I'm sure most of us have a pretty good idea about what Yoga looks like. If you need some inspiration, all you have to do is go to Instagram and search #Yoga and you'll be flooded with images of all sorts of people doing different poses.. Here's one of me I took last weekend: Yoga … Continue reading Want to Start Practicing Yoga?
Good morning you beautiful people! I wanted to give you a heads up if you're not on my Facebook account, I started the Whole30 program yesterday. On Sunday I cleaned out my pantry which I'll talk more about with you on Friday. To check out what exactly I'll be eating on this plan you can … Continue reading My Whole30 Update R1D2
So what's all the rage with the latest diets out there? If you haven't heard of the Ketogenic or Paleolithic diet then consider yourself lucky because I'm about to school you! 😉 Ketogenic Diet AKA Keto The Keto diet involves putting your body in a state of Ketosis. When a person eats a normal American … Continue reading Keto & Paleo, What’s the Difference?
There's nothing that infuriates me more than families not being able to afford their life saving medications. I've worked with thousands of families and seen just about everything. There are plenty of people who don't take their medications as prescribed because they are trying to make the medicine last a little longer to stretch their … Continue reading Prescription Costs are Crippling Families and I’ve Created a Solution
That is a question that a lot of people have when they are first getting diagnosed with Diabetes Mellitus Type 2. Now if you're someone with Type 1 Diabetes your pancreas isn't working hardly at all, so your body is dependent on insulin to counteract your rising blood sugars in your blood stream. For those … Continue reading Can You Cure Your Diabetes?
The first time I heard about bone broth was when I was watching a video that Dr. Axe posted about dietary recommendations for people who suffer from ADD. He recommended taking bone broth protein powder with a breakfast smoothie every morning. Then I started digging into what other benefits bone broth had and how it … Continue reading Bone Broth Benefits
After the ten years I've spent in corporate healthcare, within the modern medicine space, it left me thinking... "There has to be a better way!" I've seen thousands of patients come in and out of the doctors office with an array of ailments, the never ending prescriptions, and follow up appointments that keep spinning around … Continue reading There has to be a better way…
Coumadin is probably the oldest blood thinner medication that is prescribed to date. Blood thinners or anticoagulants are given to patients that have had blood clots like a pulmonary embolism (PE, blood clot in the lung) or deep vein thrombosis (DVT, blood clot in the lung). Others take Coumadin for a history of stroke, heart … Continue reading All Things Coumadin: INR Monitoring, Side Effects, & Dietary Recommendations
This is a follow up post to the last one where we talked about foods to avoid to lower your blood sugars and A1c number. When it comes to lowering your A1c number, it can be very difficult for many people. Don't get discouraged though, I got you covered! If you haven't downloaded the items … Continue reading Diabetes Diet Recommendations: Foods to Eat & Shopping Tips
So... The members of our community here at Healthy Family Advocate have decided it's best to shake some things up.. Hope you're holding on to your britches 😉 There's a large number of you that currently have chronic illnesses and are looking for tips and tricks to be the best version of yourself. Whether that … Continue reading The HFA Community has Spoken…