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Better Everyday #49 Emotional Eating with Tricia Nelson

We’ve covered what to eat for pretty much every hormone in your body thus far on this podcast but today we take a deep dive into food from a totally different angle. We eat food for a thousand different reasons beyond energy or even convenience and whether you’re experiencing full on binges or just find […]

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Better Everyday # 48 Contraception, Eating Well During Kitchen Remodel & Baby Weaning

Back today with a Q&A! We get sooooo many questions about birth control and whether they are “good or bad” for you. We dig in to the risks (i.e. stroke, clotting, inflammation, oxidative stress, nutrient deficiencies) and the impact on other hormones (progesterone, thyroid, gut health, ghrelin, etc.) and how you can know what’s best […]

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Better Everyday #47 Electromagnetic Frequencies with Dr Libby Darnell

Eeek! This was an informative episode to say the least but your palms may get a little sweaty listening to our guest discuss the impacts of EMFs or electromagnetic frequencies that are buzzing around all of us all the time. We discussed common sources of EMFs in our homes and workplaces, some very simple strategies […]

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Better Everyday #46: Maybe It’s You With Lauren Handel Zander

No sugar coating in this episode, but it will change your life. So there’s that.   Change…hard right? We say we want X, Y or Z and have a thousand and one reasons why we can’t pull it off. We have excuses for days and a list of people and circumstances to blame: we have […]

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Better Everyday #45 Hormone Testing Options, Deciphering Menstrual Bleeding & Statins

We were due for a Q&A ladies and today’s the day! We covered a question that comes in to us a hundred different ways: what testing should you get to assess your hormones? So we walked through the difference between blood/serum, saliva and urine testing, the pros and cons, accuracy and the most important part: […]

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Better Everyday #44 Steph Gaudreau Talks Strength & Body Shaming

In this episode we have the Paleo Powerhouse behind Harder To Kill Radio and Stupid Easy Paleo, Ms. Steph Gaudreau. Having long followed Steph’s fabulous recipes and generally bad-assery on her blog and social media, it was a treat to have her on the show talking about strength in a bigger sense including physical, mental […]

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The 2 Types of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, What Type Do You Have?

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is among the most common and misunderstood hormonal conditions in the Western world. Getting accurate information about your individual condition is crucial. This is how to identify your type of PCOS and take care of yourself:

The problem is that women often have some aspects of the condition but not others, making our current classification, treatment and nutrition recommendations confusing at best and frustrating for many women with PCOS – or those thinking they may have it. Hormonal disruptions including elevated LH (luteinizing hormone), elevated testosterone (or other androgens like androstenedione, […]

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Love The One You’re With (That’s YOU)

Your genes, cultural beauty standards and your own natural desire to be loved and accepted all play a role in what many of us put our bodies through, trying to fit a one-size-fits-all picture. But can that really hand you a happy and healthy life? These 4 key steps will show you how to be your own best friend and embrace the body you're in.

You have this body. Look down, yup that one. It is yours, forever. It is the one you need to love, right now, as is, perceived flaws and oh-I-wish-it-were-differents and all. I know this is hard for some of us, myself included. There are still those times when I hate this or that, want to […]

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Better Everyday #43: Retreat Recap & The 5 Pillars For Your Bigger Better Life

Whoa mama are we ever still riding high after our three day retreat in Chico, CA last weekend! We not only finally got to be in the same state but the same house and share the same stage together but most importantly we got to be live, in person with YOU the women this podcast […]

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Better Everyday #42: Tools For Integrative Pediatric Care With Dr Elisa Song

Attention all mamas: we had integrative board certified pediatrician and mama herself, Dr Elisa Song, MD on the show! She shared with us her best evidence based tips for common childhood troubles ranging from fevers to earaches to sniffles. Dr Song gave us some great tips for products you can easily find over the counter […]

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