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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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Better Everyday #41 Health & Hormone Impacts of Environmental Toxins with Lara Adler

Holy guacamole was Lara an absolute WEALTH of information! She dropped all the non-toxic knowledge bombs on everything from parabens and phthalates to fire retardants to water filters. We talked about “green washing” and how some of our healthy products are actually not so much as well as how things like “BPA free” lead us […]

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Better Everyday #40: Debra Atkinson On Training & Nutrition After 50

OK can we just say that Debra was an absolute delight to have on the show?? She provides such an empowering option to women frustrated with lack of results with dieting and exercise as hormones start to wane with perimenopause and menopause. Debra shares her midlife crisis story and how that helped her harness her […]

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Better Everyday #39: Dr Ben Lynch On Genes, Your Environment & MTHFR

With finding our genetic mutations (or rather our genetic polymorphisms) just a click away these days, in this episode we interview leading epigenetic expert Dr. Ben Lynch, ND about what to do with this information. One of the most common polymorphisms is MTHFR, hear Dr. Lynch tell us what this gene does, why it’s becoming […]

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Better Everyday #38: A Day In The Life of Sarah & Dr Brooke and A Deep Dive Into Food Sensitivities & Allergies

Today we’re back answering your questions and we kicked it off with a great one from a listener who like us is a working mama asking: how do you two do it all? Well, as you can imagine we shared the not so pretty behind the scenes look at how we juggle it all, how […]

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