Top 10 Nutritional Tips to Support Underactive Thyroid Problems

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      Making dietary changes is the first line of defense when you are trying to boost your thyroid output. You can read my in-depth struggle with thyroid disease and steps I took towards healing here.  In the following article I share dietary considerations and foods that can help with your thyroid health and those […]

5 Easy Ways to Avoid Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO’s) at the Grocery Store

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5 Easy Ways to Avoid Genetically Modified Organisms – In this article I will show you 5 easy ways to avoid genetically modified organisms at the grocery store. When I first saw Food Inc. 4-5 years ago I was blown away by the idea that our food could have viruses and pathogens inserted into its […]

5 Reasons to Ditch the Diet Soda

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This is a guest post from my friend Rachel who I went to nutrition school with. Being from the south I grew up with a big gulp of diet soda permanently fused to my right hand. I knew that sugar made people fat but I didn’t know that the chemicals in diet soda increased cravings […]

The Top 7 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Gelatin

Top 7 Most Frequently Asked Questions about Gelatin

The Top 7 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Gelatin Here are the Top 7 most frequently asked questions about gelatin that I get asked all the time on Facebook and on my blog. What is Gelatin? Gelatin is a translucent, colorless, brittle, flavorless solid substance, derived from collagen found in animal bones. It is commonly […]

Top 20 Health Benefits of Gelatin: Helps prevent Arthritis, cellulite, stretch marks, wrinkles, brittle bones and more

20 Benefits of Gelatin

I am so excited to be writing about the top 20 health benefits of gelatin! What is Gelatin? Gelatin is a translucent, colorless, brittle, flavorless solid substance, derived from collagen found in animal bones. It is commonly used as a gelling agent in food, pharmaceuticals, photography, and cosmetic manufacturing. It is found in most gummy […]

Adrenal Fatigue FAQ: what, how, and why…

Adrenal Fatigue FAQ: what, how, and why...

From Grass Fed Girl- This is a guest post by my friend Rachel who is a functional medicine practitioner and nutritionist. I have nurtured myself back from adrenal exhaustion in 2009.  I could barely get out of bed then and drank a pot of coffee to get going. I worked on my healing by doing […]

5 Simple Steps to Clear Skin

5 Simple Steps to Clear Skin

Are you looking for 5 Simple Steps to Clear Skin? From GFG: This is a guest post from my dear friend and neighbor Carla. She has struggled with her problem skin for years. She has finally found relief from a healing ancestral diet and lifestyle modifications. She is a talented nutritionist who has helped many […]

Parasites: A Secret Cause of Weight Gain

Parasites: A Secret Cause of Weight Gain

This is a guest post from my long time friend Rachel who is a nutrition consultant and  functional medicine practitioner. She clues us in on a common hidden causes of weight gain.  I have battled with parasites during my loooong healing journey after being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis in 2010. When the immune system breaks […]

Quinoa: The Not So Superfood (low in protein, unsustainable, inflammatory and hard to digest)

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From GFG: This is a guest post by trusty, study reading, truth-seeking nutrition student, and intern Coco Noel. She spent a few weeks researching all the in’s and out’s of quinoa. She really had no opinion before I gave her this assignent but it seems that she formed one. I hope you enjoy this post […]

10 Tips For Getting Into Nutritional Ketosis For Weight Loss

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10 Tips For Getting Into Nutritional Ketosis For Weight Loss 10 Tips For Getting Into Nutritional Ketosis For Weight Loss What is Nutritional Ketosis? Ketosis is an eating plan where the body uses ketones to fuel the brain and body instead of glucose like most people use when on the SAD (standard American diet). It […]

6 Ways to Stay Healthy If You Choose Vegetarianism (plus giveaway!)

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I am not advocating vegetarianism by any stretch, but many people choose to try this lifestyle when they become interested in nutrition, animal welfare or environmental activism. If you do choose vegetarianism, there are some guidelines to follow to avoid creating severe nutritional deficiencies that can lead to thyroid problems, digestive distress and mood issues. […]