EXERCISES TO AVOID IF YOU HAVE BACK OR PELVIC PAIN DURING PREGNANCY

Exercise during pregnancy can be extremely beneficial in managing pelvic pain. However certain exercises could actually be worsening your pain. Pelvic pain is common during pregnancy, with reports as high as 30% of all pregnant women suffering with pain. Why is pelvic pain so common? As you gain weight and your belly grows forward, your abdominals become stretched and weakened. Many… Read more »

TOP 5 FOODS TO PREVENT PMS

Mood swings, cramps, and bloating — oh my, indeed. Sure, these might not seem like the most sinister of threats, but any woman who’s experienced the monthly agony of premenstrual syndrome (a.k.a. PMS) knows the havoc these symptoms can wreak on everyday life. In my role as a functional nutritionist and hormone expert, I help… Read more »

150 DAYS WITHOUT SUGAR

Throughout much of my life, food was my coping mechanism. I reached for it when I was stressed, when there was something I didn’t want to deal with or when I was overworked. It was the only thing I could find to give myself a break. As I’ve gone through this disordered eating path over… Read more »