant-green glow and a lot of vitamins and minerals, but it actually may be wreaking havoc on your blood sugar,

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Why Can Some People Eat Junk Food Without Getting Sick?

Why Can Some People Eat Junk Food Without Getting Sick? Healing diets like the autoimmune protocol or paleo diet can produce wonderful results, but there is no denying that the transition from the standard American diet is hard. It takes time for our pallets to change, for our cravings to

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5 Tips for Healthier Sleep

I believe that sleep is the most valuable commodity of adulthood; because lets face it we are a population of people in need of a nap. Sleeping has always been an issue for me. In high school, I stayed up too late and got up too early and always wound

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How Parasites Affect Your Health

  How Parasites Affect Your Health So, if you follow my blog pretty closely chances are that you have seen me briefly mention my recent experience with parasites a few times. For the past few months I had been battling some vague digestive ailments, I would have random bouts of

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3 Tips For Dealing With a New Diagnosis

Diagnoses are tricky for those of us with chronic illness. We all know the emotional cocktail that comes from waiting for test results. Part of us waits in anticipation hoping that they will find something, anything, that will allow us to move forward and feel better. The rest of us

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Hormonal Birth Control and Autoimmune Disease

Hormonal Birth Control and Autoimmune Disease

My Story  I am a childbirth doula and that has led me to become well versed in the issues that affect women, especially young women, on a daily basis. A doula is not a medical professional or someone who can make medical recommendations, but rather someone who is well versed

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5 Steps For a Healthier Life

If you’re new to this blog and you look around you may feel like I am contradicting myself sometimes. On the one hand, I have posts that are all about commitment, the 100% solution, and being hard-core about your health. Then on the other hand I have a few short

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Has Contemporary Medicine Made Us Lazy?

A 30 year old female who has been a vegetarian for over a decade complains of chronic fatigue and is put on a prescription sleep aid and antidepressants. A 50 year old woman who is on the standard American diet is overweight and complains of joint pain, allergies, and skin

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Nutritional therapist Jesse

Hi, I'm Jesse

I empower women autoimmune warriors to reclaim their health by teaching each woman how to make the right food choices to heal her body while confidently owning her journey so she can live a vibrant life with chronic illness.

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