Nutritional Implications of Gender-Affirming Hormone Therapy

November is Trans Awareness Month! We want to celebrate the transgender community by providing nutrition information regarding gender-affirming care for individuals. The following is nutritional implications for clients undergoing hormone therapy of estrogen and...

What is Intuitive Eating? And why is it helpful?

We were all born with an inherent trust of our bodies. As infants and children, before we became influenced by diet culture, we were able to listen to what our bodies needed. If the privilege of food security was present, we had the skill to eat, stop when we were...

Can Comfort Food Be Healthy? And what does 'healthy' really mean?

Can comfort food be “healthy?” Diet culture is so pervasive in our society that many believe a meal must be overly restrictive, exclude certain food groups and, often enough, lack flavor and satisfaction in order to be considered ‘healthy’.   What if we redefine the...

The Why, What and How of Cleansing What our Cleanse is not

WHY Today we are exposed to more toxic chemicals than ever before. They are in the air we breathe, the food we eat and water we drink. Our skincare products are full of ingredients we can hardly name, our furniture comes with warnings of carcinogens present in the...

What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) And How It Can Be Treated

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine and metabolic disorder that affects up to 10% of women of childbearing age. PCOS is typically characterized by an excess of insulin and androgens (male sex hormones) circulating in the body as well as formation of...

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