PCOS + Pregnancy

Signs & Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalances

The causes of hormonal imbalances vary widely according to the specific hormone involved. In general however, they are likely due to changes in a hormone-producing gland [1]. Signs and Symptoms Include: Low libido Frequent miscarriages Vaginal dryness Hot flashes or feeling cold all the time Unintentional weight gain or weight loss Fatigue Heavy or painful …

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The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) has some very specific, very important benefits for your hormones. It acts as an anti-inflammatory agent, naturally reducing systemic and localized inflammation of the body. It helps you body break down and convert the proteins you eat into usable amino acids (amino acids are the building blocks for many different bodily …

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PCOS and The Keto Diet

What’s all the hype about this keto diet? Despite its recent spike in popularity, the ketogenic diet has been around for over 100 years. In medicine, it is used to treat drug-resistant epilepsy. In the general public, Dr. Atkins popularized his low-carbohydrate Atkins Diet with a strict ketogenic “kick-off” during the first two weeks of …

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Inflammation and Fertility

The female body is amazing. We are creature of resilience. Of elegance. Of beauty. We carry life, birth life, and provide nutrients for life…all while working full time jobs, running households and hitting the gym. Literally, we are astonishing. The immune system of a woman also deserves a lot of attention. When you really think …

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National Registered Dietitian Day 2020

Happy National Registered Dietitian Day 2020 to me! Becoming a dietitian takes time, dedication, drive. In a nutshell, it consists of earning a bachelors degree from an accredited college, completing their accredited dietetics program, completing a 1200-hour internship rotating through all the areas of dietetics, and passing the National Examination for Dietitians Piece of cake …