Why Hormonal Birth Control May Not Be the Best Choice

Why Hormonal Birth Control May Not Be the Best Choice

Maybe you used to think that using the Pill was no big deal. But did you know that using hormonal birth control to treat symptoms (such as acne or heavy periods) is only covering up an underlying issue and potentially allowing the symptoms to get worse or the...

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Five Hacks for Addressing Hormone Imbalances

Five Hacks for Addressing Hormone Imbalances

What is hormonal imbalance? Most women experience a hormonal imbalance at some point in their life… and it hurts their health, their careers, and their relationships. Put simply, hormonal imbalance happens when your body’s hormonal system (officially called your...

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Travel Tips for Staying Healthy

Travel Tips for Staying Healthy

Ohhhhh the chaos of holiday travel!  I mean… the fun!  Yes, that’s what I meant to say.  With my entire extended family on the opposite side of the US, I have been traveling during the holidays every year, (across the US, with three kids in tow) for the...

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Ditch Hormonal Birth Control & Reap the Benefits

Ditch Hormonal Birth Control & Reap the Benefits

Hormonal birth control isn’t for everybody. While it can be extremely effective, there can be negative consequences with long-term use. Chances are if you’re reading this you’re concerned about those long-term negative consequences. The downfalls of hormonal birth...

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Ditch Hormonal Birth Control & Reap the Benefits

The Toxic Truth About the Birth Control Pill

Long term exposure to hormonal birth control almost killed my best friend.  Right after her 42nd birthday, she traveled from her home in California to New York, attended a conference for the week, (just like she does every year) and was planning to spend the weekend...

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EWG’S 2017 DIRTY DOZEN LIST

EWG’S 2017 DIRTY DOZEN LIST

It's that time of year again – time for the Environmental Work Group (EWG)'s Dirty Dozen list! What's the Dirty Dozen list? It's the EWG's yearly list that singles out produce with the highest load of pesticide residue, and it serves as a solid reminder that we still...

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Toxicity Finally Gets Banned

Toxicity Finally Gets Banned

In 2014, the FDA announced that manufacturers had to show that antibacterial soap was both safe and more effective than simply washing with conventional soap and water, or they would have to take it off the shelves in the next few years. In 2016, the Food and Drug...

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What You Should Know About Precocious Puberty

What You Should Know About Precocious Puberty

Remember puberty - that awkward, sometimes uncomfortable phase of childhood that somehow meant you were turning into a young woman? Do you remember how old you were when it hit or when you first got your period? Well if you have a daughter, chances are she has or will...

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Aloe for Reflux, Heartburn & Constipation

Aloe for Reflux, Heartburn & Constipation

If you've heard talk of aloe juice recently and thought to yourself, “EW”, you're not alone. Most people hear the word “aloe” and think of summer & sunburns & thick, goopy gel. Definitely not something you want to ingest, right? But aloe juice is a VERY...

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About Kate

Hi, I’m Kate! Thank you for being here. My mission is to help you address the root cause of your chronic health problems so that you can create balance, harmony and reclaim your health and vitality. I am a mother to three amazing kids and Board Certified Functional Medicine Coach, with 20 years of experience in the health and wellness field.

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