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Why Tiger Nuts Are the Healthy Food You’ll Want to Eat Today

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Hi there! So last week I wrote about elimination diets for Hashimoto’s. There have been ups and downs with following an elimination diet, but one benefit is that I have found a couple of new foods that I LOVE! One of them is tiger nuts. I had never even heard of tiger nuts and now they are one of my go-to foods for snacks and baking. It’s definitely a healthy food you’ll want to eat today! I came across tiger […]

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The Truth About the Best Diet for Hashimoto’s

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Struggling with symptoms of this autoimmune condition? Try this diet for Hashimoto’s to calm inflammation and start feeling better. So, you may be thinking, what the heck, Kat? You just wrote about intuitive eating and now you’re on a DIET? Yes, I know, but it’s not what you think. As you may have read in my previous post, I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis in October of 2015. This is an autoimmune disorder that affects the thyroid. And food sensitivities […]

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A Simple Way to Get Started with Intuitive Eating

A Simple Way to Get Started with Intuitive Eating

I was thinking this morning about how I got started with intuitive eating. It has been a slow process, but one that is changing my life for the better. Don’t get me wrong, I do sometimes get triggered when someone mentions a diet they’re on or when someone talks about how much weight they have lost. However, I can now quickly return to a way of thinking about health and food that is better for my overall well-being. Today I’d […]

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21 Day Fix Real Time Review and Tracking Sheets

Every winter my motivation to workout seems to not be as strong as it is the rest of the year. Maybe it’s just natural for people to want to hibernate in the winter and not move as much. But, I do not want to lose the progress that I have worked hard for. So, I chose to start a new workout program called 21 Day Fix Real Time with my accountability group. Accountability groups are a great way to keep […]

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Powerful Intuitive Eating Strategies to Cope with Stress Eating

Do you eat when you’re feeling stressed? Do you identify as a stress eater? Well you are definitely not alone. What you might not realize is that hunger and eating are perfectly normal responses to stress. In this post, you will learn why we eat when we are stressed. You will also discover how to cope with stress eating based on intuitive eating strategies. Why You May Turn to Food When You’re Stressed Eating when stressed does not mean that […]

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Elderberry Syrup Vs. Bone Broth: Which is the Best Food to Boost Your Immunity?

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Wouldn’t it be great if you could get through cold and flu season without getting sick? Yes! Well it’s cold and flu season here in Ohio. So, I have been thinking about ways to build up my family’s immune system. Because no one wants to be sick during the Holidays! What I’ve been doing is diffusing purifying essential oils and sipping on bone broth. We all know that bone broth is the go-to choice when you need an immune system […]

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The Dangers of CBD Oil: How to Keep Your Child Safe

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CBD oil is becoming a popular option for a variety of health conditions. However, is CBD oil a safe option for kids? Due to its popularity, the number of CBD products has exploded in the last year or two. I’m sure you have seen them…CBD gummies, lotions, coffee, pet treats, patches, etc. They are everywhere! While I support natural and alternative treatments, I always do my research before using a new product. So, I was originally looking into whether CBD oil […]

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How to Boost Endurance and Performance on a Budget: An Alternative to Beachbody Energize

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I absolutely love Beachbody On Demand workouts and was very tempted to try the Beachbody Performance supplements. However, being a researcher and health geek I always look at ingredient labels and research the active ingredients to determine their purpose and if they are necessary for my performance. By doing this I can find less expensive alternatives and make sure that I am not ingesting anything that is not necessary, such as preservatives, sugar, etc. My goal is to save money […]

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The Step-by-Step Guide to Exercise with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

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Myth: If you have Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, then your exercise options are limited. Fact: This is a common misconception, even among doctors and personal trainers. I am here to tell you that if you have Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis then exercise IS beneficial. And you can still do the workouts you love. As I talked about in my previous post, I have a diagnosis of Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. It took several years and multiple doctors to make a diagnosis. However, with a combination of […]

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How to Clear Brain Fog and Reclaim Your Day

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Do you ever begin a task and almost immediately forget what you’re doing? Or maybe you feel like you’re in a cloud and moving much slower than everyone around you? Or while speaking with someone, you completely lose your train of thought? If you can relate to any of these experiences, then you’re likely dealing with brain fog. But, the good news is that there are several powerful, researched-based ways to beat brain fog so that you start feeling better […]

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