Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo – “Do you know YOUR blood sugar Sweetspot?”

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On today’s Couch Talk I had a great interview with a very dear friend – and amazing holistic practitioner – Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo.
She is the first functional doctor I ever followed and I have been on her newsletter list ever since I first heard of her. She is so knowledgeable and I learn something from her every time we talk. I also love that we both abide by the mantra that people need to “test…and not guess!” relating to their health.

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Transformations, hormones and guacamole!

Just a quick note today as I know we are all scampering around to attend to our holiday “to do’s”.
Please just make sure that one of those “to do’s” continues to be a healthy focus on YOU.
Today I’m talking about all sorts of delicious information: Transformations, hormones and guacamole!
We recently completed an amazing, inspiring and transforming 7 week Magic Menopause program! A huge congratulations and love to all my graduates and their families and friends who have supported them! It’s been a heartwarming time …

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Bone broth liquid gold…become a natural fat burner!

I had an amazing interview earlier this year with Dr. Bone Broth herself, Dr. KellyAnn Petrucci. 
Did you see it?
In it, I learned all about how this “liquid gold” helped thousands of people lose up to 15 lbs in just 21 days. And also, how it was so healthy for them in many other ways…supporting their hormones and even reducing wrinkles! “I’m In!”
In my Magic Menopause™ program my ladies have loved bone broth. It is so alkalizing and supportive of balanced hormones and …

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The hormone roller-coaster of perimenopause

 
I had a great interview recently with Lara Briden. She spoke with me from Australia, where she is a naturopathic doctor with twenty years’ experience in women’s health. She is also the author of a truly interesting book, Period Repair Manual: Natural Treatment for Better Hormones and Better Periods.
We had a wide-ranging and candid talk about many important women’s health topics, including the use of hormones during perimenopause. We also discussed how it is so true that women experiencing perimenopause often are doing …

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[Thankful for you] and recipe gifts

Oh, it is THAT time of year…so much holiday activity starting up! Is it just me, or do you feel like you too are already hopelessly behind?
I have just moved into my family’s new “temporary” home after the flooding of our old home along the coast… So thankful to be far away from the toxic mold and ugliness, and also…very thankful to hear that friends and local community members are all in good health and moving forward.
That is my message at this Thanksgiving time. Be …

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Are you as overwhelmed as I am right now?

Are you as overwhelmed as I am right now?
If so, here’s how NOT to live in DISTRESS!
This article contains 3 sections of information:

An explanation of how chronic, everyday stress creates “adrenal dysfunction” (sometimes referred to as adrenal fatigue) and what that does to your health.
Lifestyle changes and supplements that can reverse the fatigue caused by adrenal dysfunction.
Self-testing that you must do.

There are good stresses and bad stresses and really we need stress just not distress!
Your body routinely …

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Your life might just depend on channeling a little Nancy Drew

Just came back from speaking at Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo’s annual SHINE event: Mastering Functional Assessments to Transform Lives.
Presented my topic,“Test, Don’t Guess: Your Life May Depend On It!”
Listening to the audience share their experiences about self-testing that truly impacted their lives has made me even more of an advocate in telling you all that you need to put on your Nancy Drew persona and become your own health detective and best advocate!
Remember Nancy Drew? A wonderful female detective always able to solve the most unsolvable mysteries… isn’t …

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They thought I was crazy, but they trusted me…

What a crazy month this has been!
The threat of hurricane Matthew… then mandatory evacuation…
Couldn’t return home for days… the unknown awaiting us when we eventually were allowed to check out how well our homes survived….
My family and friends are all safe, thankfully.
But the story continues for many, me included, certainly minor in all comparisons, but disruptive and draining none the less.
I’ll share a little of my story with you…
Arriving home after we were allowed to return to the island I live …

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Got Hormone Balance?

If… thyroid issues, hormones, Fat-igue, Inflam-aging, menopause, mental-pause, men-on-pause is disrupting your life then you don’t want to miss a free webinar on how to get your hormone balance back!
Millions of women suffer with hormone and menopausal symptoms.
We suffer silently with quality of life impacting symptoms…or just aren’t heard.
We do live in a different era than our parents and grandparents and this is effecting us.

When age 48 hit for me…BOOM! Everything changed.
My body exploded in weight, plus I was …

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Still Hot! And I’m talking about more than the flashing, ladies!

I had to laugh the other day when I had a hot flash at the hairdressers and I was able to actually get it on video!!
I even posted it. Did you see the video? Check it out here

Lots of women have responded to me personally about the video. And it generated a lot of dialogue relating to just how impacting hot flashes can be.
They can embarrass you (if you let them!). They can make you uncomfortable. And they can make you …

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